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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Great Mosque of Herat

The Jama Masjid, also known as the Great Mosque, is a mosque in the city of Herat that was the city’s first congregational mosque. It still serves as such today. It was built by Ghurids, the famous Sultan Ghayas-ud-Din Ghori,…

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Herat, Afghanistan

Jama Masjid of Herat

Herat is the third largest city in Afghanistan, and serves as the capital of Herat Province. It is situated in the fertile valley of the Hari River and has a population of about 1,765,000. Herat dates back to the Avestan…

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