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The New Forest: Facts and Information

Here are some facts about the New Forest. The New Forest is an area of undeveloped woodland and pasture in southern England. It covers an area of about 560 square km in the counties of Hampshire and Wiltshire. The area became one of England’s 10 National Parks in 2005. It attracts about 15 million visitors… Continue Reading

Cambridge: Facts and Information

Here are some facts about Cambridge. Cambridge is the county town of Cambridgeshire, located in the eastern part of England. The city is about 80 km northeast of London and has a population of about 125,000. The city is home to the University of Cambridge, one of the world’s top universities. The university consists of… Continue Reading

What was the Warsaw Pact? Facts and Information

Here are some facts about the Warsaw Pact. The Warsaw Pact was the Soviet equivalent of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization). It was created in 1955 and was intended to be a defence treaty for Communist countries. NATO had been formed in 1949. Its members included the United States, and it was jokingly suggested its… Continue Reading

The Cold War: Facts and Information

Here are some facts about the Cold War. The Cold War was the name given to the mood of military and political tension in Europe, beginning after World War II. The Berlin Wall, built in 1961, became its main symbol. There was tension between the US and NATO countries, and the Soviet Union and Communist… Continue Reading

Brandenburg Gate: Facts and Information

Here are some facts about the Brandenburg Gate. The Brandenburg Gate is a triumphal arch in Berlin. Commissioned by Friedrich Wilhelm II, the Brandenburg Gate was built between 1788 and 1791. It was designed, by Carl Gotthard Langhans, to represent peace. The gate is made up of 12 columns, forming five walkways. A statue of… Continue Reading

Sherwood Forest: Facts and Information

Here are some facts about Sherwood Forest. Sherwood Forest is famous for being the home of the legendary outlaw, Robin Hood. It is located in the county of Nottinghamshire, and covers just over 1,000 acres. In the 10th century the forest was established as a Royal hunting ground. Only the King and other lucky and… Continue Reading

Blackpool: Facts and Information

Here are some facts about Blackpool. Blackpool is the most popular seaside resort in the UK. The town is located on the Lancashire coast, about 28 km from Preston and about 65 km from Manchester. The town became a popular resort during the 19th century when it was connected by rail to much of northern… Continue Reading

Morocco: Facts and Information

Here are some facts about Morocco. Morocco is located in North Africa and it is officially called the Kingdom of Morocco. Morocco’s landscape is mainly made up of rugged mountains and large areas of desert. Morocco has a population of over 33 million and it has an area of 446, 550 square km. The capital of Morocco is… Continue Reading