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Lake

A lake is a large body of water within a body of land. As a lake is separated from the ocean, it is not a sea. Some lakes are very big, and people in the past sometimes called them seas. Lakes do not flow like rivers, but many have rivers flowing ...

Lake Louise (Alberta)

Lake Louise, also called Lake of the Little Fishes by the Stoney Nakota First Nations people, is a glacial lake within Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada. The village of Lake Louise is on the Trans-Canada Highway, which is 57 knots west of Ba ...

Lake Mweru

Lake Mweru is a freshwater lake on the Congo River. It is on the border between the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Zambia. The lake makes up 110 kilometres 68 mi of the border. Mweru means lake in many Bantu languages, so the lake is often ...

Lake Neusiedl

Lake Neusiedl is the second largest steppe lake in Central Europe. It goes across the Austrian and Hungarian border. The lake covers 315 km². 240 km² is on the Austrian side and 75 km² on the Hungarian side. The lakes drainage basin has an area o ...

Lake Titicaca

Lake Titicaca is a large, deep lake in the Andes mountains. The eastern part is in Bolivia and the western part of it is in Peru. It is the largest lake in South America. Lake Titicaca is at 3.812 m above sea level. It is often called the "highes ...

Lake Torrens National Park

Lake Torrens National Park is a national park in South Australia, 345 km north of Adelaide. The park protects the area around Lake Torrens, which is a large, dry, salt lake covering an area of 5.700 square kilometres. The lake is part of a large ...

Lakshmipur District

Lakshmipur or Laxmipur District with an area of 1455.96 km², is a district of Bangladesh. It is bordered by Chandpur District to the north, Bhola and Noakhali districts to the south, Noakhali District to the east, and Barisal and Bhola districts ...

Lameque

Lameque is a Canadian town in Gloucester County, New Brunswick. In 2011, it had a population of 1.432. Lameque is a French-speaking community. It is located on Lameque Island, off the northeastern tip of the Acadian Peninsula.

Lancashire

Lancashire is a ceremonial county in the North West of England. Its two cities are Lancaster and Preston. Before 1974, Liverpool and Manchester were part of administrative county of Lancashire. The county has developed a fierce rivalry with Yorks ...

Landi Kotal Tehsil

Landi Kotal or Landikotal in Pakistan is the highest point on the Khyber Pass, 1.072 metres above sea level. It is on a route across the mountains from the near-border city, Peshawar. Landi Kotal is often visited by tourists and can be reached by ...

Landsberg am Lech

Landsberg am Lech is a town in southwest Bavaria, Germany, about 65 kilometers west of Munich and 35 kilometers south of Augsburg. It is the capital of the district of Landsberg.

Langrial

Langrial is one of the 51 Union Councils of Abbottabad District in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. It is in the south west of the district and borders Haripur District.

Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta is a town in eastern Finland. There were 72.289 people living there on 31 August 2012. It is next to the municipalities of Imatra, Lemi, Luumaki, Miehikkala, Ruokolahti and Taipalsaari.

Larkana

Larkana or Larkano is city of Sindh Province, Pakistan. The city is the capital of Larkana District. In August 2000 Larkana celebrated its hundred years of existence. It is located on the south bank of the Ghar canal, 40 miles south of Shikarpur ...

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is the biggest city of the Canary Islands, in the Atlantic Ocean. The city, with a population of 383.308 in 2010, is the eighth-largest in Spain. Together with Santa Cruz de Tenerife, it is the capital of the Comunidad ...

Las Tunas Province

Las Tunas is one of the provinces of Cuba. Major towns include Puerto Padre and Amancio, as well as the capital, Victoria de Las Tunas. The Las Tunas province was established in 1978, when it was split from the Oriente region. The southern coast, ...

Latitude

The latitude of the Earth gives the distance north or south of the equator. It is measured in degrees. Latitude is represented by the Greek letter phi, ϕ {\displaystyle \phi \,\!}. It is usually used along with a measurement of longitude in order ...

