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Sunderland

Sunderland is in North East England. It was a county borough, and is now part of the City of Sunderland in Tyne and Wear. It sits at the mouth of the River Wear. Sunderland started as three small villages: Monkwearmouth was created in 674 when Sa ...

                                               

Dumont dUrville Station

The Dumont dUrville Station is a French scientific station in Antarctica. It is on Ile des Petrels, archipelago of Pointe-Geologie in Adelie Land. It is named after explorer Jules Dumont dUrville. His expedition landed on Debarquement Rock in the ...

                                               

Great Australian Bight

The Great Australian Bight is a large bight, or open bay. It is off the central and western parts of the southern coastline of mainland Australia. The Bights boundaries are from Cape Pasley, Western Australia, to Cape Carnot, South Australia. Thi ...

                                               

Dalton Highway

The James W. Dalton Highway, usually called the Dalton Highway and signed as the Alaska Route 11, is a road in Alaska. It used to be called North Slope Haul Road, and some people still call it this. The road is 414 miles long. It starts from the ...

                                               

Greenland

Greenland is the worlds largest island. Greenland is a semi-autonomous territory of the kingdom of Denmark. This large Arctic island is near Iceland to the east and Canada to the west. It has a population of only 50.000 people, limited by its col ...

                                               

Kashmir

Kashmir, previously spelled Cashmere, is a region in South-central Asia. Historically, the name Kashmir referred to the valley just to the south of the western end of the Himalayan mountain range. Today, Kashmir refers to a much larger area that ...

                                               

Dar

Dar or Dhar is the name of a Kashmiri tribe. People with the surname Dar are living in different regions in the world, especially in Kashmir, Pakistan, India, and also outside South Asia.

                                               

Demchok

Demchok or "New Demchok" is a small village and military encampment in the Indian-administered part of the disputed Demchok sector south of Aksai Chin, in the Ladakh district of Kashmir. The Line of Actual Control passes along the southeast side ...

                                               

Hizb-ul-Mujahideen

Hizb-ul-Mujahideen is one of the largest militant groups operating in Jammu and Kashmir from Azad Jammu and Kashmir and stands for the integration of the Disputed Territory and unification of all the Kashmir region with Pakistan. Since its format ...

                                               

Kashmir conflict

The Jammu and Kashmir conflict is a dispute over the territory of Kashmir. The dispute is between India, Pakistan and China. India claims all of the region that was once a princely state. It currently controls about 43% of the territory, includin ...

                                               

Kashmir Valley

The Kashmir Valley or Vale of Kashmir is a valley between the Karakoram and the Pir Panjal Range. It was formed by the draining of the huge Karena lake during a period of tectonic uplift. The Mughal Emperor Jahangir called the Kashmir Valley a "p ...

                                               

Line of Actual Control

The Line of Actual Control is the effective border between India and China. The LAC is 4.057-km long and traverses three areas of northern Indian states: western, middle and eastern. Quote: "India is used to incursions by Chinese troops across th ...

                                               

Line of Control

The Line of Control is the line that marks where the region of Kashmir is divided. The land on one side of the line is controlled by India, and the land on the other side is controlled by Pakistan. It is not a legal international border, but is t ...

                                               

Pahari languages

Pahari is a word for a number of dialects spoken across the Himalayan range, not limited to a single country. The word comes from pahar meaning mountain. The word Pahaari or Pahari is an adjective in Hindi, Urdu, or Punjabi and it means of the mo ...

                                               

Unionist Party (Punjab)

The Unionist Party was a political party of the Punjab, British India. It was founded by Sir Fazli Husain, Sir Chotu Ram and Sir Sikandar Hayat Khanin 1923 and basically represented the Punjabi zamindar interests. The party was secular in nature ...

                                               

West Punjab

West Punjab was a former province of Pakistan which existed from 1947 to 1955. The province covered an area of 160.622 square kilometres,including much of the current Punjab province and the Islamabad Capital Territory, but excluding the former p ...

                                               

Trentino

Trentino is an alpine region of northern Italy. The population has always been neolatin since the fall of the Roman empire. During the Middle Ages the Catholic Church controlled Trento, while Austria controlled the area since the beginning of the ...

