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Palatinate (region)

The Palatinate (Pfälzer dialect: Palz), historically also Rhenish Palatinate, is a region in Southwestern Germany. It occupies more than a quarter of the German federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate (Rheinland-Pfalz). Historically in union with Bavaria, the Palatinate covers an area of with about 1.4m inhabitants. Geography In the west, the Palatinate borders on Saarland, historically also comprising the state's Saarpfalz District. In the northwest, the Hunsrück mountain range forms the border with the Rhineland region....

Champagne (wine region)

The Champagne wine region (archaic) is a historic province within the administrative province of Champagne in the northeast of France. The area is best known for the production of the sparkling white wine that bears the region's name. EU law and the laws of most countries reserve the term "Champagne" exclusively for wines that come from this region located about 100 miles (160 km) east of Paris....

Brittany (administrative region)

Brittany ; is one of the 27 regions of France. It occupies a large peninsula in the northwest of the country, lying between the English Channel to the north and the Bay of Biscay to the south. Its capital is Rennes. Territory The region of Brittany is made up of 80% of the former Duchy and Province of Brittany. The remaining 20% of the province is the Loire-Atlantique department which now lies inside the Pays de la Loire region, whose capital, Nantes, was the historical capital of the Duchy of Brittany....

Chūbu region

The is the central region of Honshū, Japan's main island. Chūbu has a population of 21,715,822 as of 2010. Chūbu, which means "central region", encompasses nine prefectures (ken): Aichi, Fukui, Gifu, Ishikawa, Nagano, Niigata, Shizuoka, Toyama, Yamanashi, and often Mie. It is located directly between the Kantō region and the Kansai region and includes the major city of Nagoya as well as along Pacific and Sea of Japan coastlines, extensive mountain resorts, and Mount Fuji. The region is the widest part of Honshū and the central part is characterized by high, rugged mountains....

Antofagasta Region

The II Antofagasta Region is one of Chile's fifteen first-order administrative divisions. It comprises three provinces, Antofagasta, El Loa and Tocopilla. It is bordered to the north by Tarapacá and by Atacama to the south and is the second-largest region of Chile. To the east it borders with Bolivia and Argentina. The capital of the region is the port city of Antofagasta, another important city is Calama. The main economic activity is copper mining from the giant porphyry copper systems located inland. Climate is extremely arid albeit somewhat milder near the coast....

Atacama Region

This article is about the Atacama Region; for the desert, see Atacama Desert. The Atacama Region is one of Chile's 15 first order administrative divisions. It comprises three provinces, Chañaral, Copiapó and Huasco. It is bordered to the north by Antofagasta, to the south by Coquimbo, to east with Provinces of Catamarca, La Rioja and San Juan of Argentina, and to west with the Pacific Ocean. The regional capital Copiapó is located at north of the country's capital of Santiago....

Coquimbo Region

The IV Coquimbo Region is one of Chile's 15 first order administrative divisions. It is some 400 km north of the capital, Santiago. The capital and largest city is La Serena, other important cities include the seaport Coquimbo and the agricultural centre. Ovalle. Geography and ecology The Coquimbo Region forms the narrowest part, or 'waist' of Chile, and is hence one of the country's more mountainous regions, as the Andes range runs closer to the sea than elsewhere. The region has notable marine species as well as taxa that are associated with the mountainous regions....

Valparaíso Region

The V Valparaíso Region is one of Chile's 15 first order administrative divisions. With the country's third highest population of 1,539,852 million in 2002 and third smallest area of, the region is Chile's second most densely populated after the Santiago Metropolitan Region to the southeast. Its capital is the port city of Valparaíso, other important cities include Viña del Mar, Quillota, Quilpué and Villa Alemana. Geography and natural features The region is on the same latitude as the Santiago Metropolitan Region....

Otago Region

Otago is a region of New Zealand in the south of the South Island. The region covers an area of approximately making it the country's third largest region. The population of Otago is The name "Otago" is an old southern Maori word whose North Island dialect equivalent is "Otakou", introduced to the south by Europeans in the 1840s. The exact meaning of the term is disputed, with common translations being "isolated village" and "place of red earth", the latter referring to the reddish-ochre clay which is common in the area around Dunedin....

Hawke's Bay region

Hawke's Bay is a region of New Zealand, located on the east coast of the country's North Island. Hawke's Bay is recognised on the world stage for its award-winning wines. The regional council sits in both the cities of Napier and Hastings. It derives from Hawke Bay which was named by Captain James Cook in honour of Admiral Edward Hawke who decisively defeated the French at the Battle of Quiberon Bay. Geography The region is situated on the east coast of the North Island....

West Friesland (region): For the historical region also named West Friesland, see West Friesland (historical region) West Friesland (also West FrisiaWest Frisian: West-Fryslân) is a contemporary region in the northwest...

Wellington Region: The Wellington region of New Zealand occupies the southern end of the North Island. The largest city is Wellington. Governance The official Wellington Region, as administered by the Greater Wellingto...

Committee of the Regions: The Committee of the Regions (CoR) is the European Union's (EU) assembly of local and regional representatives that provides sub-national authorities (i.e. regions, counties, provinces, municipalities...

