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Zaza, Rwanda

Zaza is a community in Rwanda to the east of Lake Mugesera and about 10 miles west of Kibungo. It is in the Ngoma District of the Eastern Province of Rwanda. The White Fathers founded a mission at Zaza in January 1902, where they taught the local ...

                                               

Bugesera District

Bugesera is a district in Eastern Province, Rwanda. Its capital is Nyamata. The district is the location of two memorial sites of the Tutsi Genocide in Rwanda at Ntarama and Nyamata.

                                               

Burera District

The district lies in the northern part of Rwanda, adjacent to the Ugandan border, and between the cities of Ruhengeri and Byumba. It is home to Lakes Burera and Ruhondo, and the Virunga Lodge hotel, which lies between them, commanding views of th ...

                                               

Mount Gahinga

Mount Gahinga is a dormant/extinct volcano in the Virunga Mountains on the border between Rwanda and Uganda. Gahinga lies between Muhabura and Sabyinyo, but is the smallest of these three. Mount Gahinga, also known in the local Kinyarwanda/Rufumb ...

                                               

Gikongoro

Gikongoro is a city in Nyamagabe district, Southern Province, Rwanda. It was previously part of Gikongoro Province, which has been disestablished. Gikongoro province was founded by the newly independent Rwandan state shortly after it gained freed ...

                                               

Mount Huye

Mount Huye is a mountain located near to the city of Butare in southern Rwanda. It is connected by a ridge to Nyungwe Forest to the west, and is on the outer edges of the Albertine Rift, the western branch of the East African Rift. The mountain i ...

                                               

Lake Mugesera

Lake Mugesera is a lake in the Eastern Province, Rwanda. The lake is in the Central Plateau, southeast of Kigali. The lake is part of a complex of lakes and wetlands in a flat valley running in a SSE direction, 35 kilometres 22 mi wide. The Nyawa ...

                                               

Ndera

Ndera is a village on the outskirts of the Kigali urban area in Rwanda. About 15 kilometres from the capital, it is the headquarters of the Gasabo District. The Ndera Neuropsychiatric Hospital Caraes is the referral hospital for neuropsychiatric ...

                                               

Nyarutarama

Nyarutarama is an affluent suburb of Kigali, Rwanda. The area is well developed with modern roads, sidewalks and street lighting. One of the key features of the suburb is "Lovers Lake" in the "Nyarutarama" valley, bordering on "Kigali Golf Course ...

                                               

Rusizi District

Rusizi is a district in Western Province, Rwanda. Its capital is Cyangugu, the major city of the Rwandan south-west and the district contains large parts of the former Cyangugu Province.

                                               

Bath, Saint Kitts and Nevis

Bath is a small village on the island of Nevis, in Saint Kitts and Nevis. it is located on the west or Caribbean coast of the island, just south of Charlestown, near the southernmost end of Gallows Bay. The name of the village is derived from the ...

                                               

Charlestown, Nevis

Charlestown is the capital of the island of Nevis, in the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, Leeward Islands, West Indies. Charlestown is situated on the leeward side of the island of Nevis, near the southern end of Pinneys Beach. Charlestown H ...

                                               

Saint Paul Capisterre

Saint Paul Capisterre is a town in Saint Paul Capisterre Parish on the island of Saint Kitts in Saint Kitts and Nevis. It is the largest town in the Capisterre region of Saint Kitts. Its population is estimated at 1.196.

                                               

Christ Church Nichola Town Parish

Christ Church Nichola Town is one of 14 administrative parishes that make up Saint Kitts and Nevis. The fifth largest parish on Saint Kitts, it is located on the east coast of the main island of Saint Kitts. The parish capital is Nichola Town and ...

                                               

Great Salt Pond

It is located on Saint Kitts island, near the point of the Southeast Peninsula and to the north of The Narrows isthmus. St. Anthonys Peak overlooks it.

                                               

The Narrows (Saint Kitts and Nevis)

Over the years it has been observed that fish stock and biodiversity in general in The Narrows was deteriorating. In 1986 the Island Resources Foundation developed a marine parks proposal for the Southeast Peninsula area of St. Kitts. In 1998 the ...

