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Embiez

The Ile des Embiez is a French island in the Mediterranean sea. It is the largest island in the Embiez archipelago. It is located off the coast of the port of Le Brusc in the commune of Six-Fours-les-Plages, in the Var department in the Provence- ...

Moorea

Moorea a), also spelled Moorea, is a high island in French Polynesia, one of the Windward Islands, part of the Society Islands, 17 kilometres northwest of Tahiti. The name comes from the Tahitian Moorea, meaning "yellow lizard": Moo = lizard, Rea ...

Place Ampere

The Place Ampere is a pedestrian square located in the Ainay square, in the 2nd arrondissement of Lyon. It is nearly the middle of the rue Victor-Hugo and is served by the metro station Ampere - Victor Hugo.

Place Carnot

The Place Carnot is at the end of the Presquile, near the Perrache railway station. Bordered by the Rue de Conde, it can be accessed by the Rue Victor-Hugo, through the Rue Henri IV and Rue Auguste Comte. To the south, it follows the Cours de Ver ...

Place Jean-Mace, Lyon

In 1892, the Avenue Marechal de Saxe was extended towards the south the current avenue Jean Jaures. North of the railway, it crossed paths with Gerland currently rue Renan and Avignon Street now rue Elie Rochette, forming an enclosed square. Buil ...

Cocobeach

Cocobeach is a town in northwestern Gabon, lying on the south bank of the Muni River. It is the capital of the Noya Department. It has a beach and is the main border town for Equatorial Guinea, ferries sailing to Cogo across the river and the bor ...

Donguila

Donguila is a coastal village in Estuaire Province in northwestern Gabon. It lies along the L106 road, 16 kilometres by road south of Nzamaligue. Donguila is best known for St. Paul Catholic mission founded in 1878, opposite the Pointe Denis. The ...

Santa Clara, Gabon

The larger peninsula that separates the Gabon estuary from Corisco Bay, the cape juts into the mouth of the estuary. The Cape is near Libreville, capital of Gabon The rock formation Santa Clara is also seen.

Moanda

Moanda is one of the largest towns in Gabon, lying on the N3 road in Haut Ogooue. It is also one of the most important manganese mining towns in the world, under the auspices of the Compagnie Miniere de lOgooue, which began mining in 1957. Moanda ...

Okondja

Okondja is a town in Haut-Ogooue province, eastern Gabon. It is the capital of the Sebe-Brikolo Department. According to the 1993 census it had a population of 5.193 and in 2013 it had an estimated population of 10.136. It lies along National Rou ...

Lambarene

Lambarene is a town and the capital of Moyen-Ogooue in Gabon. With a population of 38.775 as of 2013, it is located 75 kilometres south of the equator. Lambarene is based in the Central African rainforest at the river Ogooue. This river divides t ...

Lebamba

Lebamba is a small town in south-western Gabon. It is the capital of Louetsi-Wano Department in Ngounie Province. It lies along the N6 road, 38.3 kilometres northeast of Ndende. A Catholic Mission has long been established in Lebamba.

Mbigou

Mbigou is a town in southern Gabon. It is the principal town in the Boumi-Louetsi Department in Ngounie Province, about 84 kilometres from Ndende. It is served by Mbigou Airport.

Mouila

Mouila is the capital of the Ngounie region of Gabon. It lies on the River Ngounie and the N1 road and has a population of about 20.000 people. Its main sight is the Lac Bleu, a lake known for its bright blue water. Mouila is very spread out and ...

Mayumba, Gabon

Mayumba is a town of about 2.500 people on the Atlantic Ocean coast of Gabon, at the end of the N6 road, lying on a peninsula separated from the mainland by the Banio Lagoon.

Tchibanga

Tchibanga is a city in the Nyanga Province of southern Gabon, situated on the Nyanga River. It has an estimated population of 24.000. The town lies on the N6 road and is home to Tchibanga Airport and a market. It lies near the Ivela Falls. Tchiba ...

