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Inagua

Inagua is the southernmost district of the Bahamas. It is the islands of Great Inagua and Little Inagua. Great Inagua is the third largest island in the Bahamas at 596 square miles 1544 km² and lies about 55 miles 90 km from the eastern tip of Cu ...

Inari, Finland

Inari is a municipality in Lapland. As of 2013, about 6.730 people lived there. Neighbouring municipalities are Enontekio, Kittila, Sodankyla and Utsjoki. The largest urban area in Inari is Ivalo.

Indian Ocean

The Indian Ocean is the ocean surrounded by Asia to the north, Australia and the Pacific Ocean to the east, the Southern Ocean to the south, and Africa and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. It is named for the river Indus and Ancient India on its n ...

Indigenous Protected Area

An Indigenous Protected Area, or IPA, is an area of land or sea owned by the Indigenous peoples of Australia. In an IPA the owners have made an agreement with the Australian Government to protect biodiversity and cultural resources. There are ove ...

Indulkana

Indulkana is an Aboriginal community in South Australia. It is on the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands. It is about 10 kilometres west of the Stuart Highway and 360 km south of Alice Springs. The town was established in 1968. There wer ...

Indulkana Range

The Indulkana Range is a range of hills in the northwest of South Australia. It is sometimes called the Mount Chandler Range after its highest peak. It is located to the southwest of Indulkana, on the Aṉangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara lands. ...

Ingolstadt

Ingolstadt taht, German: or Ingoistod, Latin: Auripolis) is a city in the German state of Bavaria near Munich. It is on the Danube river and has about 127.000 inhabitants.

Ingonish

Ingonish is a Canadian rural community in northeastern Victoria County, Nova Scotia. Ingonish is on the northeast coast of Cape Breton Island along the Cabot Trail. It is about 60 km from the shire town of Baddeck. Ingonish is made up of four com ...

Inhambane Province

Inhambane is a province of Mozambique. The capital is Inhambane. The region was visited by Vasco da Gama in 1498. He claimed Inhambane Bay for Portugal. The Portuguese created a trading post at Inhambane in 1534. The province has two of Mozambiqu ...

Intertidal zone

Intertidal zones are coastal areas, the space between high and low tides. They often have rock, sand or mud that is under water at high tide, and above water at low tide. Rock pools are common on some shores. These areas are often home to many sp ...

Ionia

Ionia was a region in the west of Asia Minor in Ancient Greek times. It was in what is now Turkey. It was the birthplace of the Hellenic civilization. The Dorian invasion of the Peloponnesus, caused the migration of Ionic Greeks across the Aegean ...

Ionian Sea

The Ionian Sea is an arm of the Mediterranean Sea, south of the Adriatic Sea. It is bordered by southern Italy like Calabria, Sicily and the Salento peninsula to the west, and by southwestern Albania. Most of the islands are Greek, including Corf ...

Ipswich

Ipswich is a large town in the East Anglian county of Suffolk England. It is the county town of Suffolk. It is near the estuary of the River Orwell. 117.069 people live there. In the Tudor period Ipswich was famous for the Wool Trade and there ar ...

Iqaluit

Iqaluit is the capital of and largest community in Nunavut Territory in Canada. It is the most northerly capital in Canada, and is also Canadas fastest growing community.

Irish Sea

The Irish Sea is a body of water that separates Ireland and Great Britain. It is known to be one of the most polluted seas in the world including the North Sea and the Mediterranean Sea. The sea is important to regional trade, shipping and fishin ...

Islamabad

Islamabad is the Federal capital city of Pakistan, and is in the Pothohar Plateau in the northwest of the country. Islamabad Town is also a town in Jammu and Kashmir. It is in the Islamabad Capital Territory, though the area has historically been ...

Isle of Dogs

The Isle of Dogs, is a geographic area of London made up of Millwall, Cubitt Town, Canary Wharf and parts of Blackwall, Limehouse and Poplar. It is locally called the island, It is in the East End of London and is bounded on three sides by a larg ...

