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Flores

Flores is one of the Lesser Sunda Islands, an island arc. Its area is about 14.300 square kilometres. It goes east from the island of Java. There are about 1.5 million people in Flores. The largest town is Maumere. Flores is east of Sumbawa and K ...

                                               

Lombok

Lombok is an island in West Nusa Tenggara province, Indonesia. It is to the east of Bali on the other side of the Lombok Strait. The capital and largest city on the island is Mataram. The Gili Islands are very popular with tourists. There are man ...

                                               

New Caledonia

New Caledonia is a sui generis collectivity" of France, made up of a main island and several smaller islands. It is in the region of Melanesia in the southwest Pacific. At about half the size of Taiwan, it has a land area of 18.575.5 square kilom ...

                                               

New Zealand

New Zealand is an island country in Oceania. It is a sovereign state in the south-western part of the Pacific Ocean. It is made up of two large islands and many smaller islands. These islands are located to the southeast of Australia. New Zealand ...

                                               

Sumbawa

Sumbawa is an Indonesian island in the middle of the Lesser Sunda Islands chain. It has Lombok to the west, Flores to the east, and Sumba farther to the southeast. It is in the province of West Nusa Tenggara. Sumbawa is 15.448 km² three times the ...

                                               

Tasmania

Tasmania is a large island off the southern coast of mainland Australia. It is a state of Australia. Its capital and the largest city is Hobart. The island was joined to the mainland until the end of the most recent ice age about 10.000 years ago ...

                                               

The Carolinas

The Carolinas are the U.S. states of North Carolina and South Carolina, considered collectively. They were both part of the original Thirteen Colonies, which gained independence from the British Empire in 1783). During the colonial period, the so ...

                                               

Ireland

Ireland ; Irish: Eire ; Ulster-Scots: Airlann) is an island in the North Atlantic. It is about 486 kilometres long and about 288 kilometres wide. To the west of Ireland is the Atlantic Ocean; to the east of Ireland, across the Irish Sea, is the i ...

                                               

Korea

Korea is a peninsula in northeast Asia. It covers a peninsula called the Korean Peninsula. Korea became a country in 918. In 1948, it split into two countries: North Korea and South Korea. North and South Korea and their allies fought against eac ...

                                               

Antarctica

Antarctica is the Earths southernmost continent. It is on the South Pole. It is almost entirely south of the Antarctic Circle. Around Antarctica is the Southern Ocean. It is the fifth-largest continent in area after Asia, Africa, North America, a ...

                                               

Bouvet Island

Bouvet Island is an island in the southern part of the Atlantic Ocean. It is in the sub-antarctic areas, 2500 km south-southwest of the Cape of Good Hope. It belongs to Norway and is not subject to the Antarctic Treaty. It is the most remote isla ...

                                               

Hashima

Hashima, also known as Gunkanjima or "Battleship Island", is a 1.2-km 2 Japanese island. It is one of 505 uninhabited islands in Nagasaki Prefecture on the island of Kyushu. The island is on a tentative list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

                                               

Jarvis Island

Jarvis Island is an uninhabited island owned by the United States. The small island is a part of the United States Minor Outlying Islands, a group of mostly uninhabited islands. Jarvis Island was officially made part of the United States in 1858. ...

                                               

Navassa Island

Navassa Island, or La Navase in Haitian Creole, is a small island without anyone living on it in the Caribbean Sea. It is located ninety miles south of Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The United States government claims the two-square-mile island as a terr ...

                                               

Palmyra Atoll

Palmyra Atoll is an island in the North Pacific Ocean. No one lives there, but 4 to 20 people use this island, mainly scientists. It is managed as a nature reserve by the United States. It is known as the Palmyra Atoll National Wildlife Refuge. I ...

                                               

Abries-Ristolas

Abries-Ristolas is a commune in the Hautes-Alpes department and Provence-Alpes-Cote dAzur region in southeastern France. It was created in 2019, when Abries and Ristolas merged.

