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 […]

Niagara Falls, Canada

Niagara Falls is a city on the Niagara River in Ontario, Canada. It covers 209.71 sq km (80.97 sq mi) and has a population of 83,000 people (2012 estimate). The city is right across the river from Niagara Falls, New York. Both are of course named after the famous Niagara Falls. More on Niagara Falls […]

Sault Sainte Marie, Canada

Sault Sainte Marie is a city on the St Marys River in Ontario, Canada. It was named after the rapids in the river, and is translated as Saint Mary’s Rapids. The city covers 223.26 sq km (86.2 sq mi) and has a population of 75,000 people. It is across from Sault Sainte Marie in Michigan. […]

Ciudad Juarez, Mexico

Ciudad Juárez (map), or simply Juárez, is a booming city on the Mexican side of the US-Mexico border. Formerly called El Paso del Norte, the city is today the seat of the municipality of Juárez within the state of Chihuahua. Covering 188 sq km (72.6 sq mi), Ciudad Juárez has a population of 1.3 million […]