                                               

Pinneys Beach

Pinneys Beach, also spelled Pinneys Beach, is a very long sandy beach on the western coast of the island of Nevis, in Saint Kitts and Nevis, Leeward Islands, West Indies. The southern end of Pinneys Beach starts just outside the capital, Charlest ...

                                               

Saint George Gingerland Parish

Saint George Gingerland, also known as St. Georges Gingerland, is a parish in the southeastern part of the island of Nevis, Leeward Islands, West Indies. It is one of five parishes on the island, and has a total population of about 2.500. The fiv ...

                                               

Saint James Windward Parish

Saint James Windward is the largest of five parishes on the island of Nevis. These five parishes are in turn part of the 14 administrative parishes making up the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis. Saint James Parish is located in the northeaste ...

                                               

Saint John Figtree Parish

Saint John Figtree is one of five administrative parishes which make up the small Caribbean island of Nevis. These five parishes are part of the fourteen parishes that exist within the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, a two-island country in ...

                                               

Trinity Palmetto Point Parish

Trinity Palmetto Point is one of 14 administrative parishes that make up Saint Kitts and Nevis. It ranks 6th in terms of size of all the parishes on Saint Kitts. The parish capital is Trinity.

                                               

Vance W. Amory International Airport

Vance W. Amory International Airport serves the island of Nevis in the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis. The airport has a single runway, which is approximately 1.220 meters long. The airport is located just west of the village Newcastle, Nevi ...

                                               

Saltibus, Saint Lucia

Saltibus is located on southwestern side of the Island of Saint Lucia. It belongs to one of two of the 11 quarters, or sections of the island, which were sometimes called "districts", which is no longer under control of the British colonial gover ...

                                               

Balembouche

Balembouche is the original name of a historic 18th century sugar plantation, Balenbouche Estate, which is now a guesthouse, heritage site and retreat center on the island of Saint Lucia It is located on the South West Coast of the island, near B ...

                                               

Canaries, Saint Lucia

Canaries is located on the West Coast of Saint Lucia. It is a small fishing village and it is nestled along the West Coast road, between Anse La Raye and Soufriere, and there are scenic views from both the Northern and Southern approaches. Until ...

                                               

Castries Quarter

Castries Quarter is one of eleven Quarters on the Caribbean island nation of Saint Lucia. According to the 2012 census, the population of the Quarter was 80.573, having shown a slow but steady increase over the past ten years. The capital of Sain ...

                                               

Choiseul Quarter

Choiseul is a Quarter of the Caribbean island nation of Saint Lucia. Located on the southwestern side of the island, the quarter is home to 6.174 people, according to the 2002 census. The main city of the Quarter of Choiseul goes by the same name ...

                                               

Dennery Quarter

Dennery is both a quarter and a town on the east coast of the island nation of Saint Lucia. The main economic activities are fishing, and the cultivation of lima beans, bananas, and other tropical fruit. The population of the quarter was estimate ...

                                               

Gros Islet Quarter

Gros Islet is the newest town in Saint Lucia, having been recently promoted from a village to a town. It is the location of the Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium where both One Day International and Test Cricket is played. Parts of the 2007 C ...

                                               

Laborie Quarter

Laborie is a Quarter – an administrative division inherited from the former French colonial regime – on the Caribbean island-nation of Saint Lucia. According to the 2002 census, the population of the Quarter was 7.414 people. The village of Labor ...

                                               

Marc Marc

Marc is a city in the Castries Quarter of St. Lucia in the Lesser Antilles. It is located at an elevation of 528 feet. Airports nearest to Marc from the city centre: Vigie Airport, Saint Lucia distanced approximately 8.3 km J. F. Mitchell Airport ...

                                               

Marigot Bay

for the bay of Dominica see Marigot Bay Dominica Marigot Bay is located on the western coast of the Caribbean island of Saint Lucia, 3.75 miles southwest from Castries and a short distance from the Saint Lucian National Marine Reserve. It is surr ...

                                               

Mon Repos, Saint Lucia

Mon Repos is a village on the island of Saint Lucia; it is located on the eastern coast, near Praslin. It contains many communities including Lumbard, Mamiku, La Pointe, Patience, Collie Town, St. Marie, Vietnam, Malgretoute, Ryon, Piton. The vil ...

