Posts Tagged ‘Exotic islands’

Hawaii

Hawaii

Hawaii is a U.S. state located in the Pacific Ocean approximately 2,000 mi (3,200 km) from the U.S. mainland.

It is the only state outside North America, the only island state, and the only state in the tropics. Hawaii is also one of a few U.S. states to have once been an independent nation. Read the rest of this entry »

Bahamas

Bahamas The Bahamas, known officially as the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, is a country within the Lucayan Archipelago of the West Indies in the Atlantic. It takes up 97% of the Lucayan Archipelago’s land area and is home to 88% of the archipelago’s population.
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Seychelles

Seychelles Seychelles

The Republic of Seychelles (French Republique des Seychelles, English Republic of Seychelles, Seish. Repiblik Sesel) is an island state in East Africa. The state is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations.

The Seychelles are located in the western part of the Indian Ocean, slightly south of the equator, about 1600 km east of the African mainland, north of Madagascar. Read the rest of this entry »

Bora Bora

Bora Bora Bora Bora, French Polynesia

Bora Bora is one of the Leeward Islands of the Society Islands archipelago in French Polynesia in the Pacific Ocean, located 241 km northwest of Tahiti.
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New Zealand

New Zealand New Zealand

An island nation in Polynesia. New Zealand has a population estimated in 2022 of over 5.1 million (early 2017 estimate: over 4.8 million) and a land area of 268,021 sq km, both of which make it the largest country in Oceania.

New Zealand is subdivided into 17 regions, 9 of which are located on the North Island, 7 on the South Island, and 1 on the Chatham Archipelago. Read the rest of this entry »

Philippines

Philippines Philippines

The Philippines is an island nation in Southeast Asia.

There are over 7,600 islands in the Philippines, of which about 2,000 are uninhabited islands.
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Australia

Australia Australia

A state in the Southern Hemisphere, occupying the mainland of the same name, the island of Tasmania and several other islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans.

Australia has a population of 25,180,200 (31 December 2018), most of whom live in cities on the east coast. Read the rest of this entry »

Maldives

Maldives Maldives Islands

Exotic islands

Maldives, officially the Republic of Maldives, is a small archipelagic state in South Asia, situated in the Arabian Sea of the Indian Ocean.

It lies southwest of Sri Lanka and India, about 700 kilometres (430 mi) from the Asian continent’s mainland. The chain of 26 atolls stretches from Ihavandhippolhu Atoll in the north to Addu Atoll in the south (across the Equator). Read the rest of this entry »

Map of Tulip Festival locations

Map of Tulip Festival locations Map of Tulip Festival locations

A map of the Tulip Festival locations has been prepared in Elista, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Kalmykia informs. Read the rest of this entry »

Italy

Colosseum Italy

The official name of Italy is the Italian Republic (Italian. Repubblica Italiana) – a state in southern Europe, in the center of the Mediterranean. Italy is part of the European Union and NATO since their inception, is the third largest economy in the European zone. Read the rest of this entry »

FIDE President and also President of Kalmykia Kirsan Ilyumzhinov to visit Trinidad and Tobago

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov Inaugural Umada Cup international tournament starting on 14th August

The president of the World Chess Federation and also president of the Republic of Kalmykia, His Excellency Kirsan Ilyumzhinov will be gracing the shores of Trinidad and Tobago for the inaugural Umada Cup international tournament. This will be a special occasion for the chess fraternity as the current FIDE (Federacion Internacional des Echecs) president announced this new tournament-to take place every year in this region–will have an organisation and prize fund of US$40K.




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