Marlborough Region: Marlborough is one of the regions of New Zealand, located in the northeast of the South Island. Marlborough is a unitary authority, both a region and a district, and its council is located at Blenheim...

South Bohemian Region: South Bohemia is an administrative unit (kraj) of the Czech Republic, located mostly in the southern part of its historical land of Bohemia, with a small part in southwestern Moravia. The western par...

Taranaki region: Taranaki is a region in the west of New Zealand's North Island and is the 10th largest region of New Zealand by population. It is named for the region's main geographical feature, Mount Taranaki. The ...

Kansai region: The or the lies in the southern-central region of Japan's main island Honshū. The region includes the prefectures of Mie, Nara, Wakayama, Kyoto, Osaka, Hyōgo, and Shiga. Depending on who makes the...

Barents Region: The Barents Region is a name given, by political ambition to establish international cooperation after the fall of the Soviet Union, to the land along the coast of the Barents Sea, from Nordland in No...

Santiago Metropolitan Region: Santiago Metropolitan Region or simply Metropolitan Region is one of Chile's 15 first order administrative divisions. It is the country's only landlocked administrative region and contains the nation...

Detmold (region): Detmold is one of the five Regierungsbezirks of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, located in the north-east of the state. It is congruent with the administratively not existent area of Ostwestfalen-Li...

Trier (region): Trier was one of the three Regierungsbezirke of Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, located in the west of the state. The region was created in 1815 as part of the Prussian Rhineland. Before World War I p...

Koblenz (region): Koblenz was one of the - at last - three Regierungsbezirke of Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, located in the north-east of the state. The region was created in 1815 as part of the Prussian Rhineland,...

Chūgoku region: The, also known as the, is the westernmost region of Honshū, the largest island of Japan. It consists of the prefectures of Hiroshima, Okayama, Shimane, Tottori and Yamaguchi. As of 2010 it has a ...

Centre Region, France: Centre is one of the 27 regions of France, around the Loire Valley, northwest of the geographical centre of the country. The capital is Orléans but the largest city is Tours. History The name...

Tōhoku region: The consists of the northeastern portion of Honshu, the largest island of Japan. The region consists of six prefectures (ken): Akita, Aomori, Fukushima, Iwate, Miyagi and Yamagata. Tōhoku retain...

Waikato region: The Waikato region (or) is a local government region of the upper North Island of New Zealand. It covers the Waikato, Hauraki, Coromandel Peninsula, the northern King Country, much of the Taupo Distri...

Bicol Region: The Bicol Region (Filipino: Kabikulan; Spanish: Bicolandia) is one of the 17 Regions of the Philippines, designated as Region V. Bicol (also spelled Bikol) is composed of four provinces in the Bic...

Brie (region): Brie is a historic region of France most famous for its dairy products, especially Brie cheese. It was once divided into three sections ruled by different feudal lords: the western Brie française, ...

Northwest Florida Regional Airport: Northwest Florida Regional Airport is an airport located within Eglin Air Force Base, near Valparaiso and Fort Walton Beach in Okaloosa County, Florida, United States. No private aircraft are permit...

Tallahassee Regional Airport: Tallahassee Regional Airport is a city-owned public-use airport located four nautical miles (7 km) southwest of the central business district of Tallahassee, a city in Leon County, Florida, United S...

Asheville Regional Airport: Asheville Regional Airport is a Class C airport near Interstate 40 and Interstate 26 near the town of Fletcher, south of Asheville, in the U.S. state of North Carolina. It is owned by the city of As...

Augusta Regional Airport: Augusta Regional Airport (Augusta Regional Airport at Bush Field) is a city-owned public airport seven miles (11 km) south of Augusta, in Richmond County, Georgia. In 2000 Bush Field airport changed...

Davao Region: Davao Region or Southern Mindanao (Filipino: Kadabawan) is one of the regions of the Philippines, designated as Region XI. It is located on the southeastern portion of Mindanao, and consists of fou...

Magallanes y la Antártica Chilena Region: The Region of Magellan, officially the XII Region of Magellan and Chilean Antarctica, is one of Chile's 15 first order administrative divisions. It is the southernmost, largest and second least popul...

Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao: The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (Filipino: Nagsasariling Rehiyon ng Muslim sa Mindanaw)(abbreviated ARMM) is the region, located in the Mindanao island group of the Philippines, that is comp...

Cordillera Administrative Region: The Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) (Filipino: Rehiyong Pampangasiwaan ng Cordillera) is a region in the Philippines composed of the provinces of Abra, Apayao, Benguet, Ifugao, Kalinga and Mo...

Ilocos Region: Ilocos Region (Filipino: Kaikolusan(Region at the Northwest Coast of Luzon)) is a Region of the Philippines, designated as Region I. It is located in the northwest of Luzon, bordering to the east th...

Lafayette Regional Airport: Lafayette Regional Airport is a public airport two miles (4 km) southeast of Lafayette, in Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, United States. It is owned by the City & Parish of Lafayette. The airport ...

