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 […]

Stratford Upon Avon, England

Stratford-upon-Avon is a market town in Warwickshire, England. The town is best known as the birthplace of playwright William Shakespeare, and for that fact alone, receives 3 million visitors every year. More on Stratford-upon-Avon Stratford-upon-Avon has a population of 26,000 people (2012 estimate). As its name suggests, it is located on the River Avon. The […]

Cote Divoire

Côte d’Ivoire is a country in West Africa previously commonly known as Ivory Coast. (The country has adopted Côte d’Ivoire as the only official form.) It shares a border with Liberia to the west, Guinea to the northwest, Mali to the north, Burkina Faso to the northeast, and Ghana to the east. La plage d’Assinie, […]

Budapest, Hungary

Budapest is the capital and largest city in Hungary. Straddling the Danube River, it is widely recognised as one of the most beautiful in Europe. The city covers 525.16 sq km (202.8 sq mi) and has a population of 1.7 million people (2011 estimate), within a metropolitan area (“Budapest Commuter Area”) holding a population of […]

Oxfordshire, England

Oxfordshire is one of the counties of South East England. It is often abbreviated Oxon. The county borders Warwickshire, Northamptonshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire and Warwickshire. The county of Oxfordshire dates to the early 10th century as the land located north of the River Thames, with the Cotswolds to the west, the Chilterns to the […]