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Großer Ahornboden (163)
Photo: Großer Ahornboden

Austria16 photos

Austria (Österreich), officially the Republic of Austria (Republik Österreich), is a landlocked country of over 8.8 million people in Central Europe

Map: AustriaList of sights: Großer Ahornboden, Plansee (Tyrol)
Bruges (92) Rozenhoedkaai
Photo: Bruges, Rozenhoedkaai

Belgium269 photos

Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a federal state in Western Europe. It is a founding member of the European Union and hosts the EU’s…

Map: BelgiumList of sights: Bruges, Ghent
Paro (44) Festival of Paro
Photo: Paro, Festival of Paro

Bhutan254 photos

The Kingdom of Bhutan (འབྲུག་ཡུལ) (which used to be one of the most isolated nations in the world) is located at the eastern end of the Himalaya

Map: BhutanList of sights: Chomolhari, Other Monasteries in Bhutan, Paro
Bayon (19)
Photo: Bayon

Cambodia265 photos

Cambodia (ព្រះរាជាណាចក្រកម្ពុជា), the successor state of the once powerful Hindu and Buddhist Khmer Empire, has an area of about 180,000 km²,…

Map: CambodiaList of sights: Other sites in Cambodia, Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, Tonlé Sap
Hong Kong (34)
Photo: Hong Kong

China284 photos

China, officially the People’s Republic of China (中華人民共和國), is a sovereign state located in East Asia. It is the world’s most populous country, with…

Map: ChinaList of sights: Hong-Kong, Tibet
Colmar (51)
Photo: Colmar

France2,496 photos

France, officially the French Republic, is a unitary semi-presidential republic in Western Europe with several overseas territories and islands…

Map: FranceList of sights: Alpes Maritimes, Alsace, French Guiana
Oktoberfest (440) 2013
Photo: Oktoberfest, 2013

Germany4,040 photos

Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a federal parliamentary republic in west-central …

Map: GermanyList of sights: Bavaria, Black-and-white pictures of Germany
Santorini (1734) Fira
Photo: Santorini, Fira

Greece1,582 photos

Greece (Ελλάδα), officially the Hellenic Republic and known since ancient times as Hellas, is a country in Southeast Europe. Greece is strategically…

Map: GreeceList of sights: Delos, Delphi, Galaxidi, Hosios Loukas, Ios, Meteora, Mykonos, Naxos, Paros, Patmos, Rhodes, Santorini, Symi
Klifatindur (93)
Photo: Klifatindur

Iceland194 photos

Iceland is a Nordic island country of Europe located in the North Atlantic Ocean. It has a population of 332,529 and an area of 103,000 km², making…

Map: IcelandList of sights: Aurora Borealis (Iceland), Breiðamerkursandur, Dyrhólaey, East Fjords (Iceland), Eystrahorn, Goðafoss, Gullfoss, Hverarönd, Hvítserkur, Icelandic…
Humayun’s Tomb (40)
Photo: Humayun’s Tomb

India3,829 photos

India (भारत गणराज्य), officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most…

Map: IndiaList of sights: Agra, Ajanta, Alchi, Alwar, Aurangabad, Bundi, Chemrey, Chittaurgarh, Datia, Deeg, Delhi, Ellora, Fatehpur Sikri, Gwalior, Hemis, Jaipur, Jaisalmer,…
Roman Forum (141)
Photo: Roman Forum

Italy13,666 photos

Italy, officially Repubblica Italiana, is a country located partly on the European Continent and partly on the Italian Peninsula in Southern Europe

Map: ItalyList of sights: Abruzzo, Apulia, Basilicata, Calabria, Campania, Emilia-Romagna, Lazio, Liguria, Molise, Trentino-Alto Adige (Südtirol), Tuscany, Umbria, Veneto
Petra (90) Khazneh
Photo: Petra, Khazneh

Jordan184 photos

The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan (المملكة الأردنّيّة الهاشميّة), an Arab country in Southwest Asia, is spanning the southern part of the Rub Al Kali

Map: JordanList of sights: Other sites in Jordan, Petra, Wadi Rum
Soyuz TMA-12 (250) Soyuz rollout
Photo: Soyuz TMA-12, Soyuz rollout

Kazakhstan357 photos

Kazakhstan, officially the Republic of Kazakhstan (Қазақстан Республикасы), is a contiguous transcontinental country in Central Asia, with its…

Map: KazakhstanList of sights: Baikonur, Baikonur Cosmodrome
Wat Xieng Thong (328)
Photo: Wat Xieng Thong

