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Aqaba

Aqaba is the only city on Jordans coast. For this reason, it is a very important port city for the country. It is also the largest city on the Gulf of Aqaba. During World War I, T.E. Lawrence lead Arab rebels across the Arabian Desert to attack a ...

Karaikal port

Karaikal Port Private Limited is a private port in Karaikal, Puducherry, India. it was made by the Chennai-based company MARG limited. The project began in 2005. It was first used in Aril 2009. So far the port has handled cargoes such as coal, pe ...

Tobruk

Tobruk is a port city on Libyas eastern Mediterranean coast. It is near the border with Egypt. It is the capital of the Butnan District. In 2011, it had a population of about 120.000. There was once an ancient Greek colony at Tobruk. Later, the R ...

Administrative centre

An administrative centre is sometimes used in several countries to refer to a county town, or other seat of regional/local government, or the place where the central administration of a commune is located.

Andijan Region

Andijan Region is a region in Uzbekistan. It is in the far-right part of Uzbekistan. It touches the Namangan Region, the Fergana Region and the country Kyrgyzstan. The region is in the lower part of the Fergana Valley. There are about 3.000.000 p ...

Subtropics

The subtropics are a climatic region of the world. They lie between the tropics and temperate zones. The temperate zones are more towards the geographical poles, the tropics are more towards the equator. Very often, subtropics are defined through ...

Temperate zone

In geography, temperate latitudes of the Earth lie between the subtropics and the polar circles. Average yearly temperatures in these regions are not extreme, not burning hot nor freezing cold. Temperate means moderate. Unlike in the tropics, tem ...

Territory

A territory is an area which belongs to a person, organization, institution, animal, nation or state. In international law, a "territory" is an area of land which is outside the borders of a nation, but owned by that nation. Examples are: Puerto ...

Tropics

The tropics are the region of the Earth near to the equator and between the Tropic of Cancer in the northern hemisphere and the Tropic of Capricorn in the southern hemisphere. This region is also referred to as the tropical zone and the torrid zo ...

African plate

The African Plate is a major tectonic plate. It includes much of the continent of Africa, as well as oceanic crust which lies between the continent and various surrounding ocean ridges. Since the continent of Africa includes both the African and ...

Antarctic plate

The Antarctic plate is tectonic region that located in Antarctica, south pole. The Antarctic plate surrounded spreading centers at the oceanic edges of large neighboring plates. These include the Pacific, Nazca, South American, African, and Austr ...

Cocos plate

The Cocos plate is a geologically young oceanic tectonic plate. It is beneath the Pacific Ocean off the west coast of Central America. Cocos Island rides on it. The Cocos plate was created about 23 million years ago when a larger plate broke into ...

North American plate

The North American plate is a large tectonic plate. It covers most of North America. Also it includes Greenland, Cuba, the Bahamas, extreme northeastern Asia, and parts of Iceland and the Azores. Its area is 76.000.000 km 2. It is the Earths seco ...

Pacific plate

The Pacific plate is a tectonic plate beneath parts of the Pacific Ocean. It is the largest tectonic plate 103 million square kilometers It includes the hot spot which formed the Hawaiian Islands Note the Ring of Fire zones on the oceans edges. T ...

South American plate

The South American plate is a major tectonic plate which includes the continent of South America. It also includes part of the Atlantic Ocean seabed. This extends east to the African plate. They meet at the southern part of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge ...

World Heritage Site

World Heritage Sites are places in the world which are very important from the cultural or natural point of view. These places are selected by UNESCO, a part of the United Nations. The World Heritage "Convention Concerning the Protection of World ...

Beech

The Beech is a large tree in the genus Fagus in the plant family Fagaceae. There are about 10 species, all native to Europe, Asia, and North America. The flowers are small and single-sex monoecious, the female flowers are carried in pairs, the ma ...

Henderson Island (Pitcairn Islands)

Henderson Island is an uninhabited island in the south Pacific Ocean. The island was also called San Juan Bautista and Elizabeth Island in the past. With Pitcairn, Oeno and Ducie Islands it forms the Pitcairn Island Group. It is one of the worlds ...

Limes (Roman Empire)

Limes is a modern term used for the Roman border defence in Germany. It marks the borders of the Roman Empire, though it was not used by the Romans for this purpose. The term has been extended to refer to the frontier defences in other parts of t ...

Sri Maha Bodhi

The Sri Maha Bodhi is a Sacred Fig tree in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. The site where its on, Sacred City of Anuradhapura, is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. It is said to be a tree grown from a sapling from the famous Bodhi tree where the ...

100 Mile House

100 Mile House is a Canadian town and district municipality in British Columbia, Canada. 100 Mile House is in the South Cariboo region of British Columbia. The population of 100 Mile House was 1.886 at the 2011 census. It was first called the Bri ...

20th meridian east

The meridian 20° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Europe, Africa, the Atlantic and Indian oceans, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole. The 20th meridian east forms ...

Aali

Aali is one of the biggest towns in Bahrain. Before it was a part of the municipality of Mintaqah. Since 2001 it is in the Central Governorate. Aali is famous for its 170.000+ ancient burial mounds. These are one of the largest graveyards in the ...

Abancay

Abancay is located at an elevation of 2.377 metres 7.799 ft above sea level in the southern Peruvian Andes, above the Pachachaca River, and straddles the Marino River.

Abercrombie River

The Abercrombie River is a river in New South Wales, Australia. It flows west from Mount Werong to the Wyangala Dam near Cowra. The river is a tributary of the Lachlan, which it joins at Wyangala lake. The Abercrombie River is 130 km 81 mi in len ...

