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|NH||New Hampshire||NJ||New Jersey||NM||New Mexico|
|RI||Rhode Island||SC||South Carolina||SD||South Dakota|
|NB||New Brunswick||NL|| Newfoundland/Labrador
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|ON||Ontario||PE||Prince Edward Island||QC||Quebec|
|NT||Northwest Territories||NU||Nunavut||YT||Yukon or Yukon Territory|
Learn more about Canada's newest Territory at: Nunavut from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, Symbols of Nunavut, Nunavut.com - a brief portal to the best of Nunavut. How do you pronounce Nunavut? "Nunavut, pronounced 'Noo-na-voot' and written as Nunavut in both English and French, means 'our land' in Inuktitut, the language of Inuit."
Visit also the official government sites for these Canadian provinces and territories: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland & Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, and Yukon.
● All Country Info - Reference Guide to Country Facts
● AllRefer Countries of the World
● Background Notes from U.S. Department of State
● CIA - The World Factbook from United States Central Intelligence Agency
● Countires & Regions from World Bank Group
● Countries of the World from infoplease
● Countries of the World from USA CIA World Factbooks & Other Sources
● Country Profiles from BBC.co.uk
● Country Reports.org
● Country Studies from Library of Congress
● Explore the World - World Guide - Travel information from Lonely Planet
● Geographia World Travel Destinations: Africa, Asia, Caribbean, Europe, Latin America - Culture and History Guide
● Global Integrity. An independent, non-profit organization tracking governance and corruption trends around the world. Global Integrity uses local teams of researchers and journalists to monitor openness and accountability.
● Index Countries of the World - A World Destination Guide from One World - Nations Online
● International Data Base (IDB) Summary Demographic Data, from U.S. Census Bureau - Statistical tables of demographic and socioeconomic data for 227 countries
● Language Codes
● The Library of Congress Country Studies
● Portals to the World from Library of Congress
● Pro-Tran: Top 20 Country Statistics
● Pro-Tran: Country Information
● Pro-Tran: World's Languages
● Reference Resources: The World from Kid Info
● Timelines of History - World Countries A-K, World Countries L-Z
● Travel Guides from VirtualTourist.com - Worldwide pictures, tips and reviews
● Visa and Embassy Information for All Countries from ProjectVisa.com
● World Atlas of Maps, Flags and Geography Facts
● World Health Organization (WHO) Countries
● World Travel Guide - Country Information from Columbus Guides
● Yahoo! Directory - Countries
● Animated U.S. State Flags
● Facts About the United States Flag
● Flag Info:
● Flag Disposal,
● Flag Etiquette,
● Flag Materials,
● U.S. Flag History
● Flagdom: American Historic, Military, State Flags
● State and Territory Flags
● Flags of North America Quiz
● Flags of the Native Peoples of the United States
● A Guide to American Flags
● Historical U.S. Flags
● National / Historical American Flags
● The Pledge of Allegiance
● The Pledge of Allegiance to the United States Flag
● Today in History: Flag Day
● U.S. State Flags
● Canada - Current Canadian Flag - Maple Leaf Flag
● Canadian Flag Clip Art Gallery
● Flag Etiquette in Canada
● Flag of Canada - from Wikipedia
● The Flags of Canada
● Flags of Canada, Canadian Provinces, Canadian Forces
● The Great Canadian Flag Debate from CBC
● The National Flag of Canada
● Allrefer.com Country Flags
● Animated Flags of the World
● Animated World Flags
● Flag and Map Clip Art
● Flags in the News - New Flags
● Flags of All Countries
● Flags of the World from CIA - The World Factbook
● Flags of the World (Dollhouse Miniature Printable Flags)
● Flags of the World (FOTW)
● Geographic Index to Flags of the World
● Good Flag, Bad Flag: How to Design a Great Flag
● International Code Flags or Signaling Flags
● International Flags
● International Marine Signal Flags
● International Marine Signal Flags: Alphabet Flags, Pennants
● International Maritime Signal Flags
● Meanings of International Maritime Signal Flags
● Recently Changed Flags (in Dutch & English)
● Visual Signalling in the RCN
● Signal Flag Systems:
● 1. Elford's Telegraphic Flags,
● 2. Watson's Holyhead to Liverpool Numeric Flags,
● 3. Captain Frederick Marryat's Signal Flag Code,
● 4. International Code of Signals - 1855 to Date
● U.S. Navy Signal Flags
● What's New: Recent changes/additions
● World Factbook
● World Flag Database
● World Flags 101
● World Flags - 3D Gallery (A-Z by Countries)
● World Nations
10 Best Big Cities - Best Places to Live in the United States, 2006. See also Top 100.
50states.com - States and Capitals.