Ismaïlia

Ismailia is a city in Egypt, on the Suez Canal. Ismailia is the capital of the Governorate with the same name. The city has a population of approximately 750.000. It is approximately halfway between Port Said to the north and Suez to the south. T ...

Israel National Trail

Israel National Trail is a hiking trail for hikers and backpackers that crosses the whole of Israel. In 2016 will be opened another path for bicycles that crosses Israel.

Itajai

Itajai is a city of the Santa Catarina state, in Brazil. The biggest city in Santa Catarina is Joinville. The city was started on June 15, 1860. People started living in Itajai as early as the year 1658.

Izmir

Izmir is a city in the west of Turkey. It has one of the biggest seaports in the Aegean Sea region and all of Turkey. Izmir is a popular destination for tourists, who come for beaches and cultural tours. It has a hot-summer Mediterranean climate. ...

Jackson, Nebraska

Before Jackson was formed, the town Old St. Johns was started about 1.5 miles north of where Jackson is on June 2nd, 1856 by a Catholic colony of sixty Irish immigrants led by Father Trecy. The colony was one of the first towns started in Dakota ...

Jacobabad

Jacobabad is the capital city of Jacobabad District in the Sindh province of Pakistan. The city is also the administrative centre of Jacobabad Taluka, a subdivision of the district. The city itself is subdivided into 8 Union Councils. Jacobabad i ...

Jaffa Gate

Jaffa Gate is a stone archway in the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem. It is along one of the main roads that connects the western part of the city to the Western Wall and the Temple Mount above him. The plaza of the Jaffa Gate replaced a tall ...

Jambuda

Jambuda is a small village in the Jamnagar district of the Indian state of Gujarat. The village has communities of Gadhavi, Rajgor Brahmin, Patels, shepherd, Charaniya and Kori. Jambuda is about 16 km 9.9 mi away from Jamnagar city, and on the wa ...

Jamestown, Saint Helena

Jamestown is a harbour and the capital of the British island of Saint Helena. It was founded in 1659 by the East India Company. Its also famous for being the place where the famous French emperor, Napoleon lived when he was exiled to St. Helena. ...

Jammu and Kashmir (state)

Jammu and Kashmir was the northmost state of India. The state covered 138.200 square miles and is mostly in the Himalayan mountains. Jammu and Kashmir used to be a British protectorate in 1860. Jammu and Kashmir borderd the states of Himachal Pra ...

Jamrud

Jamrud is a town in the Khyber Agency, one of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan. The town is the doorway to the Khyber Pass, part of the Hindu Kush range. The town has road and rail linkages with Peshawar city of Pakistan, and a ...

Jamuna River

The Jamuna River is one of the three major rivers of Bangladesh. The river flows from India to Bangladesh and is a major channel of the Brahmaputra River. The Jamuna flows in the southward direction and meets the Padma River and Meghna River near ...

Jan Mayen

Jan Mayen is an island in the Arctic Ocean. It is part of Norway. The islands area is 373 km². A large part of the island is an active volcano, the Beerenberg, which is 2.277m high. Jan Mayen is 600 km north of Iceland, 500 km east of Greenland a ...

Janakkala

Janakkala is a municipality in Finland. 16.881 people lived there in 2013. Population centers: Turenki, Tervakoski, Leppakoski and village called Tarinmaa. Neighbour municipalities, in south:Hausjarvi, Loppi and Riihimaki. Hameenlinna is on the n ...

Jand Tehsil

The village Saghri or Sagri, is home to a colony of Sagri Pathans, or settlers of the Pathan Pashtun tribe of Khattaks, who came from their original homeland across the Indus River some centuries ago and settled here. They are well known for thei ...

Jeddah

Jeddah is a Saudi Arabian city. It is on the coast of the Red Sea. It is the major urban center in western Saudi Arabia. Jeddah is the largest city in the Western Province, and the second largest city in Saudi Arabia after the capital city Riyadh ...

