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Aylesbury

Aylesbury is the county town of Buckinghamshire in south central England. It had a population in 2001 of 65.173. Aylesbury is near London. Aylesbury was a major market town in Anglo-Saxon times. Aylesbury replaced Buckingham as the county town of ...

Aysen Region

The XI Aysen Region is one of the fifteen regions of Chile. It has four provinces. The capital city of the region is Coyhaique. Other towns are Puerto Cisnes and Rio Ibañez.

Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic

The Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic, also known as the Azerbaijan SSR for short, was one of the republics that made up the former Soviet Union. It was founded on April 28, 1920 as the Azerbaijan SSR. From March 12, 1922 to December 5, 1936, ...

Bab Mansour

Bab Mansour Gate is the main gate of the Old Town of Meknes in Morocco. It is one of the largest and most impressive gates in the country. Together with the "outer square ", it is considered the countrys business card. The gate is located in fron ...

Bacchus Marsh, Victoria

Bacchus Marsh is a large town in Victoria, Australia. It is about 50 kilometres north west of the state capital Melbourne. The population of the Bacchus Marsh was 20.345 at the 2016 Census. It is the largest town in the local government area of S ...

Backnang

Backnang is a town in Germany, in the Bundesland of Baden-Wurttemberg, 27 km northeast of Stuttgart. Its population has grown over the past century or so, from 7.650 to 35.761.

Bad Liebenwerda

Bad Liebenwerda is a spa town in the Elbe-Elster district, in southwestern Brandenburg, Germany. It is on the river Schwarze Elster, 57 km northwest of Dresden, and 28 km east of Torgau.

Bad Reichenhall

Bad Reichenhall is a spa town, and capital of the Berchtesgadener Land district in Upper Bavaria, Germany. It is located near Salzburg, and encircled by the Chiemgauer Alps. Mount Staufen) and Mount Zwiesel) are both near Bad Reichenhall. Bad Rei ...

Bad Worishofen

The title of this article contains the character o. Where it is unavailable or not wanted, the name may be written as Bad Woerishofen. Bad Worishofen is a spa town in the district Unterallgau, Swabia, Bavaria. It is known for the water-cure of Se ...

Baden

Baden is a historical state in south-west Germany. The Margraviate of Baden German: Markgrafschaft Baden was made in 1112. From 1190 to 1771, Baden was broken up into different smaller states. When the Holy Roman Empire ended in 1806, the Margrav ...

Bahawalnagar District

Bahawalnagar District is a district in the Punjab province of Pakistan. The city of Bahawalnagar is the capital.It is 192 miles south of Lahore and about 120 miles east of Bahwalpur. River Satluj passes on the northern side at a distance of about ...

Bahawalpur (princely state)

Bahawalpur was a princely state of the Punjab in what is now Pakistan. It was on the southern bank of the Sutlej and Indus Rivers. Its capital city was Bahawalpur. In 1941, the state had 1.341.209 people. It covered 45.911 km² 17.494 sq mi. It wa ...

Bahawalpur District

Bahawalpur District is a district in the Punjab province of Pakistan. The city of Bahawalpur is the capital. The Riasti dialect of the language of the Punjab is spoken here and the neighboring areas in the Bahawalpur area of Cholistan.

Bahia

The capital city of Bahia is Salvador. Other cities where many people live are Feira de Santana, Vitoria da Conquista, Itabuna, Ilheus, and Juazeiro. Almost all of Bahia is 200 m above the sea level. The São Francisco River is the longest river i ...

Bairiki

Bairiki is a village and an island now part of South Tarawa, and one time is the center of government of Kiribati. One of three post offices on Tarawa is located at Bairiki. Bairiki Island is the most southern island on the atoll of Tarawa. About ...

Balgo, Western Australia

Balgo is a small community in Western Australia. It is surrounded by the Great Sandy Desert and the Tanami Desert. It is an Aboriginal community; the area is traditionally Kukatja country. There are also some Pintupi families living there, who we ...

