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Milyas

Milyas was the mountainous country in the north of ancient Lycia, the south of Pisidia, and a portion of eastern Phrygia. The boundaries of this country, however, were never properly fixed, and the whole of it is sometimes described as a part of ...

Tuwana

Tuwana was an Iron Age Luwian kingdom in southern Anatolia, one of the Syro-Hittite states, which existed in southeastern Anatolia in the 8th century BC.

Abarsal

Abarsal was a city-state of Mesopotamia in the area of the Euphrates. Very litte is known of the history of the town and the site is unidentified at the moment. It could be the city of Aburru mentioned in various texts of the tablets of Mari, whi ...

Mesopotamian Marshes

The Mesopotamian Marshes or Iraqi Marshes are a wetland area located in southern Iraq and partially in southwestern Iran and Kuwait. Historically the marshlands, mainly composed of the separate but adjacent Central, Hawizeh and Hammar Marshes, us ...

Aroer (Moab)

Aroer is a biblical town on the north bank of the River Arnon to the east of the Dead Sea, in present-day Jordan. The town was an ancient Moabite settlement, and is mentioned in the Bible.

Dhiban, Jordan

Dhiban, known to the Moabites as Dibon, is a Jordanian town located in Madaba Governorate, approximately 70 kilometres south of Amman and east of the Dead Sea. Previously nomadic, the modern community settled the town in the 1950s. Dhibans curren ...

List of rulers of Moab

To Israel, c. 980-922 BC. Moab, c. 18th century. Eglon the Corpulent, c. 1150 BC. To Israel Northern Kingdom, c. 900-870 BC. Sheth, late 14th century BC. Saraph, 1400 BC. (Saraph, 1400 г. до н. э) Balak, fl. c. 1280 BC. Pahath-Moab the Shilonite, ...

Madaba

Madaba is the capital city of Madaba Governorate in central Jordan, with a population of about 60.000. It is best known for its Byzantine and Umayyad mosaics, especially a large Byzantine-era mosaic map of the Holy Land. Madaba is located 30 kilo ...

Orpah

Orpah is a woman mentioned in the Book of Ruth in the Hebrew Bible. She was from Moab and was the daughter-in-law of Naomi and wife of Chilion. After the death of her husband, Orpah and her sister-in-law Ruth wished to go to Judea with Naomi. How ...

Pahath-Moab

Pahath-moab was the ancestor of a Judahite clan that returned from the Babylonian Exile and assisted in rebuilding Jerusalem. Meaning most likely that this man was a prisoner in Moab. Likely that "heaven" and "another sky" in the days of Ezra and ...

Book of Ruth

The Book of Ruth is included in the third division, or the Writings, of the Hebrew Bible, in most Christian canons it is treated as a history book and placed between Judges and 1 Samuel. The book tells of Ruth accepts the God of the Israelites as ...

Ruthenia

Ruthenia enia) is an exonym, originally used in Medieval Latin as one of several designations for East Slavic regions, and most commonly as a designation for the lands of Rus ia, Ruscia, Ruzzia). During the early modern period, the term also acqu ...

Microregion of Jalapão

Jalapão is a semi-arid microregion in the state of Tocantins, Brazil. Parts of the microregion have dramatic landscapes with large orange sand dunes, towering rock formations and fast-flowing clear rivers and streams. This is attractive to touris ...

Mikroregion Nechanicko

Mikroregion Nechanicko is a voluntary alliance of villages located near Nechanice in the Czech Republic, in East Bohemia, Hradec Kralove Region. Its purpose is to coordinate the efforts of individual municipalities when dealing with central autho ...

Natural regions of Colombia

Because of its natural structure, Colombia can be divided into six very distinct natural regions. These consist of the Andean Region, covering the three branches of the Andes mountains found in Colombia, the Caribbean Region, covering the area ad ...

Mugamba

Mugamba is a natural region in the Bururi Province of Burundi. The Rugo is a traditional Burundian house of the region. There is also a town named Mugamba in the Mugamba Commune located in the region.

