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Waimakariri River

The Waimakariri River is one of the largest rivers in Canterbury, New Zealand. It is on the eastern coast of New Zealands South Island. It flows for 151 kilometres southeast from the Southern Alps across the Canterbury Plains to the Pacific Ocean ...

                                               

Lofoten

Lofoten is an archipelago and a traditional district in the county of Nordland, Norway. Though lying within the Arctic Circle, Lofoten has one of the worlds largest higher temperature anomalies relative to its high latitude. Lofoten is well known ...

                                               

Spitsbergen

Spitsbergen is the largest island of the archipelago Svalbard. It was called West Spitsbergen until 1965. The name East Spitsbergen was proposed for the third-largest island of the group, Edgeoya. Today, it is the only island on Svalvard which is ...

                                               

Dovrefjell

Dovrefjell is a mountain range which forms a natural barrier between Southern Norway and the Trondelag region. In 1974 the Norwegian government established a national park measuring 256 square kilometers, to protect its beautiful nature and the r ...

                                               

Abbottabad

Abbottabad is a city in Pakistan. It is in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and is the capital of Abbottabad District. Well over a million people live in Abbottabad, which is also known as the "city of the pines". One of the most important places for army trai ...

                                               

Galyat

The Galyat region is an area roughly 50–80 km north-east of Islamabad, Pakistan, on both sides of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa-Punjab border. The word Galyat is the plural of the Urdu word gali, which means an alley between two mountains on both sides ...

                                               

Nathia Gali

Nathia Gali or Nathiagali is one of the mountain holiday towns of the Galyat area of Pakistan. It is one of the most popular tourist areas of the Murree Hills, with fairly good facilities and is on the road from Murree to Abbottabad lying midway ...

                                               

Thandiani

Thandiani was originally granted as a leasehold to some members of the famous Battye family in British India. They were Christian missionaries and soldiers who fought in many famous military campiagns of the British Indian Army. They gifted the l ...

                                               

Palestinian territories

The Palestinian territories usually refers to the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. Their final status has yet to be determined. The territories were originally part of the Israeli Civil Administration, until the Oslo Accords in 1993. They were captu ...

                                               

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

The Israeli–Palestinian conflict is a war and dispute that is still going on between the State of Israel and the Palestinians. It is part of the wider Arab–Israeli conflict. The dispute is over a specific area of land that Palestinians and Israel ...

                                               

Bohol (island)

Bohol is the tenth-largest island of the Philippines and the main island of the Bohol province. It is part of the Region VII in the Visayas island group. The Philippine Tarsier, one of the smallest primate in the world, is one endemic animal of s ...

                                               

Panglao Island

Panglao is a small island in the north Bohol Sea, in the Central Visayas Region of the Visayas island group, in the south-central Philippines. The island is an important touristic place because of the beaches found here and the presence of coral ...

                                               

Visayas

The Visayas or Visayan Islands, is one of the three principal geographical divisions of the Philippines; the other two divisions are Mindanao, to the south, and Luzon, to the north. People living in this islands are called Visayans.

                                               

Greater Poland Voivodeship

Greater Poland Voivodeship is one of the 16 Voivodeships of Poland. It can be found in the western part of Poland. It is mostly in the historical land Greater Poland. The capital of the Voivodeship is Poznan. It was created on 1 January 1999.

                                               

Lesser Poland Voivodeship

Lesser Poland Voivodeship, or Malopolska Province, is a voivodeship, or province, in southern Poland. It is 15.108 square kilometres, and as of 2006, has 3.267.731 residents. It was created on 1 January 1999. The capital of the province is Krakow ...

                                               

Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship

Protected areas in Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship include 8 Landscape Parks, as listed below: Wel Landscape Park Brodnica Landscape Park partly in Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship Masurian Landscape Park Ilawa Lake District Landscape Park partly in ...

                                               

West Pomeranian Voivodeship

West Pomeranian Voivodeship is a voivodeship in northwestern Poland. Its capital and largest city is Szczecin. It was created on January 1, 1999. West Pomeranian Voivodeship is along the Baltic Sea coast, with many beaches, lakes and woodlands. S ...