Eagle County Regional Airport: Eagle County Regional Airport, sometimes referred to as Vail/Eagle Airport or the Eagle Vail Airport, is a public airport located four miles (6 km) west of Eagle, Colorado, United States. The airpor...

Telluride Regional Airport: Telluride Regional Airport is a public use airport located five nautical miles (9 km) west of the central business district of Telluride, a town in San Miguel County, Colorado, United States. It is o...

Jack Brooks Regional Airport: Jack Brooks Regional Airport, formerly Southeast Texas Regional Airport, is a public airport located near Port Arthur, Texas, United States, nine miles (14 km) southeast of the central business distr...

Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District: The Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District (2006 population 30,664) of British Columbia is located on west central Vancouver Island. Adjacent regional districts it shares borders with are the Strathcon...

Tigray Region: Tigray Region (ትግራይ ክልል Tigrāy Kilil) is the northernmost of the nine ethnic regions (kililoch) of Ethiopia. Containing the homeland of the Tigray people, it was formerly known as Re...

Hokuriku region: The is located in the northwestern part of Honshu, the main island of Japan. It lies along the Sea of Japan within the Chūbu region. It is almost equivalent to Koshi Province and Hokurikudō area in...

Bluegrass region: The Bluegrass Region (Shawnee: Eskippakithiki) is a geographic region in the state of Kentucky, United States. It occupies the northern part of the state and since European settlement has contained a ...

Zambezi Region: The Zambezi Region, until 2013 known as the Caprivi Region, is one of the 14 regions of Namibia, located in the extreme north-east of the country. It is largely concurrent with the Caprivi Strip and ...

Mogilev Region: Mogilev Region, also Mahilyow Voblasts (Province) or Mogilyov Oblast (Mahilyowskaya VoblastsMogilyovskaya Oblast) is a province (voblast) of Belarus with its administrative center being Mogilyov (Mahi...

Champlain Regional College: Champlain Regional College was founded in 1971 and named in honour of Samuel de Champlain, the first governor of New France. The College offers post-secondary pre-university (Collegiate), technical an...

Kavango Region: Kavango (before 1998: Okavango) was one of the thirteen Regions of Namibia. Its capital was Rundu. Because of its rather higher rainfall than most other parts of Namibia, this region had agricultural...

Hardap Region: Hardap is one of the thirteen regions of Namibia, its capital is Mariental. It is home to the Hardap Dam. Hardap stretches the entire width of Namibia, from the Atlantic Ocean in the west to Namibia'...

ǁKaras Region: The ǁKaras Region is the southernmost and least densely populated of the 13 regions of Namibia, its capital is Keetmanshoop. The name assigned to the region reflects the prominence of the Karas mount...

Erongo Region: Erongo is one of the 13 regions of Namibia, its capital is Swakopmund. The Region comprises the Swakopmund magisterial district up to the Ugab River and includes the Walvis Bay, Omaruru and Karibib ma...

Khomas Region: Khomas is one of the thirteen regions of Namibia. It contains the capital city Windhoek and provides for this reason superior transportation infrastructure. It has well-developed economical, financial...

Otjozondjupa Region: Otjozondjupa region is one of the thirteen regions of Namibia, its capital is Otjiwarongo. An outstanding landmark within this region is the Waterberg Plateau Park. Administration offices are based i...

Oshikoto Region: Oshikoto is one of the thirteen regions of Namibia, its capital is Omuthiya. The northern part of the region is agricultural, whereas the main economic activities in the southern part are cattle rear...

Oshana Region: Oshana is one of the thirteen regions of Namibia, its capital is Oshakati. The name Oshana describes the most prominent landscape feature in the area, namely the shallow, seasonally inundated depressi...

Omusati Region: Omusati region is one of the thirteen regions of Namibia, its capital is Outapi. Mopani tree is the dominant species; the Makalani palms decrease rapidly westwards from the border with Oshana region. ...

Omaheke Region: Omaheke is one of the thirteen regions of Namibia, its capital is Gobabis. It lies on the eastern border of Namibia and is the Western extension of the Kalahari desert. The name Omaheke is the Herero ...

Ohangwena Region: Ohangwena is one of the thirteen regions of Namibia, its capital is Eenhana. The northern and western parts of the region are the most densely populated of this essentially subsistence agricultural re...

Kunene Region: Kunene (also known as Kaokoland) is one of the thirteen regions of Namibia and home to the Himba ethnic group. Compared to the rest of Namibia, it is relatively underdeveloped. This may be due to the...

Regional District of Kootenay Boundary: The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary (RDKB) is a regional district in the province of British Columbia, Canada. As of the 2006 census, the population was 30,742. The area is 8,095.62 km² (3,1...

Frank G. Bonelli Regional Park: Frank G. Bonelli Regional Park is a synthetic (i.e., man-made) recreation park in San Dimas, California of Los Angeles County. It is near the Orange Freeway (State Route 57), the Foothill Freeway (In...

Patani (region): Patani (in Malay, or Pattani, (derived from Jawi: ڤتنا), also sometimes Patani Raya, or "Greater Patani") is a term that has been used to describe a region comprising the southern Thai provinces o...

