China

Photo: Mark Pegrum, Pudong, Shanghai China has the longest combined land border in the world, measuring 22,117 km (13,743 mi) from the mouth of the Yalu River to the Gulf of Tonkin. China extends across much of East Asia, bordering Vietnam, Laos, and Myanmar (Burma) in Southeast Asia; India, Bhutan, Nepal, Afghanistan, and Pakistan in …

Estonia

In 2017 Planeta.com is returning to Estonia … virtually. We are updating the wiki and spotlighting the September Tourism in Protected Areas Conference. Questions What would locals like visitors to know about Estonia? = Mida kohalikud nagu külastajat teada Eestis? Wiki Estonia Soomaa Wild Europe Estonia from ron mader

Qatar

Photo: Royal Dutch Shell, Doha Qatar is an Arab emirate in the Middle East, occupying the small Qatar Peninsula on the northeasterly coast of the larger Arabian Peninsula. It is bordered by Saudi Arabia to the south; otherwise the Persian Gulf surrounds the state. Doha is the country’s financial and political center as well as Qatar’s cultural capital. …

Germany

Photo: @marfis75, Wiesbaden Germany (Deutschland) is bordered to the north by the North Sea, Denmark, and the Baltic Sea; to the east by Poland and the Czech Republic; to the south by Austria and Switzerland; and to the west by France, Luxembourg, Belgium and the Netherlands. Election watch: Federal elections will be held in Germany on …

England

Photo: Thames Barrier England shares land borders with Scotland to the north and Wales to the west; and adjoins the Irish Sea to the northwest, the Celtic Sea to the southwest and the North Sea to the east. The English Channel separates it from continental Europe. Wiki England Planeta.com London Stonehenge

México

In 2017 Planeta.com is making a major revision to our award-winning online guide to Mexico. Suggestions are welcome as we connect locals and visitors by revising our guides to states and cities, parks and reserves, Indigenous cultures, festivals and food. Most of our changes are on internal pages and the previews/recaps of events. Slideshare #MexicoNow …

Colombia

Photo: Sebastian Moreno, Oophaga lehmanni Located in northwestern South America, Colombia is bordered to the east by Venezuela and Brazil; to the south by Ecuador; to the north by the Caribbean Sea; to the north west by Panama and to the west by the Pacific Ocean. Wiki Colombia Wild Colombia Planeta.com South America Bogotá Cartagena

Netherlands

Photo: Patrick Nouhailler, SkyLounge Amsterdam The Netherlands borders the North Sea to the north and west, Belgium to the south and Germany to the east. The capital is Amsterdam and the seat of government is The Hague. About a quarter of the land and 60 percent of the population are below sea level in the Netherlands. …

Poland

Photo: Dennis Jarvis, Kraków Flowers Poland is bordered by Germany to the west; the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the south; Ukraine, Belarus and Lithuania to the east; and the Baltic Sea and Kaliningrad Oblast, a Russian exclave, to the north. Events July 2017 41th Session of the World Heritage Committee (Kraków) Wiki Poland Slideshare …

Portugal

Portugal is the westernmost country of Europe and is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the west and south and by Spain to the north and east. The capital is Lisbon. Upcoming Events September 6-10 Europarc hosts its 2017 conference New Voices, New Visions, New Values with inspiring keynote speakers, practical workshops and several opportunities …