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Grand Duchy of Hesse

The Grand Duchy of Hesse was a former state that existed in modern-day Germany. It was formed in 1806 after the dissolution of the Holy Roman Empire as a result of the actions of Napoleon, who then elevated the former Landgraviate of Hesse-Darmst ...

                                               

Grand Forks, British Columbia

Grand Forks is a city in the Canadian province of British Columbia. Grand Forks is in Boundary Country near the Canada–United States border. The population of Grand Forks was 3.985 in 2011. The mayor of Grand Forks is Frank Konrad. The city start ...

                                               

Granma Province

The province is full of reminders of the Cuban Revolution, and the Cuban Wars of Independence. There are many plaques in the mountains that commemorate the struggle against Fulgencio Batista. The struggle took place in 1959. It is believed there ...

                                               

Great Victoria Desert

The Great Victoria Desert is the largest desert in Australia. It consists of sand dunes, small sandhills, grassland plains, areas with closely packed pebbles and salt lakes. The desert is an Australian IBRA. The desert covers a large area, about ...

                                               

Greater Antilles

The islands of the Caribbean Sea, collectively known as the West Indies are sorted by size and location into the Bahamas, the Lesser Antilles and the Greater Antilles. The Greater Antilles are Cuba, Jamaica, Hispaniola and Puerto Rico. The smalle ...

                                               

Greater Caucasus

Greater Caucasus is the major mountain range of the Caucasus Mountains. The range stretches for about 1.200 kilometres 750 mi from west-northwest to east-southeast, between the Taman Peninsula of the Black Sea to the Absheron Peninsula of the Cas ...

                                               

Greater Concepcion

Greater Concepcion is a metropolitan Area that surrounds the city of Concepcion, with another 9 cities being the primary commercial center in the VIII region, Chile.

                                               

Greater Curitiba

The Greater Curitiba is a metropolitan area of Curitiba, the largest city in Southern Brazil; its the 118th largest metropolitan area in the world. Estimates from the 2007 Census show that the Metropolitan Area of Curitiba have 3.172.357 inhabita ...

                                               

Greater Middle East

The Greater Middle East is a political term that groups together various countries, related to the Arab world with Iran and Turkey, marginal countries such as Pakistan and Afghanistan. Various Central Asian countries and the lower Caucasus and Cy ...

                                               

Greater Valparaiso

Greater Valparaiso is a metropolitan area located in the Valparaiso Region. The name comes from the city of Valparaiso, the most important harbour in Chile. At the 2012 census, the estimated population was 979.127 people.

                                               

Greenwood, British Columbia

Greenwood is a small city in the Canadian province of British Columbia. The population of Coquitlam is 708 which makes it the Canadas Smallest City as well as the smallest city in British Columbia. The population was larger at one point but the p ...

                                               

Greifswald

Greifswald is officially known as Universitats- und Hansestadt Greifswald, which means University and Hanseatic Town of Greifswald. It is a town in northeastern Germany. The town is on the Baltic Sea, about 200 km 124.3 mi to the north of Berlin ...

                                               

Grenfell, New South Wales

Grenfell is a country town in the central west of New South Wales, Australia. It is in the Weddin Shire. It is 370 km west of Sydney. It is close to Forbes, Cowra and Young. In 2006 there were 1.994 people living in Grenfell.

                                               

Grimsby, Ontario

Grimsby is a town on Lake Ontario in the Niagara Region, Ontario, Canada. Grimsby is a part of the Hamilton Census Metropolitan Area. Most of its population lives in the area surrounded Lake Ontario and the Niagara escarpment. The escarpment is h ...

                                               

Grode

Grode or Grode-Appelland is an island and municipality in the district of Nordfriesland in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. Only 9 people live on the island. This is the smallest population of any municipality in Germany. The people of the island mak ...

                                               

Guadalquivir

Guadalquivir is a river in southern Spain. It crosses the autonomous community of Andalusia. The name derives from the Arab Wadi al-Kabir, whereas the Romans were called it Betis. Guadalquivir starts in the Glen of the Sources in the mountains ne ...