Oromia Region: Oromia (sometimes spelled Oromiya, and spelled Oromiyaa in the Oromo language) is one of the nine ethnically-based regions (kililoch) of Ethiopia. Covering 284,538 square kilometers stretching from th...

Hunter Region: The Hunter Region, more commonly known as the Hunter Valley, is a region of New South Wales, Australia, extending from approximately to north of Sydney. It contains the Hunter River and its tributar...

Pyhäjärvi (Tampere region): Pyhäjärvi is a lake in southern Finland. Although the name means in modern Finnish "holy lake", it probably meant originally "border lake". Pyhäjärvi is shaped like the letter "C" with the citie...

Point Pinole Regional Shoreline: The Point Pinole Regional Shoreline is a regional park on the shores of the San Pablo Bay, California (the northern arm of the San Francisco Bay). It is approximately in area, and is operated by t...

Cape Breton Regional Municipality: Cape Breton Regional Municipality often shortened to simply CBRM, is a regional municipality in Nova Scotia's Cape Breton County. According to the 2011 Census of Canada, the population within the Cape...

Parliament of the Brussels-Capital Region: The Parliament of the Brussels-Capital Region (French: Parlement de la Région de Bruxelles-Capitale, Dutch: Parlement van het Brusselse Hoofdstedelijke Gewest), is the governing body of the Brussel...

Claremont Canyon Regional Preserve: Claremont Canyon Regional Preserve is a small regional park mainly located in the city of Oakland, California, and administered by the East Bay Regional Park District. The park is named for the cany...

Canberra District wine region: The Canberra District wine region is located around Canberra, in the Capital city of Australia. Wine is grown and produced at or near and in a triangular area of about 60 km sides bordered by Canb...

Oeste Subregion: Oeste, (Portuguese for "West") is a NUTS 3 sub-region (Portuguese: sub-região) of the NUTS 2 Centro Region of Portugal. The sub-region is coterminous with the Comunidade Intermunicipal do Oeste (Wes...

Sunol Regional Wilderness: The Sunol Regional Wilderness is a regional park in Alameda County, California, United States that was established in 1962 and is administered by the East Bay Regional Park District. It is ...

Flemish Region: The Flemish Region (Dutch:) is one of the three official regions of the Kingdom of Belgium—alongside the Walloon Region and the Brussels-Capital Region. Colloquially, it is usually simply referre...

Los Lagos Region: Los Lagos Region (literally Region of the Lakes) is one of Chile's 15 regions, which are first order administrative divisions, and comprises four provinces: Chiloé, Llanquihue, Osorno and Palena. The...

Qikiqtaaluk Region: Qikiqtaaluk Region, Qikiqtani Region or Baffin Region is an administrative region of Nunavut, Canada. Qikiqtaaluk is the traditional Inuktitut name for Baffin Island. Although Qikiqtaaluk Region ...

Sofia Region: Sofia is a region in northern Madagascar. It is named for the Sofia River. Capital: Antsohihy Area: 50 800 km² Districts: Mandritsara District Befandriana-Nord District Bealanana District An...

Western Region, Ghana: The Western Region is located in south Ghana, reaching from the western and eastern Ivory Coast border in the west to the Central region in the east, includes the capital and large twin city of Sekond...

Whitewater Region: Whitewater Region is a township located within the scenic Ottawa Valley, in eastern Ontario, Canada on the Ottawa River in Renfrew County. Whitewater Region is made up of the former municipalities of ...

Capital Regional District: This article is for the regional district government encompassing the agglomeration of municipalities and rural areas around Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. For the region itself, see Greater Vi...

Kazan (Volga region) Federal University: Kazan (Volga region) Federal University is located in Kazan, Tatarstan, Russia. It was established in 2010 on the basis of the former Kazan State University, originally founded in 1804 as Kazan Imp...

Central Region, Malawi: The Central Region of Malawi, population 5,491,034 (2008), covers an area of 35,592 km². Its capital city is Lilongwe, which is also the national capital. The region has an outlet on Lake Malawi an...

Southern Region, Malawi: The Southern Region of Malawi, population 5,876,784(2008), covers an area of 31,753 km². Its capital city is Blantyre. Of the 28 districts in Malawi, 13 are located within the Southern Region They...

Auckland Region: The Auckland Region is one of the sixteen regions of New Zealand, named for the city of Auckland, the country's largest urban area. The region encompasses the Auckland metropolitan area, smaller towns...

South Moravian Region: The South Moravian Region is an administrative unit of the Czech Republic, located in the south-western part of its historical region of Moravia (an exception is Jobova Lhota which belongs to Bohemi...

Central Bohemian Region: Central Bohemia is an administrative unit of the Czech Republic, located in the central part of its historical region of Bohemia. Its administrative center is placed in the Czech capital Prague, wh...

Basque Country (greater region): The Basque Country is the name given to the home of the Basque people in the western Pyrenees that spans the border between France and Spain on the Atlantic coast. It is the oldest documented Basqu...

Karlovy Vary Region: Karlovy Vary Region is an administrative unit of the Czech Republic, located in the westernmost part of its historical region of Bohemia. It is named after its capital Karlovy Vary. The region is wo...

