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Aqaba

Aqaba is the only city on Jordans coast. For this reason, it is a very important port city for the country. It is also the largest city on the Gulf of Aqaba. During World War I, T.E. Lawrence lead Arab rebels across the Arabian Desert to attack a ...

                                               

Port of Beirut

The Port of Beirut is the main port in Lebanon on the eastern part of the Saint George Bay on Beiruts northern Mediterranean coast. It is west of the Beirut River. It is one of the largest and busiest ports on the Eastern Mediterranean. On 4 Augu ...

                                               

Karaikal port

Karaikal Port Private Limited is a private port in Karaikal, Puducherry, India. it was made by the Chennai-based company MARG limited. The project began in 2005. It was first used in Aril 2009. So far the port has handled cargoes such as coal, pe ...

                                               

Lothal

Lothal was one of the many cities found in the Indus Valley civilization. Archaeological evidence from Lothal tells us that it was an industrial area. Metals, semi-precious stones, statues and beads were found. Several weapons, ornaments, seals a ...

                                               

Port of Rio de Janeiro

The Port of Rio de Janeiro is a seaport in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. It is located in a cove on the west shore of Guanabara Bay. The port is managed by Companhia Docas do Rio de Janeiro. As of the 21st century, it is the third busiest port in Brazil.

                                               

Tobruk

Tobruk is a port city on Libyas eastern Mediterranean coast. It is near the border with Egypt. It is the capital of the Butnan District. In 2011, it had a population of about 120.000. There was once an ancient Greek colony at Tobruk. Later, the R ...

                                               

Region

Region is a geographic term used in many ways in the different types of geography. In general, a region is a medium-scale area of land or water. It is smaller than the whole area of something. A climate zone is one kind of region. A region is lar ...

                                               

Administrative centre

An administrative centre is sometimes used in several countries to refer to a county town, or other seat of regional/local government, or the place where the central administration of a commune is located.

                                               

Al-Qassim Region

Al-Qassim Region is one of the thirteen administrative regions of Saudi Arabia. It has a population of 1.370.727. It has an area of 58.046 square kilometres. It is known to be the "alimental basket" of the country, for its agricultural assets. Al ...

                                               

Andijan Region

Andijan Region is a region in Uzbekistan. It is in the far-right part of Uzbekistan. It touches the Namangan Region, the Fergana Region and the country Kyrgyzstan. The region is in the lower part of the Fergana Valley. There are about 3.000.000 p ...

                                               

Ayn, Somalia

Ayn also spelled as Cayn, is a region in northern Somalia centered on the city of Buuhoodle. It was a province created by Puntland in 2009. It was one of the 7 regions of Puntland. Then in 2012 it was reclaimed by Khatumo State, an attempted fede ...

                                               

Capital region

A capital region, also called a national capital region, capital district or capital territory, is a region or district surrounding a capital city. It is not always the official term for the region, but may sometimes be used as an informal synonym.

                                               

Kilimanjaro Region

Kilimanjaro Region is one of the 31 regions of Tanzania. The regional capital is Moshi. According to the 2012 national census, 1.640.087 people lived there.

                                               

Sool, Somalia

Sool is an administrative region in the east part of Somaliland. Sool is mostly settled by the reer darawiish tribe. It lies between Nugal to the east, and Togdheer in the west.

                                               

Subtropics

The subtropics are a climatic region of the world. They lie between the tropics and temperate zones. The temperate zones are more towards the geographical poles, the tropics are more towards the equator. Very often, subtropics are defined through ...

                                               

Temperate zone

In geography, temperate latitudes of the Earth lie between the subtropics and the polar circles. Average yearly temperatures in these regions are not extreme, not burning hot nor freezing cold. Temperate means moderate. Unlike in the tropics, tem ...

                                               

Territory

A territory is an area which belongs to a person, organization, institution, animal, nation or state. In international law, a "territory" is an area of land which is outside the borders of a nation, but owned by that nation. Examples are: Puerto ...

                                               

Tropics

The tropics are the region of the Earth near to the equator and between the Tropic of Cancer in the northern hemisphere and the Tropic of Capricorn in the southern hemisphere. This region is also referred to as the tropical zone and the torrid zo ...

                                               

African plate

The African Plate is a major tectonic plate. It includes much of the continent of Africa, as well as oceanic crust which lies between the continent and various surrounding ocean ridges. Since the continent of Africa includes both the African and ...

                                               

Antarctic plate

The Antarctic plate is tectonic region that located in Antarctica, south pole. The Antarctic plate surrounded spreading centers at the oceanic edges of large neighboring plates. These include the Pacific, Nazca, South American, African, and Austr ...

                                               

Australian plate

Australian plate is a major plate tectonic that is a section of Indo-Australian plate. Australia is located centrally on the Australian plate and is remarkably stable tectonically. Australian plate and Indian plate is two separates plate, in the ...

                                               

Chile Rise

The Chile Rise or Chile Ridge is a mid-ocean ridge in the Pacific, off the coast of Chile. On the ridge, the Nazca plate and the Antarctic plate meet.

                                               

Cocos plate

The Cocos plate is a geologically young oceanic tectonic plate. It is beneath the Pacific Ocean off the west coast of Central America. Cocos Island rides on it. The Cocos plate was created about 23 million years ago when a larger plate broke into ...

                                               

Eurasian plate

The Eurasian plate is a tectonic plate. It includes most of the continent of Eurasia. This is a huge landmass with the traditional continents of Europe and northern Asia. It does not include the Indian subcontinent, Arabia, and the area east of t ...

                                               

Indo-Australian plate

The Indo-Australian plate is a major tectonic plate. It includes the continent of Australia and surrounding ocean. To the northwest it includes the Indian subcontinent and adjacent waters. It was formed by the fusion of Indian and Australian plat ...

