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Crete

Crete is the largest of the Greek islands. It separates the Aegean Sea from the rest of the Mediterranean Sea. Like the Fertile Crescent, Crete had rich soil, a warm climate, and plenty of water. With less time spent fighting to live, the Cretans ...

Java

The area is 132.000 square km. It is the worlds 13th largest island. Around 140 million people live there, which is half the people in Indonesia and more than on any other island in the world. Most of them speak the Javanese language and many als ...

Lesser Sunda Islands

The Lesser Sunda Islands are a group of islands in southern Southeast Asia, north of Australia. Together with the Greater Sunda Islands to the west they make up the Sunda Islands. The islands belong to Indonesia and East Timor. The Sunda Islands ...

East Timor

The Democratic Republic of East Timor or Timor Leste is a country in Southeast Asia. It is on the eastern side of the island of Timor. It also includes the smaller islands of Atauro and Jaco Island, and a small area, named Oecusse, inside the wes ...

Nusa Lembongan

Nusa Lembongan is an island to the southeast of Bali, Indonesia at 8°40.906′S 115°27.067′E. Its area is about 8 square kilometers and there are about 7.000 people living on the island year round. It is part of a group of three islands called Pula ...

Larderello

The region was known from ancient times for its volcanic nature and for the very hot springs. The Romans used its sulphur springs for bathing. In 1827, François de Larderel, a Frenchman, invented a way of extracting boric acid from the volcanic m ...

Ryūkyū Islands

The Ryūkyū Islands, also known as the Nansei Islands, are a chain of Japanese islands in a line between Kyushu and Taiwan. The native people of the Ryūkyū Islands are the Ryūkyūan people and its native languages are the endangered Ryukyuan languages.

Amami Islands

The Amami Islands is a group of islands in Kagoshima prefecture in the Kyūshū region of Japan. It is also known as the Satsunan Islands.

Okinawa Prefecture

Okinawa Prefecture is traditionally a prefecture in the Kyūshū region of Japan. Okinawa Prefecture is made up of islands which are southwest of the island of Kyushu. Recent government proposals recognize the prefecture as its own region. The capi ...

Yaeyama Islands

The Yaeyama Islands are an archipelago or group of islands in the southwest of Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. They cover 591.46 square kilometres. The islands are southwest of the Miyako Islands. They are part of the Ryukyu Islands archipelago. The Y ...

Mount Fuji

Mount Fuji is the tallest mountain in Japan, at 3.776 metres high. It is also a volcano. It is on the border between Shizuoka Prefecture and Yamanashi Prefecture. Mount Fuji is a famous cultural icon of Japan, as a lot of people have painted it a ...

Sakurajima

Sakurajima is active volcano in Japan, Kagoshima Prefecture. It is one of the most active volcanoes in Japan. Its 1117 meters tall. It has a population of 4766.

Mount Unzen

Mount Unzen is a Japanese volcano near the city of Shimabara in Nagasaki Prefecture on the island of Kyūshū. Unzen is an active volcano.

Aruba

Aruba is an island in the Caribbean Sea, just north of the Venezuelan Paraguana Peninsula. It is in the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Unlike much of the Caribbean region, it has a dry climate and an arid, cactus-strewn landscape. This climate has h ...

Curaçao national football team

The Curaçao national football team is the football team that represents Curaçao. This is not to be confused with the Territory of Curaçao national football team, which existed until 1954 when Curaçao merged into the Netherlands Antilles national ...

West Bank

The West Bank is a piece of land in the Middle East. It touches the Dead Sea and the River Jordan. The landscape is mostly hills or desert. The weather in the summer is hot and dry. It is cooler and rainy in the winter. Right now, the area is und ...

Changi

Singapore had its international airport at Kallang and Paya Lebar. But it expanded so rapidly that the Singapore government worried about having not enough space for airport to grow bigger. There were many proposals for a new location and the Sin ...

Buangkok MRT station

Buangkok MRT Station is a MRT station in Sengkang, Singapore. It opened on 15 January 2006. It opened after the public wanted it to be opened. It is part of the North East MRT Line.

Tenerife

Tenerife is one of the seven Canary Islands. It is part of the province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, the capital of the province being on the island. The other province in the canary Islands is Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. With 899.833 inhabitants, ...

Zakarpattia Oblast

Zakarpattia Oblast is an administrative oblast in western Ukraine. Its administrative center is the city of Uzhhorod. Other major cities within the oblast include Mukachevo, Khust, Berehove and Chop which is home to railroad transport infrastruct ...

Chop (Ukraine)

Chop is a city found in the Zakarpattia Oblast of western Ukraine, near the borders of Slovakia and Hungary. It is separated from the Hungarian town of Zahony by the river Tisza.

Bodmin Moor

Bodmin Moor is a granite moorland in northeastern Cornwall, United Kingdom. It is 208 square kilometres in size, and originally dates from the Carboniferous period of geological history. Bodmin Moor is one of five granite plutons underground mass ...

Rame Peninsula

The Rame Peninsula is a peninsula in southeast Cornwall, England, in the United Kingdom. The peninsula is surrounded by the English Channel to the south. Plymouth Sound is to the east. The estuary of the River Lynher lies to the north. The larges ...

St Michaels Mount

St Michaels Mount is a small tidal island in Mounts Bay, Cornwall, England. The island is a civil parish and is linked to the town of Marazion by a man-made granite causeway, passable when the water is lower. The population of the parish in 2011 ...

1066 Harolds Way

1066 Harold’s Way is a long-distance path in South East England. It was developed in 2013. The path goes from Westminster Abbey to Battle Abbey. It goes through London, Kent and East Sussex. The route includes parts of the Thames Path, the Green ...