Zlín Region: Zlín Region is an administrative unit of the Czech Republic, located in the central-eastern part of the historical region of Moravia. It is named after its capital Zlín. It is also the only region...

Apurímac Region: Apurímac is a region in southern-central Peru. It is bordered on the east by the Cusco Region, on the west by the Ayacucho Region, and on the south by the Arequipa and Ayacucho regions. The region's...

Ayacucho Region: Ayacucho is a region of Peru, located in the south-central Andes of the country. Its capital is the city of Ayacucho. The region was one of the hardest hit by terrorism during the 1980s during the gue...

Huánuco Region: Huánuco is a region in central Peru. It is bordered by the La Libertad, San Martín, Loreto and Ucayali regions in the north, the Ucayali Region in the east, the Pasco Region in the south and the L...

Apponequet Regional High School: Apponequet Regional High School opened September 21, 1959, and serves secondary academic education students from the towns of Freetown, Assonet, and Lakeville, Massachusetts. History In the early 20...

La Libertad Region: La Libertad is a region in northwestern Peru. Formerly it was known as the Department of La Libertad (), a political division that generally corresponds to a state in the United States of America. It ...

Lambayeque Region: Lambayeque is a coastal region in northwestern Peru known for its rich Moche and Chimú historical past and related archeological sites and museums. The region's name originates from the ancient pre-I...

Lima Region: Lima Region, also known as Lima Provincias, is one of twenty-five regions of Peru. Located in the central coast of the country, its regional seat (capital city) is Huacho. Lima Province, which contain...

Somali Region: The Somali Region is the easternmost of the nine ethnic divisions (kililoch) of Ethiopia. It is often called Soomaali Galbeed ("Western Somalia") on account of its geographical position within the Gr...

Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples' Region: Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples' Region (often abbreviated as SNNPR) is one of the nine ethnic divisions (kililoch) of Ethiopia. It was formed from the merger of the former Regions 7-11 f...

Libertador General Bernardo O'Higgins Region: The VI Libertador General Bernardo O'Higgins Region is one of Chile's 15 first order administrative divisions. It is subdivided into three provinces. It is named in honour of Bernardo O'Higgins Rique...

Maule Region: The VII Maule Region is one of Chile's 15 first order administrative divisions. Its capital is Talca. The region derives its name from the Maule River which, running westward from the Andes, bisects ...

Bío Bío Region: The VIII Bío Bío Region, one of the fifteen first-order administrative divisions in Chile, comprises four provinces: Arauco, Bío Bío, Concepción, and Ñuble. The capital of the Region is Conc...

Araucanía Region: The Araucanía, Araucanía Region or IX La Araucanía Region (Spanish: IX Región de La Araucanía) is one of Chile's 15 first order administrative divisions and comprises two provinces: Malleco in ...

Aysén Region: The XI Aysén del General Carlos Ibáñez del Campo Region (Spanish: Región de Aysén or XI Región Aysén del General Carlos Ibáñez del Campo), often shortened to Aysén Region or Aisén (Prono...

Región Autónoma del Atlántico Norte: Región Autónoma del Atlántico Norte (Spanish for "North Atlantic Autonomous Region"), sometimes shortened to RAAN, is one of two autonomous regions in Nicaragua. It covers an area of 32,159 km² a...

Región Autónoma del Atlántico Sur: Región Autónoma del Atlántico Sur (Spanish for "Autonomous Region of the Southern Atlantic"), sometimes shortened to RAAS, is one of two autonomous regions in Nicaragua. It covers an area of 27,407...

Kativik Regional Government: Kativik redirects here. For the statistical area, see Kativik (territory equivalent to a regional county municipality). The Kativik Regional Government (in French, Administration régionale Kativik...

Elmira Corning Regional Airport: Elmira/Corning Regional Airport is a county-owned, public-use airport in Chemung County, New York, United States. The airport is six nautical miles (11 km) northwest of the central business district...

Barroso (region): Barroso is a region in the North of Portugal. It comprises the municipalities of Montalegre and Boticas. DEFAULTSORT ...

Ostrobothnia (region): Ostrobothnia is a region of Finland. It is located in Western Finland. It borders the regions Central Ostrobothnia, Southern Ostrobothnia, and Satakunta and is one of the four regions making up the ...

Space Coast Regional Airport: Space Coast Regional Airport is located in the city of Titusville, Florida on Columbia Boulevard (State Road 405) and Washington Avenue (U.S. 1) in Brevard County. Formerly known as Ti-Co (Titusville...

The Capital Region (Denmark): The Capital Region was the administrative name of the municipalities of Copenhagen and Frederiksberg and the counties of Frederiksborg and Roskilde. It was replaced by the Capital Region of Denmark ...

Øresund Region: The Øresund or Öresund Region is a transnational region in northern Europe, centred on the cities of Copenhagen and Malmö. Located by the shores of the Øresund strait and connected by the Øresu...

Hamburg Metropolitan Region: The Metropolregion Hamburg (German for Hamburg Metropolitan Region) is the compilation of 8 rural districts in the German federal state of Lower Saxony, 6 districts in the federal state of Schleswig-...

