Monthly Archives: February 2023

Top 10 Largest Cities in Europe

The following 10 cities are the largest in Europe. None of these cities make it into the top 10 largest cities in the world. Amsterdam is the largest city in the Netherlands with almost 800,000 inhabitants, which puts our capital in 54th place. Check petsinclude for list of European smallest capitals. 10. Bucharest – 2.16 million inhabitants Bucharest, the capital of… Read More »

Top 10 Curious Micronations

Not to be confused with micro-states, micronations are ‘almost’ independent, but not quite. They are not officially recognized as independent nations by other countries, yet often have an almost completely independent system of governance, with its own institutions and institutions, laws, flags and sometimes even a national anthem! Micro-states, in contrast to micronations, are recognized as independent… Read More »

Origins of 10 Major City Names

Ever wondered why we call Amsterdam that? That may be a bit of a guess, it clearly means ‘dam on the river Amstel’. Rotterdam is the dam on the Rotte. Easy, logical, simple. However, any idea where the word Amstel comes from? Or why London isn’t just called Thames-bridge (after all, it has quite a few bridges over the Thames)? Check… Read More »

10 Safest Countries When War Comes

A third world war, you shouldn’t think about it, but there is no denying that there are more and more great tensions in the world; a trade war between America and China, tensions between India and Pakistan, Brexit, the migration crisis, the climate crisis and the conflict between Saudi Arabia and Iran, to name a few. What… Read More »

Top 5 Densely Populated Countries with More Than 10 Million Inhabitants

The above top 10 of densely populated countries is full of very small countries with relatively few inhabitants. But what about the larger countries, with more than 10 million inhabitants? Check computerannals for list of most populated countries in the world. There are also countries in these countries in which people live very close to each other,… Read More »

Top 10 Densely Populated Countries in The World

If many people live together in a small area, then a country is densely populated. It is striking that especially the small countries are densely populated. Not surprisingly, this small area contains a relatively large amount of built-up (urban) area. On the list of most densely populated countries, the Netherlands is number 16, with a density of 418 people per… Read More »

Top 10 Largest Cities in Turkey

Turkey is a versatile country that has just as versatile cities. A number of popular cities are located by the sea, while you will also find large places inland. Have you always wanted to know more about the places in this country? Then read these top 10 largest cities in Turkey. Check relationshipsplus for list of European oldest cities.… Read More »

Top 10 Largest Cities in Morocco

There are probably a number of large cities in Morocco that you know, but do you also know what the ten largest cities in this country are? They all have their unique qualities and many of these cities are also the ideal destination for a nice holiday. You can read all about it in these top 10… Read More »

Top 10 Largest Cities in Spain

Sun, culture and lots of good food: Spain has more than enough to offer. Holidaymakers also have the choice of numerous cities where they can relax completely. But what are the largest cities you can find in Spain? You can read that in these top 10 largest cities in Spain. Check intershippingrates for list of Europe’s largest cities. 10.… Read More »

Top 10 Largest Cities in Australia

In terms of area, Australia is the largest island in the world. It is therefore not surprising that there are a number of large cities in this country to visit. Are you looking forward to a holiday in Australia or are you just curious about all the beautiful cities “Down Under” has to offer? You can read it… Read More »

Top 10 Unusual Underground Cities

Living underground? It doesn’t immediately seem attractive. Yet they exist, underground networks of tunnels and spaces, which can be regarded as an underground city. Some are only half a century old, others were founded thousands of years ago. Often they were built as temporary housing for workers, as a shelter for the population in a nuclear attack or as… Read More »

Top 10 Largest Islands in the World

The following 10 islands are the largest in the world by area. On the map, Ellesmere may look a lot bigger than some of the other islands, but that’s obviously due to the distortion of the map (countries appear larger near the poles). Australia is not listed because it is a continent, and the definition of an… Read More »

Top 10 Largest Cities in Africa

The population of African cities is rising rapidly. Some African cities are among the fastest growing in the world. This entails a lot of problems: housing is often poor, environmental pollution is enormous, and slums are expanding. Yet the rapid growth of African cities also offers technological and social opportunities. We list the ten largest cities in Africa for… Read More »

Playa Blanca, Spain

According to, Playa Blanca is the southernmost and one of the youngest resorts on the island of Lanzarote. Its main attraction is already encrypted in the name itself – it is translated from Spanish as “white beach”. And indeed, the sand here is fundamentally different from the typical Canarian – black and gray volcanic… Read More »