Balkan Mountains

The Balkan mountain range is an extension of the Carpathian mountain range, separated from it by the Danube River. The Balkan range runs 560 km from eastern Serbia eastward through central Bulgaria to Cape Emine on the Black Sea. The highest peak ...

Balochistan (region)

Balochistan or Baluchistan is an arid region on the Iranian plateau. The plateau is in Southwest Asia and South-central Asia, between Pakistan, Iran and Afghanistan. The area is named after the numerous Baloch tribes. The Baloch are of Aryan and ...

Balranald, New South Wales

Balranald is a town in New South Wales, Australia. It is built on the banks of the Murrumbidgee River. In 2006 there were 1216 people living in the town and another 1500 live in the Shire of Balranald. The town is the centre of the Shire of Balra ...

Baltic Sea

The Baltic Sea is a sea in northern Europe between Scandinavia, Finland, Russia, the Baltic countries, Poland, and Germany. Many big rivers in the surrounding countries drain into the Baltic Sea. The Baltic Sea is connected to the ocean through t ...

Baltoro Glacier

The Baltoro Glacier, at 62 kilometers long, is one of the longest glaciers outside of the polar regions. It is in Baltistan, in the Northern Areas of Pakistan, and runs through part of the Karakoram mountain range. The Baltoro Muztagh is to the n ...

Bandarban District

Bandarban is a district in South-Eastern Bangladesh, and a part of the Chittagong Division and the Chittagong Hill Tracts. Bandarban is also known as Arvumi or the Bohmong Circle.

Bangalore

Former Bangalore, today again and officially known as Bengaluru is the capital city of the Indian state of Karnataka. It is famous for its Information technology industry and so it is called the Silicon Valley of India. Today as a large and growi ...

Bangkok

Bangkok is the most populous and capital city of Thailand. In 2010, the city had a population of 9.100.000 people. Since Bangkok has more than 55 times as many people as the second largest city, Nonthaburi, it is a primate city. In Thailand Bangk ...

Banjul

Banjul is the capital city of The Gambia. Only about 31.000 people live in the city. But the total urban area is many times larger with 413.397 people. The city is on St Marys Island where the Gambia River enters the Atlantic Ocean. The island is ...

Banks Island

Banks Island is one of the bigger members of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. It is in the Inuvik Region of the Northwest Territories, Canada. It is separated from Victoria Island to its east by the Prince of Wales Strait and from the mainland by ...

Banska Bystrica

It was first mentioned in 1255 as a royal free mining town. The town had rich ore deposits, mainly copper, and to a lesser extent silver, gold and iron. As the deposits were depleted, the town has reoriented to the industry. During the World War ...

Barcelona

Barcelona is the capital city of Catalonia, which is a region of Spain. Barcelona is the largest city on the Mediterranean coast. The city is between the rivers of Llobregat and Besos, and south of the Pyrenees mountains. It has a hot-summer Medi ...

Barguna District

Barguna is a district in South-western Bangladesh. It is a part of the Barisal Division. It has a total area of 1831.31 km². It is bordered on the north by the districts of Jhalokati, Barisal, Pirojpur and Patuakhali. In the east, it borders Patu ...

Bari

Bari is a city in southern Italy. Bari is the capital of Bari Provence and of the Apulia Region. The city itself has a population of about 320.475, as of 2011, over 116 km 2, while the fast-growing urban area counts 653.028 inhabitants over 203 k ...

Barima-Waini

Barima-Waini is a region of Esequiban Guyana, a territory in dispute by Guyana and Venezuela. Venezuela claims the territory as part of Delta Amacuro state. It is named after two rivers that flow through the region: the Barima River and the Waini ...

Barisal District

Barisal was a semi-independent area in the Mughal period. Later it came under the control of British India. After British rule it was part of East Bengal later East Pakistan and finally, Bangladesh.

Barnstaple

Barnstaple is a town in Devon, a county in South West England. 20.724 people live there. It is found 68 miles west southwest of Bristol, 50 miles north of Plymouth and 34 miles northwest of the county town of Exeter.