Mtwara Region: This article is about the region. For the city, refer to Mtwara. Mtwara Region is one of Tanzania's 30 administrative regions. The regional capital is the municipality of Mtwara. According to the ...

Kagera Region: Kagera Region is one of Tanzania's 30 administrative regions. The region is located in the northwestern corner of Tanzania on the western shore of Lake Victoria. The region neighbors Uganda, Rwanda, ...

Baffin Region, Northwest Territories: The Baffin Region was a region of the Northwest Territories, in use as an administrative and statistical division until the creation of Nunavut in 1999. The large majority of Baffin Region fell on t...

Kivalliq Region: Kivalliq Region (Inuktitut syllabics: ᑭᕙᓪᓕᖅ) is an administrative region of Nunavut, Canada. It consists of the portion of the mainland to the west of Hudson Bay together with Southampton ...

Kitikmeot Region: Kitikmeot Region (Inuktitut: Qitirmiut ᕿᑎᕐᒥᐅᑦ) is an administrative region of Nunavut, Canada. It consists of the southern and eastern parts of Victoria Island with the adjacent part of t...

Aerial Support to Regional Enforcement Agencies: ASTREA is an acronym for Aerial Support To Regional Enforcement Agencies, the air support unit of the San Diego County Sheriff's Department. ASTREA Base is located at Gillespie Field Airport in El ...

Gabú Region: Gabú region is the eastern-most region in Guinea-Bissau. Its capital is Gabú. The region borders Senegal to the north, Guinea to the east and south and the Guinea-Bissau regions of Tombali and Ba...

Oio Region: Oio is a region in Guinea-Bissau. Its capital is Farim. Other major cities and towns include Nhacra, Mansoa, Bissorã and Cumeré. The region borders Senegal to the north, the Guinea-Bissau regions ...

Trarza Region: Trarza is a region in southwest Mauritania. Its capital is Rosso. Other major cities and towns include Mederdra and Boutilimit. The region borders the Mauritanian regions of Inchiri and Adrar to the...

Tiris Zemmour Region: Tiris Zemmour is the northern-most region of Mauritania. Its capital is Zouérate. Other major cities/towns include F'dérik and Bir Moghrein. The region borders Algeria to the north-east, Mali to ea...

Tagant Region: Tagant is a region in south-central Mauritania named for the Tagant Plateau. Its capital is Tidjikdja. Other major cities/towns include Tichit and Rachid, Nbeika. The region borders the Mauritanian ...

Inchiri Region: Inchiri is a region in western Mauritania. Its capital is Akjoujt. It borders the regions of Adrar to the east, Trarza to the south, and Dakhlet Nouadhibou to the north and west, along with a short ...

Hodh El Gharbi Region: Hodh El Gharbi is a region in southern Mauritania. Its capital is Ayoun el Atrous. The region borders the Mauritanian regions of Tagant to the north, Hodh Ech Chargui to the east, Mali country to th...

Hodh Ech Chargui Region: Hodh Ech Chargui is a large region in eastern Mauritania. Its capital is Néma. Other major cities/towns include Oualata. The region borders the Mauritanian regions of Adrar, Tagant and Hodh El Ghar...

Guidimaka Region: Guidimaka is the southern-most region of Mauritania. Its capital is Sélibaby. The region borders the Mauritanian region of Assaba to the north-east, Mali to the south-east, Senegal to the south-west...

Gorgol Region: Gorgol is a region in southern Mauritania. Its capital is Kaédi and the Gorgol River forms parts of the landscape. Other major cities/towns include Mbout and Maghama. The region borders the Mauritan...

Dakhlet Nouadhibou Region: Dakhlet Nouadhibou is the western-most region of Mauritania. Its capital is Nouadhibou. The region borders Western Sahara to the north, the Mauritanian region of Inchiri to the east and the Atlantic...

Brakna Region: Brakna is a region in south-west Mauritania. Its capital is Aleg. Other major cities/towns include Bogué. The region borders the Mauritanian region of Tagant to the north-east, the Mauritanian regio...

Assaba Region: Assaba is a region in southern Mauritania. Its capital is Kifa. Other major cities/towns include Guerou. The region borders the Mauritanian regions of Brakna and Tagant to the north, the Mauritanian ...

Adrar Region: For the province of Algeria, see Adrar Province. Adrar is a large region in Mauritania, named for the Adrar Plateau. Its capital is Atar. Other major towns include Choum, Chinguetti and Ouadane. Th...

Kaesong Industrial Region: Kaesŏng Industrial Region (KIR) is a special administrative industrial region of North Korea (DPRK). It was formed in 2002 from part of Kaesŏng Directly Governed City. Its most notable feature is...

White Mountains Region: The White Mountains Region is a tourism region designated by the New Hampshire Division of Travel and Tourism. It is located in northern New Hampshire in the United States and is named for the White...

Monadnock Region: The Monadnock Region is a region in southwestern New Hampshire. It is named after Mount Monadnock, a 3,165 foot isolated mountain, which is the dominant geographic landmark in the region. Although it...

Tadjourah Region: The Tadjourah Region is a region in north-central Djibouti. With its capital at Tadjourah, it has an area of 7,100 square kilometres (2,700 sq mi). This region is considered the paradise in a hostile...