                                               

Azores

The Azores is an archipelago of nine volcanic islands in the North Atlantic Ocean; they are about 1.500 km west of Lisbon and about 1.900 km southeast of Newfoundland. The islands, and their Exclusive Economic Zone, form the Autonomous Region of ...

                                               

São Miguel Island

São Miguel Island, named for the Archangel Michael, is also referred to locally as "The Green Island", is the largest and most populous island in the Portuguese archipelago of the Azores. The island has around 138.000 inhabitants and its largest ...

                                               

Madeira Islands

Madeira is a Portuguese archipelago that lies between 32°22.3′N 16°16.5′W and 33°7.8′N 17°16.65′W, just under 400 kilometres north of Tenerife, Canary Islands, in the north Atlantic Ocean and an outermost region of the European Union. The archipe ...

                                               

Retezat Mountains

The Retezat Mountains are one of the highest massifs in Romania. They are part of the Southern Carpathians. The highest peak is Peleaga, at an altitude of 2.509 m. Other important peaks are Papusa and Retezat Peak. The Retezat Mountains have many ...

                                               

Central Siberian Yupik language

Central Siberian Yupik is one of four existing Yupik languages. It is also known as Siberian Yupik, Bering Strait Yupik, Yuit, Yoit, "St. Lawrence Island Yupik", and in Russia "Chaplinski Yupik" or Yuk. It is spoken by the Yupik people in Siberia ...

                                               

The Lena Goldfield incident, 1912

The Lena Goldfields incident was a notorious incident that occurred on 17 April 1912 in the Lena Goldfields in Siberia. Demands from the miners there for better pay and conditions were resisted by the employers, who appealed to the police to arre ...

                                               

Novosibirsk

Novosibirsk is Russias third largest city, after Moscow and Saint Petersburg, and the administrative center of Novosibirsk Oblast. It is also the largest city in Siberia and the administrative center of Siberian Federal District. It is in the sou ...

                                               

Siberia

Siberia is the part of Russia that is in Asia. It covers wide landscapes, and stretches from the Ural Mountains to the Pacific. It goes from the Arctic Ocean to the border with China, Kazakhstan, and Mongolia. The Yenisei river is sometimes calle ...

                                               

Siberian Traps

The Siberian Traps form a large region of volcanic rock, known as a large igneous province, in the Russian region of Siberia. The large eruptions which formed the traps were one of the largest known volcanic events of the last 500 million years o ...

                                               

Tuva

Tuva Republic is one of 85 federal subjects of Russia. Another way to spell its name is Tyva. It is in south Siberia. It is grouped and governed as part of Siberian Federal District. The Siberian Federal District contains nine other federal subje ...

                                               

Volcanoes of Kamchatka

The volcanoes of Kamchatka are a large group of volcanoes situated on the Kamchatka Peninsula. The Kamchatka River and the surrounding central side valley are flanked by large volcanic belts containing around 160 volcanoes, 29 of them still activ ...

                                               

Yana Rhinoceros Horn Site

The Yana Rhinoceros Horn Site is an excavation in Siberia. It has ancient human remains and artifacts. These remains are 31.000 years old. Human teeth from the site have been used to analyze DNA. The results show that the people were Homo sapiens ...

                                               

Franz Josef Land

Franz Josef Land is an archipelago, north of Novaya Zemlya in the Arctic Ocean. It is part of Russia. It is administered from Archangelsk. It is made of 191 islands. Cape Fligely is the northernmost point of Eurasia. Getting to the island group i ...

                                               

Novaya Zemlya

Novaya Zemlya is an archipelago in the Arctic Ocean in the north of Russia and the extreme northeast of Europe. The archipelago is made of a north island and a south island; it separates the Barents Sea from the Kara Sea. There is a narrow channe ...

                                               

Sakhalin

Sakhalin or Saharin ; Chinese: 庫頁/库页 Kùye or 薩哈林/萨哈林 Sàhālin), also known as Saghalien, is a large, long Russian island in the North Pacific, placed between 45°50 and 54°24 N. It is part of Russia territory and is its largest island, ad ...

                                               

Severnaya Zemlya

Severnaya Zemlya is an group of islands of about 30 islands in the Arctic Ocean. The islands were known as Emperor Nicholas II Land. Severnaya Zemlya was first noted in 1913 and first charted in 1930–32, making it the last group of islands on Ear ...