                                               

Nazca plate

The Nazca plate is an oceanic tectonic plate in the eastern Pacific Ocean. It is named after the Nazca region of southern Peru. The region is off the west coast of South America. The ongoing subduction of the Nazca plate under the South American ...

                                               

North American plate

The North American plate is a large tectonic plate. It covers most of North America. Also it includes Greenland, Cuba, the Bahamas, extreme northeastern Asia, and parts of Iceland and the Azores. Its area is 76.000.000 km 2. It is the Earths seco ...

                                               

Pacific plate

The Pacific plate is a tectonic plate beneath parts of the Pacific Ocean. It is the largest tectonic plate 103 million square kilometers It includes the hot spot which formed the Hawaiian Islands Note the Ring of Fire zones on the oceans edges. T ...

                                               

South American plate

The South American plate is a major tectonic plate which includes the continent of South America. It also includes part of the Atlantic Ocean seabed. This extends east to the African plate. They meet at the southern part of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge ...

                                               

World Heritage Site

World Heritage Sites are places in the world which are very important from the cultural or natural point of view. These places are selected by UNESCO, a part of the United Nations. The World Heritage "Convention Concerning the Protection of World ...

                                               

Table of World Heritage Sites by country

There are a total of 936 sites. These include properties in 153 states. As of March 2012, 189 states have ratified the World Heritage Convention. The worldwide sites have been divided by the World Heritage Committee into five geographic zones: Af ...

                                               

Beech

The Beech is a large tree in the genus Fagus in the plant family Fagaceae. There are about 10 species, all native to Europe, Asia, and North America. The flowers are small and single-sex monoecious, the female flowers are carried in pairs, the ma ...

                                               

Henderson Island (Pitcairn Islands)

Henderson Island is an uninhabited island in the south Pacific Ocean. The island was also called San Juan Bautista and Elizabeth Island in the past. With Pitcairn, Oeno and Ducie Islands it forms the Pitcairn Island Group. It is one of the worlds ...

                                               

Limes (Roman Empire)

Limes is a modern term used for the Roman border defence in Germany. It marks the borders of the Roman Empire, though it was not used by the Romans for this purpose. The term has been extended to refer to the frontier defences in other parts of t ...

                                               

Sri Maha Bodhi

The Sri Maha Bodhi is a Sacred Fig tree in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. The site where its on, Sacred City of Anuradhapura, is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. It is said to be a tree grown from a sapling from the famous Bodhi tree where the ...

                                               

100 Mile House

100 Mile House is a Canadian town and district municipality in British Columbia, Canada. 100 Mile House is in the South Cariboo region of British Columbia. The population of 100 Mile House was 1.886 at the 2011 census. It was first called the Bri ...

                                               

13th meridian east

The meridian 13° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Europe, Africa, the Atlantic Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole. The 13th meridian east forms a great cir ...

                                               

14th Street–Union Square station

14th Street - Union Square is a station on the BMT Broadway Line, BMT Canarsie Line and IRT Lexington Avenue Line of the New York City Subway. Located at the intersection of 14th Street and 4th Avenue under Union Square in Manhattan. It is served ...

                                               

20th meridian east

The meridian 20° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Europe, Africa, the Atlantic and Indian oceans, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole. The 20th meridian east forms ...

                                               

42nd parallel north

The 42nd parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 42 degrees north of the Earths equatorial plane. It crosses Europe, the Mediterranean Sea, Asia, the Pacific Ocean, North America, and the Atlantic Ocean. At this latitude the sun is visible ...

                                               

47th parallel north

The 47th parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 47 degrees north of the Earths equatorial plane. It crosses Europe, Asia, the Pacific Ocean, North America, and the Atlantic Ocean. At this latitude the sun is visible for 15 hours, 54 minut ...

                                               

5 August 2018 Lombok earthquake

On 5 August 2018, a major earthquake measuring M w 6.9 struck the island of Lombok, Indonesia. It was the main shock following its foreshock, a nearby 6.4 earthquake on 29 July. The epicentre was located inland, near Loloan Village in North Lombo ...

                                               

Aali

Aali is one of the biggest towns in Bahrain. Before it was a part of the municipality of Mintaqah. Since 2001 it is in the Central Governorate. Aali is famous for its 170.000+ ancient burial mounds. These are one of the largest graveyards in the ...

                                               

Aa en Hunze

Aa en Hunze is a municipality of the province of Drenthe, the Netherlands. In 2016 about 25.000 people were living in this municipality. Aa en Hunze lies in the northeastern part of Drenthe. Aa en Hunze was established in 1998 by combining the mu ...

                                               

Aalsmeer

Aalsmeer is a municipality in North Holland in the Netherlands. In 2019, 31.728 people lived there. Aalsmeer bloemenmarkt is a place that sells, auctions, and delivers flowers. The most popular type of flower is the Dutch national flower, the tulip.

                                               

Aanekoski

Aanekoski is a city in Central Finland. It had about 20.060 people living there in January 2014. The municipalities next to it are Kannonkoski, Konnevesi, Laukaa, Saarijarvi, Uurainen, Vesanto and Viitasaari.

                                               

Aar

                                               

Abalak (department)

                                               

Abancay

Abancay is located at an elevation of 2.377 metres 7.799 ft above sea level in the southern Peruvian Andes, above the Pachachaca River, and straddles the Marino River.

                                               

Abaokoro

Abaokoro is a settlement in Kiribati. It is about nine nautical miles from Tarawa. It is in the Tarawa Atoll. Abaokoro Post Office opened on 13 December 1956.

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