Yorkshire and the Humber

Yorkshire and the Humber is one of the nine official regions of England. It covers a 15,420 sq km (5,953 sq mi) area, ranking it fifth out of the nine regions of England. Yorkshire and the Humber has a population of 5.2 million people (2011 estimate), which places it in 6th position. Yorkshire and the Humber […]

Cotonou, Benin

Cotonou is the largest city as well as commercial capital of Benin. It is located on the southeastern edge of the country, between the coast of Atlantic Ocean and Lake Nokoué. The city has a population of around one million people (2012 estimate). More on Cotonou Although the official capital of Benin is Porto-Novo, Cotonou […]

Murray Bridge, Australia

Murray Bridge is a city in southeastern South Australia. With a population of 14,000 people (2012 estimate), it is the fourth biggest city in the state after Adelaide, Mount Gambier and Whyalla. It is about 76 km (47 mi) to the southeast of Adelaide. More on Murray Bridge The history of Murray Bridge goes back […]

Ecuador

Ecuador is a relatively small country in South America. Its official name, República del Ecuador, translates as “Republic of the Equator”. True to its name, this democratic republic straddles the equator. It covers 283,561 sq km (109,415 sq mi) and has a population of 15 million people. More on Ecuador The capital of Ecuador is […]

S Chanf, Switzerland

S-chanf (German: Scanfs) is a small village in the Engadine Valley, in Graubünden canton, Switzerland. Situated 1,660 m (5,446 ft) above sea level, it covers 137.9 sq km (53.24 sq km) and has a population of just under 700 people (2011 estimate). More on S-chanf S-chanf is a Romansh name of the village. It is […]