Jeju-do

This article is about the province. For the island itself, see Jeju Island. For the World Heritage Site, see Jeju Volcanic Island and Lava Tubes. Jeju-do is the a province in South Korea. Most of Jeju Province is Jeju Island, which is the largest ...

Jena

Jena is a city in the middle of Germany, in the state of Thuringia. About 103.000 people live there. Jena has a university called Friedrich Schiller University.

Jenolan Caves

Jenolan Caves are limestone caves in the Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia, 175 kilometres west of Sydney. They are the most visited of several similar groups in the limestone of the country, and the oldest discovered open caves in the w ...

Jerez de la Frontera

Jerez de la Frontera is a city in the province of Cadiz, in the region of Andalusia in Spain. It is famous as the home of the wine called sherry, whose name comes from the citys old Arabic name, pronounced Sherish. Jerez de la Frontera, once call ...

Jhangi

Jhangi is one of the 51 Union Councils of Abbottabad District in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. It is also known as Jhangi Syedan to the local people. It is to the north of Abbottabad city. It includes the northwestern parts of the ...

Jhangra

Jhangra is one of the 51 Union Councils of Abbottabad District in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. It is in the southwest of the district.

Jhelum River

Jehlum River or Jhelum River is the largest and most western of the five rivers of Punjab, and passes through Jhelum District. It is a tributary of the Indus River and has a total length of about 480 miles.

Jimboomba, Queensland

Jimboomba is a town in south east Queensland, Australia. About 1.400 people live there. It is 21 kilometers north of Beaudesert on the Mount Lindsay Highway. The word Jimboomba is an Indigenous Australian word which means "Loud thunder, little rain."

Johannesburg

Johannesburg is the largest city in South Africa. It is the capital of the Gauteng Province. It was founded on October 4, 1886 and has the JSE Securities Exchange, which is the largest stock exchange in Africa. Johannesburg houses the tallest off ...

Johor Bahru

Johor Bahru is the capital city of Johor, Malaysia. Pasir Pelangi, the royal village, is located in Johor Bahru. The city in itself has a population of 1.334.188 as of 2010. The metropolitan area of Johor Bahru, also known as Iskandar Malaysia, h ...

Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, is an international airport in Nairobi, the capital of and largest city in Kenya. Located in the Embakasi suburb 15 kilometres southeast of Nairobis central business district, the airport has scheduled flights ...

Jorvik

Jorvik was the Viking name for the English city of York and the kingdom centred there. York had been founded as the Roman legionary fortress of Eboracum and revived as the Anglo-Saxon trading port of Eoforwic. It was first captured in November 86 ...

Joutsa

Joutsa is a municipality in Central Finland. It is part of Ita-Hame, along with Hartola, Sysma, Pertunmaa, Heinola and Luhanka. Almost 4.900 people lived in Joutsa as of February 2014. It covers an area of 1.066.42 square kilometres 411.75 sq mi. ...

Juan Santiago, Elias Piña

Juan Santiago became a municipal district of Comendador by the law 916 of 12 August 1978. Then, in 2005, it became a municipality of the Elias Piña province.

Jura Mountains

The Jura Hills are a long mountain arc. The Jura rock or stone consists of limestone. It reaches from Lake Geneva to the Rhine River. The Jura Hills are not only in Switzerland, but also in France. The Chasseral is one of the highest hills in the ...

Jurong

Jurong is a town in the western side of Singapore. It used to be a swamp until the 1960s, when Goh Keng Swee, a minister, together with the United Nations, cleared the swamps, making Jurong an industrial estate. Jurong is divided in Jurong East, ...

Jutiapa Department

Jutiapa Department is a department in Guatemala that borders along El Salvador and the Pacific Ocean. The capital is the city of Jutiapa. As of 2018, 488.395 people lived there.

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