                                               

Aigues-Mortes

Aigues-Mortes is a city in the south of France. It is in the Languedoc-Roussillon region. It was originally founded by the Romans in the year 102 BC. The first records mentioning it under its current name date from the 10th century. Louis IX of F ...

                                               

Aleria

Aleria is a commune in the Haute-Corse departement of France, on the island of Corsica. It includes the easternmost point in Metropolitan France.

                                               

Alsace-Lorraine

The Imperial Territory of Alsace-Lorraine was a territory created by the German Empire in 1871 after its victory in the Franco-Prussian War. It was made up of almost all of the French region of Alsace and about a quarter of Lorraine, hence its na ...

                                               

Amberieu-en-Bugey

Amberieu-en-Bugey is a commune. It is found in the Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes region in the Ain department in the east of France. In 2010, 13.835 people lived in the commune. The inhabitants are the Ambarrois. The local economy is mostly based around c ...

                                               

Amberieux-en-Dombes

Amberieux-en-Dombes is a commune. It is found in the Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes region in the Ain department in the east of France. In 2009, 1.592 people lived in the commune. The inhabitants are the Ambarrois. The most important monument in the commun ...

                                               

Ambronay

Ambronay is a commune. It is found in the Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes region in the Ain department in the east of France. In 2010, 2362 people lived in the commune. The inhabitants are the Ambrunois. The local economy is mostly based around commerce and ...

                                               

Anglefort

Anglefort is a commune. It is found in the Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes region in the Ain department in the east of France. In 2009, 960 people lived in the commune. The inhabitants are the Clafordans. The local economy is mostly based around a silicon f ...

                                               

Annecy

Annecy is a commune. It is the prefecture of the Haute-Savoie department. It is on the northern tip of Lake Annecy. It is 35 kilometres south of Geneva. It is often known as "la Venise des Alpes" or "the Venice of the Alps". Annecy has hosted the ...

                                               

Antony, Hauts-de-Seine

Antony is a French commune in the southern suburbs of Paris, France. It is 11.3 km from the centre of Paris. Antony is a subprefecture of the Hauts-de-Seine department and the seat of the arrondissement of Antony. Watered by the Bievre, a tributa ...

                                               

Arbent

Arbent is a commune. It is found in the Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes region in the Ain department in the east of France. In 2009, 3.493 people lived in the commune. The inhabitants are the Arbanais. The local economy is mostly based around workers who re ...

                                               

Arbignieu

Arbignieu is a former commune in the Ain department in the Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes region of eastern France. On 1 January 2016, it was merged into the new commune Arboys-en-Bugey. 471 people lived in the commune. The inhabitants are the Arbignolans. ...

                                               

Arras

Arras is a commune. It is the prefecture of the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region.

                                               

Asnieres-sur-Seine

Asnieres-sur-Seine is a town in France near Paris. It is in the region Ile-de-France and the department Hauts-de-Seine. About 76.000 people live there. It is one of the most densely populated municipalities in Europe.

                                               

Attignat

Attignat is a commune. It is found in the Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes region in the Ain department in the east of France. In 2009, 2.850 people lived in the commune. The inhabitants are the Attignatis. The local economy is mostly based around commerce. ...

                                               

Avranches

Avranches is a commune in the Manche department. It is in the Lower Normandy region in northwestern France. It is a subprefecture of the department. The inhabitants are called Avranchinais.

                                               

Bage-la-Ville

Bage-la-Ville is a former commune. It is found in the Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes region in the Ain department in the east of France. In 2009, 2.975 people lived in the commune. On 1 January 2018, it was merged into the new commune of Bage-Dommartin. Th ...

                                               

Bage-le-Chatel

Bage-le-Chatel is a commune. It is found in the Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes region in the Ain department in the east of France. The inhabitants of this town are called Bagesiens. In 2009, 792 people lived in the commune. Historically, the local economy ...

                                               

Balan, Ain

Balan is a commune. It is found in the Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes region in the Ain department in the east of France. In 2010, 2.348 people lived in the commune. The inhabitants are the Balanais. In the past they were called the Balandrins The local ec ...

