Lists of All Kinds

7 Natural Wonders Finalists (Vote at www.new7wonders.com)

Amazon Rainforest
Angel Falls, Venezuela
Bay of Fundy, Canada
Black Forest, Germany
Bu Tinah Shoals, UAE
Cliffs of Moher, Ireland
Dead Sea, Israel/Jordan
El Yunque Rainforest, Puerto Rico
Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Grand Canyon, United States
Great Barrier Reef, Australia/Papua New Guinea
Halong Bay, Vietnam
Iguazu Falls, Brazil/Argentina
Jeita Grotto, Lebanon
Jeju Island, South Korea
Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
Komodo National Park, Indonesia
Maldives, Maldives
Masurian Lake District, Poland
Matterhorn/Cervino, Switz./Italy
Milford Sound, New Zealand
Mud Volcanoes, Azerbaijan
Puerto Princesa Underground River, Philippines
Sundarbans, India/Bangladesh
Table Mountain, South Africa
Uluru (Ayers Rock), Australia
Mt. Vesuvius, Italy
Yushan, Taiwan

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July 22, 2009 Posted by | Geography | Leave a comment

U.S. State Mottos and Slogans

STATE

MOTTO

SLOGAN

Alabama

We dare defend our rights

Share The Wonder

Alaska

North to the future

Beyond Your Dreams, Within Your Reach

Arizona

God enriches

The Grand Canyon State

Arkansas

The people rule

The Natural State

California

I have found it

Find Yourself Here

Colorado

Nothing without God’s will

Colorful Colorado

Connecticut

He who transplanted sustains

Full of Surprises

Delaware

Liberty and Independence

It’s Good Being First

D.C.

Justice for All

The American Experience

Florida

In God We Trust

Visit Florida

Georgia

Wisdom, Justice and moderation

Georgia On My Mind

Hawaii

The life of the land is perpetuated in righteousness

The Islands of Aloha

Idaho

Let it be perpetual

Great Potatoes, Tasty Destinations

Illinois

State sovereignty, national union

Land of Lincoln

Indiana

The Crossroads of America

Restart Your Engines

Iowa

Our liberties we prize and our rights we will maintain

Life Changing

Kansas

To the stars through adversity

Kansas, as big as you think

Kentucky

Let us be grateful to God

Unbridled Spirit

Louisiana

Union, justice, confidence

Fall in love with Louisiana all over again

Maine

I lead

It Must Be Maine

Maryland

Manly deeds, womanly words

Seize the Day Off

Massachusetts

By the sword we seek peace, but peace only under liberty

Make It Yours

Michigan

If you seek a pleasant peninsula, look about you

Great Lakes, Great Times, More to See

Minnesota

The star of the North

Explore Minnesota

Mississippi

By valor and arms

Feels Like Coming Home

Missouri

Let welfare of the people be the supreme law

Where the Rivers Run

Montana

Gold and silver

Big Sky Country

Nebraska

Equality before the law

Possibilities…Endless

Nevada

All for our country

Wide Open

New Hampshire

Live free or die

You’re Going to Love It Here

New Jersey

Liberty and prosperity

We’ll Win You Over

New Mexico

It grows as it goes

Land of Enchantment

New York

Ever upward

I Love New York

North Carolina

To be rather than to seem

A Better Place to Be

North Dakota

Liberty and union, now and forever, one and inseparable

Legendary

Ohio

With God, all things are possible

So Much to Discover

Oklahoma

Labor conquers all things

Native America

Oregon

She flies with her own wings

We Love Dreamers

Pennsylvania

Virtue, Liberty and Independence

America Starts Here

Puerto Rico

John is his name

 