360° Virtual Tours - All Aerial Panoramas. A few selected cities from around the world • 360° Aerial Panorama with music, from Russia with Love, 360 Video, High Resolution.
● Victoria Falls, Zambia, Zimbabwe
● Venezuela. Surroundings of Angel Falls
● Kalyan Minaret, Bukhara, Uzbekistan
● Miami, USA
● Chicago, Illinois, USA
● New York. Remembering 9/11
● San Francisco, Golden Gate Bridge in the Fog
● (Honolulu, Waikiki Beach) Hawaii, Oahu Island Virtual Tour with Hawaiian music.
● Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - Luminous Las Vegas at Dusk and Night
● Millennium UN Plaza Hotel, New York, USA - New York, I love you
● Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, USA
● Statue of Liberty, Liberty Island, New York, USA
● Statue of Liberty. PowerPoint from Library of Congress.
● Helicopter Journey over Manhattan, New York, USA
● Hollywood, California, USA
● San Juan and Colorado rivers. Utah, USA
● San Juan River, Goose necks, Utah, USA
● Los Angeles at dusk, California, USA
● Kiev. Its Cathedrals and Monasteries, Ukraine
● Virtual Tour of Dubai City, UAE
● Bangkok, Thailand
● Green Point Stadium, Cape Town, South Africa
● Moscow State University, Russia
● Moscow, Kremlin, Bolotnaya Square, Russia
● Moscow, protest rally on Bolotnaya Square, Russia
● Kremlin, Moscow, Russia (Spherical 360 Video, Test Shooting)
● Moscow City View, Stereo Panorama, Russia
● Trinity Lavra of Sait Sergius, Russia
● New Jerusalem - Monastery, Russia
● Saint Petersburg, (St-Petersburg, Virtual Tour ) Russia
● Novodevichy Convent, Moscow, Russia
● View from my window. Moscow, Russia
● MKAD, Moscow, Russia
● Moscow Virtual Tour, Russia
● Krokus Expo Center, Moscow, Gigapixel Panorama, Russia
● Kuala Lumpur (The Petronas tower), Malaysia
● Amsterdam, Holland
● Hong Kong, China
● Sydney, Australia
● Buenos Aires, Argentina
● Egyptian Pyramids, Cairo, Egypt
Aneki.com - World Rankings and Records.
● America's 50 Best Cities.
● Best Cities for Quality of Life.
● Best Cities in the World for Art.
● Best Cities to Get a Job in America.
● Cities with the Cleanest Air in America.
● Cities with the Most Millionaires in Ameerica.
● Cities with the Worst Standard of Living.
● Cleanest Cities.
● First Cities to Open Subway.
● Least Healthy Cities.
● Most Affordable U.S. Cities.
● Most Dangerous Cities in the World.
● Most Educated Cities in America. (Percentage of residents with graduate degrees).
● Most Expensive Cities.
● Most Expensive U.S. Cities.
● Most Polite Cities in the World.
● Most Populous Cities in America
● Most Populous Cities in Canada.
● Safest Cities in America.
● Smartest Cities in America. (Percentage of bachelor's degrees among residents 25 and older).
Ask Men's Top 29 Cities of 2012.
The Big Picture: News Stories in Photographs from the Boston Globe. World Population: Where it's thick and where it's thin by Paula Nelson, 4 Nov. 2011, includes 41 photos. "The growing population of the world, now estimated to be over 7 billion, marks a global milestone . . . China is the most populous country with India following closely behind . . . including scenes from Mong Kok district in Hong Kong, which has the highest population density in the world, with 130,000 per one square kilometer. In Mongolia, the world's least densely populated country, 2.7 million people are spread across an area three times the size of France. Then there's Out Skerries . . . of Scotland where the population is just 65. And doing what he can to contribute to that 7 billion global milestone is Ziona, the head of a religious sect called 'Chana.' He has 39 wives, 94 children, and 33 grandchildren."
Boom Towns - Overall Best Cities in the United States for Doing Business. Rankings of 393 American cities, from Inc.com.
Capital Cities - Urban Directories from CityMayors.com. The world's capital cities with population figures. Includes:
● Largest Cities in the World - Some 640 million people live in the world’s 300 largest cities.
