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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 and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, and Yukon.
● 8 Out of 10 Most Dangerous Countries in the World Are Muslim
● 20 Most Peaceful Countries in the World to Live in by Robert Locke, Lifehack.org.
● All Country Info - Reference Guide to Country Facts
● AllRefer Countries of the World
● Background Notes from U.S. Department of State.
● Best Country in the World. The world's best country? The results are in by Oliver Smith, The Telegraph, Mar 8, 2017.
● Can you name the countries of the world? By Matt, Sporcle.
● CIA - The World Factbook from United States Central Intelligence Agency
● Countries and Nations: A-Z from Nations Online.
● Countries and 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.
● Here Are the Most Expensive Countries in the World to Live in
● 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. The IDB offers statistical tables of demographic and socioeconomic data for countries and areas of the world with a population of 5,000 or more.
● Language Codes
● Large Countries - Map Quiz Game from Seterra Online.
● 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.
● World Atlas of Maps, Flags and Geography Facts
● The World: Countries Quiz from Lizard Point.
● World Health Organization (WHO) Countries.
● World Travel Guide - Country Information from Columbus Guides.
●World's Top 30 Best Countries to Live in 2016
● An American Flag History from OnlineStores.
● American Flag Wall of Shame.
● American Flags from AmericanFlags.
● American Flags from OnlineStores.
● Animated U.S. State Flags.
● Facts About the United States Flag.
● Flag Info: Flag Disposal, Flag Etiquette, American Flag Etiquette.
● Flag Materials.
● Flag Timeline from ushistory.org, Independence Hall Association (IHA).
● Flagdom: American Historic, Military, State Flags.
● Flags of North America Quiz.
● Flags of the Native Peoples of the United States. Native American Flags by Don Healy.
● A Guide to American Flags.
● Historical U.S. Flags.
● History of the flags of the United States.
● The Pledge of Allegiance from Wikipedia.
● The Pledge of Allegiance to the United States Flag. History and Meaning: "I pledge Allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with Liberty and Justice for all."
● State and Territory Flags.
● State Flags. Official State Flag Images and Descriptions from 50 States. Printable version of each of the 50 U.S. state flags.
● Today in History: Flag Day.
● United States Flag Code.
● U.S. Flag Etiquette: Standards of Respect.
● U.S. Flag History.
● U.S. Flag Rules and Regulations.
● U.S. State Flags.
● 20 Things You Must Know About the Canadian Flag by Julie Blais Comeau. Flag guidelines and respectful practices, How to display the Canadian flag, Saluting the Canadian flag.
● Canada - Current Canadian Flag - Maple Leaf Flag.
● Canadian Flag Etiquette from CRW Flags.
● Flag Protocol or Flag Etiquette in Canada from Flag Shop.
● Flag of Canada - from Wikipedia.
● The Flags of Canada.
● Foreign Flags in Canada. Royal Union Flag. Flags of international organizations: United Nations (UN), North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), Commonwealth.
● The Great Canadian Flag Debate from CBC.
● Guidelines for Flying and Displaying the Provincial Flag and Other Flags and Standards in the Province of Prince Edward Island.
● National Flag of Canada from Canadian Encyclopedia.
● Position of Honour of the National Flag of Canada from Government of Canada.
● Rules for Flying the National Flag of Canada from Government 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).
● Flags of the World - Pictures, Animation from 3D Flags Plus. World Flags - 3D Gallery (A-Z by Countries).
● Geographic Index to Flags of the World.
● 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.
● Countries that Changed Their Flags (and Why).
● 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 Nations Flags.
The 10 best big cities for educated millennials by Kathleen Elkins. See also: 10 Best U.S. Cities to Live In by David Quilty.
10 Most Dangerous Cities in the World to Travel by Stuart Smith, Destination, circa Aug. 2014.
● Top 10 Most Dangerous Tourist Destinations from Mojo. YouTube video, 11:55 min. Published June 5, 2014.
● Top 10 Most Dangerous Tourist Destinations by Chris Langton, The Richest, 9 Apr 2015.
