Stevenage, England

Stevenage is a town as well as borough in Hertfordshire, England. It is about 50 km (30 mi) north of Charing Cross, London, between Letchworth Garden City to the north and Welwyn Garden City to the south. The town has a population of 85,000 people (2012 estimate). More on Stevenage Due to its proximity to […]

Mainz, Germany

Mainz is the capital of the federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany. It covers 97.75 sq km (37.74 sq mi) and has a population of around 200,000 people (2011 estimate). It observes the Central European Time (UTC+1) and in summer the Central European Summer Time (UTC+2). More on Mainz Mainz is located on the west […]

Castiglione Della Pescaia, Italy

Castiglione della Pescaia is a coastal town in the province of Grosseto, in the region of Tuscany, in west central Italy. It covers 208.96 sq km (80.68 sq mi) and has a population of 7,500 people (2012 estimate). More on Castiglione della Pescaia Considering its location, the earliest inhabitants on the site of present-day Castiglione […]

Tavistock, England

Tavistock is a market town in the district of West Devon, in Devon, England. It is famous for being the birthplace of Sir Francis Drake. The town has a population of 11,000 people (2012 estimate). More on Tavistock The area around Tavistock has been inhabited long before recorded history. Prehistoric remains from the Bronze and […]

Newhaven, England

Newhaven is a town at the mouth of the River Ouse, in East Sussex, England. It is to the west of Seaford. More on Newhaven Human settlement in the Newhaven area goes back to the Bronze Age. During the Anglo-Saxon period, a village was established here called Meeching. This developed into present-day Newhaven. Newhaven was […]