Ashgabat. Turkmenistan's unit of currency is the manat.
Tenerife. The volcano Pico de Teide on the island of Tenerife in the Canary Islands is 3,718 meters high.
Nile. The longest river in the world, the Nile, is longer than the U.S. is wide.
Public Garden. Boston's Public Garden was proposed as the first public botanic garden in the United States, promoted by philanthropist Horace Gray.
Hudson. The area of Hudson Bay is 1.23 million square kilometers.
Iceland. Iceland is home to active volcanoes that spew lava.
Road Town. The population of Road Town was 9,400 in 2004.
Italy. Italian automobile manufacturer Enzo Ferrari lived from 1898-1988.
North Dakota. North Dakota shares the International Peace Garden with Manitoba.
Goat. "Niagara" comes from the Iroquois name for the river, "Onguiaahra," which means "the Strait".
Mt. Mitchell, NC. At 6,643 feet, Mt. Mitchell is the highest mountain east of the Mississippi.
Adamstown. Adamstown is the capital of Pitcairn Island, the place where the Bounty mutineers eventually landed.
Mohave Desert. The lowest and hottest place in North America, Death Valley, is in the Mohave Desert.
Waitemata. Team New Zealand under Peter Blake prevailed in the 2000 America's Cup, the first time the United States had neither contested nor defended.
Nuuk. The University of Greenland is located in Nuuk and is the only university in Greenland.
The Philippines. The Philippines is an archipelago of 7,100 islands in the South China Sea south of Taiwan.
Helsinki. The Russian Army burned Helsinki, Finland to the ground in 1808, the second time that fate had befallen the capital city.
Norway. Australia was voted number 2 and the USA number 3.
New York. Jones Beach State Park boasts of over 6.5 miles of ocean beach.
Liberia. Founded by former slaves, Liberia always maintained its liberty (Ethiopia almost made it, only to be invaded by Italy in the 1930's).