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Wular Lake

Wular Lake is one of the largest fresh water lakes in Asia. It is in the Jammu and Kashmir, between the cities of Sopore and Bandipore. The lake was formed as a result of tectonic activity and is the largest freshwater lake in Asia. The Jhelum Ri ...

                                               

Wulguru, Queensland

Wulguru is a small town about 11 km east of Townsville, Queensland. The word Wulguru comes from the Indigenous Australian tribe, Wulgurukaba, who lived in the area that is now Wulguru. During WW2 the Royal Australian Air Force built No. 3 Fighter ...

                                               

Wurzburg

The title of this article contains the character u. Where it is unavailable or not wanted, the name may be written as Wuerzburg. Wurzburg is a city in the German state of Bavaria. It has about 124.000 inhabitants and a university. Wurzburg is the ...

                                               

Xuanwu Lake

Xuanwu Lake is a lake in Xuanwu District in Nanjing, China. It is surrounded by a park. Local visitors and foreign tourists often visit the Xuanwu Lake. The lakes area is about 5.02 square kilometers or 1.94 square miles, making it the largest fo ...

                                               

Yalata, South Australia

Yalata is an Aboriginal community on the coast of South Australia. It is about 200 kilometres west of Ceduna. The reserve, Yalata Aboriginal Land, covers 4.580 square kilometres and spans about 150 km of the Eyre Highway. It is one of 74 local go ...

                                               

Yalu River

The Yalu River one of the two rivers that make up the China-North Korea border. It is also one of the two rivers that comes from Mount Paektu, the mountain on the China-North Korea border, and it empties into Korea Bay. The origin of the name is ...

                                               

Yamoussoukro

Yamoussoukro is the capital city of Cote dIvoire. About 200.000 people live in this city. It is not the biggest city in Cote dIvoire. Abidjan is the biggest city in Cote dIvoire, and it is where most of the countrys money comes from. Yamoussoukro ...

                                               

River Yare

The River Yare is a river in the county of Norfolk, England. The river starts south of Dereham in the county of Norfolk. From there it flows to the east of the world. The river flows along the southern edge of the city of Norwich. The river conti ...

                                               

Yarkon River

Yarkon River is a river in central Israel that flows into the Mediterranean Sea. The river starts in the Yarkon National Garden near Rosh HaAyin and flows past the city of Petah Tikva. After then it flows through the Yarkon Park in the north of t ...

                                               

Yekaterinburg

Yekaterinburg is a big city in the Ural mountains in the Asian part of Russia. It has a population of 1.483.119 people. The city was started in 1723 by Vasily Tatischev and named after Saint Catherine.

                                               

Yeovil, Somerset

Yeovil is a town in the county of Somerset. It is in the South Somerset District. Yeovil takes its name from the River Yeo. Yeo Village became Yeovil over time. The town has two railway stations. They are called Yeovil Junction and Yeovil Pen Mil ...

                                               

Yogyakarta

Yogyakarta is a city in the Yogyakarta Special Region, Indonesia. Yogyakarta was the capital city of Indonesia from 1947-1948. The city is near two UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Borobudur and Prambanan.

                                               

Yorkshire

Yorkshire is a historic county in Northern England. It covers a large area of the Pennines and its east coast borders the North Sea. The River Humber separates Yorkshire from Lincolnshire and the River Ouse flows into it. The main towns and citie ...

                                               

Yucatan Peninsula

The Yucatan Peninsula is a peninsula in North America. It separates the Caribbean Sea from the Gulf of Mexico. The peninsula is east of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, a northwestern geographic divider, separating Central America from the rest of Nor ...

                                               

Yulara, Northern Territory

Yulara is a town in the southern region of the Northern Territory, Australia. It is very isolated, being just outside the border of Uluṟu-Kata Tjuṯa National Park. In the 2006 census, Yulara had a population of 1.606. Most of the people who live ...

                                               

Yunnan

Yunnan is a province in southwest province of the Peoples Republic of China. The area of Yunnan Province is 394.100 km 2. It spans approximately 394.000 square kilometres and has a population of 45.7 million. The capital of the province is Kunmin ...

