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Temple Mount

The Temple Mount is a religious site in the Old City of Jerusalem. It is a holy place in Judaism and Islam. In Judaism it is the location of the two Jewish Temples, and is believed to be the place where Adam was born, where Adam built an altar fo ...

Tennant Creek, Northern Territory

Tennant Creek is a small town in the Northern Territory of Australia, about 500 km north of Alice Springs and 1000 km south of Darwin. There are about 3.500 people living in the town. The area is part of the Barkly Tablelands, a large flat grassy ...

Ternopil

Ternopil is a city in western Ukraine. It is also the administrative centre of the Ternopil region. The city has about 245.000 inhabitants and lies on the Siret River.

Terra nullius

Terra nullius means unclaimed territory. It is the correct term in international law. It means land which does not belong to any state. The term comes from the Latin, meaning Nobodys thing. There is also an expression no mans land, but that does ...

Tewkesbury

Tewkesbury is a town and civil parish in northern Gloucestershire, near the border with Worcestershire. The battle of Tewkesbury was fought On 4th May 1471 and was one of the decisive battles of the Wars of the Roses. The River Severn and Avon fl ...

Tezpur

Rudrapath - Shiva shrine Mahabhairav Temple - Shiva shrine Hazara pukhuri- Pond of gupta period Cole Park - Also known as Chitralekha Udyan Ketakeshwar Dewal - Shiva shrine Kolia Bhomora Setu - The 3.015 km long road bridge across the Brahmaputra ...

Thal desert

The Thal desert is situated in Punjab, Pakistan. It is vast area mainly between the Jhelum River and Sindh rivers near the Pothohar Plateau. It is a dry desert with little vegetation - mostly thorny bushes - over a breadth of 70 miles. In Thal th ...

Thame

Thame is a town and civil parish in Oxfordshire, England, about 7 miles southwest of the Buckinghamshire town of Aylesbury. In 2001 there were 11.072 people living in Thame.

Thames Embankment

The Embankment now runs on the northern side of the river from Parliament in Westminster to the City of London. It is a continuous four-lane road mostly a double carriageway. It connects with all the bridges along the route from Westminster Bridg ...

Thar Desert

The Thar Desert, also known as the Great Indian Desert, is a desert. About 85 per cent is in western Republic of India and the rest in southeastern Pakistan. It is mostly in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It extends into the southern portion of H ...

Thebes, Greece

Thebes is a city in Central Greece in Boeotia. Today, about 23.000 people live there. It lies on the border of Boeotia and Attica. Archaeologists have found a Mycenaean settlement. They have also found clay tablets written in Linear B script. The ...

Thittuvilai

Thittuvilai is a town panchayat situated 10-11 km north of Nagercoil passing Vadasery, Putheri, Erachakuzham, Navelkad, Eshathimangalam, Thuvarancaud. It is a panoramic village surrounded by mountains in all the three directions except south. The ...

Thoothukudi district

Thoothukudi District, also known as Tuticorin District is a district in Tamil Nadu state in southern India. The district was formed by dividing Tirunelveli district in 1986 and Thoothukudi is the district headquarters. The district is known for p ...

Thrissur

Thrissur is one of the fourteen districts of Kerala in southwest India. It is the second largest city in Kerala and 20th largest city in India. At the center of the city is a temple, the Vadakkumnathan temple which has Lord Siva as its presiding ...

Tierpark Hagenbeck

Tierpark Hagenbeck is the name of the largest zoo in Hamburg, Germany. The park was founded by Carl Hagenbeck in 1907. His father was a fishmonger. It is the first zoo in the world to use moats. This was done instead of using cages with bars, so ...

Tierra del Fuego

Tierra del Fuego is an archipelago at the southern tip of South America. The Magellan Strait sepearates it from the South American Mainland. The archipelago consists of a big island, Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego and a number of smaller islands ...

