Kislovodsk, Russia

Kislovodsk (Russian: Кислово́дск) is a spa city in the North Caucasian region of Russia, between the Black Sea and the Capsian Sea. It is within the federal subject of Stavropol Krai. The city occupies 41.5 sq km (16 sq mi) and has a population of 128,500 people (2012 estimate). More on Kislovodsk Kislovodsk was founded in 1803 […]

Pamukkale, Turkey

Pamukkale is a site of natural travertine terraces in Denizli Province, Turkey. These terraces were created by carbonate mineral deposits as water cascades down the slope. The name Pamukkale means “cotton castle”, a creative expression for the snow-white formations. The travertine terraces of Pamukkale measures 2,700 meters (8,860 ft) long, 600 m (1,970 ft) wide […]

Yekaterinburg, Russia

Yekaterinburg (Russian: Екатеринбу́рг, also written as Ekaterinburg, map) is the fourth largest city in Russia. The city of 1.35 million people is the administrative capital of Sverdlovsk Oblast. It observes the Yekaterinburg Time (UTC+6). More on Yekaterinburg Yekaterinburg is 1,667 km (1,036 mi) to the east of Moscow. It is also to the east of […]

Volgograd, Russia

Volgograd (Russian: Волгогра́д) is a city along the Volga River in southwestern Russia. Stretching over a distance of 80 km (50 mi) from north to south along the Volga, Volgograd is also the administrative center of Volgograd Oblast. It covers 565 sq km (218 sq mi) and has a population exceeding one million people (2012 […]

Khabarovsk, Russia

Khabarovsk (Russian: Хаба́ровск) is a city in southeastern Siberia, Russia. The largest city and administrative center of Khabarovsk Krai, it is just 30 km (19 mi) from the border with China. Khabarovsk is also the second largest city in the Russian Far East after Vladivostok. It covers 372 sq km (144 sq mi) and has […]