                                               

Wrangel Island

Wrangel Island is a small island in the Arctic Ocean belonging to Russia. It lies between the Chukchi Sea and East Siberian Sea. Wrangel Island lies across the 180° meridian. The International Date Line is displaced eastwards at this latitude to ...

                                               

Kosovo

Kosovo, officially the Republic of Kosovo, is a partially-recognised state and disputed territory in Southeastern Europe. On 17 February 2008, Kosovo unilaterally declared its independence from Serbia. It has since gained diplomatic recognition a ...

                                               

Assembly of Kosovo

The Assembly of Kosovo is an institution linked to governing the territory of Kosovo. The Assembly was created by the United Nations to provide for a democratic form of government.

                                               

COVID-19 pandemic in Kosovo

The COVID-19 pandemic arrived in Kosovo on 13 March 2020. On 13 March, the first two cases were confirmed, a 77-year-old man from Vitina and an Italian woman in her early 20s, who worked in Klina with Caritas Kosova. The Government of Kosovo deci ...

                                               

European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo

The European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo also called EULEX Kosovo is a contract between the European Union and Kosovo. With this, certain states of the European Union will send police forces as well as lawyers to help make Kosovo more sec ...

                                               

North Kosovo

North Kosovo is a Serbian enclave in Kosovo. It has over 80.000 residents, at least 98% of them are Christian Serbs. There are about 3.000 Albanians, and about 2000 Turks, Greeks, Gorans, Romas and others. Unlike the Strpce municipality which is ...

                                               

Serbo-Croatian

Serbo-Croatian is the name of a Slavic language, which is spoken in modern-day Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Montenegro. Between 1954 and 1992, it was one of the official languages of Yugoslavia. The term Serbo-Croatian was first u ...

                                               

University of Prishtina

The University of Prishtina is at present the name of two disjoint public universities in Kosovo, sharing the same history up to a point of separation, which took place in 1999. The university was founded in the city of Prishtina 1970 and as resu ...

                                               

Sumadija

Sumadija is a geographical region in Serbia. The area was heavily forested, hence the name. The city of Kragujevac is the center of the region, and the administrative center of the Sumadija District in Central Serbia.

                                               

Bishan

Bishan is a town in Singapore. It is in the middle of Singapore. A lot of people live in Bishan. Houses in Bishan are expensive, because it is near the city.

                                               

Sengkang

Sengkang is a place in Singapore. It is on the north-east part of Singapore. Seletar and Punggol are north of it. Pasir Ris and Paya Lebar are on its east. Hougang and Serangoon are on its south. Yishun and Ang Mo Kio to its west. In the past, it ...

                                               

Ganghwado

Ganghwa Island is an island in the beginning of the Han River. It is on the west coast of South Korea. Ganghwa Island is separated from Gimpo on the mainland by a narrow channel. The channel is connected by two bridges. The main channel of the Ha ...

                                               

Jeju Island

This article is about the island itself. For the province, see Jeju-do. For the World Heritage Site, see Jeju Volcanic Island and Lava Tubes. Jejudo is the largest island off the coast of the Korean Peninsula. It is the main island of Jeju Provin ...

                                               

Liancourt Rocks

Liancourt Rocks are a group of small islands in the Sea of Japan. The islands are currently occupied under the South Korean armed police. The name Liancourt Rocks comes from the French whaling ship Liancourt. The people on the Liancourt made a ma ...

                                               

Marado

Marado or Mara Island is the most southern island of South Korea. It is about 11km away from the Moseolpo harbor in the south coast of Jeju-do. Having an area of 0.298km², the whole island is covered with natural grass so that it carries an exoti ...

                                               

Ulleungdo

Ulleungdo is a South Korean island, the main part of Ulleung County, North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea, in East Sea. This island is at 37°30N 130°52E. The part of this island is the peak of the mountain. This mountain is a large stratovolcan ...

                                               

Formentera

It is located south of Ibiza about 10 kilometers, south-west of Mallorca about 50 kilometers. Its area is 83.24 km² 32.14 sq mi. Formentera has about 7.500 inhabitants. The island was built by volcano eruptions. It has two high areas in the east ...