Interesting facts about Scandinavia

Scandinavia is a subregion in Northern Europe, with strong historical, cultural, and linguistic ties. At almost 1.2 million square kilometres (463,000 square miles) it is the largest region in Europe, but home to only around 24 million people, accounting for a mere 4% of the population. It consists of a group of countries that includes … Read more

Interesting facts about the United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom or Britain, is a sovereign country in north-western Europe, off the north-­western coast of the European mainland. The United Kingdom comprises the whole of the island of Great Britain. It is the largest island in Europe and 8th largest in … Read more

Interesting facts about Jerusalem

Jerusalem is the largest city in Israel. It is situted on a plateau in the Judaean Mountains between the Mediterranean and the Dead Sea. As of March 2021, the population of Jerusalem is about 950,000 people. The city covers a total area of 125 square kilometers (48 square miles). The average altitude is 754 metres … Read more

Interesting facts about Beijing

Beijing alternatively romanized as Peking is the capital of the People’s Republic of China. It is situated in the northern part of the country. As of March 2021, the population of Beijing is about 22 million people. It is the world’s most populous national capital city and the 2nd most populated city in China (after … Read more

Interesting facts about Normandy

Normandy is a historic and cultural region of northern France. It comprises mainland Normandy (part of France) and the Channel Islands (mostly British Crown dependencies). Normandy is roughly similar to the historical Duchy of Normandy, which includes small areas now part of the departments of Mayenne and Sarthe. Archaeological finds, such as cave paintings, prove … Read more