Obock Region: The Obock Region is a region in northern Djibouti. It has a land area of 4,700 square kilometres (1,800 sq mi). History In the mid-19th century and earlier, Obock was ruled by Somali and Afar Sultan...

Dikhil Region: The Dikhil Region is a region in southern Djibouti. It is bordered by the Regions of Tadjoura to the north, Arta to the northeast, Ali Sabieh to the east. To the west and south, it has a long line ...

Ali Sabieh Region: Ali Sabieh Region, is a region in southern Djibouti. Ali Sabieh is a Region in Djibouti by area, with a mainland area of 2,400 square kilometres (900 sq mi), it is larger than Andorra. It lies along...

Seacoast Region (New Hampshire): The Seacoast Region is the southeast area of the U.S. state of New Hampshire that includes the eastern portion of Rockingham County and the southern portion of Strafford County. The region stretches 1...

Sinuiju Special Administrative Region: Sinŭiju Special Administrative Region is a special administrative region (SAR) of North Korea proclaimed in 2002 (but have not put into de facto operation till now), on the border with China. It wa...

Mount Kumgang Tourist Region: The Mount Kumgang Tourist Region is a special administrative region of North Korea. It was established in 2002 to handle South Korean tourist traffic to Mount Kumgang (Diamond Mountain). Since 1998,...

Dartmouth–Lake Sunapee Region: The Dartmouth–Lake Sunapee area of the U.S. state of New Hampshire, ranges from Bradford northwest along Interstate 89 to New Hampshire's border with Vermont at the city of Lebanon. There are two...

Squamish-Lillooet Regional District: The Squamish-Lillooet Regional District is a quasi-municipal administrative area in British Columbia, Canada. It stretches from Britannia Beach in the south to Pavilion in the north. Lillooet, Pemb...

Ruvuma Region: Ruvuma Region is one of Tanzania's 30 administrative regions. The regional capital is the municipality of Songea. According to the 2012 national census, the region had a population of 1,376,891, which...

Tokaj wine region: Tokaj wine region or Tokaj-Hegyalja wine region (short Tokaj-Hegyalja or Hegyalja) is a historical wine region located in northeastern Hungary. It is also one of the seven larger wine regions of Hung...

Monterey Regional Airport: Monterey Regional Airport is three miles (5 km) southeast of Monterey, in Monterey County, California, USA. It was created in 1936. The airport was known as the Monterey Peninsula Airport until the ...

Regional Municipality of Ottawa–Carleton: The Regional Municipality of Ottawa–Carleton was a regional government area and census division in Ontario, Canada which existed from 1969 until 2001. It was created in 1969 from the former Carleto...

Regional Municipality of Haldimand-Norfolk: The Regional Municipality of Haldimand-Norfolk was a regional municipality in the Canadian province of Ontario which existed from 1974 to 2000. It was formed by merging the historic counties of Haldi...

Powell River Regional District: The Powell River Regional District is a regional district in the Canadian province of British Columbia. It includes the City of Powell River and a number of unincorporated areas. The District encomp...

Benishangul-Gumuz Region: Benishangul-Gumuz, (Amharic:ቤንሻንጉል-ጉምዝ) also known as Benshangul/Gumaz, is one of the nine ethnic divisions (kililoch) of Ethiopia. Previously known as Region 6, the region's capita...

Gambela Region: Gambela, also official known as Gambela Peoples' Region, is one of the nine ethnic divisions (kililoch) of Ethiopia. Previously known as "Region 12", its capital is Gambela. Lying between the Baro a...

Harari Region: Harari (Amharic:ሐረሪ) or officially, Harari People's National Regional State (Amharic:የሐረሪ ሕዝብ ክልል) is one of the nine ethnic divisions (kililoch) of Ethiopia, covering the ho...

Adamawa Region: The Adamawa Region (Adamawa Province until 2008; French Région de l'Adamaoua) is a constituent region of the Republic of Cameroon. It borders the Centre and East regions to the south, the Northwest a...

Culpeper Regional Airport: Culpeper Regional Airport is a county-owned public-use airport located seven nautical miles (13 km) northeast of the central business district of Culpeper, a city in Culpeper County, Virginia, United...

Westman Region: Westman is a region in the southwestern area of Manitoba, Canada. The area's major service center is the city of Brandon. The region comprises four of Statistics Canada's census divisions of Canada, M...

Bangkok Metropolitan Region: The Bangkok Metropolitan Region (RTGS: Krung Thep Mahanakhon Lae Parimonthon; Literally: Bangkok and surrounding provinces), also known as Greater Bangkok, is the urban conglomeration of Bangkok, Tha...

Montrose Regional Airport: Montrose Regional Airport is a non-towered public airport located at the northwest edge of Montrose in the zip code of 81401 and in the southwest corner of the U.S. state of Colorado. The airport ha...

Greater Oslo Region: Greater Oslo Region ("Stor-Oslo-regionen" in Norwegian) is a statistical metropolitan region surrounding the Norwegian capital of Oslo. The region includes the city of Oslo (population: 590,041), the...

