Guatemala

Photo: World Bank Spotlight on Guatemala Google Maps goo.gl/maps/EpMomS215cayzMMq9 Questions What would locals like visitors to know about Guatemala? Cities Antigua, Guatemala Chichicastenango Ciudad de Guatemala (Guatemala City) Planeta.com Guatemala Links Central America

Egypt

Photo: NASA Goddard, Egypt Egypt is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, the Gaza Strip and Israel to the northeast, the Red Sea to the east, Sudan to the south and Libya to the west. Google Maps https://goo.gl/maps/aS9qPf6mR9iapim27 Questions What would locals like visitors to know about Egypt? Wikipedia Egypt Cities Cairo Planeta.com …

Indonesia

Photo: Patrik M. Loeff, Java Indonesia shares borders with Papua New Guinea, East Timor and Malaysia. The nation’s capital city is Jakarta. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/QtDNJfJTDZBx6rg77 Celebrations August 17 Independence Day Headlines The Fight for Benoa Bay News thejakartapost.com  – @jakpost Indonesia Expat Recommended Listening Why Kalimantan will be home to the next Indonesian capital – Jakarta …

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 …

Czech Republic

Photo: Nan Palmero, Praha hlavní nádraží The Czech Republic (Czechia) borders Poland to the northeast, Germany to the west and northwest, Austria to the south and Slovakia to the east. The capital and largest city is Prague. Headlines Welcome to Jáchymov: the Czech town that invented the dollar – BBC Escape the Prague Tourists to …

South Africa

Photo: Martin Heigan, Blyde River Canyon Sunset Hello, Rainbow Nation. South Africa is bordered to the north lie namibia, Botswana and zimbabwe; to the east are Mozambique and Swaziland; while Lesotho is an independent country wholly surrounded by South African territory. Annual Events September is Tourism Month in South Africa July 18 Nelson Mandela Cities …

Honduras

Photo: Carlos Adampol Galindo, Gracias, Honduras Honduras is bordered to the west by Guatemala, to the southwest by El Salvador, to the southeast by Nicaragua, to the south by the Pacific Ocean at the Gulf of Fonseca, and to the north by the Gulf of Honduras, a large inlet of the Caribbean Sea. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/LheRDG6Q4QJoWSVcA …

Ecuador

Ecuador is a compact nation with four distinct zones: Andes Mountains (with some of the most active volcanoes in the world), the Pacific Coast, Amazon forest and the Galapagos Islands. Ecuador is bordered on the north by Colombia, the south and east by Peru and the west by the Pacific Ocean. All four zones are …

Iran

Photo: Hamed Saber, Kariz Iran is bordered on the north by Armenia, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan. As Iran on the Caspian Sea, Kazakhstan, and Russia are also Iran’s direct neighbors to the north. Iran is bordered on the east by Afghanistan, and Pakistan, on the south by the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman, and …