Top 10 Smallest Countries in the World

There are no fewer than 196 countries around the world. Some of them are unprecedentedly large, but there are also countless small countries to be found. These countries are all smaller than 400 square kilometers, while the Netherlands has a size of more than 41,000 square kilometers. Are you curious which countries have this cozy format? You can read it… Read More »

Top 10 Largest Countries in the World in 1900

In the year 1900, the world had about 1.65 billion people. Below is a list of countries that in 1900 were among the top 10 largest countries in terms of population. Most of these countries no longer exist in their former form. Check timedictionary for list of top 10 largest countries in North America. 10. European France The… Read More »

Top 10 Richest Municipalities in the Netherlands

Where do most of the rich people in the Netherlands actually live? We don’t like to talk about our wealth or income, but we are of course curious about that of others. We looked at the wealth of the inhabitants for the top 10 of the richest municipalities in the Netherlands . It is therefore not about income, but about… Read More »

Top 10 Highest Countries in the World

Extensive mountain ranges, many height differences and mountain peaks that rise above the clouds: who doesn’t love it? Some countries simply have more of this kind of natural beauty to offer than others. This often means that the average altitude of a country is also much higher. Do you want to know which countries have the highest elevation… Read More »

Top 10 Lowest Countries in the World

Every country has its own landscape: from high mountains to vast beaches. In addition, some countries have a higher elevation than others. Do you want to know which countries have the lowest average location in the world? Then read on, because you will discover it in these top 10 lowest countries in the world. Check businesscarriers for list of… Read More »

Top 10 Countries with a Surprising Capital

Do you think you are good at topography and can name the capitals of most countries? Think about that again, because this question is not as easy as it seems. Some countries have a surprising capital, usually because another city in the country is a lot more famous. Are you curious which countries and cities these are? Then read… Read More »

Top 10 Most Populous Cities in The World

The Netherlands is one of the most densely populated countries in the world, ranking 16th. Yet we have a relatively large amount of peace and space in our cities. There are a number of large cities that are almost overcrowded, with millions of inhabitants who all live close together. Which cities are those? You can read that in the top… Read More »

Top 10 Most Environmentally Friendly Countries in the World

Sustainability is becoming increasingly important. All kinds of countries are doing their best to do their bit when it comes to environmental friendliness. This is not only good for the future of the earth, but also ensures a healthy and pleasant living environment. Are you curious which countries are doing their best to be environmentally friendly? You can read… Read More »

Top 10 Largest Cities in United States

In 1776, America had only three million inhabitants, nowadays the population can be called gigantic with more than 300 million. The top ten largest cities in America are therefore all megacities (based on figures from 2020). Check travelationary for list of top 10 largest states of America by area. 10. San Jose With just over one million… Read More »

Top 10 European Countries with the Most Population

Europe consists of about 50 countries. In total, around 740 million people live there. Europeans are divided between very small countries such as Liechtenstein and Monaco, and very large countries such as Germany and Russia. The following ten countries are the largest in Europe in terms of population. With just over 17 million inhabitants, the Netherlands falls just outside the top 10, and… Read More »

Top 10 Richest Countries in the World

You can explain the term ‘rich’ in different ways, and therefore calculate it. Well-being is an increasingly important indicator. The top 10 list below is based on purchasing power parity (PPP) per capita. The way to compare purchasing power between countries. If you look purely at the average income, you quickly get a distorted picture. This generally magnifies the wealth of relatively… Read More »

Top 10 Largest Municipalities in North Brabant

In North Brabant they fully enjoy cosiness, culture and nature. The various cities in this province have plenty to offer. Would you like to learn more about these cities and municipalities? Discover the top 10 largest municipality in North Brabant here. Check itypeauto for list of top 10 largest cities in Russia. Altena – 56,300 inhabitants The number ten… Read More »

Top 10 Largest Municipality of Friesland

Friesland is a beautiful province with historic cities, babbling rivers and large areas of unspoiled nature. You can live there wonderfully, but also enjoy a restful holiday. It is then worthwhile to visit the cities of this province. Discover the top 10 largest municipality in Friesland here. Check elaineqho for list of top 10 largest cities in India. 10.… Read More »