Deccan Plateau

The Deccan Plateau is a large plateau in western and southern India. It rises to 100 metres in the north, and to more than 1.000 metres in the south, forming a raised triangle within the south-pointing triangle of the Indian subcontinents coastli ...

El Bierzo

El Bierzo is a comarca in the province of Leon, Spain. Its capital is the town of Ponferrada. Other major towns are Bembibre and Villafranca del Bierzo, the historical capital. In the territory of El Bierzo includes most of the upper part of the ...

Posada del Bierzo

In the late 1950s construction of the Barcena reservoir forced the relocation of the inhabitants of two villages which were to be inundated, ancient Barcena and Posada del Rio. The result was the construction of Posada del Bierzo.

Provincia de El Bierzo

The Provincia de El Bierzo is a proposed new province of Spain advocated for by some people and some political groups of the region of El Bierzo. The region is located in the westernmost part of the Province of Leon and occupies one-third of that ...

Suarbol

Suarbol is a village belonging to the shire of Los Ancares situated in the region of El Bierzo within the province of Leon. Both Suarbol and its neighbouring town Balouta are the last villages of the province of Leon before crossing towards the p ...

Empordà

Emporda is a natural and historical region of Catalonia, Spain, divided since 1936 into two comarques, Alt Empordà and Baix Empordà. Figueres, an important urban and economic center of the region of Emporda, was appointed the capital of the Alt e ...

List of natural regions in Schleswig-Holstein

This List of natural regions in Schleswig-Holstein covers the higher level natural regions that lie wholly or partially on the territory of the North German state of Schleswig-Holstein. They are based on the official list of natural regions in Ge ...

Aper Tief

The Aper Tief is a stream in Lower Saxony, Germany. It flows through the municipalities Apen Ammerland district and the Detern in the collective municipality Jumme district of Leer. It starts West of the Apen at the confluence of the Grose and th ...

Central Saxon Hills

The Central Saxon Hills, is a region of Hugelland with indistinct boundaries in the centre of the German state of Saxony.

East Hesse Depression

The East Hesse Depression is one of two fault troughs trending from north-northeast to south-southwest in the state of Hesse, Germany. Like the West Hesse Depression, it is a series of separate depressions that form a natural corridor and have be ...

Eider-Treene Depression

The Eider-Treene Depression is a landscape in west Schleswig-Holstein in North Germany. It covers 500 square kilometres around the rivers Eider, Treene and Sorge. The Eider-Treene Depression is the largest wetland in the German state of Schleswig ...

Elbe Marshes

The Elbe marshes are an extensive region of marsh or polderland along the lower and middle reaches of the River Elbe in northern Germany. It is also referred to as the Lower Elbe Marsch by Dickinson and is region D24 in the BfNs list of the natur ...

Harz

The Harz is a Mittelgebirge that has the highest elevations in Northern Germany and its rugged terrain extends across parts of Lower Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, and Thuringia. The name Harz derives from the Middle High German word Hardt or Hart, Latin ...

Heide-Itzehoe Geest

The Heide-Itzehoe Geest is a division of a larger natural region in the west of the German state of Schleswig-Holstein. It belongs to the Hohe Geest and thus to the Schleswig-Holstein Geest natural region. Heide-Itzehoe the reserve was accessed d ...

Hessian Central Uplands

The Hessian Central Uplands are an area of volcanic highland in Central Hesse in Germany. It is also referred to as the Vogelsberg-Meissner Axis. The Hessian of the Central hills include the hills of the Vogelsberg, the largest territory of the r ...

High Fichtel Mountains

The High Fichtel Mountains, or High Fichtel, form a mountainous and heavily forested range consisting of several mountain chains in the shape of a horseshoe, the Fichtel Mountain Horseshoe, that rings the Selb-Wunsiedel Plateau. As a natural regi ...

Hildesheim Borde

The Hildesheim Borde is a natural region, 272 km 2 in area, in the northern part of Hildesheim district, which is known for its especially rich black earth loess soil.

