Denmark. Old Zealand is an island in Denmark.
New Mexico. First explored by Europeans in the 16th century, New Mexico became a state in 1912.
1910. The last Portuguese king, Manoel II, was ousted by a revolution on October 5, 1910.
Ulaanbataar. Mongolia is located in Northern Asia, between China and Russia.
Berlin. The Tiergarten is in the centre of Berlin.
Devil's Night. The beginning of Devil's Night is unknown; but believed to be prior to World War II.
Texas. The land ceded to the U.S. at the end of the Mexican War in 1848 corresponds to about 17% of the continental U.S.
India. Garam masala is a mixture of spices used in Indian cooking.
Russia. The U.S. and Russian Diomede Islands are close together.
San'a. The nation of Yemen includes over 200 islands.
Mekong. The Mekong holds more species of giant fish than any other river in the world.
New York. Prosperous New York earned the nickname "The Empire State".
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.