● Largest European Cities - Some 212 million people live in Europe’s 500 largest cities.
● Largest U.S. Cities - Nine cities with more than one million people.
● Largest Canadian Cities - Top 30 Canadian cities by population.
● Largest German Cities - Almost 37 million people live in Germany’s 300 largest cities.
● Largest UK Cities - UK's 200 largest towns, cities and districts.
● Largest Japanese Cities - More than 57 million people live in Japan's largest cities.
● Largest U.S. Cities.
Capitals of Every Independent Country by Matt Rosenberg, About.com Guide. Covers 196 Independent Countries in the World with their Capital City or Cities.
China Guide - Cities. City Guide from Travel China Guide.com. Includes Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Shangri-La in Yunnan, Lhasa in Tibet. Attractions by City.
Cities Around the World. Over 6,100 photographic images from the slide collections of the American Geographical Society (AGS) Library, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries.
Cities around the World from Earth and Moon Viewer site. Select a city and view it from the sky above right this minute. Zoom in to see image. To see image in day light, click the "No night" box then the "Update" button even though it may be night time there.
Cities in Canada to Visit - Most Popular Cities in Canada to Visit from About.com Canada Travel.
Cities.com. World City Guides powered by Worldnews. Search city sites by City, Country or Subject.
City-Data.com. Stats about all U.S. cities - maps, race, income, photos, education, crime data, wealth, geographical data, housing, businesses, birthplaces of famous people, political contributions, city government employment, weather, hospitals, schools, libraries, houses, airports, radio and TV stations, zip codes, area codes, user-submitted facts, similar cities list, comparisons to averages, and more.
City Guides. City Travel Guide from World Travel Guide.
City Map Sites. Links from Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection, University of Texas. Cities around the world in A-Z order.
City Population - Find the city population of any country. Search is performed on the country pages of CityPopulation using Google. Results indicate Capital cities for countries, states or provinces. View Canada - City Population - Cities, Towns & Provinces. Click on Details to see City Population of each Canadian Province. Example: Ontario City Population. Tables & Maps, from Thomas Brinkhoff, Germany.
CityPopulation.de - Principal Cities & Agglomerations in America - Population of Major Cities and Agglomerations of Countires in North and South America and outlying islands. Includes inhabitants, statistics, maps, largest cities, leading cities, and more.
CityPopulation.de - Principal Cities & Agglomerations in Asia - Population of Major Cities and Agglomerations of Countires in Asia (in tables and maps).
CityRating.com. Find the best place to live in the United States. Site consists of a comprehensive resource of city demographic guides, local weather forecasts, cost of living, population statistics, crime statistics, school rankings, career and occupational outlook, weather history, average temperatures, relative humidity and general relocation information about the most prominent metro areas in the U.S.A.
Citysearch. U.S. City Guides and U.S. Movie and Entertainment Guides, and International City Guides. Site covers major cities in United States, Australia, Canada, Korea, Scandinvia, and Japan. 11 million local business listings, 500,000 links to local Websites of clubs, community groups, libraries, museums, stores, theaters, etc.
ClickState.com - United States Local Web Directory. Search this massive online directory for business in your community. Select a State, then browse by Cities. Includes latest State News, State Information (includes flag, geography, longitude / latitude, restaurants, real estate), and more.
CNN.com Weather. Find 5-day weather forecasts for cities around the world.
Community Mottos & Nicknames. Find out what cities or communities are associated with these mottos, slogans, nick names. Search Index of Mottos and Names by Mottos & Nicknames, or by State & City Names. Includes additional info on the city: Statistics & Facts, Location, Weather & Climate, History, City Attractions, Government, Business Directory, Chamber of Commerce, Organizations, Churches, Sports, Libraries, Schools.
Craigslist Homepage. Craigslist FAQ. Craigslist Personal Safety Tips.
DiscoverOurTown.com provides comprehensive city guides that include travel information, area attractions and restaurant listings for towns across the United States.
Distance Calculator and Driving Directions US. An online tool to calculate the Distance and Driving Directions between any two cities, villages, towns or airports in the United States.
Dohop.com - Cities. Dohop is a place where you may find cheap airline tickets for domestic and international flights. Choose a city from A-Z. Valuable info provided for each city: List of Airline flights to this city, Recommended hotels, Nearby Airports (Codes included: e.g. YYZ for Toronto Pearson International Airport, YTZ for Toronto Island Airport), plus Cities available via direct flight from this city.