Tigris

The Tigris is a river in the Middle East. It is the eastern of two rivers that define Mesopotamia. Mesopotamia literally means between the rivers. The other river is called Euphrates. The source of the river is in the Taurus mountains in Turkey. ...

Tilla Jogian

Tilla Jogian is the highest hill in District Jhelum, Punjab, Pakistan. Its height is 975 metres. It is about 25 kilometres from Jhelum city. Tilla Jogian can be seen from the nearby districts. There is as a ruined old temple and water tank on top ...

Time in Chile

The official Time in Chile is actually defined and divided into 3 time zones: Magallanes Region including Chilean Antarctic Territory uses UTC-03:00 the whole year. The most of the mainland as Continental Chile is using the standard time offset U ...

Time in Egypt

Egypt observes Eastern European Time all year round, the same time as neighboring Libya. On April 29, 2016, Egypt announced it was going to re-introduce daylight saving time on July 7 at 00:00, but on July 4, 2016, the Egyptian government announc ...

Tirunelveli

Tirunelveli is a city in the southern part of Tamil Nadu, India. It is also called Nellai. Thamirabarani River flows through Tirunelveli. Tirunelveli is famous for a sweet that is generally referred to as Alwa in Tamil. There are tiny villages in ...

Tiruvannamalai district

Tiruvannamalai district is one of the 32 districts of Tamil Nadu, India. The town of Tiruvannamalai is the headquarters of the district. As of 2011, the district had a population of 2.464.875 with 994 females for every 1.000 males.

Tiryns

Tiryns was an ancient Greek acropolis. The remains are in the Peloponnese, a large peninsula and region in southern Greece, near to Nauplion. Heinrich Schliemann excavated Tiryns in 1885 and 1886. Tiryns is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, listed wi ...

Tiverton

Tiverton is a town in Mid Devon, Devon, England. In 2001, it had a population of 18.621. It was once a centre of lace making, but this industry has now declined. People have lived around the area since the Stone Age. There is a hillfort on a hill ...

Toa Payoh

Toa Payoh is a place in Singapore. It is found in the central area of the Singapore island and is well known for having the first bus interchange with air conditioner in it. The whole district covers a total of 845 ha in land area.

Tobago

Tobago is the smaller of the two main islands that make up the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. It is in the southern Caribbean Sea, northeast of the island of Trinidad and southeast of Grenada. The island is not hit by hurricanes very often.

Tobermory, Ontario

Tobermory is a small community in Ontario, Canada.It is on the northern tip of the Bruce Peninsula. It is 300 kilometres northwest of Toronto. It is 100 kilometres north of the nearest city, Owen Sound. It is named after Tobermory, Mull in the Sc ...

Tofino

Tofino is a district in the Canadian province of British Columbia. Tofino is found on the West Coast of Vancouver Island. It is at the western terminus of Highway 4, it is on the tip of the Esowista Peninsula, and is at the southern edge of Clayo ...

Tokelau

Tokelau is a group of islands in the Pacific Ocean. It is made of three atolls. These atolls have a surface area of about12 square kilometres. About 1500 people lived there in 2016. The territory belongs to New Zealand. The atolls are Alatufu, Nu ...

Toledo, Spain

Toledo is a city in Spain with a population of 85.000. It is a historical city with a lot of monuments. The city was important from the Roman period to the 18th century. It is the capital of the autonomous community of Castile-La Mancha and the T ...

Tollense

The Tollense is a river in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania in northeastern Germany, right tributary of the Peene. The river starts as the outflow of the lake Tollensesee in Neubrandenburg. The Tollense is 68 km long and empties into the river Peene ...

Tomkinson Ranges

The Tomkinson Ranges is a mountain range in the northwest corner of South Australia. The range consists of sandstone hills, surrounded by spinifex grasslands. Several rock holes are located in and around the hills. The mountains were named after ...

Tomsk

Established under a decree from Tsar Boris Godunov in 1604. In 1804, the government selected Tomsk to become the center for a new governorate which would include the modern cities of Novosibirsk, Kemerovo, Altai, Krasnoyarsk and eastern Kazakhstan.

