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Saint Michael, Barbados

The parish of St. Michael is one of eleven parishes of Barbados. It has a land area of 39 km 2 and is found at the southwest portion of the island. Saint Michael has survived by name as one of the original six parishes created in 1629 by Governor ...

Saint Peter, Barbados

The Parish of Saint Peter is one of eleven parishes in the Caribbean island country of Barbados. It is named after the Christian Apostle and patron saint, Saint Peter. It is located in the north of Barbados, and is the only parish besides Saint L ...

Districts of Belarus

Districts of Belarus are second-level administrative territorial entities of Belarus. In Belarus, the Belarusian districts: the Academy of natural Sciences, located region of administrative-territorial units subordinated to the regions.

Gomel Region

Gomel Region or Homyel’ Voblasc’ is one of the regions of Belarus. Its administrative center is Gomel. The total area of the region is 40.400 square kilometres, the population in 2011 stood at 1.435.000 with the number of inhabitants per km 2 at ...

Grodno Region

Grodno Region is one of the regions of Belarus. It is located in the northwestern part of the country. The capital Grodno, is the biggest city of the region. It is located on the Neman river. It is bordered to the East of Minsk region, Brest regi ...

Minsk Region

Minsk Region or Minsk Voblasc or Minsk Oblast is one of the regions of Belarus. Its administrative center is Minsk, although it is a separate administrative territorial entity of Belarus. As of 2011, the regions population is 1.411.500.

Mogilev Region

Mogilev Region, also Mahilyow Voblasts or Mogilyov Oblast, is a region of Belarus with its administrative center at Mogilev. Both the Mogilev and Gomel regions suffered severely after the Chernobyl nuclear radioactive reactor catastrophe in April ...

Vitebsk Region

Vitebsk Region, Vitsebsk Voblast, or Vitebsk Oblast is a region of Belarus with its administrative center being Vitebsk. It is located near the border with Russia. In 2011, the region had a population of 1.221.800. It has the lowest population de ...

1797 in Belgium

Events in the year 1797 in the Belgian Departments of France. The French First Republic had annexed the Austrian Netherlands and Prince-bishopric of Liege in 1795 and had reorganised the territory as the nine departments Dyle, Escaut, Forêts, Jem ...

1798 in Belgium

Events in the year 1798 in the Belgian Departments of France. The French First Republic had annexed the Austrian Netherlands and Prince-bishopric of Liege in 1795 and had reorganised the territory as the nine departments Dyle, Escaut, Forêts, Jem ...

Cayo District

Cayo District is a district located in the west part of Belize. It is the first-most extensive, second-most populous and third-most densely populated of the six districts of Belize. The districts capital is the town of San Ignacio.

Stann Creek District

Stann Creek District is a district in the south east region of Belize. According to the 2010 census, the district had a population of 32.166 people. Its capital is the city of Dangriga, formerly known as "Stann Creek Town." Stann comes from "stan ...

Toledo District

Toledo District is the southernmost district in Belize, and Punta Gorda is the District capital. It is the least developed region in the country, and it features some of the most pristine rainforests, extensive cave networks, coastal lowland plai ...

Agbangnizoun

Agbangnizoun is a town, arrondissement, and commune in the Zou Department of south-western Benin. The town lies 20 kilometres south-east of Abomey. The commune covers an area of 244 square kilometres and as of 2002 had a population of 55.001 people.

Bohicon

Bohicon is a city in Benin, and a conurbation of Abomey lying 9 kilometres east of the city on the railway line from Cotonou to Parakou and on Benins main highway RNIE 2 which joins the RNIE 4. The commune covers an area of 139 square kilometres ...

Cove

Cove is located 40 kilometres from Abomey and 159 kilometres from Cotonou. The commune covers an area of 525 square kilometres and the Zou Oueme river passes through it. It is bounded to the north by Dassa-Zoume, east by Zagnanado, south by Zogbo ...

Djidja

Djidja is a town, arrondissement, and commune in the Zou Department of south-western Benin. The commune covers an area of 2184 square kilometres and as of 2002 had a population of 84.590 people.

