Tbilisi | Facts, History, Points of Interest | Britannica

Tbilisi | Facts, History, Points of Interest | Britannica

Tbilisi, formerly Tiflis, capital of the republic of Georgia, on the Mtkvari (Kura) ... kingdom was transferred there from Mtskheta, the city had a strategic position, ...

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Edmonton | History, Facts, & Points of Interest | Britannica

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Kyiv | Points of Interest, Facts, & History | Britannica

Kyiv, also spelled Kiev, Kyyiv, Russian Kiyev, chief city and capital of Ukraine. A port on the Dnieper (Dnipro) River and a large railroad junction, it is a city with an  ...

Panama | History, Geography, Facts, & Points of Interest | Britannica

Panama, country of Central America located on the Isthmus of Panama, the narrow bridge of land that connects North and South America. Embracing the ...

Podgorica | History, Geography, & Points of Interest | Britannica

Podgorica, formerly (1946–92) Titograd, city, administrative centre of Montenegro . It is situated in southern Montenegro near the confluence of the Ribnica and ...

Carcassonne | History, Geography, & Points of Interest | Britannica

Carcassonne, town, capital of Aude département, Occitanie region, southwestern France, southeast of Toulouse, near the eastward bend of the Aude River, ...

Edinburgh | Geography, History, & Points of Interest | Britannica

Edinburgh, capital city of Scotland, located in southeastern Scotland with its center near the southern shore of the Firth of Forth. A city of somber theatricality, it is ...

Malta | History, Language, & Points of Interest | Britannica

Malta, island country located in the central Mediterranean Sea with a close historical and cultural connection to both Europe and North Africa, lying some 58  ...

Guam | History, Geography, & Points of Interest | Britannica

Guam, island and unincorporated territory of the United States in the North ... Guam remains the site of major U.S. naval and air bases; about one-third of the ...

Yekaterinburg | History, Geography, & Points of Interest | Britannica

Yekaterinburg, city and administrative center of Sverdlovsk oblast (region), west- central Russia. The city lies along the Iset River, which is a tributary of the Tobol ...

Pusan | History, Geography, & Points of Interest | Britannica

May 20, 2021 ... Pusan, also spelled Busan, metropolitan city and port, South Korea, located at the southeast tip of the Korean peninsula. It is bordered to the ...

Samara | History, Geography, & Points of Interest | Britannica

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Maldives | History, Points of Interest, Location, & Tourism | Britannica

Maldives, independent island country in the north-central Indian Ocean. It consists of about 1200 low-lying small coral islands and sandbanks, only some 200 of ...

Le Puy-en-Velay | History, Geography, & Points of Interest | Britannica

History and geography of the town of Le Puy-en-Velay, France.

Tahiti | Facts, Map, & History | Britannica

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Cardiff | History, Facts, & Attractions | Britannica

Cardiff, Welsh Caerdydd, city and capital of Wales. Cardiff exists as both a city and a county within the Welsh unitary authority system of local government.

Manchester | History, Population, & Facts | Britannica

Manchester, city and metropolitan borough, northwestern England. It is the nucleus of the largest metropolitan area in the north of England. In many respects  ...

Nagasaki | History, Bombing, & Facts | Britannica

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Bermuda | Geography, History, & Facts | Britannica

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Amman | History, Population, & Facts | Britannica

Amman, Arabic ʿAmmān, biblical Hebrew Rabbath Ammon, ancient Greek Philadelphia, capital and largest city of Jordan. It is the residence of the king and the ...

Wroclaw | Facts, History, & Attractions | Britannica

It lies along the Oder River at its confluence with the Oława, Ślęza, Bystrzyca, and Widawa rivers. A large industrial centre situated in Dolny Śląsk (Lower Silesia), ...

