Sault Sainte Marie, Canada

Sault Sainte Marie is a city on the St Marys River in Ontario, Canada. It was named after the rapids in the river, and is translated as Saint Mary’s Rapids. The city covers 223.26 sq km (86.2 sq mi) and has a population of 75,000 people. It is across from Sault Sainte Marie in Michigan. […]

Namibia

Namibia is a country in southwestern Africa. Covering 825,418 sq km (318,696 sq mi), Namibia is bordered by Angola to the north, Zambia to the northeast, Botswana to the east and South Africa to the south. It has a population of 2.1 million people (2011 estimate). Its capital and largest city is Windhoek. More on […]

Bern, Switzerland

Bern is the capital city of Switzerland. It is also written as Berne in French, and Berna in Italian and Romansh. It terms of population, it is the fourth largest city in Switzerland behind Zurich, Geneva and Basel. Covering 51.6 sq km (19.9 sq mi), Bern has a population of 125,000 (2011 estimate) within a […]

Selby, England

Selby is a town in North Yorkshire, England. It is situated on the River Ouse, about 19 km (12 miles) to the south of York. The town has a population of around 15,000 people. It was part of the West Riding of Yorkshire until the restructuring of the subdivisions of Yorkshire that created North Yorkshire. […]

Chile

Chile is a long and narrow country in South America. It measures some 4,200 kilometers from north to south, but is never more than 180 km at its widest. It is bordered by Peru to the north, Bolivia to the northeast, Argentina to the east, and the Drake Passage to the far south. It is […]