Cities of Portugal

In Portugal, a city, or cidade in Portuguese, is an honorific term given to locations that meet the criteria to be titled “city”. To have the status of a city in Portugal requires a minimum number of inhabitants, a well…

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Skanderbeg Square

The Skanderbeg Square is the main plaza in the centre of Tirana, Albania. The square is named after the Albanian national hero, Gjergj Kastrioti Skënderbeu. The Skanderbeg Monument dominates the square. In 1917, the Austrians built a public square, where…

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Cities of Albania

Cities of Albania

Based on data by the Institute of Statistics, there are 74 urban areas in Albania holding the status of being a city. The country’s capital and largest city is Tirana. Albania’s second largest city and major port is Durrës. 46…

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Alberto de Agostini National Park

Alberto de Agostini National Park is a protected area that was created on January 22, 1965, on portions of land that were part of the Hollanda forest reserve and Hernando de Magallanes National Park. The park covers 1,460,000 hectares, or…

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Laguna del Laja National Park

Laguna del Laja National Park is one of Chile’s 36 national parks. The park lies within the Valdivian temperate forests ecoregion. It’s located at between 37°22’ and 37°28’ south latitude and 71°16’ and 71°26’ west longitude. Laguna del Laja National…

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Parks In Chile

There are 36 national parks in Chile that total an area of 9,141,200 hectares, as well as numerous city parks in larger urban centers such as Santiago. National parks are listed first, followed by city parks. In both categories, parks…

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Bengo Province, Angola

Bengo is one of the 18 provinces of Angola and is located in the north of the country. Its capital is Caxito, located about 60km northeast of Luanda, at the crossing of roads from Ambriz and Uige. Bengo has a…

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Wawel Royal Castle

The Wawel Castle, located in central Kraków, Poland, was ordered to be built by King Casimir III the Great. It is comprised of a number of structures constructed around an Italian styled main courtyard. The castle is one of the…

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Berat, Albania

Berat is a 2400 year old city located in south central Albania that is the capital of the County of Berat, and the seat of the Municipality of Berat. Berat is one of the world’s oldest continuously inhabited cities in…

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Albania

Albania, officially the Republic of Albania, is a country located in southeastern Europe, in the southwestern portion of the Balkan Peninsula. Albania’s land mass is 28,748 square kilometers, or 11,100 square miles, and has a population of approximately 3 million…

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