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Wular Lake

Wular Lake is one of the largest fresh water lakes in Asia. It is in the Jammu and Kashmir, between the cities of Sopore and Bandipore. The lake was formed as a result of tectonic activity and is the largest freshwater lake in Asia. The Jhelum Ri ...

Wulguru, Queensland

Wulguru is a small town about 11 km east of Townsville, Queensland. The word Wulguru comes from the Indigenous Australian tribe, Wulgurukaba, who lived in the area that is now Wulguru. During WW2 the Royal Australian Air Force built No. 3 Fighter ...


Wurttemberg-Baden was one of the original states of the Federal Republic of Germany. In 1952 it joined with Baden and Wurttemberg-Hohenzollern to make the state of Baden-Wurttemberg.


The title of this article contains the character u. Where it is unavailable or not wanted, the name may be written as Wuerzburg. Wurzburg is a city in the German state of Bavaria. It has about 124.000 inhabitants and a university. Wurzburg is the ...

Wyong River

The Wyong River is a perennial river in the Central Coast region of New South Wales, Australia. The river starts near the Watagan Mountains west of Martinsville. It flows generally south and southeast. It ends at Tuggerah Lake, near Tacoma. The P ...

River Wyre

The River Wyre is a river in Lancashire, England. It flows into the Irish Sea at the town of Fleetwood. It is about 28 miles long. The river is a County Biological Heritage Site.


Xanten is a historic town in the Wesel district of the North Rhine-Westphalia state of Germany. Xanten is known for the Archaeological Park as well as its mediaeval picturesque city centre with Xanten Cathedral and visited by approximately 800.00 ...


Xanthi is a Greek city and its one of 51 prefectures of Greece. Its population is 46.464 inhabitants. It is located in the north-east of Greece, in the district of Thrace. Many Muslims live in Xanthi. So this city has an oriental color.


Xinyang is a prefecture-level city in southern Henan in the Peoples Republic of China. It has also been spelled Sinyang. The city is located on the south bank of the Huai River. In 2010, 6.109.106 people lived there.

Xuanwu Lake

Xuanwu Lake is a lake in Xuanwu District in Nanjing, China. It is surrounded by a park. Local visitors and foreign tourists often visit the Xuanwu Lake. The lakes area is about 5.02 square kilometers or 1.94 square miles, making it the largest fo ...

Yalata, South Australia

Yalata is an Aboriginal community on the coast of South Australia. It is about 200 kilometres west of Ceduna. The reserve, Yalata Aboriginal Land, covers 4.580 square kilometres and spans about 150 km of the Eyre Highway. It is one of 74 local go ...


Yalova is a Turkish city in the northwest, which was affected in the earthquake of 17 August 1999. The city is along the coast of the Marmara Sea. Yalova has a better quality of life from other Turkish cities. It has a population of 77.000. The f ...

Yalu River

The Yalu 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 Korea Bay. The origin of the name is ...


Yamoussoukro is the capital city of Cote dIvoire. About 200.000 people live in this city. It is not the biggest city in Cote dIvoire. Abidjan is the biggest city in Cote dIvoire, and it is where most of the countrys money comes from. Yamoussoukro ...


The Yamuna, sometimes called Jamuna or Jumna, is a major river in North India. It is the largest branch of a bigger river called the Ganges. It is 1370 km long. It begins at the Yamunotri, which is in the Himalayas. It goes through the Indian sta ...

Yaohai District

Yaohai is a district in the province of Anhui in China. The district has 902.830 people. It contains 1 township, 1 town, 10 subdistricts, 1 industrial park, and 1 development zone.


Yaounde was founded in 1888 by German traders. It was created to be used as a base for the ivory trade and an agricultural research station. The city was under the control of Belgian troops during World War I. After the war, it became the capital ...


Yaracuy is divided into fourteen municipalities: The state capital is San Felipe de Yaracuy. Other important towns are Aroa, Chivacoa, Cocorote, Marin, Nirgua, Sabana de Parra, Yaritagua, and Urachiche. Yaracuy State covers a total surface area o ...