                                               

South Tyrol

South Tyrol, also known by its Italian name Alto Adige, is an autonomous province in northern Italy. Together with the province of Trento, it makes up the region of Trentino-Alto Adige / Sudtirol. The province has an area of 7.400 square kilometr ...

                                               

Great Rift Valley

The Great Rift Valley is a name given to the continuous geographical trench, about 6.000 kilometres in length, that runs from northern Syria in Southwest Asia to central Mozambique in East Africa. The rift is bordered by a series of mountains and ...

                                               

Lamu

Lamu or Lamu Town is a small town on Lamu Island in Kenya. Situated 341 kilometres by road northeast of Mombasa. Lamu Town on Lamu Island is Kenyas oldest continually inhabited town and was one of the original Swahili settlements along coastal Ea ...

                                               

Lists of World Heritage Sites in Asia

For lists of World Heritage Sites in Asia, see: List of World Heritage Sites in Northern and Central Asia. List of World Heritage Sites in Tajikistan. List of World Heritage Sites in Kazakhstan. List of World Heritage Sites in Iraq. List of World ...

                                               

Bukhara

Bukhara is the capital of the Bukhara Province of Uzbekistan. It is the nations fifth-largest city. It had about 263.400 people at the 2009 census. People have lived in the area for at least five millennia, and the city has existed for half that ...

                                               

Golden Mountains of Altai

Golden Mountains of Altai is name for one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. This region cover a large area of 6.848 square miles. It consist of the Altai and Katun nature reserves in Siberia, Russia. It also includes Lake Teletskoye, Belukha Mo ...

                                               

Petra

Petra is a historical and archaeological city in southern Jordan. It is in a basin among the mountains that run from the Dead Sea to the Gulf of Aqaba.

                                               

Samarkand

Samarkand is a famous city. It is the second-largest city in Uzbekistan and the capital of Samarqand Province. The city is on the old Silk Road between China and the West, and is an Islamic centre for scholarly study. In the 14th century, it beca ...

                                               

White City of Tel Aviv

The White City of Tel Aviv is the name of the Bauhaus architectural area in Tel Aviv. After the 1920s eclectic architecture period in Tel Aviv, in the 1930s a new architectural style came to the city by Jewish-German architects. They brought the ...

                                               

Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik is a city in Croatia on the Dalmatian coast. More than 500 years ago it was called Ragusa ". The Italian name of the city is still "Ragusa", this sometimes leads to confusion because there is already a city named Ragusa on Sicily. It is ...

                                               

Frontiers of the Roman Empire

Frontiers of the Roman Empire is a World Heritage Site. The site includes three walls in different parts of Europe. They were part of the frontiers of the Roman Empire. Hadrians Wall. Limes Germanicus. Antonine Wall.

                                               

Kronborg

Kronborg is a castle near the town of Helsingor on the extreme north-east part of Zealand, Denmark. The castle is at the narrowest point of the Oresund, the sound between Denmark and Sweden. In this part, the sound is only 4 km wide. Because of t ...

                                               

Luxembourg City

The city of Luxembourg, also known as Luxembourg City, is a commune with city status, and the capital of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. The city is at the confluence of the Alzette and Petrusse rivers in southern Luxembourg. In the city is found ...

                                               

Mir Castle Complex

The Mirsky Castle Complex is a UNESCO World Heritage site in Belarus. It is in the town of Mir. The building of the castle began at the end of the 15th century. It is in the Gothic architecture style. Building of the castle was completed by Duke ...

                                               

Nesvizh Castle

The estate was owned by the Radziwill Belarus magnate family starting in 1533. It was given to Mikolaj Radziwill and his brother Jan Radziwill after the Kiszka family died. Since the Radziwills were one of the most important and rich clans of the ...

                                               

Newgrange

Newgrange is a Megalithic Passage Tomb at Newgrange, County Meath, Republic of Ireland. It was built about 3200 BC. The kidney shaped mound covers an area of over one acre and is surrounded by 97 kerbstones, some of which are decorated with megal ...