Abercrombie River National Park

Abercrombie River National Park is a national park in New South Wales, Australia. It is 138 kilometres west of Sydney. The Abercrombie and Retreat Rivers flow through the park. The park protects a large area of open forest, the largest area in th ...

Abergavenny

Abergavenny is a market town and community in Monmouthshire, Wales. As of 2011, Avergavenny had a population of 12.515. The town is promoted as The Gateway to Wales.

Abidjan

Abidjan is the largest city and former capital of Ivory Coast. It is the commercial and banking center of Ivory Coast as well as the de facto capital. Yamoussoukro is the official capital. The city is in Ebrie Lagoon. It is built on many peninsul ...

Abyssal plain

An abyssal plain is an underwater plain on the deep ocean floor. It is usually found 3.000 metres and 6.000 metres below the surface of the water. Abyssal plains cover more than 50% of the Earths surface. They are among the flattest and smoothest ...

Academie internationale Mohammed VI de laviation civile

The Academie internationale Mohammed VI de laviation civile is a public aviation university created in 2000 by the King Mohammed VI of Morocco for aerospace education in this country, like Air Traffic Safety Electronics Personnel training.

Acrelandia

Acrelandia was Acres first planned city. It became a municipality according to the Law 1025/92 as of April 28, 1992. The municipality was created from the separation of Placido de Castro and Senador Guiomard municipalities. It was known through t ...

Adaminaby, New South Wales

Adaminaby is a town in southeast New South Wales, Australia on the Snowy Mountains Highway. The first town of Adaminaby was in the way of a new dam built on the Eucumbene River as part of the Snowy Mountains Scheme. In 1957 more than 100 building ...

Adelaide

Adelaide is a city in Australia. It is the capital city of the state of South Australia, and it has an approximate population of 1.2 million people. It is the fifth biggest city in Australia, behind Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth. Adelaide ...

Adriatic Sea

The Adriatic Sea is a body of water and is a part of the Mediterranean Sea. The Italian Peninsula from the Balkan Peninsula was sepatated by the sea. Countries that have a coastline in the Adriatic Sea are Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Her ...

Afro-Colombian

Afro-Colombians are people who are from the country of Colombia and who have ancestors who are African. There is a large population of Colombians of African descent.

Agra

Agra is a city in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India. The city is famous for being the capital of the Mughal emperors from 1526 to 1658. It is a major tourist destination for its many Mughal-era buildings such as Tāj Mahal, Agra Fort and ...

Aïn Defla Province

Aïn Defla is a province in northern Algeria. It is southwest of Algiers, the capital. Towns Ain Delfa include Miliana, Hammam Righa, and Aïn Torki.

Akhzivland

Akhzivland is a micronation between Nahariya and the Lebanese border on the Israeli west coast. The state was founded by Eli Avivi in 1972. The micronation is promoted by the Israel Ministry of Tourism even though its legal status remains debated ...

Albany, Western Australia

Albany is a city on the south coast of Western Australia. In 2006, there were 25.196 people living in Albany. The city centre is in between two hills, Mount Melville and Mount Clarence.

Alberta

Alberta is a province in western Canada. It is bounded by the provinces of British Columbia on the west, Saskatchewan on the east, the US state of Montana on the south and the Northwest Territories to the North. Alberta is the fourth largest Cana ...

Albury, New South Wales

Albury is a city in New South Wales, Australia. It is on the Hume Highway that runs between Sydney and Melbourne. The Murray River separates Albury from Wodonga. Albury is on the north side of the Murray River. The river is also the border betwee ...

Lake Alexandrina

Lake Alexandrina is a large lake about 45 mi south east of Adelaide, South Australia. The lake covers an area of 56.000 ha. The Murray River flows into the north of the lake near Wellington. Water from the lake enters the sea through an opening i ...

Lake Amadeus

Lake Amadeus is a huge salt lake in the southwest corner of the Northern Territory, in Australia. It is about 50 kilometres north of Uluṟu. The lake is 180 km long and 10 km wide. It is the largest salt lake in the Northern Territory. Because of ...

Amarna

Amarna is on the east bank of the Nile in the modern Egyptian province of Minya. It is a big archaeological site. It has the remains of the capital city built by the Pharaoh Akhenaten of the late Eighteenth Dynasty, and abandoned shortly afterwar ...

Amazon Basin

The Amazon Basin is the part of South America drained by the Amazon River and its branches. It is low-lying in relation to sea level. The river has its origins high up in the Andes of Peru and Ecuador. Most of this drainage basin 54% is in Brazil ...

Amberg

Amberg is a town in Bavaria, Germany. It is in the Oberpfalz, roughly half way between Regensburg and Bayreuth. Population: 44.200. Amberg became a center for the mining of iron ore in 1270. In the 1800s a blast furnace was built in the town.

Amboise

Amboise is a commune in central France’s Loire Valley. It is in the Indre-et-Loire department. It covers 15.7 square miles. In 2014, 13.371 people lived there. Amboise is known for the Chateau dAmboise, a 15th-century castle. King Charles VIII li ...

American Colony, Jerusalem

The American Colony in Jerusalem was a colony in Jerusalem. It was established by an American and Swedish Christian utopian group in 1881. During the British Mandate of Palestine, the colony was occupied by Jordan until the Six-Day War in 1967. T ...

Amman

Amman, sometimes spelled Ammann, is the capital city of Jordan. It is the official capital and commercial center of Jordan. It is the capital city of the Amman Governorate. It has about 4 million people as it is the largest city in Jordan. The ci ...

Amorgos

Amorgos is an island in the Aegean Sea. It is a part of Greece and a part of the Cyclades. Its area is 126.3 km 2. There is one municipality which has 1859 inhabitants. Its highest mountain Krikellos has 821 m.

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