Tonbridge Grammar School

Tonbridge Grammar School is a well known grammar school in Tonbridge, Kent. It has about 1050 students who are 11-18 years old. The school was called Tonbridge Grammar School For Girls until 2002, when boys were allowed into the 6 th form.

Tonga

Tonga is a country in Pacific Ocean. It has 169 islands. Only 36 islands have inhabitants. The most important island is Tongatapu. George Tupou V is the king of Tonga and the Prime Minister is Pohiva Tuionetoa. The capital of Tonga is Nukualofa. ...

Toome

Toome is a village in Northern Ireland, in the United Kingdom. It is 7 miles from Magherafelt and 11 miles from Antrim. It is close to the River Bann.

Toowoomba

Toowoomba is a city in South East Queensland, Australia. It is 132 km west of Brisbane, and two hours drive from the Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast beaches. About 115.000 people live there, which makes Toowoomba Australias second largest city that ...

Topographic prominence

Topographic prominence is a way to measure the independence of a summit. It is often known simply as prominence. Some also call it autonomous height, relative height, shoulder drop, or prime factor. It is "the elevation difference between the sum ...

Totnes

Totnes is a town in South Devon, South West England. 7.800 people live there. It has many old buildings dating back to Tudor times, and it has the remains of a Norman castle. The town stands on the River Dart, at the highest point reached by the ...

Town square

A town square is a large open area in the center of a town. Town squares were traditionally places where people came together to meet, or to sell and buy things, or to be entertained. They often had markets, lynchings, or they were used for conce ...

Trans-Karakoram Tract

The Trans-Karakoram Tract is an area of nearly 5.180/ 5.800 km² that was transferred by a border agreement from the Pakistani-administered Northern Areas to China in 1963 with the proviso that the settlement was subject to the final solution of t ...

Transcontinental country

A transcontinental country is a nation that is in more than one continent. Examples: Africa and Asia Egypt The Sinai Peninsula Asia and Europe Turkey Georgia Russia Cyprus Kazakhstan Most of the other examples are contentious, based on the posses ...

Transnistria

Transnistria, Transdniestria, or Pridnestrovie, officially the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic, is a partially-recognized state in Eastern Europe. The country is recognized by three other partially or unrecognized states, Abkhazia, Nargorno-Kar ...

Transvaal

The Transvaal is the name of an area of northern South Africa. At the start, it made up a great part of the independent Boer South African Republic. Before the Anglo-Boer War of 1899-1902 it became the Transvaal Colony. It is one of the original ...

Transylvania

Transylvania is a historical region in Central Europe. In the past, it was a part of Hungary, was an independent principality, belonged to the Ottoman Empire or was a province of Austria-Hungary. It has been part of Romania since 1918. The border ...

Trencin

The site is inhabited since time immemorial. Trencin is best known for Roman writing below the Trencin castle. In the 13th century, the castle was home to the legendary Matthew Csak, "Lord of the river Vah and the Tatra mountains".

Trier

Trier is a city at the Moselle River in Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany. The population is about 100.000. Trier is famous for some Roman buildings like the Porta Nigra and others. It is famous as the birthplace of Karl Marx. Trier is also famous ...

Trinity College, Cambridge

Trinity College is a college of the University of Cambridge in Cambridge, England. Trinity has more students than any other college in Cambridge or Oxford. It is also the wealthiest Oxbridge college. It owns the O2 Arena. It is one of the three r ...

Tromso

Tromso is a city in Norway. It is in Tromso municipality and Troms county. Most of the city is on a small island called Tromsoya. Tromso is the largest city in Northern Norway.

Tropic of Cancer

The Tropic of Cancer is Latin for crab) is one of the five major circles of latitude that are often marked on maps of the Earth. This is the parallel of latitude that is 23° 26 22" north of the Equator. At every June Solstice the Sun passes strai ...

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