Popocatepetl. Popocatepetl, an active volcano, is near Mexico city side by side the Iztazihuatl.
Libreville. Gabon is located on the equator.
Laos. The internet country code extension for Cambodia is ".kh".
Asmara. Since it became independent, Asmara is it's capital.
Iraq. This area, which engulfs Iraq, was once known as Mesopotamia.
Bahamas. The largest island in the Abaco and Cays island group of the Bahamas is Great Abaco.
385. The Grand Hotel opened in 1887, on Mackinac Island, a resort island where cars are forbidden.
Brazil. Brazil is the largest and most populous country in South America, and fifth largest in the world in both area and population.
Mexico City. Mexico City was once an island in Lake Texcoco.
Death Valley. Death Valley's Badwater Basin is 282 feet below sea level.
France. The famous Mont St. Michel can be found on the northern coastline of France.
Seventeen Seventy. Seventeen Seventy, Queensland, commemorates James Cooks' voyage along the east coast of Australia.
Queenstown. Gold was discovered in Skippers Canyon in 1862.
Hobart, Tasmania. At the summit of Mount Wellington, a lookout provides a view of Hobart below and the land to the East.
Finland. In Finnish legend, Korvatunturi is the mountain home of Santa Claus.
Belize. Belize uses English as its primary language.
John Muir. John Muir was a noted California environmentalist around the turn of the 20th century, after whom a major trail is named.
Emerald Isle. Ireland is the third-largest island in Europe.
Mt. Mansfield. The Stowe Mountain ski resort includes part of Mt. Mansfield, the highest mountain in Vermont.
Czech Republic. In 2004, Prague was ranked sixth in most foreigners visiting a European city after London, Paris, Rome, Madrid and Berlin.