Amazing and unique London – a huge heart UK, the largest European state, and its undisputed leader in the number of population (in the capital of the United Kingdom is home to about 8 million people.). This is not only a favorite of tourists, but also a city of global importance, the financial center, which is dictated by the laws of economics, politics, business, culture and even fashion. Continue reading
In the XVII century in what is now the Ottawa Indian tribe of the same name lived. Then, with the arrival of the French, a small village gradually turned into a major city. Ottawa – Canada’s capital, a city status was granted by Queen Victoria, but Ottawa is not the capital, built on the master plan, such as Washington and Brasilia. The picturesque Rideau Canal, passing through the center of the city, dotted with pleasure craft in summer and in winter people ice skating – they are happy to use the river as a natural ice rink 7.8 km. Continue reading
Oslo, the capital of the Norwegian state, is located in the Estlanna deep fjord of the same name on the shore of the three bays – Verkvika, Pipervika and Frogner. It is surrounded by rolling hills with mountain peaks covered with forests, which are arranged and industrial estates. Continue reading
Moscow Kremlin – the oldest and the central part of the city (the capital of Russia) on the Borovitsky hill on the left bank of the river Moscow, one of the most beautiful architectural ensembles in the world. Area Kremlin in terms of irregular triangle and is equal to 27.5 hectares. Continue reading
Istanbul (Turkish: Istanbul.) – The largest city, a seaport, a major industrial, commercial and cultural center of Turkey; the former capital of the Ottoman Empire and Byzantium. Located on the banks of the Bosphorus Strait. Continue reading
Kiev (ukr. Київ) – the capital and largest city of Ukraine, the city-hero. It is located on the Dnieper River. It is the center of Kiev agglomeration. Kiev – a separate administrative unit of Ukraine, in addition, it is the administrative center of the Kiev region. Because of its historical significance as a center of ancient Rus from IX to XII century, and to this day is called the “mother of Russian cities.” Continue reading
Las Vegas – a city in the western United States in the state of Nevada, the administrative center of Clark County, located in the central part of the Mojave Desert, the population of 552,000 inhabitants (2006). Las Vegas is one of the world’s major centers of entertainment and gaming business. Numerous casinos, hotels, daily concerts and shows attract tourists from all over the world. Major casinos and hotels are centrally located along the Fremont Street and Las Vegas Boulevard, the main street, the most lively part of which is called the Las Vegas Strip or simply Strip. Continue reading
“The size and space – just oppress. Despite the preparations and frank” lucky “with the weather and the sky, clearly traced following puncture-problems:
– Two days dedicated me to visit the Grand Canyon – is not enough. As some come (arrive) there for a couple of hours – just do not understand. Continue reading
Niagara Falls – waterfalls on the border of America and Canada, between New York State and Ontario. Perhaps, Niagara Falls is probably the most spectacular natural fractures in the Earth’s crust.
Niagara River, which connects Lake Erie and Ontario, falling from a height of 50 meter cliff width of more than 1000 m. This waterfall is considered to be the most amazing natural wonder of North America. Continue reading
Mumbai – India’s most populous city, in 2008 the city’s population was 13,662,885 person. Together with the satellite cities form the fifth largest metropolitan area in the world. The area occupied by Greater Mumbai is 603.4 square meters. km. The town stretches along the coast of the Arabian Sea at 140 km.
Located at an altitude of 10 meters above sea level. The population density is 21,665 people per square kilometer. km., about 1/2 of the population – Marathi, about 1/4 – Gujaratis. The city proper covers the island of Bombay (Eng. Isle of Bombay) and the southern part of the island Solsett, which are interconnected by bridges and dams. Continue reading