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Comoros

Comoros is a small island nation in the Indian Ocean. It is between Madagascar and mainland Africa. The capital is Moroni on Grande Comore. The population is about 798.000 people. The Comoros Islands are in the Indian Ocean, between Mozambique an ...

Condamine, Queensland

Condamine is a very small town of 150 people in Queensland, Australia, 373km west of the state capital, Brisbane. It is built on the banks of the Condamine River. The town is famous for being mentioned in songs, stories and poems. The song "Banks ...

Congo Free State

The Congo Free State was a large area in Central Africa. It was privately owned by Leopold II, King of the Belgians. Leopold convinced the international community that he was involved in humanitarian work. He attracted scientific and humanitarian ...

Coniston Water

Coniston Water is a lake in Cumbria. It is the third largest lake in the Lake District. It is 8.0 kilometres long and 0.80 kilometres wide. The lake has an elevation of 143 feet above sea level. It drains to the sea via the River Crake.

Conservation movement

The conservation movement, also known as nature conservation, is a political, environmental and a social movement that seeks to protect natural resources including animal and plant species as well as their habitat for the future. The early conser ...

Constantinople

Constantinople was the capital of the Roman Empire, the Byzantine/East Roman Empire, the Latin Empire, and the Ottoman Empire. In 1930 it was renamed Istanbul. It is a city in present-day Turkey.

Continental divide

A continental divide is a line of raised terrain that creates a border between two watersheds. Water falling on one side of the line travels to one ocean, and water on the other side travels to another, perhaps on the other side of the continent. ...

Coober Pedy, South Australia

Coober Pedy is a small town in South Australia. It is famous for the opals which have been mined there since 1915. The town was first settled after opals were first discovered. The town is about half way between Adelaide and Alice Springs, on the ...

Cook Islands

The Cook Islands are a group of islands in the southern Pacific. They form an independent state, but have strong ties with New Zealand. The 15 small islands have a total land surface of 240 square kilometers. About 18.000 people live on the islan ...

Cootamundra, New South Wales

Cootamundra is a town in New South Wales, Australia. In 2006 there were 5.566 people living in Cootamundra. It is on the Olympic Highway where it crosses the Muttama Creek, between Junee and Cowra. Cootamundras railway station is on the main Melb ...

Copenhagen

Copenhagen is the capital city of Denmark. It is also the largest city in Denmark. In 2014, 1.246.611 people lived in the urban area. Copenhagen is on the island of Zealand and the smaller island named Amager. Founded as a Viking fishing village. ...

Coquitlam

Coquitlam is a large city in the Canadian province of British Columbia. It is part of the Metro Vancouver area. As of 2016, 139.284 people lived there. In 2011, the population was 126.804. Between 2011 and 2016 the population grew by 9.8%. The ma ...

Cordoba, Andalusia

Cordoba is a city in Andalusia, Spain. It is the capital of Cordoba province. It had a population of about 326.000 in 2017. Cordoba was the capital of the Caliphate of Cordoba, an Islamic empire in the Middle Ages, when the city was the biggest i ...

Corinth

Corinth is a city in Greece. It gave its name to the Corinth Canal. This is in the middle of the Isthmus of Corinth, a narrow strip of land which joins the Peloponnese peninsula with mainland Greece. It has a castle called the acrocorinth. Corint ...

Cork (city)

Cork is a city in County Cork in Ireland. It is the countrys second largest city, only Dublin is larger. It is the third largest city on the island of Ireland, as Belfast is also larger. People from Cork are called Corkonians. It was founded by S ...

Coronon, Davao del Sur

Coronon, Davao del Sur is a barangay of Santa Cruz, Davao del Sur, Philippines. It is on the coast of Mindanao. Coronons barangay captain is Proceso Gido II. Coronon is next to the Mt. Apo Natrual Park Area.

Corozal Town

Corozal Town is a town in the nation of Belize. It is the capital of Corozal District. Corozal Town is about 84 miles north of Belize City, and 9 miles from the border with Mexico. The population of Corozal Town, according to the 2010 census, is ...

Corrientes Province

Corrientes is a province in northeast Argentina. The Yacyreta Dam is in the northeast of the province. It is one of the largest hydroelectric dams in the world. Also in the province are the Ibera Wetlands and the Mburucuya National Park. On 28 Se ...

Cotonou

Cotonou is the economy capital of Benin. It is the largest city in that country. The city officially has 761.137 people, but it is thought that the actual number of people living in the city may be as high as 1.2 million. Many of the government a ...

Cotopaxi

Mount Cotopaxi is a volcano in Ecuador. The mountains altitude is 5.911 metres. That is high enough for snow to fall on it, even though it is near the equator. If the volcano erupted, it would be very bad for the people living around it because o ...

Cottbus

Cottbus is a city in the east of Germany, in the state of Brandenburg. Cottbus has about 105.000 inhabitants and is the second largest city after Potsdam in Brandenburg. It lies southeast of Berlin on the River Spree. There are two universities, ...

Country

As defined by Montevideo Convention, a country is a territory with distinct political boundaries that claims sovereignty over a specific geographic area with a permanent population, controlled by its own government that enters relations with othe ...

County borough

A county borough was a type of local government district in England until abolished in 1974. Local government powers were divided between county councils and urban or rural districts. For example: rural districts may not be able to maintain footp ...

County Mayo

County Mayo is a county in the province of Connacht, in Ireland. Castlebar and Ballina are the two towns with the most people living in them in the county. The highest point in Mayo and Connacht is Mweelrea.

County Sligo

County Sligo is one of the 32 counties in Ireland. It is home to the second biggest rural area in Connacht, Sligo and to Sligo Rovers F.C. Many famous people have come from Sligo. These include Westlife and William Butler Yeats.