                                               

Rodney Bay

Rodney Bay is a bay located in the Gros Islet quarter on the island of Saint Lucia. Gros Islet is one of the ten quarters in the island. It can be found on the northwestern coast of the island above the Castries quarter, where the capital of St. ...

                                               

Soufriere Quarter

Soufriere is a quarter on the Southwest coast of Saint Lucia in the West Indies. Soufriere was the former capital of Saint Lucia during times of French rule. It is now a small fishing port with an emerging tourism industry. It has several tourist ...

                                               

Vieux Fort, Saint Lucia

Vieux Fort is a town located near the southernmost point of Saint Lucia, a Caribbean island. It is named after a fort that used to watch out towards Saint Vincent towards the south. The population is about 4.500, while the surrounding district of ...

                                               

Vigie

Vigie is part of Castries, Saint Lucia. The French established a village at the base of Vigie Hill in 1745, and a military headquarters on Vigie Height. Three forts were built, Choc Fort facing Choc Bay, Fort St. Victor at the entrance to Grand C ...

                                               

Arnos Vale, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Arnos Vale is a town and former agricultural estate in southern Saint Vincent, in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. It is centred 5 kilometres southeast of the capital, Kingstown. The countrys former main airport, E. T. Joshua Airport occupied pa ...

                                               

Barrouallie

Barrouallie is a town located on the island of Saint Vincent. Barrouallie was established by French settlers in 1719, the first European colony on St. Vincent. Once it was the capital of St.Vincent and the Grenadines. With the rest of the island, ...

                                               

Chateaubelair

Chateaubelair is a large fishing village on the Leeward coast of the Caribbean island of Saint Vincent, the main island of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. It is located just south of the volcano of Soufriere. Commonly referred to as just Chatea ...

                                               

Diamond Village, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Diamond Village is a small farming village on the windward side of St. Vincent, the main island of the archipelago nation of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. Diamond Village, often referred to as simply "Diamonds," is located in the Parish of Ch ...

                                               

Layou

Layou is a small town located on the island of Saint Vincent, in Saint Andrew Parish. There is a post office, a police station and a library. There are also two quarries.

                                               

Lovell Village, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Lovell Village is a town located on the island of Mustique, which is part of the Grenadines island chain. It is part of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and is an administrative area of the country. Ferry service from St. Vincent is available. Th ...

                                               

Moonhole

Moonhole is a private community on the island of Bequia in the Grenadines. Moonhole derives its name from a massive arch formed in volcanic substrate through which the setting moon is sometimes visible. Founded by Thomas and Gladys Johnston in th ...

                                               

Rose Hall, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Rose Hall at 1142 feet is the highest settlement in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. It is located in Saint David Parish on the island of Saint Vincent in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. It is located to the east of Westwood, south of Rose Bank, ...

                                               

Catholic Church in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

The state of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines includes the island of Saint Vincent and part of the archipelago of the Grenadines. The Catholic religion is the third in the country after the Anglicanism and Methodism. On 23 October 1989 was erecte ...

                                               

Mayreau

Mayreau is the smallest inhabited island of the Grenadines, with an area of about 0.46 sq. miles and a population of about 271. The population is centered in an unnamed village, located on Station Hill, a hilltop in the south-west of the island. ...

                                               

Palm Island, Grenadines

Palm Island in the Grenadines is a small island one mile from Union Island, only accessible by boat. It has an area of 135 acres and has five beaches. Originally known as Prune Island, Palm Island got its current name when the former owners, the ...

                                               

La Soufriere (volcano)

La Soufriere or Soufriere Saint Vincent is an active volcano on the island of Saint Vincent in the Windward Islands of the Caribbean. Many volcanoes in the Caribbean are named Soufriere. These include Soufriere Hills on Montserrat and La Grande S ...

                                               

Apia

Apia is the capital and the largest city of Samoa. From 1900 to 1919, it was the capital of German Samoa. The city is located on the central north coast of Upolu, Samoas second largest island. Apia is the only city in Samoa and falls within the p ...