Samarkand | History, Population, & Facts | Britannica

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Canary Islands | Geography, Facts, & History | Britannica

Canary Islands, Spanish Islas Canarias, comunidad autónoma (autonomous ... and Santa Cruz de Tenerife, as well as the insular councils of Gran Canaria, ...

Bangkok | Location, History, Culture, & Facts | Britannica

Bangkok, city, capital, and chief port of Thailand. It is located on the delta of the Chao Phraya River, about 25 miles (40 km) from the Gulf of Thailand. Bangkok is  ...

Sukhoi Su-27 | History & Facts | Britannica

Sukhoi Su-27, also called (NATO designation) Flanker, Russian air-superiority fighter plane, introduced into the air forces of the Soviet Union beginning in 1985  ...

Antigua and Barbuda | History, Geography, & Facts | Britannica

Antigua and Barbuda, islands that form an independent state in the Lesser Antilles in the eastern Caribbean Sea, at the southern end of the Leeward Islands  ...

Silk Road | Facts, History, & Map | Britannica

Silk Road, also called Silk Route, ancient trade route, linking China with the West , that carried goods and ideas between the two great civilizations of Rome and ...

Ankara | Location, History, Economy, & Facts | Britannica

Ankara, city, capital of Turkey, situated in the northwestern part of the country. It lies about 125 miles (200 km) south of the Black Sea, near the confluence of the ...

Monterrey | History, Attractions, Economy, & Facts | Britannica

Monterrey, city, capital of Nuevo Leon estado (state), northeastern Mexico. It sprawls over the semiarid floodplain of the Santa Catarina River, and parts of the  ...

Gdansk | History, Facts, & Historical Buildings | Britannica

Gdansk, city, capital of Pomorskie province, northern Poland, at the mouth of the Vistula River on the Baltic Sea. An important cultural seat, it contains schools of ...

Tajikistan | People, Religion, History, & Facts | Britannica

Tajikistan, country lying in the heart of Central Asia with its capital in Dushanbe. Of the Central Asian states, it has the smallest land area but the highest ...

Eskimo | Definition, History, Culture, & Facts | Britannica

Despite that finding, the name Eskimo—widely used in Alaska—is nevertheless considered by some to be offensive. In Canada and Greenland the name Inuit is  ...

Baghdad | History, Population, Map, & Facts | Britannica

25 мая 2021 г. ... Baghdad, also spelled Bagdad, Arabic Baghdād, formerly Madīnat al-Salām ( Arabic: “City of Peace”), city, capital of Iraq and capital of Baghdad ...

Addis Ababa | History, Population, & Facts | Britannica

Addis Ababa, capital and largest city of Ethiopia. It is located on a well-watered plateau surrounded by hills and mountains, in the geographic center of the ...

Amsterdam | History, Population, Climate, & Facts | Britannica

Amsterdam, city and port, western Netherlands, located on the IJsselmeer and connected to the North Sea. It is the capital and the principal commercial and ...

Chennai | History, Population, Temples, & Facts | Britannica

14 июн. 2021 г. ... Chennai, formerly known as Madras, city, capital of Tamil Nadu state, southern India, on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal. Known as ...

Burgos | History, Sites, Economy, & Facts | Britannica

Burgos, city, capital of Burgos province, in Castile-Leon autonomous community, northern Spain. It is located on the lower slopes of a castle-crowned hill ...

Tirana | Location, Economy, History, & Facts | Britannica

Tirana, Albanian Tiranë, city, capital of Albania. It lies 17 miles (27 km) east of the Adriatic Sea coast and along the Ishm River, at the end of a fertile plain.

Papeete | Location, History, Economy, & Facts | Britannica

Papeete, commune, capital of the French overseas country of French Polynesia in the South Pacific Ocean. A gracious tropical city with tall palms and abundant ...

Palembang | History, Economy, Sites, & Facts | Britannica

Palembang, city and capital of South Sumatra province, Indonesia. It lies on both banks of the Musi River, there spanned by the Ampera Bridge, one of ...

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