                                               

Pompeii

Pompeii was a Roman city. Now it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. On 24 August, 79 AD, a volcano called Mount Vesuvius erupted and destroyed the city and its people, killing 2.000 of them. Pompeii is now considered one of the worlds most importan ...

                                               

Saint Petersburg

Saint Petersburg is a Russian city in northwestern Russia, near the Gulf of Finland of the Baltic Sea. Over five million people live in St. Petersburg as of 2015, and it is the second biggest city in Russia. It is a major port, connecting with th ...

                                               

Saint-Gilles, Belgium

Saint-Gilles or Sint-Gillis is one of the nineteen municipalities in the Brussels-Capital Region of Belgium. In 1830, Brussels became the capital of newly founded Belgium. As a result, the rural village of Saint-Gilles went through a big growth. ...

                                               

Suomenlinna

Suomenlinna is a fortress in Finland. It is located on six islands in the sea near Helsinki. Construction of the fortress started in 1748 when Finland was still part of the Kingdom of Sweden. Sweden wanted to defend the sea areas against Russia. ...

                                               

Vilnius Old Town

The Old Town of Vilnius is the historic part of the city of Vilnius, Lithuania. It is one of the largest and most beautiful medieval old towns in Europe. It has an area of 3.59 square kilometres. The settlement became a town in the early 13th cen ...

                                               

Butrint

Butrint was an ancient Greek and later Roman city and bishopric in Epirus. The city is considered as one of the most important archaeological sites in Albania. With its vast cultural, historical and natural value with a considerable history, Butr ...

                                               

Historic Centres of Berat and Gjirokastra

The Historic Centres of Berat and Gjirokaster are cities of Berat and Gjirokaster in southern Albania. Together, they form the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Albania. Gjirokaster was added to the list in 2005. Berat was later added in 2008. They ...

                                               

Australian Convict Sites

Australian Convict Sites is a World Heritage Site which includes the remains of 11 places used in the transportation of convicts to Australia. This was a plan by the British government to move thousands of prisoners from England to Australia. It ...

                                               

Graz

Graz is a city in Austria and capital of Styria. After Vienna, Graz has the second highest number of people living in the city. In 2014 the city and surrounding areas had 605.143 people. The city has six universities.

                                               

Salzburg

Salzburg is the capital and also a district of the Austrian state of Salzburg or Salzburgerland. The population is about 150.000 and is the 4th largest city of Austria. Its most famous citizen was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Another famous inhabitan ...

                                               

Vienna

Vienna, German: Wien, Central Austro-Bavarian: Wean, Austrian German: Wian) is the capital and largest city of Austria. It is in the east of the country on the river Danube. More than 1.800.000 people live there 2016. It is an administrative dist ...

                                               

Burgess Shale

The Burgess Shale Formation in the Rocky Mountains of British Columbia is one of the worlds most celebrated fossil fields, and the best of its kind. It is famous for the exceptional preservation of the soft parts of its fossils. It is ~505 millio ...

                                               

Dinosaur Provincial Park

Dinosaur Provincial Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is about two and a half hours drive southeast of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The park is in the valley of the Red Deer River, which is noted for its badland topography. The park is one of ...

                                               

Grand-Pre National Historic Site

Grand-Pre National Historic Site is a park set to honour the Grand-Pre area of Nova Scotia. Grand-Pre is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is the main site of the two National Historic Sites of Canada. It was the centre of Acadian settlement from ...

                                               

Joggins

Joggins, Nova Scotia, Canada, is famous for its fossils dating to the Pennsylvanian Coal Age of Earth history. On July 7, 2008 a 15 km length of the coast comprising the Joggins Fossil Cliffs was officially inscribed on the World Heritage List. T ...

                                               

Kluane / Wrangell–St. Elias / Glacier Bay / Tatshenshini-Alsek

Kluane / Wrangell–St. Elias / Glacier Bay / Tatshenshini-Alsek is a system of parks in Canada and the United States. It is at the border of Yukon and British Columbia, and Alaska. It has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1994. It has many i ...

                                               

Great Wall of China

The Great Wall of China is an ancient wall in China. The wall is made of cement, rocks, bricks, and dirt. It was finished in 1878 and it was meant to protect the north of the empire of China from enemy attacks. It is the longest structure humans ...

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