Lake Constance

Lake Constance (German: Bodensee) is one of the major lakes in Europe. Covering an area of 11,500 sq km, it is the third largest freshwater lake in Central Europe. Lake Constance is bordered by Germany to the north, Switzerland to the south and Austria to the east. Germany has the longest shoreline on Lake Constance […]

Sardinia, Italy

Sardinia is the second largest island in the Mediterranean Sea after Sicily. It is administered as a region of Italy. It covers 24,090 sq km (9,300 sq mi) and has a population of 1.7 million people. Its capital and biggest city is Cagliari. More on Sardinia Geography of Sardinia Among the landmasses close to Sardinia […]

Benalmadena, Spain

Benalmádena is a town in the province of Málaga, in the southern autonomous community of Andalusia, Spain. It occupies 27.2 sq km (10.5 sq mi) and has a population of 60,000 people (2012 estimate). More on Benalmádena Benalmádena has been inhabited since the Bronze Age. Various ancient peoples including the Phoenicians and Romans have exerted […]

Rangiroa, French Polynesia

Rangiroa Atoll is one of the biggest atolls in the world. It is part of the Tuamotu Archipelago, in French Polynesia. The atoll covers 79 sq km (30.5 sq mi). The administrative village in Rangiroa is Avatoru, while the biggest village is Tiputa. These two Polynesian villages are separated by the Tiputa Pass, a stretch […]

Berkshire, England

Berkshire is one of the historic counties of South East England. As it is the location of Windsor Castle, it is recognised as the Royal County of Berkshire. Berkshire covers 1,262 sq km (487 sq mi) and has a population of 812,000 (2011 estimate). It borders the counties of Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Surrey, Wiltshire and Hampshire. […]