Barrow-upon-Soar

Barrow-upon-Soar, also known as Barrow-on-Soar or simply Barrow, is a large village in the north of Leicestershire in England. It is in the Borough of Charnwood. It is between Loughborough and the city of Leicester. In 2011, the village had a pop ...

Basedow Range

The Basedow Range is a mountain range in the south of the Northern Territory, Australia. It is located on the northern side of the Lasseter Highway, in the section between the Luritja and Stuart Highways. The range consists of two ridges of defor ...

Basilicata

Basilicata is a region in the south of Italy. The capital is Potenza. The population was about 597.768 in 2004. The region is very mountainous. Because of this, communication in the area was very difficult until modern times. This has also caused ...

Basingstoke

Basingstoke is a large town in Hampshire, England. It is 48 miles southwest of London, 30 miles northeast of Southampton, 16 miles southwest of Reading and 19 miles northeast of Winchester. In 2008 it had an estimated population of 82.913. It is ...

Basra

Basra is the third largest city of Iraq with a population of about 2.600.000. It is the countrys main port. Basra played an important role in early Islamic history, and it was the first city built in Islam 14 A.H

Batam

Batam is an industrial city in the province of Riau Islands, Indonesia. Over 1 million people live in it. It is the biggest city in Riau Islands, and the third biggest city in Sumatra. It is part of the Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand and Indonesia-M ...

Bavaria

Bavaria, officially the Free State of Bavaria ; Bavarian: Freistoot Boarn or Bayern) is a State of Germany. The territory of this state is the largest of the 16 German states. The state capital is Munich with 1.3 million people. About 12.5 millio ...

Bavarian State Opera

The Bavarian State Opera is an opera company based in Munich, Germany. It has been in existence since 1653. Its orchestra is the Bavarian State Orchestra. While opera performances are held in the Prinzregententheater, the companys home base is th ...

Bay of Kotor

The Bay of Kotor, also known as the Boka, is the bay of the Adriatic Sea in southwestern Montenegro and the region of Montenegro around the bay. Its well-preserved medieval towns of Kotor, Risan, Tivat, Perast, Prcanj and Herceg Novi, along with ...

Beach

A beach is a landform along the coast of an ocean, sea, lake, or river. It usually consists of loose particles, such as sand, gravel, shingle, or pebbles. The particles of a beach are sometimes biological in origin, such as mollusc shells or bits ...

Beckton

Beckton is an area in East London, England. It is part of the London Borough of Newham. It is located 8 miles east of Charing Cross. Beckton was unpopulated marshland until the 19th century. More housing was needed as London grew, so housing was ...

Beerangali

This area used to be called Baad Burhan and is mentioned by Al Biruni in his famous book Tarikh al-Hind, The Chronicles of India, from 1030. Al Biruni describes Baad Burhan as a beautiful area.

Beirut

Beirut is the capital of Lebanon. It is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities of the world. It is situated on a hilly promontory on the eastern Mediterranean surrounded to the east by the snow-capped mountains of Lebanon. Before the civ ...

Belmopan

Belmopan is the capital city of Belize. There are about 20.000 people living there. Belmopan is at an altitude of 76 metres 250 ft above sea level. Belmopan was built just to the east of the Belize River. It is 80 km 50 mi inland from the former ...

Belo Horizonte

Belo Horizonte is a Brazilian city, capital of the state of Minas Gerais. It has, approximately, 2.4 million inhabitants and an area of 330.9 km². It is the third largest metropolitan area in the country.

Belokurikha (river)

Belokurikha - a river in Russia, flows through the Smolensk region of the Altai Territory. The mouth of the river is 63 km from the mouth of the Peschanaya river on the right bank. The length of the river is 31 km. 8 km from the estuary, the Old ...

Benalla, Victoria

Benalla is a city in Victoria, Australia. It is a city even though only 10.000 people live there. Benalla is on the Hume Highway between Sydney and Melbourne. The town is on the Broken River, which often floods. Benalla has a station on the main ...

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