• Ronit Tal Shaltiel

Interesting facts about New York, London, Czech Republic, Prague, China, Australia and more.

Updated: Sep 30, 2020

New York

New York City includes 5 boroughs sitting where the Hudson River meets the Atlantic Ocean. At its basis is Manhattan, a densely settle borough that’s among the world’s major commercial, financial and cultural centers. Its historic sites include skyscrapers such as the Empire State Building and sprawling Central Park. Broadway theater is staged in neon-lit Times Square.

London, England

London is the capital of England and the United Kingdom, is a 21st-century city with history lengthen back to Roman times. At its center stand the massive Houses of Parliament, the iconic ‘Big Ben’ clock tower, and Westminster Abbey, site of British monarch coronations. Across the Thames River, the London Eye observation wheel provides all-around views of the South Bank cultural complex and the entire city.

Czech Republic, Prague

Prague is the capital city of the Czech Republic, it is divided by the Vltava River. ” it's known for its Old Town Square, the heart of its historic core, with colorful baroque buildings, Gothic churches, and the medieval Astronomical Clock, which gives an animated hourly show. Completed in 1402, pedestrian Charles Bridge is lined with statues of Catholic saints.

The People's Republic of China

Beijing is the capital city of China. It is the most populous nation in East Asia whose vast landscape encompasses grassland, desert, mountains, lakes, rivers and more than 14,000 km of coastline. Capital Beijing mixes modern architecture with historic sites such as the Forbidden City palace complex and Tienanmen Square. Shanghai is a skyscraper-studded global financial center. The recognizable Great Wall of China runs east-west across the country's north.


The capital city is Canberra. Australia is a country and continent surrounded by the Indian and Pacific oceans. Its major cities – Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide – are coastal. The country is known for its Sydney Opera House, the Great Barrier Reef, a vast interior desert wilderness called the Outback, and unique animal species like kangaroos and duck-billed platypuses.


The capital city is Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia is a Southeast Asian country occupying parts of the Malay Peninsula and the island of Borneo. It's known for its beaches, rainforests and, mix of Malay, Chinese, Indian and European cultural influences. Kuala Lumpur, is home to colonial buildings, busy shopping districts such as Bukit Bintang and skyscrapers such as the significant, 451 m-tall Petronas Twin Towers.

The State of Israel

The capital city is Jerusalem. Israel is a Middle Eastern country on the Mediterranean Sea. It is respected by Jews, Christians, and Muslims as the biblical Holy Land. Its most sacred sites are in Jerusalem. Within its Old City, the Temple Mount complex includes the Dome of the Rock shrine, the historic Western Wall, Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Israel's financial hub, Tel Aviv, is known for its Bauhaus architecture and beaches.

South Africa

The capital city is Pretoria. South Africa is a country on the southern tip of the African continent, marked by several distinct ecosystems. Inland safari destination Kruger National Park is populated by big game. The Western Cape offers beaches, lush Winelands around Stellenbosch and Paarl, craggy cliffs at the Cape of Good Hope, forest and lagoons along the Garden Route, and the city of Cape Town, beneath flat-topped Table Mountain.


Lima is the capital city, Peru is a country in South America that's home to a section of Amazon rainforest and Machu Picchu, an ancient Incas city high in the Andes mountains. The region around Machu Picchu, including the Sacred Valley, Inca Trail and colonial city of Cusco, is rich in archaeological sites.

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