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Countries, States, and Cities

Countries, states and cities are geographical divisions. Countries are the largest units usually covering a large area. Some countries are made up of smaller areas, called states, and they in turn are comprised of many cities.

Asked in Countries, States, and Cities, Demographics

How many countries are there in the world?

There are 196 countries in the world, although some controversy still exists. The US government does not recognize Taiwan as an official independent country and considers there are only 195 countries in the world. But it has not agreed to Taiwan's incorporation into China. There are 193 members of the United Nations and that number often gets mistaken for the number of countries in the world. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has 159 member states as of February 2013. The member states...
Asked in Geography, Countries, States, and Cities, South America

Which two countries in South America are landlocked?

Landlocked countries do not have any coast on an ocean or sea. The two countries in South America that are landlocked are Bolivia and Paraguay: Bolivia is surrounded by Peru, Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina and Chile. Paraguay is surrounded by Bolivia, Brazil and Argentina. Paraguay and Bolivia. Bolivia is the only land-locked country in South America. Peru and Chile block Bolivia from the South Pacific Ocean. Bolivia is named after Simon Bolívar, a leader in the Spanish American wars of independence....
Asked in Geography, Countries, States, and Cities, New Zealand, Australia

What country southeast of Australia is made up of two main islands?

New Zealand is an island country 2,000km, or 1,250 miles, south-east of Australia, in the Pacific Ocean. Two large islands, called the North Island and South Island, make up most of the country, which also includes numerous smaller islands, including the more substantial Stewart Island to the south. It is to be noted that New Zealand is not part of Australia, despite its relative proximity. ...
Asked in Africa, Countries, States, and Cities

What are All the five letter country names?

Countries Africa: Benin, Congo, Egypt, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Libya, Niger, and Sudan. Asia: China, India, Japan, and Nepal. Europe: Italy, Malta, and Spain. Middle East: Qatar, Syria, and Yemen. North America: Haiti Oceania: Nauru, Palau, Samoa, and Tonga. South America: Chile Territories (Not recognized as official countries) Africa: Ceuta Asia: Macau Europe: N/A Middle East: N/A North America: Aruba Oceania: N/A South America: N/A ...
Asked in Countries, States, and Cities

What are some famous countries around the world?

The most famous countries around the world would be countries who are players in the global world. This would include countries such as Russia, the United States, China, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Mexico, and India. ...
Asked in Countries, States, and Cities, Switzerland

What is the capital of Switzerland?

Bern (or Berne) is the seat of the federal government, which makes it the de facto capital of Switzerland. It is the fifth most populated city in Switzerland with 82% German speaking. The Canton of Bern is the second largest and the capital of the 26 Swiss Cantons. ...
Asked in Meteorology and Weather, Countries, States, and Cities

Name a country known for having beautiful weather?

The United States is one example. Hawaii, California, and Florida are all states recognized for having beautiful weather year round. Greece, in addition to being known for its great food, beautiful beaches and glorious scenery, offers its visitors and residents 3,000 hours of sunshine a year! In fact, its native name, Ellas or Ellada, means illuminated by the sun. ...
Asked in Countries, States, and Cities

Is there any country named Dutch Land?

No, the official name is The Netherlands. Perhaps what you really mean is "Deutschland". Deutschland is German for Germany. ...
Asked in Countries, States, and Cities, Oceans and Seas, Mediterranean Sea

What is the capital of the only country that borders both the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea?

Ankara is the capital of Turkey, which is the only country that is bordered by BOTH the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea. It is worth noting that the city of Ankara itself is a landlocked city and is nowhere near the Mediterranean Sea or Black Sea; it is the country of Turkey which borders both. ...
Asked in Countries, States, and Cities, Yemen, English Spelling and Pronunciation

How do you pronounce Sana'a- the capital of Yemen?

Well, you have to be Arab. But, you can try, you have to stress on the (a'a) and produce this letter that is (ع) it sounds sorta like ... a toad? Call an Arab man, call an Arab. ...
Asked in Countries, States, and Cities, India, Kerala

Which is the smallest national highway in kerala?

The shortest National Highway is the NH 47A (5.9 km (3.7 mi)), which is a stretch to the Ernakulam -Kochi Port, in Willington Island ...
Asked in Countries, States, and Cities

Which country was called the golden sparrow?

Before the 18th century or the beginning of it India was called the "golden sparrow" because of it wealth, spices, precious metals, and wisdom (science, mathematics, geometry, astronomy and astrology). Then the name of India was Bharat (Sanskrit) and Indus (Greek). ...
Asked in Plural Nouns, Countries, States, and Cities

What is the most affluent country in the world?

The United States is the most affluent country in the world. While the USA is an affluent country looking at average income per head of population it is not in the top 5 countries of the world. For 2011, the International Monetary Fund rates Qatar as having the highest income per person while the World Bank lists Luxemborg just ahead of it. ...
Asked in Countries, States, and Cities

Cities with mens first names?

Kenneth City, Florida Andrew, Iowa Tyler, Texas Taylor, Minnesota Taylor, Texas Taylor, Pennsylvania Paul, Idaho Brandon, Florida Brandon, Mississippi Brandon, South Dakota Brandon, Vermont ...
Asked in Travel & Places, Countries, States, and Cities

How many twin cities are there in the whole world?

Minneapolis-St.Paul in Minnesota, USA and Hyderabad-Secunderabad in Andhra Pradesf, India are two twin cities. ...
Asked in Countries, States, and Cities, Baby Names, All India Engineering Entrance Examination AIEEE , Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Which 10 countries have a name that is composed of 4 letters?

4-Letter Countries Here are the countries that have only four letters in their name: Chad Cuba Fiji Iran Iraq Laos Mali Oman Peru Togo ...
Asked in Countries, States, and Cities

What countries have two capital cities and What are the two capital cities?

There are 12 countries around the world that have multiple capitals. For the complete list, see the related link. Netherlands The following countries have more than one capital: Sri Lanka: Colombo, Sri Jaywardenpura Cambodia: Phnom Penh, Pon-hili South Africa: Pretoria, Cape Town, Bloemfontein Bolivia: La Paz, Sucre Benin: Porto Novo, Catonou Cote de Ivoire: Yamoussoukro, Abidjan Chile: Santiago, Valparaiso ...
Asked in Countries, States, and Cities, Government

What is a aristocratic government?

Aristocracy, literally 'rule by the golden', refers to government by the best people. In Plato this meant rule by those trained in philosophy (ie: the best educated). Aristocracy is also used to refer to the titled land-owning class in agrarian societies. so an aristocratic government can also mean rule by a small noble and land-owning elite. While aristocracy is an example of oligarchy (government of the few), it is not necessarily the same as oligarchy. Oligarchy to the ancient Greeks, for example, was...