                                               

Yunyarinyi, South Australia

Yunyarinyi is an Aboriginal community on the Aṉangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands in South Australia. It is about 45 kilometres south of the border with the Northern Territory, and 320 km south of Alice Springs. It is 40 km from the larger ...

                                               

Yushan (mountain)

Yushan, also called Mount Jade and Mount Yu is a mountain in Taiwan. It is the tallest mountain in Taiwan because it is 3.952 metres above sea level. The mountain used to be called Mount Morrison, but it isnt called that anymore. That name was na ...

                                               

Zaghouan

Zaghwan is a town in the northern half of Tunisia. Situated on a low ridge of the Dorsale Mountains, the town has a mild climate and presents a green aspect. Cold water from here was taken by aqueduct to Carthage. The town is famous for its roses ...

                                               

Zagros Mountains

The Zagros Mountains, make up Irans and Iraqs largest mountain range. They have a total length of 1 500 km. The north end is in northwestern Iran and they run near the border with Iraq and along the north coast of the Persian Gulf. The mountain r ...

                                               

Zamora, Spain

Zamora is a city in Castile and Leon, Spain, the capital of the province of Zamora. It lies on a rocky hill in the northwest, near the frontier with Portugal and crossed by the Duero river.

                                               

Zamora-Chinchipe Province

Zamora Chinchipe, Province of Zamora Chinchipe is a province of the Republic of Ecuador, located at the southeastern end of the Amazon Basin. The provincial capital is the city of Zamora.

                                               

Zanskar Range

The Zanskar Range is spread over a vast area from southeastern boundaries of the state of Kashmir and extends in the northwest direction to the eastern limits of Baltistan. It separates Ladakh from the valleys of Kashmir and the Chenab River. In ...

                                               

Zealand

Zealand is an island in the eastern part of Denmark. It is just west of Sweden and a strait called the Oresund lies between the two. It has an area of 7.031 km² and is the largest island in the country. About 2.268.000 people were living in Zeala ...

                                               

Zealandia

Zealandia, also known as the New Zealand continent or Tasmantis, is an almost underwater continent, which sank after separating from Australia 60–85 million years ago and from Antarctica 130–85 million years ago. It was underwater about 23 millio ...

                                               

Zeeland

Zeeland is a province in Netherlands. It is on the south-western part of the country. About 380.000 people live in this province.

                                               

Zhongli District

Zhongli District is a district in Taoyuan City, Taiwan. Zhongli is spelled variously as Jungli, Jongli, Jhongli or Chungli on railway, bus stop and road signs. Historically, the city is the site of the Jungli Incident of 1977, the most significan ...

                                               

Zhumadian

Zhumadian is a is a prefecture-level city in southern Henan in the Peoples Republic of China. It has also been spelled Chumatien. In 2010, 7.230.744 people lived there.

                                               

Zhytomyr

Zhytomyr is a city in Ukraine, the administrative center of Zhytomyr Oblast. Nearly 271 000 people live here. Zhytomyr is a big transportation center. The city lies on a historic way that connects the city of Kiev with the west through Brest. Tod ...

                                               

Zira Tehsil

Zira was one of the two tehsils of the Punjab, that was part of a controversy during the Partition of India. Sir Cyril Radcliffe created the boundary between India and Pakistan just days before the partition. A draft of the Award was supposedly s ...

                                               

Zizur Mayor/Zizur Nagusia

Zizur Mayor is a municipality in the Spanish autonomous community of Navarra, Northern Spain. It is located near the capital city of Navarra. It is home to 13.373 people.

                                               

Zlotoryja

Zlotoryja its a town in southwest Poland in Lower Silesian Voivodeship. Zlotoryja is a capital of Zlotoryja County. Since 1945 Zlotoryja was a part of German Reich.

                                               

Zurich

Zurich or Zurich is a city in Switzerland. Zurich is the capital city of the Canton of Zurich. About 415.000 people live in the city and over 1.5 million live in the metropolitan area. This makes Zurich the biggest city in Switzerland.

                                               

History of Liberia

Liberia is a country in West Africa. White Americans made the American Colonization Society and bought the land in 1822. They didnt want black people who were not slaves to be in the United States. So they took some of them to Liberia. At the sta ...

