With names such as, "Rough and Ready," "Moron," "Crackpot," "Waterproof," "Christmas," "Santa Claus," "Experiment," "French Lick," "What Cheer," "Frankenstein," "Success," "Ship Bottom," "Truth or Consequences," "Climax," "Hooker," "Intercourse," "Ninety-Six" and "Notrees," this file has a collection of 93 cities/towns (mostly in America) which have either funny, weird, or ridiculous names. I ...
This file contains the strangest, weirdest, and most misleading city, town, and village names in the world. With 3,681 placemarks in over 150 nations, this file is guaranteed to bring laughs and a smile on your face. With place names such as: "Strangeways, England", "Stepaside, Wales", "Batman, Turkey", "Taxi, China", "Nuke, Kazakhstan", "Warm Baths, South Africa", "China, Chile", "Worlds End...
Charlotte Amalie was the second largest city in the danish kingdom in 1850.
It was the capital in the danish West Indian Islands on St. Thomas.
There are many buildings from the danish colony time from 1672 untill 1917 when St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix were sold to the USA for 25 mio US Dollar after a public voting.
Special for Charlotte Amalie is that they still use ...
Google Earth shows a mixture of English and French names and only at VERY low altitudes, making them hard to locate. This file provides separate sets of English and French provincial names and their capitals.
The Global Geographic Names database contains the names and location of almost 9 million features of interest throughout the world. The features include mountains, government buildings, forests, parks, and many more.
96 department borders, préfectures, and visible department names & numbers in 3 simple folders.
With a single click, you can turn on and off all the borders, all of the prefectures, and the visible department names and numbers. And you can change the styles of each of these 3 categories as a group.
This data contains all New Zealand Ski Fields, it's a subset of the NZ Place Name data base sourced from www.linz.govt.nz. Given the fairly low accuracy of their lat/long positions it may not be totally accurate.
New Zealand Places
This data is sourced from the NZ Geographic Place Names Database (http://www.linz.govt.nz/rcs/linz/pub/web/root/core/Placenames/SearchP...
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