                                               

Guangdong

Guangdong is a province on the southern coast of China. The meaning of the name in Chinese is "east of the expanse" or "expanses east". It has a higher population and GDP than any other province in China. Its capital city is Guangzhou. Guangdong ...

                                               

Guayas Province

Guayas) is a coastal province in Ecuador. It is bordered to the west by Manabi, Santa Elena, and the Pacific Ocean. With over 3 million people, it is the most populous province in Ecuador. The largest city of Ecuador, Guayaquil, is within the pro ...

                                               

Guera Region

Guera is one of the 23 regions of Chad. The capital is Mongo. It was created in 2002 from the former Guera prefecture. Half of the Zakouma National Park is within the region.

                                               

Guernsey

Guernsey is an island in the English Channel off the coast of Normandy. It is one of the Channel Islands, and is the main administration island of the Bailiwick of Guernsey. Elizabeth II is the head of state, but it has a government of its own, w ...

                                               

Guinea

Guinea, or the Republic of Guinea, is an independent nation in western Africa. They speak French. Its a member of Economic Community of West African States.

                                               

Guinea-Bissau

Guinea-Bissau is a country in Africa. It borders Senegal to the north, Guinea to the south. The official language is Portuguese, and the capital is Bissau. About 1.442.000 people live in Guinea-Bissau as of 2006. The country was a Portuguese colo ...

                                               

Gujar Khan

Gujar Khan is a city in Rawalpindi District, Punjab, Pakistan. It is the capital of Gujar Khan Tehsil, one of the seven tehsils or subdivisions of Rawalpindi District. It is about 55 kilometres southeast of Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan and ...

                                               

Gulf of Honduras

The Gulf or Bay of Honduras is a large inlet of the Caribbean Sea. It indents the coasts of Belize, Guatemala, and Honduras. From north to south, it runs for approximately 200 km from Dangriga, Belize, to La Ceiba, Honduras. The inner Gulf of Hon ...

                                               

Gulf of Mexico

The Gulf of Mexico is a round sea, called a gulf. Land in North America is around much of it. The United States of America, Mexico, and Cuba are the countries around it. The Straits of Florida connect to the Atlantic Ocean, and the Yucatan Channe ...

                                               

Gulf of Naples

The Gulf of Naples is on the south-western coast of Italy. Also called the Bay of Naples, it is a c.15-kilometre-wide gulf in the province of Naples, Campania region. The bay opens to the west into the Mediterranean Sea. It is bordered on the nor ...

                                               

Gundagai, New South Wales

Gundagai is a town in New South Wales, Australia. It is a small town, but authors often write about Gundagai. It is seen to be the typical Australian country town. It is built on the banks of the Murrumbidgee River. It is near the Muniong and Yam ...

                                               

Guyana

The Co-operative Republic of Guyana is a country in South America. It is one of the most sparsely populated countries in the world. Georgetown is the capital; like most of the countrys settlements, it is on a flat coastal plain that goes from nor ...

                                               

Gwadar City

Gwadar is on the southwestern coast of Pakistan, on the Sea of Oman. It is between three increasingly important regions: the oil-rich Middle East, heavily populated South Asia and the economically emerging and resource-laden region of Central Asi ...

                                               

Gwadar District

Gwadar was notified as a district on July 1, 1977 when Makran Division was created and divided into three districts. Gwadar is the headquarters of Gwadar District. Previously it was one of 3 tehsils of Makran District before the district was upgr ...

                                               

Gyeonggi Province

Gyeonggi-do is the province in which the most people live in South Korea. Over 12 million people live in it. Its provincial capital is Suwon. Its name, Gyeonggi, means surrounding the capital and it surrounds Seoul, the capital of South Korea. It ...

                                               

Haasts Bluff, Northern Territory

Haasts Bluff, is an Aboriginal Australian community in the Northern Territory. The town is about 227 kilometres west of Alice Springs. The closest neighbouring town is Papunya, about 20 kilometres north. In the 2006 census, 207 people were record ...

                                               

Hagersville, Ontario

Hagersville is a town in Haldimand County, Ontario, Canada. It is about 45 kilometers southwest of Hamilton, Ontario. According to the 2011 census, the towns population is 2.579. The town started in 1855, when a roadway now Ontario Highway 6 was ...

