Tallinn. The Soviet Union officially recognized the independence of Estonia in 1991
Burma. Myanmar became the official name of Burma in 1989.
Mt. Logan. The about 14,000-foot-high Mount Logan is located in Yukon, Canada.
Boston. Boston's Logan International Airport served over 27 million passengers in 2005.
Porto-Novo. The city of Porto-Novo took its name from the Portuguese for "New Port".
Mt. Blanc. Mt. Blanc has continual snow cover on its peaks.
Texas. The King Ranch in Texas is larger than the state of Rhode Island.
Signal Hill. Guglielmo Marconi sent the first transatlantic wireless message in 1901.
8 Hours. On May 21, 2004, Sherpa Pemba Dorjie set the record for the fastest ascent of Mt. Everest at eight hours, ten minutes.
Seven. In 1792, Kentucky became the fifteenth state to be admitted to the Union.
Saudi Arabia. The CIA World Factbook listed Qatar as having the second-highest gross domestic product per capita in the world.
Nashville, TN. Nashville is the capital of Tennessee.
Russia. There is a small island owned by Russia off the Alaskan coast.
Cloncurry. The Tropic of Capricorn is one of five major circles of latitude found on maps of Earth.
Krakow. Krakow is known as Poland's capital of culture.
Toronto. In 2006, Canada's "Wonderland" had 14 roller coasters, the third largest number of coasters in a North American theme park.
Branson. The world's largest banjo stands in Branson, Missouri.
Cook Islands. Penrhyn, Pukapuka, Suwarrow and Rakahanga are four of the Cook Islands' islands.
Detroit. Founded in 1701 by French fur traders, Detroit is a major port city, located north of Windsor, Ontario, on the Detroit River in the Midwest region of the United States.
Nepal. Eight of the world's fourteen highest mountains including Mount Everest are in Nepal.