Gogounou

Gogounou is a town, arrondissement and commune in the Alibori Department of Benin, about 35 kilometres south of Kandi. The commune covers an area of 4910 square kilometres and as of 2013 had a population of 117.793 people.

Malanville

Malanville is a city, arrondissement and commune in the Alibori Department of northeastern Benin, located across the River Niger from Niger. It is known as a centre of cross-border trade and has a major market. Malanville is also a centre for ric ...

Zagnanado

Zagnanado or Zangnanado is a town, arrondissement, and commune in the Zou Department of southern-central Benin. It is located 47 kilometres from Abomey and 165 kilometres north of Cotonou. The commune covers an area of 750 square kilometres and a ...

Kandi, Benin

Kandi is a town, arrondissement and commune in the Alibori Department of eastern Benin. Originally a market town, Kandi is now primarily a farming centre. It lies on the nations main north-south highway, 650 km from Cotonou and 523 km north of Po ...

Atakora Department

Atakora is the northwesternmost department of Benin. Externally it borders Togo to the west and Burkina Faso to the north, internally it borders the departments of Alibori, Borgou and Donga. Major towns in the Atakora include Natitingou and Tangu ...

Atlantique Department

Atlantique is one of the twelve departments in Benin. The department is located in south-central Benin along the Atlantic coast, between Mono and Kouffo Department in the west, Zou in the north, and Oueme in the east. The department of Atlantique ...

Borgou Department

Borgou is one of the twelve departments of Benin. Borgou borders the country of Nigeria and the departments of Alibori, Atakora, Collines and Donga. The capital of Borgou is Parakou. The department of Borgou was bifurcated in 1999, with its north ...

Mono Department

Mono is one of the twelve departments of Benin, with its capital at Lokossa. It is named for the Mono River which forms much of the border with Togo. The northern areas of the department were split off to create the newly formed Kouffo Department ...

Oueme Department

Oueme is one of the twelve departments of Benin, containing the capital of the country Porto Novo. It is subdivided into nine communes, each centred at one of the principal towns: Adjarra, Adjohoun, Aguegues, Akpro-Misserete, Avrankou, Bonou, Dan ...

Zou Department

Zou is one of the twelve departments of Benin, named for the Zou River which travels through the department before emptying into the Atlantic in the south of the country. The department of Zou was split in two in 1999, with the northern territory ...

Bumthang District

Bumthang District is one of the 20 dzongkhag comprising Bhutan. It is the most historic dzongkhag if the number of ancient temples and sacred sites is counted. Bumthang consists of the four mountain valleys of Ura, Chumey, Tang and Choekhor, alth ...

Gasa District

Gasa District or Gasa Dzongkhag is one of the 20 dzongkhags comprising Bhutan. The capital of Gasa District is Gasa Dzong near Gasa. It is located in the far north of the county and spans the Middle and High regions of the Tibetan Himalayas. The ...

Haa District

Haa District is one of the 20 dzongkhag or districts comprising Bhutan. Per the 2017 census, the population of Haa dzongkhag was 13.655 in 2.952 households making it the second least populated dzongkhag in Bhutan after Gasa. The dominant language ...

Paro District

Paro District is a district, valley, river and town in Bhutan. It is one of the most historic valleys in Bhutan. Both trade goods and invading Tibetans came over the pass at the head of the valley, giving Paro the closest cultural connection with ...

Pemagatshel District

Pemagatshel, as of 2005, had a population of 13.864. In February 2011, some 42 households in remote areas of Pemagatshel were slated for relocation closer to population centers in order to provide better access to resources, both natural and gove ...

Samtse District

Historically, Samtse was sparsely populated as the mountain-dwelling Bhutanese considered the low-lying district to be prone to tropical disease. During the early 20th century the district experienced a large influx of Nepali people who were invi ...

Trashigang District

The dominant language of Trashigang is Tshangla Sharchopkha, the lingua franca of eastern Bhutan. Two significant minority languages are spoken in the far eastern region of the district: the East Bodish Dakpa language and the Southern Bodish Brok ...

