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Tropical climate

A tropical climate is a type of climate typical in the tropics. It is a damp climate in which all twelve months have mean temperatures above 18°C. Some tropical areas have rainfall throughout the year, usually in the afternoon. Others have a wet ...

Trossingen

Trossingen is a town in South Germany. It is in a region called Baar, between the Swabian Alb and the Black Forest. Trossingen is called a "music town". It has around 16.000 people who live there, there is the University of Music Trossingen, whic ...

Truro

Truro is the capital of Cornwall in South West England. It is the only city in Cornwall, and it is the most southerly city in the British Isles. The River Truro flows though Truro and boats can travel to Truro along the river.

Tukums

Tukums is a town in Latvia with town rights since 1795. In 2019, half of Latvias tires were being recycled in the town. It has the second largest tire recycling plant in the Baltic country. In 2020, Latvian president Egils Levits praised the regi ...

Tumen River

The Tumen River one of the two rivers that make up the China-North Korea border. It is also one of the two rivers that comes from Mount Paektu, the mountain on the China-North Korea border, and it empties into the Sea of Japan. The river also mak ...

Tunley

Tunley is a small one road village in Camerton, Somerset, near Bath. It has its own football club - Tunley Athletic - who play in the Somerset League Division 2 East. There are a few establishments in the village, including a recreation centre, a ...

Turin

Turin ; Italian: Torino ; Latin: Augusta Taurinorum, then Taurinum) is a major industrial city on the west bank of the Po river in Piedmont, northwest Italy. Over a 900.000 people live in it. Turin is the fourth largest city in Italy, after Rome, ...

Turku

Turku is a city in Southwest Finland. It is the fifth-largest city in Finland, with about 180.000 people living there. It is next to the municipalities of Aura, Kaarina, Lieto, Masku, Mynamaki, Naantali, Nousiainen, Poytya, Raisio and Rusko. The ...

Tuupovaara

Tuupovaara was a municipality in the North Karelia region of Finland. It was merged with Joensuu on January 1 2005. Before 1913 the place was known as Kovero. In 2004 there were 2.217 people living in Tuupovaara.

Twente

Twente is a historical region in the Province of Overijssel, the Netherlands. Its capital is Enschede. About 628.000 people are living in Twente. They are called Tukkers and speak Tweants, which is a Low Saxon dialect.

Tyrol (region)

For other uses, see Tyrol. Tyrol is a historical region in the Alps, consisting of the very northern part of Italy and a neighbouring western part of Austria. It borders to the Italian region of Lombardy, the Swiss canton of Graubunden and the Au ...

Udhampur District

Udhampur is a district in Jammu and Kashmir. The town of Udhampur is the headquarters of this district. The 2001 census indicates the population of the district to be just over 700.000. There are 871 females for every 1000 males in the district. ...

Ujjain

Ujjain is a city in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, India. Ujjain is a very old city, and one of the seven holy cities of the Hindus. It was an important city of Ancient India. An important Muslim pilgrimage destination, it’s known for the cen ...

Ulan-Ude

Ulan-Ude, formerly Verkhneudinsk, the capital city of the Buryat Republic, Russia. The city is located about 100 km south-east of Lake Baikal. It sits at the foot of the Khamar-Daban and Khrebet Ulan-Burgasy mountain ranges, next to the confluenc ...

Ulster

Ulster is one of the four historical provinces which make up the island of Ireland. The others are Leinster, Munster and Connacht. There are nine counties in Ulster. Three of them are in the Republic of Ireland: County Donegal County Monaghan Cou ...

Uluru

Uluru, also called Ayers Rock, is a name given to a huge rock near Alice Springs in the Australian Outback and located in Uluṟu-Kata Tjuṯa National Park. This is a holy place for Australian aborigines. It is in the Western Desert, in the middle o ...

Umuwa, South Australia

Umuwa is an Aboriginal community on the Aṉangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands in South Australia. It is the administrative centre for the local government of the APY. Umuwa is about 250 kilometres north-west of Marla and 460 kilometres sout ...

Underwater

Underwater is a term telling what is below the surface of a body of water such as an ocean, sea, lake, pond, or river. Most of the planet Earth is covered by water. The bottom of the ocean is called the sea-bed. Most of the sea-bed is between 4.0 ...

United Counties of Prescott and Russell

The United Counties of Prescott and Russell are two consolidated counties in Ontario, Canada. The county seat is LOrignal. It was created by a merger between Russell County and Prescott County in 1820. It is in Eastern Ontario. The county covers ...

Universidad San Sebastian, Chile

Universidad San Sebastian is a private university in Chile with headquarters in Santiago. Some faculties are in Concepcion, Puerto Montt and other cities of Chile.

University of Lagos

The University of Lagos, popularly known as UNILAG, is a public research university in Lagos, Nigeria. It is one of the five first generation universities in Nigeria. It was founded in 1962. It is seen as one of the top universities in the world ...

University of Otago

The University of Otago in Dunedin is New Zealands oldest university. Founded in 1869 the university opened in July 1871. Between 1874 and 1961 the University of Otago was a part of the University of New Zealand, and issued degrees in its name. T ...

University of Wollongong

The University of Wollongong is a public research university in Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia. In 2012, the University had a total of 30.516 domestic students enrolled, and 11.440 international students enrolled from more than 140 countr ...

Upper Austria

Upper Austria is one of the nine states or Bundeslander of Austria. The capital of this state is Linz.

Upper Dir District

Upper Dir is one of the 26 districts in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. It is located in the north-western part of the province and has an area of 3.699 km square kilometers. Dir is the district headquarters. It used to be one distri ...

