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|From Wikipedia: Essen [ˈɛsn̩] is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Located on the Ruhr river, it ranks as the second largest city of the Ruhr area and as the 8th largest city in Germany. Population: 586,205 (as of 30.06.2004).|
Despite its size, Essen has less prominence than other cities of comparable size. Essen remained an insignificant agricultural town...
|High resolution picture of an aircraft in flight over Essen, Germany. Most likely on its way to Dusseldorf Airport.||10/20/2006||755|
|This is the main campus of the University of Duisburg-Essen in the city of Essen.||12/11/2006||284|
|1,055 aircraft - 561 Lancasters, 463 Halifaxes, 31 Mosquitos - to Essen. This was the heaviest raid on this target so far in the war and the number of aircraft dispatched was also the greatest number to any target so far; these new records were achieved without the Lancasters of No 5 Group being included. 5 Lancasters and 3 Halifaxes were lost. 4,538 tons of bombs were dropped. More than 90 per...||02/14/2007||1,382|
|The Villa Hügel is situated in the suburb of Bredeney in Essen. It is the former residence of the industrial tycoon, Alfred Krupp and his family.|
Completed in 1873, the building was used by three generations of the family as a home and for representative purposes for the next seventy years. Since 1955/6 large-scale international art exhibitions have been regularly presented here. When ex...
|Essen Cathedral overlay (Germany)||08/13/2005||426|
|A plane in flight in really high resolution, near Baldeneysee in Essen, Germany, approaching Düsseldorf.||07/12/2008||1,348|
|In Brandenburg there is a place named Bärenklau. Google has totally messed up with the description of the place. |
Instead of describing the place they describe the plant Heracleum (In German Bärenklau). The place has nothing to do with that plant at all.
|Zollverein was once the largest coal mine in Europe , even for a time in the world. Today the central shaft XII of the Zollverein Pit is one of the best known industrial monuments. In December 2001 it was inscribed into the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites. Some links: http://www.stiftung-zollverein.de/Englische%20Version/index2.html|
Good pictures at: http://www.industriedenkmal.de/zo...
|Te Papa Tongarewa museum is on the waterfront at Lambton Harbour. It is the national museum located at Wellington, New Zealand. It is branded and more commonly known as Te Papa and Our Place. The official opening ceremony took place on February 14, 1998. The museum's principles incorporate the concepts of unified collections; the narratives of culture and place; the idea of forum; the bicultura...||05/28/2011||248|
|Situated on Place Beauvau, this is the place where M. Sarkozy works.||08/03/2006||269|
|Hottest place on average on the Earth. Also the lowest place in the USA.||07/21/2005||2,360|