East London

East London is the northeastern part of London. It is east of the City of London. It does not have an official definition. The idea has its origins in 1720 as "That part beyond the Tower". By 1950 it was called East London and included all of Gre ...

Northern England

Northern England or the North of England, also known as the North Country or simply the North, is the northern part of England. People have different ideas about which parts of England are in Northern England, but it usually includes the counties ...

Thames Valley

The Thames Valley Region is a term that is used for the English counties and towns along the course of the River Thames. It includes parts of Wiltshire, Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, North Hampshire and West London.

Isle of Arran

Arran or the Isle of Arran is the largest island in the Firth of Clyde, Scotland. With an area of 432 square kilometres 167 sq mi it is the seventh largest Scottish island. Just over 5.000 people live there. Arran shares with the Hebrides cultura ...

Iona

Iona is a small island in the Inner Hebrides off the western coast of Scotland. When Columba arrived with twelve monks in 563 he founded a great monastery. From that time Iona was known as a holy place. It was the center of Scottish Christianity ...

Northern Isles

The Northern Isles are a chain of islands off the north coast of mainland Scotland. The group includes Shetland, Fair Isle and Orkney. Sometimes Stroma is included, which is part of Caithness.

Pan-Arabism

Pan Arabism is a political movement and belief system that promotes the idea that all Arabs should unite to form one country or state. The idea of Pan Arabism was first created during the late 1800s and early 1900s. Pan Arabism’s popularity grew ...

Border dispute

A border dispute is when two governments or more do not agree on the location of the border between their lands. An example is Pakistan and India over the territory of Kashmir and Kosovo which Serbia believe is theirs. An historical example is th ...

Communist state

A communist state is a state whose constitution claims to follow the principles of communism, despite following the ideology of Marxism–Leninism. Its form of government has only a single political party, the communist party. The governance of the ...

Constituent country

The United Kingdom is a sovereign country made of four constituent countries. They are in order of size England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. While all four are often referred to as countries, they are technically constituent countries ...

Hyperpower

A hyperpower is a country that is more powerful than every other country in every aspect. It is more powerful than a superpower. The United States was a hyperpower after the cold war because it was the only superpower after the collapse of the So ...

Protectorate

A protectorate is a state that is protected by another, larger and stronger country based on an agreement between the protectorate and the protecting country. These were very common in the 19th century, especially in Africa and South Asia, when E ...

Small Island Developing States

Small Island Developing States are low-lying coastal countries. They share similar problems because of their size. Some of these problems are: small but growing populations, limited resources, and long distances from other countries. The SIDS wer ...

Exclave

An exclave is strip of land that belongs to an entity but that is not connected to it by land. The strip of land is surrounded by other political entities. A good example is Kaliningrad Oblast. It belongs to the Russian Federation, but is separat ...

West Berlin

West Berlin was the name of the western part of Berlin between 1949 and 1990. It was the American, British, and French occupied sectors that were created in 1945. In many ways it was integrated joined with West Germany, but it was not a part of W ...

Territorial waters

Territorial waters, or a territorial sea is a belt of coastal waters that go at most 12 nautical miles from the edge of a coastal state. The territorial sea is land of the state. Ships are let to sail on it. Ownership also extends to the airspace ...

Administrative division

Administrative division is a term for an administrative region within a country that is created for the purposes of managing of land and the affairs of people. The area typically has a local government with a certain degree of autonomy, and is on ...

Governorate

A governorate is an administrative division of a country. It is headed by a governor. English-speaking nations call regions who have governors either states, provinces, or colonies.

Twin town

Twin towns are towns that are made at the same time, like twins are born at the same time. In Europe, the pairs of towns are called twin towns, but other languages say friendship towns or partner towns, in North America and Australasia, the towns ...

Halaib Triangle

The Halaib Triangle is an area of land measuring 20.580 square kilometres located on the Red Seas African coast. The area, which is named after the town of Halaib, is created by the difference in the Egypt–Sudan border between the "political boun ...

Liberland

Liberland, officially called the Free Republic of Liberland, is a micronation that started on an unclaimed piece of land on the western part of the Danube River between Croatia and Serbia. Liberland was founded on 13 April 2015 by Czech libertari ...

Verdis

Verdis, officially called the Free Republic of Verdis, is a micronation also known as an unrecognised sovereign state that started on an unclaimed piece of land on the western part of the Danube River between Croatia and Serbia near Liberland. Ve ...

List of settlements in Avon

Backwell - Badminton - Bannerdown - Banwell - Baptist Mills - Barrow Gurney - Barrs Court - Barton - Barton Hill - Bath - Bathampton - Batheaston - Bathford - Bathwick - Beach - Bedminster - Bedminster Down - Benter - Binegar - Bishop Sutton - Bi ...

List of settlements in Bedfordshire

Barton-le-Clay - Battlesden - Beadlow - Bedford - Beeston - Begwary - Biddenham - Bidwell - Biggleswade - Billington - Bletsoe - Blunham - Bolnhurst - Bourne End - Briar Bank Park - Brickhill Bedford - Briggington - Brogborough - Bromham - Broom ...

List of settlements in Berkshire

Aldermaston - Aldermaston Wharf - Aldworth - Arborfield - Arborfield and Newland - Arborfield Cross - Arborfield Garrison - Ascot, Berkshire - Ashampstead - Ashampstead Common - Ashford Hill - Ashmansworth - Ashmore Green - Aston, Berkshire - Avi ...

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