Wangdue Phodrang District

Wangdue Phodrang District is a dzongkhag of central Bhutan. This is also the name of the dzong which dominates the district, and the name of the small market town outside the gates of the dzong. The name is said to have been given by the Shabdrun ...

Dorona Gewog

Dorona Gewog is a gewog of Dagana District, Bhutan. It also comprises part of Dagapela Dungkhag, along with Goshi and Tashiding Gewogs. From 2017 it had a population of 2.355 people who own 335 acres of dry land and 64 acres of wetlands. In gewog ...

Kangpar Gewog

Kangpar Gewog is a gewog of Trashigang District, Bhutan. Kangpara Gewog, along with Thrimshing Gewog, comprises Thrimshing Dungkhag. Kangpara is one of the remotest gewogs under Trashigang Dzongkhag. The gewog is 341.9 square kilometers and share ...

Khamdang Gewog

Khamdang Gewog consists of 18 villages with 617 households, covering an area of 44.5 square km with the population of 4320. The gewog is very dry mainly due to less forest coverage. Since it is in a dry zone, the most dominant land use categories ...

Nanong Gewog

Nanong Gewog is a gewog of Pemagatshel District, Bhutan. Nanong Gewog district has 55 villages and 526 households with 2351 population. It has an area of 81.04 square kilometers. In the gewog has moderate cold temperate climate. Dry farming in ag ...

Provinces of Bhutan

The Provinces of Bhutan were historical regions of Bhutan headed by penlops and dzongpens. Provincial lords gained power as the increasingly dysfunctional dual system of government eventually collapsed amid civil war. The victorious Penlop of Tro ...

Bumthang Province

Bumthang Province was one of the nine historical Provinces of Bhutan. Bumthang province occupied lands in North-Central Bhutan. He was appointed with Jakar-Dzong in Jakar. The ruling Governor was known as Dzongpen from Bumthang, however, by the 1 ...

Daga Province

Daga Province was one of the nine historical Provinces of Bhutan. Province of Dougs occupied lands in the West-Central part of Bhutan. He was appointed from the city of Dag. The ruling Governor was known as the Penlop of Daga, or Dagab. Real powe ...

Kurmaed Province

Kurmaed Province was one of the nine historical Provinces of Bhutan. Kurmaed province occupied lands in the East of Bhutan. It was held in conjunction with Kurtoed province. In the 19th century, a decree of the Governor became subordinate to the ...

Kurtoed Province

Kurtoed Province was one of the nine historical Provinces of Bhutan. Kurtoed province occupied lands in North-Eastern Bhutan. It was introduced together with the province Kurmaed. Although she was a Governor de jure, the actual power belonged to ...

Paro Province

Paro Province was one of the nine historical Provinces of Bhutan. Paro province occupied lands in Western Bhutan, corresponding approximately to modern Paro district. He was appointed with paro-Dzong, in Paro. The ruling Governor was known as the ...

Punakha Province

Punakha Province was one of the nine historical Provinces of Bhutan. Punakha province occupied lands in Western Bhutan, corresponding roughly to the modern district of Punakha. He was appointed from Punakha-Dzong in Punakha, and the ruling Govern ...

Thimphu Province

Thimphu Province was one of the nine historical Provinces of Bhutan. Thimphu province occupied lands in Western Bhutan, corresponding approximately to modern day Thimphu district. He was appointed from Simtokha-Dzong in Thimphu, and the ruling Go ...

Trongsa Province

Trongsa Province was one of the nine historical Provinces of Bhutan. Trongsa province occupied lands in Central Bhutan corresponding somewhat to modern Trongsa district, although the power of the Trongsa Penlop extended far beyond his own sphere, ...

Wangdue Phodrang Province

Wangdue Phodrang Province was one of the nine historical Provinces of Bhutan. Wangdu Phodrang province occupied lands in Central Bhutan, in General, corresponds to the modern Wangdu Phodrang district. He was appointed from Wangdu Phodrang Dzong i ...

Orinoca Canton

The Orinoca District is located at 18°58′S 67°15′W, 3.800 m above sea-level, on the western shore of Lake Poopo, 180 km 115 mi south of Oruro. Its extension from north to south and from east to west is 35 km. In December 2015, the lake was declar ...