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Barcelona, the city in Catalonia

Barcelona is the capital city of the autonomous community of Catalonia in the Kingdom of Spain, as well as the country’s second most populous municipality, with a population of 1.6 million within city limits. Its urban area extends beyond the administrative city limits with a population of around 4.7 million people. A magnificent European city [...]

Bering Island

Bering Island is located off the Kamchatka Peninsula in the Bering Sea. At 90 kilometers (56 mi) long by 24 kilometers (15 mi) wide, it is the largest and westernmost of the Commander Islands, with an area of 1,660 square kilometers (640 sq mi).

Commander landscapes of the imagination: quaint coastal cliffs and expanses of tundra [...]

Rhodes

Rhodes is the largest of the Dodecanese islands in terms of land area and also the island group’s historical capital.

According to an ancient legend of a magnificent flower-covered island rose from the depths of the sea. Rhodes was a gift from Zeus, Helios – the sun-god. Since then, Bright became the patron god of Rhodes. [...]

Luhansk, formerly known as Voroshilovgrad, is the administrative center of Luhansk Oblast

Luhansk, formerly known as Voroshilovgrad, is the administrative center of Luhansk Oblast in easternmost Ukraine. The city itself is also designated as its own separate municipality within the oblast. The current estimated population is around 425,848 (as of 2013).

Lugansk is located at the confluence of the river Luhan Alder. Is the center of the eastern-most [...]

Kerch, is a city on the Kerch Peninsula of eastern Crimea.

Founded 2,600 years ago, Kerch is considered to be one of the most ancient cities in Ukraine. It is now one of the country’s most important industrial, transport and tourist centres.

Archeological digs at Mayak village near the city ascertained that the area had already been inhabited in 17th–15th centuries BC.
Kerch as a city starts its [...]

Ancient Greater Syria History

As a result of the ongoing civil war, an alternative government was formed by the opposition umbrella group, the Syrian National Coalition, in March 2012. Representatives of this government were invited to take up Syria’s seat at the Arab League on 28 March 2013. The opposition coalition has been recognised as the “sole representative of [...]

Linked to the region of Syria

Syria , officially the Syrian Arab Republic, is a country in Western Asia, bordering Lebanon and the Mediterranean Sea to the West, Turkey to the north, Iraq to the east, Jordan to the south and Israel to the southwest. A country of fertile plains, high mountains and deserts, it is home to diverse ethnic and [...]

Svalbard is an archipelago in the Arctic Ocean

Svalbard is an archipelago in the Arctic Ocean, constituting the northernmost part of Norway. Located north of mainland Europe, it is about midway between mainland Norway and the North Pole. The group of islands range from 74° to 81° north latitude, and from 10° to 35° east longitude. Spitsbergen is the largest island, followed [...]

Kronstadt

Kronshtadt , also spelled Kronstadt, Cronstadt (German: Krone for “crown” and Stadt for “city”; Finnish: Retusaari), is a municipal town in Kronshtadtsky District of the federal city of St. Petersburg, Russia, located on Kotlin Island, 30 kilometers (19 mi) west of St. Petersburg proper near the head of the Gulf of Finland. Population: 43,005 (2010 [...]

Bangladesh

Bangladesh, officially the People’s Republic of Bangladesh , is a country in South Asia. It is located at the apex of the Bay of Bengal, bordered by India and Burma to its north, west and east and separated from Nepal, Bhutan and China by India’s narrow Siliguri corridor. Bangladesh forms part of the ancient and [...]

Peru is Amazon rainforest

The Peruvian Amazon is the area of the Amazon jungle included in the territory of Peru, from the east of the Andes to borders with Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil and Bolivia. This region comprises 60% of the country and is marked by a large degree of biodiversity. Peru has the second largest portion of the Amazon [...]

Republic of Peru

Peru is a country located in western South America. It is bordered on the north by Ecuador and Colombia, on the east by Brazil, on the southeast by Bolivia, on the south by Chile, and on the west by the Pacific Ocean.

Travel – and this I realized a long time – not only help [...]

Kamchatka Peninsula. There are people with a spirit of adventure and taste for discovery.

The Kamchatka Peninsula, the Commander Islands, and Karaginsky Island constitute the Kamchatka Krai of the Russian Federation. The vast majority of the 322,079 inhabitants are Russians, but there are also about 8,743 Koryaks (2002). More than half of the population lives in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (179,526 people in 2010) and nearby Yelizovo (38,980).
The Kamchatka peninsula contains the [...]

Kamchatka Peninsula the great place for Eco-Tourism

The Kamchatka Peninsula (Russian: полуо́стров Камча́тка, poluostrov Kamchatka) is a 1,250-kilometre (780 mi) peninsula in the Russian Far East, with an area of about 270,000 km2 (100,000 sq mi).[1] It lies between the Pacific Ocean to the east and the Sea of Okhotsk to the west.[2] Immediately offshore along the Pacific coast of the peninsula [...]

Yemen

Yemen is in the Arab World, in the southern half of the Arabian Peninsula, bordering the Arabian Sea, Gulf of Aden, and the Red Sea. It lies south of Saudi Arabia and west of Oman, between latitudes 12° and 19° N and longitudes 42° and 55° E.
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A number of Red Sea islands, including [...]

Syria

Syria , is a country in Western Asia, bordering Lebanon and the Mediterranean Sea to the West, Turkey to the north, Iraq to the east, Jordan to the south, and Israel to the southwest.

The climate of Syria is hot and dry in summer and cold in winter.-The areas near the Mediterranean Sea have a milder [...]

Iran

Iran , officially te Islamic Republic of Iran , is a country in Southern and Western Asia. The name “Iran” has been in use natively since the Sassanian era and came into use internationally in 1935, before which the country was known to the Western world Being of the kind which Persia Both “Perxia” [...]

The Philippine Topography

The Philippines is a rugged land traversed by Multitude mountain ranges, extensive but narrow coastal plains, navigable rivers, fertile valleys and deltas and Handsome lakes and waterfalls.

Most of the islands in the Philippine archipelago are characterized by irregular seacoasts, fertile plains and wooded uplands in the interiors.
The Two Largest Islands
• Luzon in the north, 104,688 [...]