Top 10 places factsChina quiz
What is the world's most densely populated country?
Monaco is far the world's most densely populated country with a population of just 32,410 per 2 cubic kilometers. Singapore is the next most populated mostly because of tourists, but only has about half of Monaco's population per sq. kilometer.
Fortaleza de São Miguel or Saint Michael Fortress was a Portuguese fortress built in Luanda, Angola. São Miguel fort was built in 1576 by Paulo Dias de Novais. It became the administrative center of the colony in 1627. What major export was known to be exported here?
Slaves. São Miguel fort was built in 1576 by Paulo Dias de Novais. It became the administrative center of the colony in 1627 and was a major outlet for slave traffic to Brazil. The fort was for many years a self-contained town protected by thick walls encrusted with cannons. Inside the fort, elaborate ceramic tiles tell the story of Angola from early years, and in the courtyard are large, imposing statues of Portugal's first king, the first European to reach Angola, Diogo Cão, renowned explorer Vasco da Gama and other notables.
Chorsu Bazaar is a traditional bazaar where all daily necessities are sold. Which capital city is it in?
Tashkent. Chorsu Bazaar is the traditional bazaar located in the center of the old town of Tashkent, the capital city of Uzbekistan. Under its blue-colored domed building and the adjacent areas, all daily necessities are sold.
The Museum of Gold in Bogotá, Colombia receives over 500,000 tourists each year. What types of exhibits does this famous museum display?
Pre-Columbian gold and other metal alloys. The museum displays a selection of pre-Columbian gold and other metal alloys, such as , and contains the largest collection of gold artifacts in the world in its exhibition rooms on the second and third floors. Together with pottery, stone, shell, wood and textile objects, these items, made of a sacred metal, testify to the life and thought of the different societies which lived in present-day Colombia before the Spanish conquest of the Americas.
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza is dedicated to what?
John F. Kennedy's presidency and assassination. On February 19, 2007, the previously unreleased 8 mm film footage of Kennedy's motorcade, donated to the museum by George Jefferies and his son-in-law, was shown publicly for the first time. The 40-second film, silent and in color, showed the motorcade before the assassination, as well as part of Dealey Plaza the following day.
What is the highest peak of the Hong Kong island?
Victoria Peak. Tai Mo Shan (957m) is the highest point in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, however it is located outside the Hong Kong island. Victoria Peak (552m), locally known as The Peak, is the highest hill on the island and a major tourist attraction of the whole Hong Kong.
Which Chinese city is the Mount Yuelu located in?
Changsha. Mount Yuelu is located on the west bank of the Xiang River in Changsha, Hunan, China. It is noted for its many scenic spots, including Qingfeng Gorge, Aiwan Pavilion, Lushan Temple, Yunlu Palace, the White Crane Spring and the Flying Stone.
Gidan Makama Museum in Kano, Nigeria is set in the 15th-century historical building. What was its original function?
A temporary palace. It was originally built the for Muhammad Rumfa who had just been appointed Makama Kano, a traditional title. Rumfa later became King and moved to a new palace but subsequent Makamas lived in the building. The museum has a significant collections of arts, crafts and items of historic interest related to the Kano area.
Which Russian city is the October Revolution Park located in?
Rostov-on-Don. The October Revolution Park, established in 1926, is situated in the centre of the city, near the Teatralnaya Square. It features many attractions, such as an amusement park and a 65-meter high ferris wheel.