Laurussia

Laurussia was a minor supercontinent which formed in the Devonian period. It is often called the Old Red Sandstone Continent or Euramerica. Laurussia included much of what is now northern Europe, Greenland and North America.

Layyah District

Layyah District is a district in the Punjab province of Pakistan. The city of Layyah is the capital. Layyah District shares borders with the districts of Bhakkar north, Muzaffargarh south, Jhang east and D.G. Khan west. The District is of semi re ...

Lebanon

Lebanon is a country in the Middle East, on the Mediterranean Sea. It has a border with Israel to the south, and Syria to the east and north. Lebanon has been independent since 1943. Its capital city is Beirut. Lebanon has two chains of mountains ...

River Lee

The River Lee or River Lea is a river in England. It begins in Leagrave Park 51.910338°N 0.461233°W  / 51.910338; -0.461233, Leagrave, Luton in the Chiltern Hills. It flows generally southeast, east, and then south to London where it meets the R ...

Leh District

Leh is one of the two districts in the Indian union territory of Ladakh, the other being the Kargil District to the west. It is bounded on the north by Ghanche District, a small border with Xinjiang, China, via the Karakoram Pass which is part of ...

Leinster

Leinster, one of the Provinces of Ireland, lies in the east of Ireland and comprises the counties of Carlow, Dublin, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Longford, Louth, Meath, Offaly, Westmeath, Wexford and Wicklow. Leinster has the largest population of ...

Lelydorp

Lelydorp is the capital city of Wanica District, Suriname. Lelydorp is the second largest city in Suriname, after Paramaribo. It is located at around 5°42′N 55°14′W. Lelydorp was originally called Kofi Djompo. It was renamed by Cornelis Lely, the ...

Leogane

Leogane is the name of both a coastal city and a district in Ouest Department, Haiti. The city of Leogane is around 18°30′39″N, 72°38′2″W. The arrondissement of Leogane contains three communes: Petit-Goave, Grand-Goave, and the city of Leogane. I ...

Letterkenny

Letterkenny is a town in County Donegal of the Ireland. It is on the River Swilly and has a population of 17.586. In 1824, when the first description of Letterkenny as a modern town was written, it was stated that: "Within half a mile is the Port ...

The Levant

The Levant is a term in geography that refers to an area in the Middle East. It includes the historic areas of Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine and Syria, and the modern state of Israel. The Levant is bounded by the Taurus Mountains to the north, the M ...

Liao River

The Liao River is the biggest river in northeastern China. It has a length of 1.390 kilometres. The Chinese province Liaoning and the Liaodong Peninsula are named after the river. The Liao River is one of the seven main river systems in mainland ...

Liaoning

Liaoning is a northeastern province of the Peoples Republic of China. The capital city of Liaoning province is Shenyang. From 1931 to 1945 Japan ruled Liaoning as part of Manchukuo.

Liceo Agustin Ross Edwards

Agustin Ross High School, Liceo Agustin Ross Edwards or just L.A.R.E. is a Chilean public high school located in the coastal town of Pichilemu. It is named after Agustin Ross Edwards, a Chilean politician and known by his works in the city. The H ...

Liceo Santa Cruz

On August 2, 1963 the Mens High School of Santa Cruz was created. Adriano Diaz donated land where the high school was going to be constructed. However, a sport complex was constructed there instead. The high school opened on March 1, 1964 in an o ...

Lifford

Lifford is the county town of County Donegal, part of the Province of Ulster in Ireland. It is the administrative capital of the County and the seat of Donegal County Council. Lifford is in the Finn Valley area of East Donegal where the River Fin ...

Lihou

Not to be confused with Lihou Reef National Nature Reserve Lihou /ˈliːuː/ is a small tidal island 95 vergees; 38½ acres; 15.6 hectares that is part of the Bailiwick of Guernsey, Channel Islands. It lies off the west coast of Guernsey and is the m ...