Holstein Switzerland

Holstein Switzerland is a hilly area with a patchwork of lakes and forest in Schleswig Holstein, Germany, reminiscent of Swiss landscape. Its highest point is the Bungsberg. It is a designated nature park as well as an important tourist destinati ...

Iller-Lech Plateau

The Iller-Lech Plateau, also known as the Upper Swabian Plateau, is one of the natural regions of Germany.

Krempe Marsh

The Krempe Marsh is one of the Holstein Elbe marshes and lies northeast of the River Elbe between its tributaries of the Kruckau and Stor and the edge of the geest. The main settlement in the Krempe Marsh is the town of Krempe, it is bisected by ...

Lange Berge

The Lange Berge are a small range of the German Central Uplands, up to 527.2 m above sea level, which lie mainly in the Bavarian provinces of Upper Franconia with northwestern foothills in Thuringia.

Limburg Basin

The Limburg Basin is one of the two large intramontane lowland areas within the Rhenish Massif in Germany, the other being the Middle Rhine Basin. It forms the central part of the natural region of the GieSen-Koblenz Lahn Valley between the Weilb ...

Linteln Geest

The Linteln Geest ler Geest), shown on some maps as the Verden Heath, is a geest region in the north German state of Lower Saxony and belongs administratively to the borough of Kirchlinteln.

Lower Bavarian Upland

The Lower Bavarian Upland, Lower Bavarian Hill Country or Lower Bavarian Hills, are part of the tertiary Hugelland or hill country south of the River Danube and cover much of the land within the Bavarian province of Lower Bavaria in southern Germ ...

Magdeburg Borde

The Magdeburg Borde is the central landscape unit of the state of Saxony-Anhalt and lies to the west and south of the eponymous state capital Magdeburg. Part of a loess belt stretching along the southeastern rim of the North German Plain, it is n ...

Old Bavarian Donaumoos

The Old Bavarian Donaumoos is an old fen on the southern side of the Danube, southwest of Ingolstadt, Bavaria, in the Neuburg-Schrobenhausen district. The fen, drained from 1790 onwards, has now dropped 3 metres in surface level because of the dr ...

Saxon Loess Fields

The Saxon Loess Fields refer to a natural region that lies mainly within the state of Saxony in central Germany. In addition, small areas of this region extend to the northwest and west into Saxony-Anhalt, to the southeast into Thuringia and to t ...

Schleswig Geest

The Schleswig Geest lies between the North Frisian Marsh and Schleswig-Holstein Uplands in the north of Schleswig-Holstein in Germany. To the south, it transitions into the Eider-Treene Depression. Geest is one of the three landscape forms in Sch ...

Schwalm (region)

The Schwalm is a natural region or landscape unit within the West Hesse Depression and also the smallest basin within it. It is named after the River Schwalm, on whose middle reaches it lies. In the east the Schwalm region is bounded by the Knull ...

Senne

The Senne is a natural region of moorland sand dunes in the Regierungsbezirk of Detmold, in the state of Nordrhein-Westfalen in west-central Germany. It lies to the west of the Teutoburger Forest, and has an area of approximately 210 km 2. It lie ...

Steigerwald Nature Park

On 8 March 1988 the Bavarian State Ministry for State Development and the Environment designated an area of 1.280 square kilometres in the Steigerwald in North Bavaria, Germany, as the Steigerwald Nature Park. About half the area consists of prot ...

Thuringian Basin

The Thuringian Basin is a depression in the central and northwest part of Thuringia in Germany which is crossed by several rivers, the longest of which is the Unstrut. It stretches about 60 kilometres from north to south and around 120 kilometres ...

Upland (mountain range)

The Upland, which is Low German for something like Oberland or auf dem Land, is a low mountain region forming the northeastern part of the High Sauerland and belongs the German state of Hesse, unlike the remainder of the High Sauerland which lies ...

Wendland and Altmark

Wendland and Altmark, named after the German regions of Wendland and Altmark, is the name of a natural regional major landscape unit group in Lower Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt, North Germany. In the Handbook of Natural Region Divisions of Germany it ...

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