                                               

Bastia

Bastia is a town and commune of northern Corsica, in France. It is the capital of the Haute-Corse departement and has a population of about 40.000 inhabitants. Bastia is also an important Corsican port and is famous for its wines. The rate of une ...

                                               

Beard-Geovreissiat

Beard-Geovreissiat is a commune in the Ain department of France. Most of the commune is the villages of Beard and Geovreissiat. The hamlet of St Germain de Beard, and the northern part of the hamlet of Croix-Chalon are also part of the commune. T ...

                                               

Beaupont

Beaupont is a commune. It is found in the Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes region in the Ain department in the east of France. In 2009, 599 people lived in the commune. The inhabitants are the Beaupontois. The most important monuments in the commune are the ...

                                               

Beauregard, Ain

Beauregard is a commune. It is found in the Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes region in the Ain department in the east of France. In 2009, 869 people lived in the commune. The inhabitants are the Beauregardiens. The most important monuments in the commune are ...

                                               

Bellegarde-sur-Valserine

Bellegarde-sur-Valserine is a former commune. It is found in the Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes region in the Ain department in the east of France. On 1 January 2019, it was merged into the new commune of Valserhone. In 2010, 11.790 people lived in the com ...

                                               

Belmont-Luthezieu

Belmont-Luthezieu is a former commune. It is found in the Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes region in the Ain department in the east of France. On 1 January 2019, it was merged into the new commune of Valromey-sur-Seran. In 2009, 502 people lived in the commu ...

                                               

Boulogne-Billancourt

Boulogne-Billancourt is a town in the western suburbs of Paris in France. Boulogne-Billancourt is a sub-prefecture of the Hauts-de-Seine departement. It is in the Ile-de-France region. Its population is around 106.000. Its land area is 6.17 km². ...

                                               

Brest, France

Brest is a town in France. It is in the Finistere department and the Brittany region. Its population in 1999 was around 150.000. Even if it is by far the largest town in Finistere it is not the prefecture.

                                               

Brittany

Brittany is a region in Northwest France. The adjective for Brittany is Breton. Today the official administrative region has 4 departments: Finistere Morbihan Ille-et-Vilaine Cotes-dArmor Before 1941, a fifth departement was part of Brittany: Loi ...

                                               

Calvi, Haute-Corse

Calvi is a small town and commune of the Haute-Corse, in France. It is on the northwest coast of the island of Corsica, 95 km from Bastia and 24 km from LIle-Rousse. The town has 5.177 people, and is the fifth-largest commune in Corsica. There is ...

                                               

Carelles

Carelles is a commune of 324 people. It is found in the region Pays de la Loire in the Mayenne department in the northwest of France. At the time of writing, it has a church, a school, a bar/ restaurant and a village shop. The band is a strong pr ...

                                               

Chambois

The Donjon of Chambois is a small castle, or keep located on the road from Exmes to Falaise. It was built in the second part of 12th century, by William de Mandeville, vassal of Henri Plantagenêt. The height of the rectangular structure is about ...

                                               

Champagne-Ardenne

Champagne-Ardenne is a former administrative region of France. It is now part of the administrative region of Grand Est. Its capital was Chalons-en-Champagne. Another very important city in the region is Reims. The departments in Champagne-Ardenn ...

                                               

Commentry

Commentry is a French commune. It is in the Allier department in the center of France. Today, about 6500 people live in the city. The city developed, because of the coal reserves that were found nearby. After the Second World War, a chemical indu ...

                                               

Communes of France

A commune is the lowest administrative division in France. It represents all parts of a town or a village under the same name, for example Paris, Bordeaux or Rennes. As of January 1, 2008, there were 36.781 communes in France, 36.569 of them in m ...

                                               

Conservatoire de Paris

The Conservatoire de Paris is a music conservatory where students can study dance, drama and music. It has now been split into two "Conservatoires". One is for Acting, Theatre and Drama and is called the Conservatoire National Superieur dArt Dram ...