Upper Sind Frontier District

Upper Sind Frontier District was a district of the Bombay Presidency during British Rule in what is now the Sindh province of Pakistan. Sind is an old spelling of Sindh. The district was the northernmost part of Sindh. It was bordered to the nort ...

Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo

Upper Takutu-Upper Esequibo is a region of Esequiban Guyana, a territory in dispute by Guyana and Venezuela. Venezuela claims the territory as part of Bolivar state. The regional capital is Lethem. The region is in the southwest of the country. I ...

Uppland

Uppland is a historical province or landskap on the eastern coast of Sweden, just north of Stockholm, the capital. It borders Sodermanland, Vastmanland and Gastrikland. It is also bounded by lake Malaren and the Baltic sea. It has an extremely sh ...

Ural Mountains

The Ural Mountains, also known simply as the Urals, is a mountain range that runs roughly north and south through western Russia.

Urban area

An urban area is an area where many people live and work close together. The population density is higher than in the surrounding area. It is where buildings are close together. Urban is the opposite of rural, where farm lands and nature are. Urb ...

Usulutan Department

Usulutan is a department of El Salvador. The capital city is Usulutan. The department was created on June 22, 1865. The department is home to Jiquilisco Bay and Port El Triunfo.

Utrecht (province)

Utrecht is a province in the Netherlands. It is found near the centre of the country. Utrecht is the smallest province by size in the Netherlands. Over 1 million people live in the Utrecht province.

Valle di Muggio

The Valle di Muggio is located in Ticino in Switzerland and is the southernmost valley of the country. The name comes from the village of Muggio, which is the largest population centre in the valley. Roncapiano is the highest village in the valle ...

Van Diemen Gulf

Van Diemen Gulf is a gulf between Arnhem Land, the Cobourg Peninsula and Melville Island in northern Australia. It joins the Timor Sea in the west by the Clarence Strait near the city of Darwin. It joins the Arafura Sea in the north by Dundas Str ...

Van Province

Van is a province in eastern Turkey, between Lake Van and the Iranian border. It is 19.069 km 2 in area and has a population of 1.035.418 at the end of 2010. Kurds form the majority.

Vancouver

Vancouver is a coastal city and major seaport on the mainland of southwestern British Columbia, Canada. The city has a population of over 630.000 and is the largest city in British Columbia. Metro Vancouver has a population of over 2 million peop ...

Vancouver Island

Vancouver Island is an island that is part of the province of British Columbia in Canada. It is 31.285 square kilometres big and is in the south-western part of the province. The first people to live on the island, before Europeans came, were the ...

Vantaa

Vantaa is the fourth largest city in Finland. It is part of the Greater Helsinki area. The most important parts of Vantaa are Tikkurila, Hakunila, Koivukyla, Korso, Martinlaakso and Myyrmaki. Tuusula, Kerava, Sipoo, Helsinki, Espoo and Nurmijarvi ...

Vanuatu

Vanuatu is a country in the Pacific Ocean. The official languages of Vanuatu are Bislama, English and French. Vanuatu has a population of over 250.000 people. The capital of Vanuatu is Port Vila. The country was ruled as a colony by England and F ...

Varanasi

Varanasi, also commonly known as Banaras and Kashi, is a city situated on the banks of the river Ganga in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh regarded holy by Hindus, Buddhists and Jains, and is one of the oldest continually inhabited cities in the ...

Vatnajokull

Vatnajokull is the largest glacier in Iceland. It lies in the south-east of the island, covering more than 8% of the country. The average thickness of the ice is 400 m, with a maximum thickness of 1.000 m. Icelands highest peak, Hvannadalshnukur ...

Vattern

Vattern is the second biggest lake in Sweden. The lakes total surface area is about 1.912 km 2. The deepest known point is 128 m. The average depth of the lake is 40 m. Vattern is famous for the quality of its transparent water. Many of the peopl ...

Vaxjo

Vaxjo is a city in Småland in southern Sweden. It has a population of 55.600. Vaxjo is the seat of Vaxjo Municipality and is the administrative, cultural and industrial centre of Kronoberg County. Furthermore, it is the seat of the Diocese of Vaxjo.

Velikiy Novgorod

There is also a town Nizhny Novgorod with Novgorod in its name Velikiy Novgorod is a city in the European part of Russia. It is about 200km from St. Petersburg. In 2007 about 2170.000 people lived there. "Novgorod" is the Russian word for "new ci ...

Vellore district

Vellore district is one of the 32 districts in the Tamil Nadu state of India. It is one of the biggest district in Tamil Nadu. Vellore City is the headquarters of this district. As of 2011, the district had a population of 3.936.331 with a sex ra ...

Veltins Arena

The Veltins-Arena in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, is the stadium of the German member of the soccer federal league FC Schalke 04. The Veltins arena is one of the most modern stages of the world and possesses since June 2015 a capacity of 62.271 specta ...

Verbandsgemeinde

A Verbandsgemeinde is an administrative unit unique to the German Bundeslands of Rhineland-Palatinate and, since 2009, Saxony-Anhalt.

Vernon, British Columbia

Vernon is a Canadian city in British Columbia, Canada. Vernon is in the south-central region of British Columbia and is the largest city in the North Okanagan region. It is named after Forbes George Vernon, a former member of government in Britis ...

Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls is a waterfall in south central Africa in the Zambezi River between southeast Zambia and northwest Zimbabwe. It is 108.3 m high and 1.703 m wide. The falls were discovered by David Livingstone in November 1855, where he viewed it o ...

Victoria Island (Canada)

Victoria Island is an island in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago and the border between Nunavut and the Northwest Territories runs through the island. It is the 9th biggest island of the world, and at 217.291 square kilometres 1 is Canadas second ...

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