Makokou

Makokou is the regional capital of the Ogooue-Ivindo province in Gabon. Its coordinates are 0°34′N 12°52′E. Its altitude is 308 m. Its population in 2004 is around 16.600. The city lies on the Ivindo river and the N4 road. It grew around iron ore ...

Gamba, Gabon

Gamba is a small town in Gabon lying on the southern bay of the Ndogo Lagoon. Historically, the area was populated by gatherer-hunter-fishermen autochthons scattered in small villages around the Ndogo Lagoon and the Yenzi Lake. For the musical in ...

Mitzic

Mitzic is a town located in Woleu-Ntem province, Gabon. Mitzic is located 322.71 km from Libreville, the capital of Gabon, and 111.47 km from Oyem, capital of Woleu Ntem.

Oyem

The town lies on a plateau at an elevation of about 3.000 feet 910 m. It is the administrative and transport center for the surrounding agricultural area. Oyem is located 411 kilometers away from the national capital, Libreville.

Gonio (settlement)

Gonio is a settlement near Batumi, in Gonio-Kvariati district. It is located on the left side of the river Tchorokhi. Gonio is one of the popular Black Sea resorts in Georgia. Gonio has a public school and the radar station. According to the data ...

Old Shuamta

The old Shuamta is a Georgian Orthodox monastery in the Kakheti region. It is located on a forested mountain about 1015 m above sea level, and five kilometers west of the town of Telavi, Georgia.

Ardahan

The first surviving record about this region is attributed to Strabo, who calls it Gogarene Gugark and mentions that it was a part of the Armenia, taken away from the Kingdom of Iberia. In the Middle Ages Ardahan served as an important transit po ...

Camili, Borçka

Camili is a village in Borçka District of Artvin Province. Camili is the official name given by Turkish authorities in 1925. It literally means with the mosque". Camili is also the name of a vicinity which includes five villages: Duzenli, Efeler, ...

Meydancık, Savsat

Meydancık is a village in Imerkhevi in Savsat District of Artvin Province. Meydancık stands for the official name given by Turkish authorities in 1925, it literally means "the small square / field". Meydancık is a municipality with a population o ...

Oltu

Oltu is a town and district of Erzurum Province in the Eastern Anatolia region of Turkey. The mayor is Ibrahim Ziyrek, from the AKP. The population was 32617 in 2012.

Entringen

Entringen is one part and the administrative seat of the municipality Ammerbuch in the district of Tubingen in the state of Baden-Wurttemberg.

Markgraflerland

Markgraflerland is a region in the southwest of Germany, in the south of the German federal state of Baden-Wurttemberg, located between the Breisgau in the north and the Black Forest in the east, adjacent to west with France and in the south with ...

Old Wurttemberg

Old Wurttemberg refers to the princely territory of Wurttemberg prior to the imperial treaty or Reichsdeputationshauptschluss of 1803 as opposed to the New Wurttemberg which followed and which acquired a large number of additional territories – e ...

Rammachgau

After the resistance of the Alamannic nobles to Frankish rule had been overcome in 746, the Duchy of the Alamanni was administratively incorporated into the Frankish kingdom by implementing the Frankish units of administration there too. The Fran ...

Allgau

The Allgau is a region in Swabia in southern Germany. It covers the south of Bavarian Swabia, southeastern Baden-Wurttemberg and parts of Austria. The region stretches from the prealpine lands up to the Alps. The main rivers flowing through the A ...

Ammergau

The Ammergau is a lower area between Ettal and Bad Kohlgrub on the Amper river in Bavaria. It is near the border with Austrian Tyrol and maintains some cultural and geographical similarity. The nearby mountains are called the Ammergau Alps. It ha ...

Gau Plateaus

The Gau Plateaus form the largest natural region in the German state of Baden-Wurttemberg. Not surprisingly, the individual geographical units of this large region show considerable variations in climate and soil types. A common feature of the re ...