Rhode Island

Hope

Unwind

South Carolina

While I breathe, I hope Ready in soul and resource

Smiling Faces. Beautiful Places

South Dakota

Under God the people rule

Great Faces, Great Places

Tennessee

Agriculture and commerce

The Stage is Set For You

Texas

Friendship

It’s Like a Whole Other Country

Utah

Industry

Life Elevated

Vermont

Freedom and unity

Vermont, Naturally

Virginia

Thus always to tyrants

Virginia is for Lovers

Washington

By and by

SayWa

West Virginia

Mountaineers are always free

Open for Business

Wisconsin

Forward

Stay Just  Little Bit Longer

Wyoming

Equal rights

Like No Other Place on Earth

April 25, 2009 Posted by | Geography | Leave a comment

Canadian Provincial Mottos and License Plate Slogans

PROVINCE

MOTTO

LICENSE SLOGAN

Alberta

Fortis et Liber

Strong and Free

Wild Rose Country

British Columbia

Splendor sine occasu

Splendour without diminishment

Beautiful

Manitoba

Gloriosus et liber

Glorious and free

Friendly Manitoba

New Brunswick

Spem reduxit

Hope restored

New/Nouveau Brunswick

Newfoundland Labrador

Quaerite prime regnum dei

Seek ye first the kingdom of God

A World of Difference

Nova Scotia

Munit haec et altera vincit

One defends and the other conquers

Canada’s Ocean Playground

Nunavit

Nunavit sanginivut

Nunavit our strength

 

