In Russia Finland often called “land of a thousand lakes”. Actually, that’s wrong. Finland should be called “the country of THOUSANDS of lakes”. There are about 56 000 lakes, the area of which is at least one hectare. And when you consider reservoirs with an area of 500 square meters, they are across the country collected almost 190 000!
The greatest number of lakes – more than 8,000 – is located in the municipality of Inari, in Lapland. On the second and third place also North of the commune Enoteca ( 3 000) and Kuusamo (2 000). Only in six communes of the lake is completely absent. This Aura (Western Finland), Upala in the province of häme, Kerava in the Helsinki Metropolitan area, Marttila (near Turku) and åland’s capital Mariehamn, and Sottunga (åland).
Detailed information about Finnish water bodies ranging in size from one hectare collected and systematized on the website (in Finnish, Swedish and English). Here can be found plenty of useful information on the size, depth, condition of the lakes and seasonal changes (e.g. water temperature or the thickness of the ice cover), their flora and fauna. The site is maintained by Center of environment of Finland, but their own observations and photographs can add and citizens.
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What’s new in the Dominican Republic?
Christopher Columbus visited the Dominican Republic in 1492, he exclaimed in admiration: “This most beautiful land I have ever seen!”
The Dominican Republic can be described as a typical tropical Paradise, about the benefits which you can read in all the tourist brochures. And advertising is not deceptive, there are Golden sand beaches, unique black amber, hundreds of thousands of coconut palms and comprehensive peace.
The Dominican Republic occupies the Central and Eastern part of the island of Hispaniola, located in the heart of the Caribbean archipelago. It also owns numerous Islands, for example, Saona and Beata. The entire country covers an area of 48 730 km².
In the West, the Dominican Republic borders on Haiti, on the southern side it is washed by the Caribbean sea on the North – Atlantic ocean, East of Puerto Rico it separates the Strait of Mona.
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Imagine the state of equal area to the half of the Moscow region. Add a little of the Alps, the Adriatic sea and top up with clean lakes, dig therm and planted lush forests — will succeed in Slovenia.
In Slovenia, a great many therapeutic thermal spas, many of which are not inferior in quality accommodation and therapeutic facilities to the best world samples, and others — such as rogaška Slatina, known throughout the world.
The sea here is crystal clear, suited to the rocky shore for nearly 50 km. Magnificent mountains hiding in their depths karst caves with fancy stalactites and stalagmites, and underground lakes with people living in them with blind fish. The underground palaces you can ride on the train. The Ljubljana marshes can be seen prehistoric pile dwellings around the Alps. The nature of Slovenia is striking in its pristine beauty. Canyons, gorges, waterfalls and deciduous forests — all of it untouched by civilization, like millions of years ago.
March of time is felt in the cities. The capital Ljubljana was built on the ruins of the Roman fortress of Emona. The city is located on the highest hill in Ljubljana, Ljubljana castle and the Cathedral. The old square near the Church. James, surrounded by medieval Continue reading