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List of countries and dependencies by population density

This is a list of countries and dependencies ranked by human population density, and measured by the number of human inhabitants per square kilometre or square mile. The list includes sovereign states and self-governing dependent territories base ...

                                               

List of European countries by area

This is a list of European countries, by geographical area: Notes: Some of these countries are also considered part of Asia. Their names are given in italics and only their European area is given. Not all states within the geographical region are ...

                                               

List of FIFA country codes

The following codes refer to countries or dependent areas that are currently not affiliated with FIFA, but whose codes either appear in the FIFA results database, or are used regularly by confederation websites.

                                               

ISO 3166-1

ISO 3166-1, is part of the ISO 3166 standard. It gives a code for the names of countries and dependent territories, and is published by the International Organization for Standardization. The official name of the standard is Codes for the represe ...

                                               

List of Nobel Prize winners by country

The List of Nobel Prize winners by country includes 800+ people. Some prizes were shared by two or three people; and 23 awards were made to organizations.

                                               

List of oil-producing nations

This is a partial list of states that extract crude oil from oil wells. Sudan Nigeria Africa Equatorial Guinea Malaysia Russia China Asia Indonesia Denmark Europe Norway Bulgaria United Kingdom North Sea oil Ireland United States of America Illin ...

                                               

List of states with limited recognition

In international law a political entity needs to fulfill different criteria to become a state: One of these criteria is that other states must recognize it as a state. If more states recognize it, becoming a de jure sovereign state will be easier ...

                                               

List of islands of Japan

Japan has four main islands running from north to south. The general shape of the island grouping looks like the body of a dragon with its head erect. Honshū Hokkaidō Shikoku Kyūshū

                                               

List of lakes

Lake Kariba International Lakes in Africa Lake Victoria Lake Tanganyika Lake Nyasa Lake Malawi Lake Albert Mobuto-Sese-Seko Lake Chad Lake Kivu Lake Edward Lake Mweru Lake Tshangalele in Democratic Republic of the Congo Zaire Lake Mai-Ndombe Lake ...

                                               

List of lakes of Azerbaijan

This is a list of lakes of Azerbaijan. The list includes only natural lakes. Artificial lakes such as reservoirs are not in this list. The Caspian Sea, which is the largest lake on Earth by both area and volume and which borders Azerbaijan on the ...

                                               

Municipalities of the canton of Vaud

This is a list of articles in the canton of Vaud, Switzerland. It includes municipalities that merged with others. The capital of each district is in bold type.

                                               

List of national parks in Africa

Kisama National Park Cameia National Park Longa-Mavinga National Park Iona National Park Bicuari National Park Ambriz Game Reserve Luenge National Park Mupa National Park Cangandala National Park Mucusso National Park Namibe Game Reserve Quiama N ...

                                               

List of national parks of Argentina

Iguazu National Park - home of the Iguazu Falls, a UNESCO World Heritage Site El Impenetrable National Park Chaco National Park Rio Pilcomayo National Park Mburucuya National Park

                                               

National Parks of Costa Rica

There are 26 National parks in Costa Rica. These parks are managed by SINAC. SINAC is part of Costa Ricas Ministry of Environment and Energy.

                                               

National parks of Ukraine

There are 49 national parks in Ukraine. Ukraines national parks are: Azov National Nature Park Azov-Syvash National Nature Park Carpathian National Nature Park Cheremosh National Nature Park Derman-Ostroh National Nature Park Desna-Starahuta Nati ...

                                               

Lists of World Heritage Sites

A World Heritage Site is a place that is listed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization as of special cultural or physical significance. For lists of World Heritage Sites, see: List of World Heritage Sites in Armen ...

                                               

List of World Heritage Sites in Eastern Europe

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization has designated 77 World Heritage Sites in Western Europe. These sites are in 9 countries. There are eight sites which are shared between countries.

                                               

List of World Heritage Sites in Northern and Central Asia

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization has 19 World Heritage Sites in six countries of Central and North Asia. The countries are Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and the Asian part of Russ ...

                                               

List of World Heritage Sites in Northern Europe

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization has listed 35 World Heritage Sites in eight countries commonly called Northern Europe. These countries are Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuan ...

                                               

List of World Heritage Sites in Western Asia

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization has 71 World Heritage Sites in 16 countries of Western Asia. The countries are: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Cyprus, Georgia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Oman, Saudi A ...

                                               

List of World Heritage Sites in Western Europe

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization has designated 131 World Heritage Sites in Western Europe. These sites are in 9 countries. Liechtenstein and Monaco have no sites. There are ten sites which are shared between c ...

                                               

List of World Heritage Sites in Australia

A total of 19 places in Australia have been chosen as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.

                                               

List of World Heritage Sites in Bulgaria

The List of World Heritage Sites in Bulgaria is a group of places chosen by UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.

                                               

List of World Heritage Sites in Chile

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization World Heritage Sites are places of importance to cultural or natural heritage. Below is the list of sites in Chile.

                                               

List of World Heritage Sites in China

The List of World Heritage Sites in China is a group of places chosen by UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.