                                               

List of attacks on U.S. territory

September 11 attacks by Al-Qaeda on New York City, New York; Arlington, Virginia; and Shanksville, Pennsylvania September 11, 2001 Battle of Ambos Nogales 1918 Bombardment of Orleans 1918 Thornton Affair April 26, 1846 1993 World Trade Center bom ...

                                               

Dynasties in Chinese history

Many Chinese dynasties have ruled the country during its history. China is a society which has had a very long history. This history was affected by the dynasties which have ruled it. They have slowly changed China into its current form.

                                               

List of disasters

Rhodes earthquake destroyed the Colossus of Rhodes The city of Rome suffered from a major fire during the time of emperor Nero Mount Vesuvius volcanic eruption, Italy Alexandria earthquake which destroyed the Pharos of Alexandria

                                               

History of the London Underground

1843 Constructed by Sir Marc Brunel and his son Isambard, the Thames Tunnel opens 1863 On 10 January, The Metropolitan Railway opens the worlds first underground railway, between Paddington then called Bishops Road and Farringdon Street 1868 The ...

                                               

List of riots

1229 - University of Paris strike of 1229, Paris, France. Student riot leads to closing of university for 2 years. 1662 - Copper Riot, Moscow, Russia 1355 - St. Scholastica riot, Oxford, England 1517 - Evil May Day, London, England 1607 - Midland ...

                                               

List of terrorist incidents

The following is a list by date of acts and failed attempts that can be considered terrorism. Note: there is no single official definition of terrorism in common use. Events listed here are commonly called terrorism, or meet some of the commonly ...

                                               

List of victims of Nazism

Millions of people were arrested, tortured or murdered by the Nazis. This is a list of victims of Nazism who were famous for some reason. This list includes people from public life who, owing to their origins, their political or religious convict ...

                                               

Alaric I

Alaric I, also Alaricus, was a leader of the Visigoths. He is famous as the Gothic leader who sacked the city of Rome in 410 AD. Very little about his family is known. As a young man he received much of his military training in the Roman army. He ...

                                               

Ancient Australia

Ancient Australia, covers the time from when the first humans came to Australia to the arrival of the First Fleet in 1788. Aboriginal artefacts on Rottnest Island have been dated from 6.500 to more than 30.000 years ago. However, more recent evid ...

                                               

Ancient China

Ancient China is a very old civilization. There are written records of the history of China which date from 1500 BC in the Shang dynasty. China is one of the worlds oldest continuous still alive civilizations. Turtle shells with writing like anci ...

                                               

Ancient India

Ancient India had a long-lived civilization and culture. It covered several countries including modern-day India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. The Indus Valley Civilization flourished from about 2600 BCE to 1900 BCE. It marked the beginning of the ur ...

                                               

Ancient Near East

The Ancient Near East is the name given to early civilizations within a region roughly corresponding to the modern Middle East: Mesopotamia, Persia, Anatolia, the Levant, and Ancient Egypt, from the rise of Sumer in the 4th millennium BCE until t ...

                                               

Arab people

The Arabs are an ethnic group widespread in the Middle East and North Africa. Arabic is one of the Semitic languages, which is also the name of the ethnic family which they belong to.

                                               

Arabian tribes

Bahila Maafir Hadhayl Hamadan Harith Hanifa Juhaynah Murad Yafi Hilal Numayr Abd ul Qays Uqayl Khatham Asad Ghatafan Azd Uman Sulaym Ans Quraysh Daws Kindah Mudhal Hawazan Khuzaah Kinanah Azd Hizzan Dhabbah Kilab Mahrah Kaab Thaqif

                                               

Arawanna

Arawanna,Ara-Wanna. The Hittite-Luwian city-state and historical region of the same name in the south-west of the Armenian Highlands, which existed in the Bronze Age and was mentioned by king Mursili II in his annals, where he writes that when Su ...

                                               

Armorica

Armorica or Aremorica is the name given in ancient times to the part of Gaul that includes the Brittany peninsula and the territory between the Seine and Loire rivers

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