Moorish Castle, Gibraltar

The Moorish Castle is the remains of the fortifications in Gibraltar. The most dominant features today are the Tower of Homage and the City Gate. The Moors, under Tarik ibn Ziyad, conquered southern Spain, starting with Gibraltar in AD711. Although no records were available, it is believed that construction of the Moorish Castle was started […]

Bridport, England

Bridport is a market town near the coast in Dorset, England. It lies on the River Brit, where it meets the river Asker and Simene. The town has a population of around 13,000 people. More on Bridport Bridport is located on the Jurassic Coast, a World Heritage Site. Also in the vicinity is Chesil Beach, […]

Montluçon, France

Montluçon is a town in the district of Allier, in Auvergne, France. Situated close to the geographic center of metropolitan France, Montluçon is also the biggest town in Allier district. The river Cher flows through town. Montluçon covers 21 sq km (8 sq mi) in area, and has a population of 39,500 people (2012 estimate). The history of […]

Regensberg, Switzerland

Regensberg, not to be confused with Regensburg in Germany, is a small village in Dielsdorf district, Zürich canton, Switzerland. This lovely village, set on a hill surrounded by vineyards, covers 2.39 sq km (0.92 sq mi) and has a population of less than 500 people (2011 estimate). It is about 617 m (2,024 ft) above […]

Frauenfeld, Switzerland

Frauenfeld, the capital of Thurgau canton, is a small city in northern Switzerland. It covers 27.4 sq km (10.6 sq mi) and has a population of 23,000 people (2011 estimate). The city is located on the River Murg, to the west of Lake Constance, at 417 m (1,368 ft) above sea level. More on Frauenfeld […]