Bridlington, England

Bridlington is a coastal town and resort in East Riding of Yorkshire. It lies on the Holderness Coast facing the North Sea and has a population of 34,000 people (2012 estimate). More on Bridlington Although it is not known when the area around Bridlington was first inhabited, based on archaeological evidence, this must have been […]

San, Marino

San Marino is a tiny country completely surrounded by Italy. Covering just 61.2 sq km (24 sq mi), it is the smallest country in Europe after the Vatican City and Monaco. It claims to be the world’s oldest republic, having existed since AD 301 as Marinus. More on San Marino According to legend, it was […]

Norway

The Kingdom of Norway is a Nordic country on the western side of the Scandinavian peninsula. It has a size of 385,252 square kilometers, and a population of close to 5 million people. Norway shares a long border with Sweden, some 1,619 kilometers in length, and a much shorter one with Finland, about 727 km. […]

Aschersleben, Germany

Aschersleben is a town in the district of Salzlandkreis, in the state of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. Located 22 km to the east of Quedlinburg, it covers 156 sq km (60 sq mi) and has a population of 29,000 people (2012 estimate). The history of Aschersleben dates back to AD 753. It became part of the Province […]

Churchill, Canada

Churchill is a city on the southwestern shore of Hudson Bay, in Manitoba, Canada. It covers 53.96 sq km (20.83 sq mi) and has a population of less than a thousand people (2012 estimate). Due to the frequent polar bears encounters in the city center, Churchill is often called the Polar Bear Capital of the […]