                                               

Halabja

Halabja is a city in Iraqi Kurdistan, the capital of the Halabja Governorate. It is 240 kilometres northeast of Baghdad.

                                               

Haldimand County

Haldimand County is a single-tier municipality in Southern Ontario, Canada. It is on the nothern shore of Lake Erie, on the Niagara Peninsula. The county was created in 1800 from part of Norfolk County. In 1974, Haldimand was merged with Norfolk ...

                                               

Haliburton County

Haliburton County is a county in Ontario, Canada. The county seat is Minden Hills. It was named after Thomas Chandler Haliburton, who helped bring settlers into the area. The county covers an area of 4.071.86 square kilometers and has a populatio ...

                                               

Hall of fame

A hall of fame is a type of museum for awards in certain areas where awards can be given, for example sport, art, theatre, music, agriculture, military and many more areas. A hall of fame is sometimes an actual building where awards, trophies and ...

                                               

Hamburg

Hamburg or in full Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, is a city in the north of Germany on the banks of the River Elbe, 18 km away from the North Sea. It is both a city and one of the States of Germany. With a population of about 1.73 million 17 ...

                                               

Hameenkoski

Hameenkoski is a former municipality in Paijanne Tavastia, Finland. Almost 2.100 people lived there as of January 2014. Nearby municipalities include Asikkala, Hausjarvi, Hollola, Hameenlinna and Karkola. On 1 January 2016, it was merged to the m ...

                                               

Hamelin

Hameln is a city in Germany. In 2005, about 58.000 people lived there. A very well-known story from there is called The Pied Piper of Hamelin. The story dates from the Middle Ages.

                                               

Hamlet (place)

A hamlet is a small settlement, smaller than a village. Usually, all settlers in a hamlet are centered around a single economic activity. A hamlet may consist of a farm, a mill, a mine or a harbor. All the people living there would be workers on ...

                                               

Hanau

Hanau is a town in Hesse, Germany. It is 25 km east of Frankfurt am Main, where the little river Kinzig joins the river Main. About 100.000 people live in Hanau.

                                               

Hanoi

Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam. It is also the second most populated city in the country. In 2004, about 3.083.800 people lived in the city. It has been the capital of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam since 1945 and the capital of the Socialis ...

                                               

Harare

Harare is the capital of Zimbabwe. It is home to over 1.6 million people. It was known as Salisbury from its foundation on September 12, 1890 until April 18, 1982. Harare is Zimbabwes leading financial, commercial, and communications centre, and ...

                                               

Harlow

Harlow is a former Mark One New Town and local government district in the west of Essex, England. Situated on the border with Hertfordshire, it occupies a large area of land on the south bank of the upper Stort Valley, which has been made navigab ...

                                               

Hartlepool

There is a legend that during the Napoleonic Wars, a French ship was wrecked off the coast near Hartlepool. The captains pet, a monkey, was washed ashore. The people from Hartlepool thought it was a person and tried to ask it questions. When they ...

                                               

Hartola

Hartola is a municipality in Paijanne Tavastia, Finland. It is part of the historical area of Ita-Hame. As of 30 January 2014, over 3.100 people lived there. During summer, the number of people living there almost doubles. The nearest railway sta ...

                                               

Haut-Ogooue

Haut-Ogooue is a province in Gabon. It is named after the Ogooue River. It has an area of 36.547 km². The provincial capital is Franceville. As of 2013, 250.799 people lived there. The province is one of the main industries is mining, with mangan ...

                                               

Havana

Havana is the capital city of Cuba. Its population was 2.1 million in 2012. It is at 23°8′N 82°23′W and is a little more than 100 miles south-southwest of Key West, Florida in the United States. Havana is a very old city. It was created in 1515 b ...

                                               

Hawker, South Australia

Hawker is a town in the Flinders Ranges area of South Australia. It is 365 kilometres north of Adelaide. In 2006 there were 229 people living in the town. The town is named after an early English settler, George Collins Hawker. He had come to Sou ...

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