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Finland (Official Title: Republic of Finland) is a Nordic country located in northern Europe. It is home to 5,421,827 people and covers a total area of 338,424 km 2 (130,596 sq mi). Norway shares borders with Sweden to the west, Norway to the north and Russia to the east. The Gulf of Finland separates it from Estonia to the south. The capital city of Finland is Helsinki which is located in the south of Finland along the Gulf of Finland. It is also the largest city in the country with a population of approximately 600,000.
England is a small island country located in Europe. It is part of the United Kingdom which consists of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. England is bordered to the north by Scotland and to the west by Wales. It also has sea borders with the Irish Sea to the north-west, the Celtic Sea to the south-west, the North Sea to the east and the English Channel to the south. Approximately 53 million people populate the country with about 8 million of those living in the capital city of London. England is also the home of the Royal family with Buckingham Palace being located in the city of London.
Venus is the second planet from the sun in the solar system. It is named after the roman goddess of love and beauty. Venus is the second brightest object in the night sky after the moon and has been known for centuries as the Morning or the Evening star. Venus is similar in size to Earth and is the closest planet to Earth. It completely rotates the sun in 224.7 Earth days. Let’s find out some more fun facts about Venus.
Neptune is the furthest planet from the Sun in our Solar System. It was named after the Roman god of the sea. Neptune has been visited by only one spacecraft, Voyager 2, which flew by the planet on 25 August 1989. Let’s find out some more interesting facts about the planet Neptune.
Scotland is a small country that is part of the United Kingdom. It is located at the top of the island of Great Britain. It is bordered by England to the south and has the North Sea to the east and the Atlantic Ocean to north and west. There are also an additional 790 islands that make up the country of Scotland. Scotland is home to approximately 5,254,800 people with 495,360 residing it is capital city of Edinburgh and 598,830 living in the largest city Glasgow. It occupies and area of 78,387 km2 (30,414 sq mi) which is approximately one third of the island of Great Britain.
Ireland, officially known as the Republic of Ireland, is an island country that lies off the eastern coast of Great Britain separated by the Irish Sea. It is also bordered by the Celtic Sea to the south, Saint George’s Channel to the south east and the Atlantic Ocean. Ireland has had a tumultuous history and has been the subject of internal conflict and tension for many years. Ireland is divided politically into two countries, with the North-eastern section of the island (Northern Ireland) being part of the United Kingdom. The Republic of Ireland occupies approximate fifth sixths of the total land mass of the island of Ireland with an area of 70,273 km2 (27,133 sq mi). The Republic of Ireland is home to 4,588,252 people with 527,612 living in the capital city of Dublin.
Belize is a small country located in Central America. The country covers just 22,966 km2 (8,867 sq mi) and is only about 290 km (280 mi) long and 110 km (68 mi) wide! It is bordered by Mexico to the north and Guatemala to the south and west. The area was originally claimed for Spain, but was settled by the British. The country eventually came under formal British control as British Honduras. The country was renamed in 1973 and achieved full independence on September 21, 1981. Let’s take a look at some more fun facts about Belize.
Connecticut is a small state found in the north-eastern part of the United States of America. It is located in the New England region of the country and is bordered by Massachusetts to the north, Rhode Island to the East and New York State to the south and west. Connecticut is home to approximately 3,580,800 people with approximately 124,775 living in the capital city of Hartford. Connecticut is the 4th most densely populated state in the U.S. It has a long history of involvement with the government of United States and is still one of the most influential states in the country.
The Bald Eagle is a species of sea eagle found in most parts of North America. The scientific name for this animal is Haliaeetus leucocephalus, which comes from the Greek words hali, aeetus, leuco and cephalis meaning salt, eagle, white and head. There are two known subspecies of Bald Eagle, which are known as H. l. leucocephalus and H. l. washingtoniensis. Let’s find out some more fun facts about the Bald Eagle.
Tennessee is a state located in the south-east of the United States of America. It is a landlocked state that is bordered by Missouri, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia and Kentucky. Tennessee was the 16th state admitted to the union on June 1, 1796 and joined the Confederacy during the U.S. Civil War. Let’s take a look at some more fun facts about Tennessee.