River Yare

The River Yare is a river in the county of Norfolk, England. The river starts south of Dereham in the county of Norfolk. From there it flows to the east of the world. The river flows along the southern edge of the city of Norwich. The river conti ...


Yaren is the largest settlement on the island country Nauru. Nauru has no official capital, but many government buildings can be found in Yaren, so some people call it the capital. In 2003, 1.100 people lived there.

Yarkon River

Yarkon River is a river in central Israel that flows into the Mediterranean Sea. The river starts in the Yarkon National Garden near Rosh HaAyin and flows past the city of Petah Tikva. After then it flows through the Yarkon Park in the north of t ...

Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon

The Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon or simply the Tsangpo Canyon or Tsangpo Gorge, along the Yarlung Tsangpo River in Tibet, China, is regarded by some as the deepest canyon in the world, and is slightly longer than the Grand Canyon, making it one of ...


Yaroslavl is a Russian city on the Volga River. It was founded in 1010. It is one of the largest cities in Russia. The citys centre is a World Heritage Site. It is one of the Golden Ring cities, a group of historic cities northeast of Moscow.


Yatton is a large village with 9.000 people in the county of Somerset in England. Archaeology in the area has found a Roman villa belonging to some rich person who lived here in the late 3rd century, judging from the coins. Records show the land ...


Yaverland is a village on the Isle of Wight, just north of Sandown. It has about 200 houses, no shops and one post box. About 1/3 of a mile away from the village, behind Culver Down, is the Yaverland Manor and Church.


Yeghegnadzor is a town in Armenia. It was named Yeghegik. Then it named Keshishkend until 1935. From 1935–1957 it was named Mikoyan. It is the capital of the Vayots Dzor province. The name of the city means "the valley of canes" in the Armenian l ...


Yekaterinburg is a big city in the Ural mountains in the Asian part of Russia. It has a population of 1.483.119 people. The city was started in 1723 by Vasily Tatischev and named after Saint Catherine.

Yellow Sea

The Yellow Sea is the northern part of the East China Sea. It is between Mainland China and the Korean peninsula. The northwestern part is called the Bohai Sea. The name "Yellow Sea" comes from the silt particles that color its water. The particl ...

Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

Yellowknife is a Canadian city. It is the capital of the Northwest Territories of Canada. It is located on the north shore of Great Slave Lake. The city used to be a mining town until the 1980s.

River Yeo

The River Yeo is a river in the county of Somerset in the United Kingdom. It flows through the town of Yeovil and joins the River Parrett. Yeovil takes its name from the River Yeo. Yeo Village became Yeovil over time.

Yeovil, Somerset

Yeovil is a town in the county of Somerset. It is in the South Somerset District. Yeovil takes its name from the River Yeo. Yeo Village became Yeovil over time. The town has two railway stations. They are called Yeovil Junction and Yeovil Pen Mil ...

Yilan County, Taiwan

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Yogyakarta is a city in the Yogyakarta Special Region, Indonesia. Yogyakarta was the capital city of Indonesia from 1947-1948. The city is near two UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Borobudur and Prambanan.

Yōmei Seamount

Yōmei Seamount is an underwater volcano of the Hawaiian–Emperor seamount chain in the Pacific Ocean. Yōmei is an extinct volcano. This seabed mountain is named after Emperor Yōmei of Japan. The last eruption from Yōmei seamount was between 60 mil ...

Cape York

Cape York is the northernmost point of Australia. It was named by Lieutenant James Cook in 1770 after the Duke of York. From the tip, it is about 160 km to New Guinea across the islands, coral reefs sand banks of Torres Strait.


Yorkshire is a historic county in Northern England. It covers a large area of the Pennines and its east coast borders the North Sea. The River Humber separates Yorkshire from Lincolnshire and the River Ouse flows into it. The main towns and citie ...

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