EarthCam. Webcam Network. Include: New York City, Seattle, Vegas, Miami, Boston, Philadelphia, Chicago, Niagara Falls (Canada), Saskatoon (Canada), Noto (Italy), and other cities.
HomeFacts - Critical Health, Safety and Environmental Information on US cities. HomeFacts has created this very comprehensive home and community report providing community information about cities and their surrounding areas. Stats about each featured city or neighborhood in the United States include: crime data, demographics (based on U.S. Census data), sex offenders list (include photos, names, addresses), water and air quality, pollution, environmental hazards, meth labs, UV index report, community resources such as colleges, universities, schools, airports, libraries, hospitals, police and fire stations, zoos, aquariums, retirement homes, related featured articles, and more. Type Address, City, State, Zip Code, or Choose a State and City. Include maps.
Hong Kong from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
● About Hong Kong from info.gov.hk - The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China.
● All About Hong Kong from Discover Hong Kong.
● Hong Kong: "The Hub of the Orient". Turner Classic Movie (TCM). A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Presentation, a James A. FitzPatrick Traveltalk "The Voice of the Globe". A travel film (on YouTube, 8:01 min.) believed to have been made in 1937 with subsequent touch-up in Technicolor.
● Hong Kong: Part of the Places of a Lifetime series from Traveler magazine - National Geographic.
● Hong Kong Facts & Figures from A View on Cities.
● Hong Kong Attractions from A View on Cities.
● Hong Kong, Gateway To China, 1938. YouTube video, 11:21 min.
● Regions and territories: Hong Kong. Overview, Facts, Leaders, Media, from BBC News.
● Map of Hong Kong. Hong Kong Tourist Maps.
● Map of Hong Kong China. Hong Kong Maps and Travel Guide.
● Hong Kong Kai Tak Airport (1925 - 1998). YouTube video, 3:45 min.
● Extreme Engineering: Building Hong Kong's Airport. Veoh Video, 5 min. preview of a 44 min. video.
● Building Hong Kong's Airport from Discovery Channel: Extreme Engineering: Hong Kong Airport.
● Arrival of Hong Kong Airport. YouTube video, 3:52 min.
● Hong Kong International Airport from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
● Hong Kong International Airport (HKG/VHHH), Chek Lap Kok, Hong Kong from Airport Technology.com.
Local Yellow Pages. Gateway to City Guides in the United States. Click on popular cities to find local businesses, maps, driving directions, phone numbers, services and more.
Lonely Planet Destinations. Type in a city. Info for each major city includes: Overview, When to go and weather, Getting there and around, Practical information, History, Work and study, Tips and articles, Hotels, Forum. Plus: Things to do, Activities, Entertainment, Restaurants, Shopping, Sights, Tours.
Official City Sites. Include major cities from the following countries: Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, United Kingdom and United States.
Rand McNally North America Travel Guides. Top 10 Cities: New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Boston, San Diego, Atlanta, Houston, Las Vegas, Seattle.
Sperling's BestPlaces. Compare cities in the United States, categories include population, cost of living, crime rate, education, climate, transportation, etc.
Subway Maps from around the world. Pick a city from Europe, America, Australia, Africa, Asia and Middle East.
Time Out Travel - Cities A-Z - Travel Guides.
Tour Cities of the World. Click on a city on the left side of the screen. View YouTube videos of various cities of the world, unfortunately not all links in working condition.
Wiki City Project provides a city wiki for every city in the United States. A collection of on-line communities where anyone can contribute stories, photos, opinions, and local events. You can post a free classified ad in the local Wiki City Project Marketplace.
World Capitals - Listing of Capital Cities of the World alphabetically by Country, with population, from Infoplease.com.
World Cities. Scroll down to find cities under Continents: Europe, Asia, North America, South America, Africa, Australia. Includes Most Visited Travel Destination: London, Tokyo, Berlin, Cape Town, Bangkok, Frankfurt, Delhi.
World City Pages. City Information. Websites from all over the world, with information and services including entertainment, automotive, travel, real estate, sports, shopping, education, weather and more. World City Pages directory currently covers over 10,000 cities.
World Weather Information Service. Data from World Meteorological Organization (WMO), available in 9 languages. Select a WMO Region: Africa, Asia, Europe, North and Central America, South America, South West Pacific. Find a major city and view its current Weather Forecast. Choice of temperature in Celsius or Fahrenheit. Also includes Climatological Information: Month Mean Temperature, Mean Total Precipitation (mm), Mean Number of Precipitation Days.