Zillis, Switzerland

Zillis-Reischen is a municipality in the canton of Graubünden, in the eastern part of Switzerland. Located in a mountain valley 945 m (3,100 ft) above sea level, it covers 24.44 sq km (9.44 sq mi) and has a population approaching 500 people (2012 estimate). More on Zillis-Reischen Zillis-Reischen was created in 1875 by merging the […]

Davos, Switzerland

Davos (map; Italian: Tavate, Romansh: Tavau) is a ski resort in Prättigau district, Graubünden canton, Switzerland. It covers 40 sq km (103 sq mi) and has a population of 11,200 (2011 estimate). Located at an elevation of 1,560 m (5,118 ft), it is the highest city in Europe and also the biggest ski resort in […]

Bournemouth, England

Bournemouth is a coastal resort town in Dorset, England. It covers 46.18 sq km (17.8 sq mi) and has a population of 170,000 people (2012 estimate), making it the biggest town in Dorset as well as the biggest coastal town between Southampton and Plymouth. It forms an urban area that includes Poole and Christchurch, and […]

Siauliai, Lithuania

Šiauliai, located in northern Lithuania, is the fourth largest city in the country. It covers 81 sq km (31.3 sq mi) and has a population of 128,000 people. It is regarded as the unofficial capital of Northern Lithuania. More on Šiauliai Šiauliai was first mentioned in 1236, in the chronicles describing the Battle of Saule, […]

Marlborough, England

Marlborough is a small market town in Wiltshire, England. Located on the old trunk road that runs from London to Bath, now known as the A4 road or the Old Bath Road, Marlborough is reputed to have the second widest high street in Britain surpassed only by Stockton-on-Tees. It has a population of around 8,500 […]