Lilongwe

Lilongwe is the capital city of African country of Malawi. It lies in the center of the country on the Lilongwe river. It is near the border of Malawi, Mozambique, and Zambia. The city has a population of 597.619 people. Lilongwe is the second la ...

Lima

Lima is the capital city, and is considered the most important and largest city of Peru. 75% of the Peruvian economy is handled in Lima. Lima is the industrial and financial center of Peru, and one of the most important financial centers in Latin ...

Limmat

The Limmat is a river in Switzerland that flows northwest until it joins into the river Aare north of the small town of Brugg. Its name comes from Linth and Maag the main tributaries of the lake of Zurich. The main tributaries of the Limmat river ...

Lincoln, England

Lincoln is an old city in Lincolnshire, England. Lincoln has a population of about 100.000 people. It is the county town of Lincolnshire, in the East Midlands of England. Lincoln developed from the Roman town of Lindum Colonia. Before then it was ...

Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire is a county in the east of England. It borders Norfolk, Cambridgeshire, Rutland, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, South Yorkshire, the East Riding of Yorkshire, and Northamptonshire. Its county town is the ancient city of Lincoln.

Line Islands

The Line Islands are an island chain in the central Pacific Ocean near the equator. Three of the islands are territories of the United States of America. These islands are Jarvis Island, Kingman Reef, and Palmyra Island. The rest of the islands a ...

Lippstadt

Lippstadt is a planned city in Westphalia. About 67.000 people lived there in 2008. The city is about 70 km east of Dortmund, and about 30 km west of Paderborn.

Lisbon

Lisbon is the capital city of Portugal. It is the largest city of Portugal. The city has a population of about half million people. In Lisbons urban area live around 2.8 million people, being the 10th-most populous urban area in the European Unio ...

Lismore, New South Wales

Lismore is a town in northeastern New South Wales, Australia and is in the Aboriginal Bundjalung Nation. It is on the Bruxner Highway, and the state capital city of New South Wales, Sydney is 735 kilometres to the south by highway. The state capi ...

The Lizard

The Lizard is a peninsula in south Cornwall, United Kingdom. The most southerly point of the British mainland is near Lizard Point at grid reference SW 701 115. Lizard village, the most southerly village on the British mainland, is in Landewednac ...

Llivia

Llivia is a small Catalan town which is an exclave of Spain, being surrounded by France. The Spanish border is about one kilometre away. The town is part of Cerdanya, province of Girona. The French territory surrounding Llivia is the Pyrenees-Ori ...

Lōihi Seamount

Lōihi Seamount, also known as Loihi or Lō ihi, is an submarine volcano in the Hawaiian–Emperor seamount chain. It lies in the Pacific Ocean south of the island of Hawaii. Lō ihi is an active volcano.

Lobamba

Lobamba is the legislative capital of Eswatini. The Parliament of Eswatini and home of the Queen Mother are in this city. It is located in the west of the country, in the district of Hhohho. Its population is about 10.000 people. Lobamba is famou ...

Lobau-Zittau

Lobau-Zittau was a Kreis in the east of the Free State of Saxony, Germany. It ended in 2008. It was on the borders of Germany and Poland and the Czech Republic.

Loch

Loch is a Gaelic word for lake. It is commonly used in Scotland. The ch at the end is pronounced with a guttural sound which does not occur in modern English. There are also lochs in Ireland, and the word is sometimes used in other countries. The ...

Lodhran Tehsil

Lodhran is the chief city of Lodhran District in the Punjab province of Pakistan. It is at 29°3160N 71°3760E. It is on the northern side of River Sutlej.

Lodz

Lodz is the third-largest city in Poland, with 776.000 inhabitants. It is in the Lodz Voivodeship in the centre of the country. In Polish the name also means "boat". The mayor of Lodz is Hanna Zdanowska.

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