Khimki, Russia

Khimki (Russian: Хи́мки) is a city within Moscow Oblast, located to the northwest of downtown Moscow, in Russia. It covers 115.3 sq km (44.4 sq mi) and has a population of 207,000 people (2012 estimate). Visiting Khimki There are trains from Moscow to Khimki. You can also get there by taking the bus or marshrutkas. […]

Stolberg, Germany

Stolberg is a town on the southern part of the Harz Mountains. It is within the district of Mansfeld-Südharz, in the state of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. Stolberg covers 68 sq km (26 sq mi) and has a population of around 1,300 people (2012 estimate). Stolberg began in around 1000 as a mining town. The name was […]

Dartmouth, England

Dartmouth is a town at the mouth of the River Dart in Devon, England. Located within the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Dartmouth has a population of around 6,000 people (2012 estimate). More on Dartmouth Dartmouth developed a thousand years ago as a deepwater port. The Crusades used is as to sail off […]

Eindhoven, Netherlands

Eindhoven (map) is the fifth largest city of the Netherlands and the most populous city in the region of North Brabant. It covers 88.84 sq km (34.3 sq mi) and has a population of 214,000 (2011 estimate) within a metropolitan area with some 750,000 inhabitants. More on Eindhoven The earliest mention of Eindhoven in history […]

Algeria

Algeria is a major country on the African continent. Covering 2,381,741 sq km (919,595 sq mi), Algeria is the second biggest country in Africa – after Sudan – and the biggest facing the Mediterranean Sea. It is also the 11th biggest in the world. For such a big country, its population is quite low, around […]