                                               

List of World Heritage Sites in Ecuador

The List of World Heritage Sites in Ecuador is a group of places chosen by UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.

                                               

List of World Heritage Sites in Greece

There are 17 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Greece. Five of the places are on islands. One is between the islands and the mainland. The remaining 11 are on the mainland.

                                               

List of World Heritage Sites in India

The List of World Heritage Sites in India is a group of places chosen by UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.

                                               

List of World Heritage Sites in Iran

There are thirteen World Heritage Sites in Iran. Persepolis 1979 Sheikh Safi al-din Khānegāh and Shrine Ensemble in Ardabil 2010 Bisotun 2006 Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System 2009 Takht-e Soleyman 2003 Armenian Monastic Ensembles in Iran, inc ...

                                               

List of World Heritage Sites in the Republic of Ireland

World Heritage Sites in Ireland are places that are in the UNESCO World Heritage Programme. These are places of outstanding cultural or natural importance to the common heritage of mankind.

                                               

List of World Heritage Sites in Italy

Italy has the biggest number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the world. They have 53. Spain is second with 42. This article lists the 47 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Italy. They are ordered by when they were added to the list.

                                               

List of World Heritage Sites in Japan

The List of World Heritage Sites in Japan is a group of places chosen by UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.

                                               

List of World Heritage Sites in the Netherlands

This is a list of World Heritage Sites in the Netherlands with properties of cultural and natural heritage in the Netherlands that are on UNESCOs World Heritage List. Currently, nine properties in the Netherlands and Curaçao are on the World Heri ...

                                               

List of World Heritage Sites in Romania

The List of World Heritage Sites in Romania is a group of places chosen by UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.

                                               

List of World Heritage Sites in Russia

The List of World Heritage Sites in Russia is a group of places chosen by UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.

                                               

List of World Heritage Sites in Serbia

The List of World Heritage Sites in Serbia is a group of places chosen by UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.

                                               

List of World Heritage Sites in Spain

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization World Heritage Sites are places of importance to cultural or natural heritage. As of 2010, Spain has 42 total sites on the list. This is second only to Italy. The Pyrenees – Mon ...

                                               

List of World Heritage Sites in Ukraine

The List of World Heritage Sites in Ukraine is a group of places chosen by UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, located in Ukraine.

                                               

North America

North America is a large continent in the Northern and Western Hemispheres of Earth. It is to the east of the Pacific Ocean, the west of the Atlantic Ocean, the south of the Arctic Ocean, and it is the northern part of the Americas. The southernm ...

                                               

American (word)

The word American is used to mean a person or a thing from the United States or any country in the Americas - North America, Central America, or South America. In English, the most common use of this word is to mean a person or a thing from the U ...

                                               

Great American Interchange

The Great American Interchange was an important zoogeographic event about three million years ago. Land and freshwater fauna migrated between North America and South America. The migration happened during the Pliocene, 3.6–2.6 million years ago m ...

                                               

Hell Creek Formation

The Hell Creek Formation is a series of rocks where fossil dinosaurs are found. The strata are mostly Upper Cretaceous and some lower Paleocene rocks in North America. The name comes from Hell Creek, near Jordan, Montana. The formation includes p ...

                                               

Latin America

Latin America is a region of the Americas consisting of countries where the people speak Romance languages. People do not completely agree as to which countries are in Latin America, but in most cases, it is made up of the parts where Spanish and ...

                                               

Laurentia

Laurentia is a large continental craton. It forms the ancient geological core of the North American continent. Originally, it included the core of Greenland and the northwestern part of Scotland, known as the Hebridean Terrane. Laurentia is also ...

                                               

Galo Plaza

Galo Plaza Lasso was an Ecuadorian politician and statesman. He was President of Ecuador from 1948 to 1952 and Secretary General of the Organization of American States from 1968 to 1975. He is the son of former Ecuadorian President Leonidas Plaza ...

                                               

South America

South America is the continent to the south of North America. These two continents are separated by the Panama Canal. South America is attached to Central America at the boundary of Panama. Geographically all of Panama – including the part east o ...

                                               

Gaucho

Gaucho or Gaucho is the term commonly used for people who live in the south regions of Brazil, mainly in Rio Grande do Sul. It can also be used for people from Uruguay, Argentina and Chile. They are similar to the North American cowboys, and, lik ...

                                               

Sapa Inca

Sapa Inca was the Inca emperor. Sapa Inca means "The Great Inca" or "The Only Inca" in Quechua, the Inca language. According to legend, the first Sapa Inca, Manco Capac was the son of the sun god, Inti. Manco Capac became Sapa Inca by founding th ...

                                               

List of cartographers

Su Song, China 1020–1101, horologist and engineer; as a Song dynasty diplomat, he used his knowledge of cartography and map-making to solve territorial border disputes with the rival Liao dynasty Shen Kuo, China 1031–1095, polymath scientist and ...

                                               

Inō Tadataka

In this Japanese name, the family name is Inō. Inō Tadataka, also romanized as "Inou", was born in Kujyukuri, Chiba. His real name was Jinbo Sanjiro. He was a Japanese surveyor and mapmaker. He was the first person who made an accurate map of Jap ...

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