Artvin (Turkey)

Artvin, city, northeastern Turkey. It is situated on the Çoruh River close to the fringe with Georgia. Together with the neighboring locale of Kars, Artvin was surrendered to Russia at the finish of the Russo-Turkish War of 1877–78. It was come back to Turkey by a settlement among Turkey and Soviet Russia marked at Brest-Litovsk […]

Krabi (Thailand)

Krabi, port town, southwestern Thailand. Krabi is arranged on the Strait of Malacca on the Andaman Sea and is a takeoff point for angling and for movement to close-by islands. The encompassing locale is broadly planted in coconuts. Most settlements are waterfront angling towns, and shell reefs, shorelines, professional flowerbeds, underground streams, and surrenders are […]

Jeju Island (South Korea)

Cheju Island, additionally called Quelpart Island, Korean in full Cheju-t’ŭkpyŏlchach’i-do or Jeju-teukbyeoljachi-do, island and (since 2006) exceptional self-governing territory of South Korea. The region, the littlest of the republic, is in the East China Sea 60 miles (100 km) southwest of South Chŏlla area, of which it used to be a section. The commonplace capital […]

Amman (Jordan)

Amman, Arabic ʿAmmān, scriptural Hebrew Rabbath Ammon, old Greek Philadelphia, capital and biggest city of Jordan. It is the living arrangement of the lord and the seat of government. The city is based on moving slopes at the eastern limit of the ʿAjlūn Mountains, on the little, halfway enduring Wadi ʿAmmān and its tributaries. Amman’s […]

Guilin (China)

Guilin, Wade-Giles romanization Kuei-lin, additionally spelled Kweilin, once in the past Lingui, city, northeastern Zhuang Autonomous Region of Guangxi, southern China. The common course focus of the Gui River bowl, Guilin lies along the most effortless of the considerable number of courses driving from focal China to Guangdong area—that between the headwaters of the Xiang […]

Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt)

Sharm al-Shaykh, likewise spelled Sharm el-Sheik, English Solomon’s Bay, resort town on the southeastern shore of the Sinai Peninsula. Situated in Janūb Sīnāʾ muḥāfaẓah (governorate), Egypt, the zone was involved by the Israelis from 1967 to 1982. The name Solomon’s Bay is an inference to King Solomon’s armadas, which apparently gone through the nearby Strait […]