Haag (Oberpfalz)

Haag is a village about four kilometers from Hemau in the Upper Palatinate, in Bavaria, Germany. It belongs administratively to the town of Hemau, Regensburg. For other places with the same name, see Haag.

Hanau-Seligenstadt Basin

The Hanau-Seligenstadt Basin is located in the eastern part of the Lower Main lowlands. The river Main crosses the basin between Aschaffenburg and Offenbach am Main. The largest cities of the area are Hanau, Seligenstadt and Dieburg.

Thalkirchdorf

Thalkirchdorf is part of the municipality of Oberstaufen in Oberallgau in the German state of Bayern. Ad 14th century of the Konstanz valley is an important route for transporting salt, an important good at the time.

Central Brandenburg Plateaux and Lowlands

The Central Brandenburg Plateaux and Lowlands form a natural region in the German state of Brandenburg and in parts of southwest Berlin and the east of Saxony-Anhalt. They are major unit group 81 in the system of natural regions of Germany and pa ...

Havelland Luch

The Havelland Luch is a lowland area inside a bend of the River Havel west of Berlin, and forms the heart of the Havelland region.

Konigsbruck-Ruhland Heaths

The Konigsbruck-Ruhland Heaths are a natural region in Saxony and in Brandenburg. They are located around the two towns that give the heathlands their name: Konigsbruck and Ruhland, that, although in two different German states, are historically ...

Hessian Ried

The Hessian Ried is a low-lying, agricultural region that forms part of the northeastern area of the Upper Rhine Plain. It is situated in South Hesse in west central Germany.

Wetterau

The Wetterau is a fertile undulating tract, watered by the Wetter, a tributary of the Nidda River, in the western German state of Hesse, between the hilly province Oberhessen and the north-western Taunus mountains. Bettina von Arnim writes of Wet ...

Aller-Leine Valley

The Aller-Leine Valley is the name of a region north of Hanover in Germany, that has been created for the purpose of regional marketing and inter-community cooperation. The Aller-Leine Valley initially only included the three collective municipal ...

Bargebur

Bargebur is an urban quarter in the east of the borough of Norden, northwestern Germany, and has a population of around 500, who inhabit an area of just 0.65 km². The houses of Bargebur have been entirely absorbed within the built-up area of Nord ...

Bullenhausen

Bullenhausen is a district of the municipality Seevetal in the county of Harburg in Lower Saxony. Bullenhausen has 1271 35 of whom own second homes and it is situated on the Elbe Southeast of Hamburg. Former independent municipality Bullenhausen, ...

East Frisia

East Frisia or Eastern Friesland is a coastal region in the northwest of the German federal state of Lower Saxony. It is the section of Frisia in between West Frisia and Middle Frisia in the Netherlands and North Frisia in Schleswig-Holstein. Adm ...

Forst, Lower Saxony

Forst is a district of the municipality Bevern, Lower Saxony, Germany. Forst is located in the Weser hills. In the 1970s, Kraut-rock musicians Hans-Joachim Roedelius, Dieter Moebius and Michael Rother lived there.

Harz Nature Park

The Harz Nature Park) or just Harz Nature Park lies in the districts of Goslar and Gottingen in South Lower Saxony. The nature park in the Harz Mountains was founded in 1960 and is covers an area of around 790 km². It is run by the Harz Regional ...

Land Hadeln

Land Hadeln is a historic landscape and former administrative district in Northern Germany with its seat in Otterndorf on the Lower Elbe, the lower reaches of the River Elbe, in the Elbe-Weser Triangle between the estuaries of the Elbe and Weser. ...

Middle Weser Valley

The Middle Weser Valley is part of the Weser Depression around the River Weser on the North German Plain, extending from the gap of Porta Westfalica to the town of Hoya. It is not a true valley, because it is only bordered by low hills at two poi ...

Stedingen

In 1106, five Dutchmen journeyed from the mouth of the Rhine to Bremen to negotiate an arrangement with Archbishop Frederick I of Bremen to settle the swampy regions south of the Hunte on both sides of the Weser River, an area which came to be ca ...