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Lower Antelope Canyon Navajo land, Arizona
Lower Antelope Canyon. Antelope Canyon is a slot canyon in the American Southwest, located on Navajo land east of Page, Arizona, United States.

Image: Ashim D’Silva


 
 
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the third planet (counted outward from its sun), it is not the largest but in fact the most dense of the nine eight planets in this Solar System, and it is the only one with some kind of intelligent life.
No, I'm not talking about the really amazing intelligence of a murder of crows.

I'm talking about some other inhabitants of this planet known as humans, for them Earth is known as the 'World', the whole shebang of this planet, the land, oceans, people, and most important, the weather. For most people nearly all things in the 'world' happen on land, exceptions are sea-based migrant Filipino workers and some holiday activities: cruises, scuba diving, surfing and expeditions using sailing vessels like multi-hulled canoes.

For many people the world begins just outside their neighborhood, and they call it, out of habit, afield, or outlandish, meaning, not here.

Until recently almost all parts of the World were inapprehensible for the majority of its human inhabitants. To understand the world was not really important, most folks stayed in the neighborhood, had a family and a mortgage plan.

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fu dao"In the most basic sense, the purpose of life is being - as opposed to not being."

 

World Regions:

   
Africa

Africa


 Map of Africa

Countries of Africa
Angola | Botswana | Ethiopia | Gabon | Kenya | Madagascar | Mali | Namibia | Seychelles | South Africa
  ... all countries of Africa
North America

The Americas and the Caribbean


 Map of the North America
 Map of the South America

Countries of North, Central and South America.
Bolivia | Brazil | CanadaChile | Ecuador | Guatemala | Mexico | Nicaragua | USA | Maps of the U.S. States
  ... all countries of the Americas


Countries of the Caribbean
Bermuda | Jamaica | Bahamas | Barbados | Cuba | Dominican Republic | Guadeloupe | Haiti | Puerto Rico | Saint Lucia | Trinidad and Tobago | U.S. Virgin Islands
  all countries in the Caribbean
 
Asia

Asia and the Middle East 


 Map of Asia
 Map of Southeast Asia

Countries of Asia
Cambodia | China | India | Japan | Lao PDR | Maldives | Nepal | Philippines | Russia | Singapore | Thailand | Tibet | Viet Nam
   ... all countries of Asia


Countries of the Middle East
Iraq | Israel | Kuwait | Lebanon | Palestine | Qatar | Saudi Arabia | Syria | United Arab Emirates
   ... all countries of the Middle East

 

Australia and Oceania

Australia / Oceania


 Map of Oceania/Australia
 Map of Australia

Australia and the Islands in the South Pacific
Australia | Fiji | French Polynesia (Tahiti) | New Zealand | Samoa
   ... all countries of Australia/Oceania


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Europe

Europe


 Map of Europe

European Countries
Austria | Bulgaria | France | Germany | Italy | Spain | Sweden | Switzerland | United Kingdom
   ... all countries of Europe
 
World Maps

profile World Maps
Maps around the World.

profile Maps of Countries
Political maps, administrative maps, searchable maps.
 
Countries
List of almost all countries, territories, and regions in the world.

 Overseas Territories and Dependent Areas
List of the Overseas Territories, Dependent Areas, and Disputed Territories.

 Population by Country
Population figures for all countries.
 
Cities

great site The biggest cities in the World
A guide to the metropolises of this planet.

The most populated cities in China
China's greatest cities.
The most populated cities in Japan
List of Japanese cities with the greatest population.
The most populated Cities in the United States
Lists of U.S. cities with the most residents.
 NEW  Storybook of the U.S. state capitals
Images and information about the 50 US state capitals.
 
 
Photography

Chinese New Year
Learn more about the Chinese New Year celebrations for the coming year. See images of the Chinese Spring Festival celebrated in Bangkok's China Town.

Images of Angkor Wat (Cambodia) , Laos and Myanmar.
Myanmar, Burma
Buddha image, Yangon, Burma
Photos: Valeska Gehrmann
 
Traveling and Travel Destinations

Most Famous Landmarks and Cultural Monuments in the World
As the title says, a virtual travel to many of the Most Famous Landmarks and Cultural Monuments in the World.

profile Airports and Airlines
Index of National Airlines and Airports around the world:
e.g.: profile IATA Airport Codes


profile International Currencies and Currency Codes
Up to date list of currencies around the World.

profile International Country Calling Codes
Country calling codes by country.

great site World's Top Travel Destinations
World's Top Tourism Destinations by various categories.

Travel Safety Advice
Compilation of links to Travel Advice.
 
 
More Issues

First, Second and Third World
First, Second and Third World
States of the first, second and the third world, with an explanation of the terms.


 
World Resources Report

Comparative (sortable) tables of:

1. Population and Human Well-Being
Table of core indicators on population, health, education, poverty,infant mortality, and HIV/AIDS prevalence by countries.

2. Food and Water
The table contains four core indicators: Intensity of Agricultural Inputs, Food Security and Nutrition, Fisheries Production and Water Resources.

3. Economics and Trade
The table shows core indicators of a country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP), the percent of total output of goods and services, and the Financial Flows.

4. Institutions and Governance
The sortable table shows values of core indicators to evaluate governments and levels of freedom within countries.

 
 

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