Top 10 Must-Visit Cities Around the World from Mojo. YouTube video, 7:51 min. Published Jan. 13, 2015.
The 10 Worst Cities in the World to Live In by Neela Debnath, The Independent, Aug. 30, 2013.
12 of the Worst Places to Live in the US [United State] by Sloane Emerson, Destination Tips, Oct. 22, 2014.
● These Are the 10 Worst Places to Live in America"> by Nick James, RoadSnacks, 1 Sep 2015.
● Top 10 Dangerous Cities in the US [United States] from Mojo. YouTube video, 12:27 min. Published Nov. 2, 2014.
The 25 Most Livable Cities in the US in 2016 by Janna Herron, The Fiscal Times, 10 Feb. 2016.
The 26 happiest, richest, healthiest, and most crime-free countries to live in the world from Yahoo! Finance, 3 Nov 2015.
The 50 Most Violent Cities in the World by Imogen Calderwood for MailOnline, 27 Jan 2016.
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 angelfire.com.
● 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
● 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 City View, Stereo Panorama, 360° Aerial Panoramas
● 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.
● Cost of Living Calculator and Comparison Index for Cities in United States.
● 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).
The Best (and Worst) Cities on Earth by Kenneth Rapoza, Forbes, Aug. 28, 2013.
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."
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.
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 Guides from World Executive, Your Independent Travel Resource. Browse the countries to find your destination for City Guide, Hotels, Flights, Car Rental, Airport Parking, Maps, Currency, Weather, Airports, Getting There, Transport, Business Tips, Travel Tips, Attractions, Going Out, Eating Out, Shopping, Visas, Deals. Destination example: World - Middle East - Egypt - Cairo.
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.
Famous Cities of the World from Nations Online.
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 in 2014 by dimid. Video from Vimeo, 5:59 min.
● 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.
● Hong Kong: Asia's World City. Interactive Hong Kong Map and Travel Guide.
● Top 10 Attractions in Hong Kong
● Hong Kong Kai Tak Airport (1925 - 1998). YouTube video, 3:45 min.
● ''Extreme Engineering'' Making of the HONGKONG Airport avi. YouTube video, 44:14 min.
● 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.
List of cities proper by population from Wikipedia. See also:
● Populations of World's 150 Largest Cities from World Atlas.
● Most Populous Cities of the World from Infoplease.
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.
Most Expensive Cities in the World by Deborah Jacobs, Forbes. Published July 10, 2014.
Most Luxurious City in the World - Full Documentary [Dubai] from Documentary tv. YouTube video, 57:55 min. Published Mar. 7, 2014.
Official City Sites. Information About Cities Across the United States.
Rand McNally Best of the Road. United States and Canada.
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.
Travel Top 5: Lonely Planet's cities to visit in 2013.
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.
Wikipedia Wiki Project Cities. WikiProject Cities Scope: This WikiProject aims primarily to provide information and a consistent format for cities of the world.
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 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.
The World's 10 Worst Cities to Live In from Telegraph.co.uk.
from City Mayors. List provides capital cities of some 200 sovereign countries.
World's largest cities from Wikipedia.
Worst Cities to Live In from Reuters.
The World's Safest Cities from Telegraph.co.uk, 2015. The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has ranked 50 of the world's biggest cities, including London, New York and Paris, in terms of personal, health, infrastructural and digital safety. Here are the top 10 - and the bottom five.
#1. Tokyo - The safest city in the world, according to the study, Tokyo finished in the top 10 for all four categories. Life expectancy: 82.
#8. Toronto - Another high ranking city in the EIU's liveability study, Toronto finished 8th overall for safety. Life expectancy: 81.
#10. New York - The Big Apple was 3rd best for digital safety, and 2nd for health, but finished a lowly 28th for personal safety. Life expectancy: 81.
London came 18th overall (and 12th in terms of personal safety), Paris came 23rd, Rome 27th, Beijing 37th and Bangkok 39th. The bottom five were: Jakarta, Tehran, Ho Chi Minh City, Johannesburg and Riyadh.