County town

A county town is the most important town of any county in Britain and Ireland. In the United States the town is called the county seat. It can be the place where the headquarters of the county council is based, or the place where the courts are. ...

Courland Governorate

Courland Governorate was one of provinces or governorates of the Russian Empire. It was formed in 1795 during the Third Partition out of territory of Duchy of Courland and Semigallia. North of the governorate were the Gulf of Riga, the Baltic Sea ...

Cove

A cove is a small type of bay or coastal inlet. Coves usually have narrow, restricted entrances. They are often circular or oval, and are often found in a larger bay. Small, narrow, sheltered bays, inlets, creeks, or recesses in a coast are often ...

Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park

The Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park is part of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Site. It is a large park with lakes, temperate rainforests and alpine heathland. Cradle Mountain is a jagged dolerite mountain peak. There are site ...

Creswick Regional Park

The Creswick Regional Park, also known as the Creswick State Forest, is a large forest near the town of Creswick. It covers an area of 930 hectares. Much of the forest was heavily logged to supply timber to the gold mines in Ballarat and Creswick ...

Crewkerne

Crewkerne is a town in Somerset, England where about 6.700 people live. It is in the South Somerset District. The first time it is mentioned in history is 899, when king Alfred the Great left the manor to his son Ethelweard. The name Crewkerne co ...

Crissiumal

Crissiumal is a municipality in the state Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. It has a population of 14.726 people. It has a river border with Argentina along the Uruguay River. In sports, Crissiumal is known as "The land of goalkeepers". This is because ...

Croatia

Croatia kroh- AY -shə) is a unitary democratic parliamentary republic in Europe at the crossroads of Central Europe, and Southern Europe, being influenced by powers from both regions at varying points in its history. Its capital and largest city ...

Crocker Land

Crocker Land is the name for a supposed eighth continent in the Arctic Ocean. In the year 1906, Robert Peary thought he had seen a landmass, which he named after George Crocker, a member of Peary Arctic Club. He thought that the land was about 13 ...

Crofton, British Columbia

Crofton is a town on Vancouver Island, in British Columbia, Canada. It is a small town with only 2.500 people living in it. Crofton lies alongside the water. A miner named Henry Croft founded the town in 1902 so he could do better mining on the m ...

Cullompton

Cullompton is a town and civil parish in Mid Devon, Devon, England. In 2010 there were 8.639 people living in Cullompton. It is also near Cullompton Services, on the M5 motorway.

Cullybackey

Cullybackey or Cullybacky is a small village in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. It has got lots of cafes and a very good pub. It has won Britain in bloom for 4 years running. It is a predominantly Protestant area, and host the twelfth every 3 ye ...

Curaçao

Curaçao is an island country in the Caribbean Sea. It is one of the ABC islands and is just a short distance north of the Venezuelan Paraguana Peninsula, and it forms a part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Willemstad is the capital of Curaçao.

Mount Curdie

Mount Curdie is a mountain in the Northern Territory of Australia. It is 958 metres high. It is the highest peak in the Curdie Range, which is a section of the Petermann Ranges. The mountain is located on the southern bank of the Hull River, abou ...

Mount Currie

Mount Currie is a mountain in the southwest of the Northern Territory, Australia. It is about 564 metres above sea level. It is part of the same line of conglomerate hills that includes Uluṟu and Kata Tjuṯa. These three formations have very simil ...

Curtin Springs

Curtin Springs is a large working cattle station in the Northern Territory of Australia. It is on the Lasseter Highway, 85 kilometres east of Yulara. The property is 416.400 hectares in size. Mount Conner is inside the southern border of the prop ...

Curtin University

Curtin University is the largest university in Australia. Its main campus is in Bentley, Western Australia.

Cuscatlan Department

Cuscatlan is a department of El Salvador. The capital city is Cojutepeque. With a surface area of 756.19 square kilometres 291.97 sq mi, it is El Salvadors smallest department. It was created on 22 May 1835.

Cuyuni-Mazaruni

Cuyuni-Mazaruni is a region of Esequiban Guyana, a territory in dispute by Guyana and Venezuela. Venezuela claims the territory as part of Delta Amacuro state north of the Cuyuni river and as a part of Bolivar state south of the same river. The r ...

Czechoslovakia

Czechoslovakia or Czecho-Slovakia was a country in Europe. It split off from Austria-Hungary in 1918 and split apart in 1993. In mid-1938 Nazi Germany took over Czechoslovakia and split off Slovakia. After World War II the USSR annexed a part of ...

Dachigam National Park

Dachigam National Park is a national park in India. It is 22 kilometres from Srinagar, the capital city of Jammu and Kashmir. The park covers an area of 141 square kilometres. The name of the park means "ten villages".

Dacia

The Roman province of Dacia was in the Balkans. It included Transylvania, Banat and Oltenia in the modern Romania, and Muntenia and southern Moldova. It did not include the nearby regions of Moesia. It was a big district in Central Europe of the ...

Daejeon

Daejeon is a city in South Korea It is in the middle of the southern Korean peninsula. Daejeon means "a grand field". Its official name is" Daejeon metropolitan city ”. The population in Daejeon is around 1.480.000 people. There are 5 districts K ...

Dakar

Dakar is the capital city of Senegal. It is on the countrys Atlantic coast on the western edge of Africa. The city is a trade seaport for items leaving Africa. Dakar has a population of 1.030.594 people. The metropolitan area has about 2.45 milli ...

Dakhla, Western Sahara

Dakhla is a city in the south of Morocco. It lies about 550 kilometres south of El Aaiun. When South Morocco was under Spanish rule the name of the city was Villa Cisneros. The city was founded in the 16th century. Today, its main economic activi ...

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