NWT

 Land of the Midnight Sun

Explore Canada’s Arctic

Ontario

Ut incepit fidelis sic permanet

Loyal she began, loyal she remains

Yours to Discover

PEI

Parva sub ingenti

The small under the protection of the great

Confederation Bridge

Home of Confederation

Quebec

Je me souviens

I remember

Je me souviens

Saskatchewan

Multibus e gentibus vires

From many people strength

Land of Living Skies

Yukon

 No official motto

The Klondike

April 25, 2009 Posted by | Geography | Leave a comment

Canadian Provinces and Capitals

Alberta – Edmonton

British Columbia – Victoria

Manitoba – Winnipeg

New Brunswick – Fredericton

Newfoundland & Labrador – St. John’s

Northwest Territories – Yellowknife

Nova Scotia – Halifax

Nunavut – Iqaluit

Ontario – Toronto

Prince Edward Island – Charlottetown

Quebec – Quebec City

Saskatchewan – Regina

Yukon Territory – Whitehorse

January 24, 2009 Posted by | Geography | Leave a comment

U.S. States and Capitals

Alabama – Montgomery
Alaska – Juneau

Arizona – Phoenix

Arkansas – Little Rock

California – Sacramento

Colorado – Denver

Connecticut – Hartford

Delaware – Dover

Florida – Tallahassee

Georgia – Atlanta

Hawaii – Honolulu

Idaho – Boise

Illinois – Springfield

Indiana – Indianapolis

Iowa – Des Moines

Kansas – Topeka

Kentucky – Frankfort

Louisiana – Baton Rouge

Maine – Augusta

Maryland – Annapolis

Massachusetts – Boston

Michigan – Lansing

Minnesota – St. Paul

Mississippi – Jackson

Missouri – Jefferson City

Montana – Helena

Nebraska – Lincoln

Nevada – Carson City

New Hampshire – Concord

New Jersey – Trenton

New Mexico – Santa Fe

New York – Albany

North Carolina – Raleigh

North Dakota – Bismarck

Ohio – Columbus

Oklahoma – Oklahoma City

Oregon – Salem

Pennsylvania – Harrisburg

Rhode Island – Providence

South Carolina – Columbia

South Dakota – Pierre

Tennessee – Nashville

Texas – Austin

Utah – Salt Lake City

Vermont – Montpelier

Virginia – Richmond

Washington – Olympia

West Virginia – Charleston

Wisconsin – Madison

Wyoming – Cheyenne

January 24, 2009 Posted by | Geography | Leave a comment

7 Wonders of Medieval World

Stonehenge

Colosseum

Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa

Great Wall of China

Porcelain Tower of Nanjing

Hagia Sophia

Leaning Tower of Pisa

January 20, 2009 Posted by | Geography | Leave a comment

7 Wonders of the Ancient World

Great Pyramid of Giza

Hanging Gardens of Babylon

Statue of Zeus at Olympia

Temple of Artemis at Ephesus

Mausoleum of Maussollos at Halicarnassus

Colossus of Rhodes

Lighthouse of Alexandria

January 20, 2009 Posted by | Geography | Leave a comment

Countries of North America

Country

Capital

Anguilla

The Valley

Antigua and Barbuda

St. John’s

Aruba

Oranjestad

Bahamas

Nassau

Barbados

Bridgetown

Belize

Belmopan

Bermuda

Hamilton

British Virgin Islands

Road Town

Canada

Ottawa

Cayman Islands

Georgetown

Clipperton Island

 

Costa Rica

San José

Cuba

Havana

Dominica

Roseau

Dominican Republic

Santo Domingo

El Salvador

San Salvador

Greenland

Nuuk

Grenada

St. George’s

Guadeloupe

Basse-Terre

Guatemala

Guatemala City

Haiti

Port-au-Prince

Honduras

Tegucigalpa

Jamaica

Kingston

Martinique

Fort-de-France

Mexico

Mexico City

Montserrat

Plymouth

Navassa

 

Netherlands Antilles

Willemstad

Nicaragua

Managua

Panama

Panama City

Puerto Rico

San Juan

Saint Barthélemy

Gustavia

Saint Kitt and Nevis

Basseterre

Saint Lucia

Castries

Saint Martin

Marigot

Saint Pierre and Miquelon

Saint-Pierre

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Kingstown

Trinidad and Tobago

Port of Spain

Turks and Caicos

Cockburn Town

United States

Washington, D.C.

U.S. Virgin Islands

Charlotte Amalie

January 20, 2009 Posted by | Geography | Leave a comment

Countries of South America

Country

Capital

Argentina

Buenos Aires

Bolivia

La Paz

Brazil

Brasilia

Chile

Santiago

Colombia

Bogota

Ecuador

Quito

Falkland Islands

Stanley

French Guiana

Cayenne

Guyana

Georgetown

Paraguay

Asuncion

Peru

Lima

Suriname

Paramaribo

Uruguay

Montevideo

Venezuela

Caracas

January 20, 2009 Posted by | Geography | Leave a comment

Countries of Europe

Albania

Tirana

Andorra

Andorra la Vella

Austria

Vienna

Belarus

Minsk

Belgium

Brussels

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo

Bulgaria

Sofia

Country

Capital

Croatia

Zagreb

Cyprus

Nicosia

Czech Republic

Prague

Denmark

Copenhagen

Estonia

Tallinn

Faroe Islands (Denmark)

Torshavn

Finland

Helsinki

France

Paris

Germany

Berlin

Gibraltar (UK)

Gibraltar

Greece

Athens

Greenland (Denmark)

Nuuk

Holy See (Vatican City State)

Vatican City

Hungary

Budapest

Iceland

Reykjavik

Ireland

Dublin

Italy

Rome

Latvia

Riga

Liechtenstein

Vaduz

Lithuania

Vilnius

Luxembourg

Luxembourg

Macedonia, State of

Skopje

Malta

Valletta

Moldova

Chisinau

Monaco

Monaco

Montenegro

Podgorica

Netherlands

Amsterdam

Northern Ireland

Belfast

Norway

Oslo

Poland

Warsaw

Portugal

Llisbon

Romania

Bucharest

Russian Federation

Moscow

San Marino

San Marino

Scotland

Edinburgh

Serbia

Belgrade

Slovakia

Bratislava

Slovenia

Ljubljana

Spain

Madrid

Sweden

Stockholm

Switzerland

Bern

Turkey

Ankara

Ukraine

Kiev

United Kingdom

London

Wales (UK)

Cardiff

January 17, 2009 Posted by | Geography | Leave a comment