Laos1,134 photos

Laos, officially the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (ສາທາລະນະລັດ ປະຊາທິປະໄຕ ປະຊາຊົນລາວ), is a landlocked country in Southeast Asia, bordered by …

Map: LaosList of sights: Luang Prabang, North Laos, South Laos, Vientiane
Myanmar (73) Shwedagon
Photo: Myanmar, Shwedagon

Myanmar308 photos

Myanmar, officially the Republic of the Union of Myanmar (ပြည်ထောင် စု သမ္မတ မြန်မာနိုင်ငံတော်) and also known as Burma, is a sovereign state in

Map: MyanmarList of sights: Bagan, Inle, Other sites in Myanmar, Villages in Myanmar, Yangon
Khumbu (65) Ama Dablam (6,814 m)
Photo: Khumbu, Ama Dablam (6,814 m)

Nepal945 photos

Nepal, officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal (संघीय लोकतान्त्रिक गणतन्त्रात्मक नेपाल), is a landlocked sovereign state located in …

Map: NepalList of sights: Annapurna, Kathmandu Valley, Khumbu 1991, Khumbu 1997, Mustang
Amsterdam (151)
Photo: Amsterdam

Netherlands1,796 photos

The Netherlands is a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, located mainly in North-West Europe and with some islands in the …

Map: NetherlandsList of sights: Alkmaar, Almere, Amersfoort, Amsterdam, Bergen op Zoom, Delft, Edam - Volendam, Enkhuizen, Gouda, Groningen, Haarlem, Haarzuilens, Heemskerk,…
Hamnøy (Lofoten) (121)
Photo: Hamnøy (Lofoten)

Norway131 photos

Lofoten is an archipelago in the county of Nordland, Norway. Lofoten is known for a distinctive scenery with dramatic mountains and peaks, open sea…

Map: NorwayList of sights: Å (Lofoten), Aurora Borealis (Lofoten), Flakstadpollen, Hamnøy, Haukland, Kilan, Mærvollspollen Fjord, Nusfjord, Reine, Reinefjorden, Sakrisøy,…
Machu Picchu (123)
Photo: Machu Picchu

Peru1,285 photos

Peru, officially the Republic of Peru, is a country in western South America. It is bordered on the north by Ecuador and Colombia, on the east by …

Map: PeruList of sights: Altiplano, Amazon Rainforest, Arequipa, Colca, Cusco, Lake Titicaca, Machu Picchu, Maras, Nazca, Other Inca Sites, Paracas
Moscow (3) Saint Basil’s Cathedral
Photo: Moscow, Saint Basil’s Cathedral

Russia10 photos

Russia, also officially known as the Russian Federation (Росси́йская Федера́ция), is a country in northern Eurasia. It is a federal…

Map: RussiaList of sights: Moscow
Bigiston (196)
Photo: Bigiston

Suriname35 photos

Suriname, officially known as the Republic of Surinam, is a country in northern South America. It is bordered by French Guiana to the east, Guyana

Map: SurinameList of sights: Bigiston
Kennedy Space Center (43) Space Shuttle Columbia
Photo: Kennedy Space Center, Space Shuttle Columbia

United States62 photos

The United States of America (commonly called the United States, the U.S., the USA, America, and The States) is a federal constitutional republic…

Map: United StatesList of sights: Kennedy Space Center
San Pietro (1)
Photo: San Pietro

Vatican City136 photos

Vatican City, or Vatican City State, in Italian officially Stato della Città del Vatican, is a landlocked sovereign city-state whose territory…

Map: Vatican City
Hạ Long Bay (15)
Photo: Hạ Long Bay

Vietnam240 photos

Vietnam (Cộng hoà Xã hội Chủ nghĩa Việt Nam) is the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia and is bordered by China to the…

Map: VietnamList of sights: Hạ Long Bay, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Hội An, Huế, Mekong (Vietnam), Other sites in Vietnam
Yemen (17) Sana’a
Photo: Yemen, Sana’a

Yemen226 photos

Yemen: The Republic of Yemen (ﺍﻟﺠﻤﻬﻮﺭﯾّﺔ اليمنية) in the Arabian Peninsula in Southwest Asia was between 2200 BC and the 6th century AD part of…

Map: YemenList of sights: Hadhramaut, Other sites in Yemen, Sana’a, Shibam, Taiz, Thula

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Wettolsheim10 photosDolomites48 photosMunich by night14 photosChurch village of Wamberg12 photosPilgrimage church Wilparting23 photosKochelsee15 photosEibsee21 photosAmmersee42 photosSummer in the city (Munich)20 photosBlack-and-white landscapes78 photos