Lake Region State College: Lake Region State College (LRSC) is a two-year public college in Devils Lake, North Dakota, United States. It was founded in 1941 as an extension of the public school system and first known as Devils ...

Central-West Region, Brazil: The Central-West Region of Brazil is composed of the states of Goiás, Mato Grosso and Mato Grosso do Sul; along with Distrito Federal (Federal District), where Brazil's national capital, Brasília,...

St. Louis Regional Airport: St. Louis Regional Airport is a public airport located four miles (6 km) east of the central business district of Alton, a city in Madison County, Illinois, United States. It is located in the villag...

K. C. Irving Regional Centre: The K.C. Irving Centre, an indoor arena located in Bathurst, New Brunswick. The arena is home to the Acadie–Bathurst Titan, a hockey team of the QMJHL. It was named in honour of businessman K.C. Irv...

Hlučín Region: Hlučín Area ((familiarly Prajzsko)) is a part of Czech Silesia in the Moravian-Silesian Region of the Czech Republic, named after the largest town Hlučín. Its area is, in 2001 was inhabited by 73,...

Wellington Regional Stadium: Wellington Regional Stadium (formerly WestpacTrust Stadium, and commercially known as Westpac Stadium) is a major sporting venue in Wellington, New Zealand. Due to its shape and silver coloured extern...

Western Region, Bahrain: Al Mintaqah al Gharbiyah (Arabic: المنطقة الغربية Western region) was a municipality (mintaqah) of Bahrain in the western part of the country. Its territory is now in the Northern and S...

Central Region, Bahrain: Al Mintaqah al Wusta (Central region) was a municipality of Bahrain in the northern part of the country. Its territory is now in the Central and Northern Governorates. ...

Northern Region, Bahrain: Al-Mintaqah ash-Shamaliyah (Northern region) was an administrative region of Bahrain in the northern part of the country. Its territory is now in the Northern Governorate. ...

Regional District of East Kootenay: The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) is a regional district in the Canadian province of British Columbia, Canada. As of the 2011 census, the population was 56,685. The area is 27,542.69 squ...

Regional District of Central Kootenay: The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) is a regional district in the province of British Columbia, Canada. As of the 2006 census, the population was 55,883. The area is 22,130.72 square kil...

Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako: The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako (RDBN) is a regional district in the Canadian province of British Columbia, Canada. As of the 2006 census, the population was 38,243. The area is 73,419.01 sq...

Regional District of Central Okanagan: The Regional District of Central Okanagan (RDCO) is a regional district in the Canadian province of British Columbia, comprising the City of Kelowna and its surrounding bedroom municipalities. The r...

Dane County Regional Airport: For the Air National Guard use of this facility, see Truax Field Air National Guard Base Dane County Regional Airport, formerly known as Truax Field, is a joint civil-military commercial airport loc...

Waterloo Regional Airport: Waterloo Regional Airport (Livingston Betsworth Field) is a city-owned public-use airport located four miles (6 km) northwest of the central business district of Waterloo, a city in Black Hawk Count...

Bratislava Region: The Bratislava Region is one of the administrative regions of Slovakia. Its capital is Bratislava. The region was first established in 1923 and in its present borders exists from 1996. It is the ric...

Great North Woods Region (New Hampshire): The Great North Woods Region is located at the northern tip of New Hampshire, U.S.A., north of the White Mountains Region. The Great North Woods is a tourism region of New Hampshire and is located in ...

Pembina Valley Region: The Pembina Valley is the name given to the south-central region of the province of Manitoba, Canada. It is named for its major geographical feature, the Pembina Valley, which runs through the southwe...

Northern Region, Manitoba: The Northern Region is a region in the Canadian province of Manitoba. It is situated on the Canadian Shield and includes Manitoba's Hudson Bay coastline. The major economic activities are mining and ...

West Papua (region): West Papua or Western New Guinea refers to the Indonesian western half of the island of New Guinea and smaller islands to its west. The region is administered as two provinces: Papua and West Papua. T...

Light Regional Council: Light Regional Council is a local government area north of Adelaide in South Australia. It is based in the town of Kapunda, and includes the towns of Freeling, Greenock, Hansborough, Hewett, Rosewort...

Brong-Ahafo Region: The Brong-Ahafo Region is located in south Ghana. It is bordered to the north by the Black Volta River and to the east by the Lake Volta, and to the south by the Ashanti region, Eastern and Western re...

Wachusett Regional High School: Wachusett Regional High School (abbv. WRHS) is located in Holden, Massachusetts and services the Wachusett Regional School District. Founded in 1955, WRSD comprises Holden, Paxton, Princeton, Rutland,...

Dodoma Region: Dodoma Region is one of Tanzania's 30 administrative regions. The regional capital is the city of Dodoma. According to the 2012 national census, the region had a population of 2,083,588, which was low...

Fraser Valley Regional District: The Fraser Valley Regional District (FVRD) is a regional district in British Columbia, Canada. Its headquarters are located in the city of Chilliwack. The FVRD covers an area of 13,361.74 km² (5,15...

Regional District of Nanaimo: The Regional District of Nanaimo is a regional district located on the eastern coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. It is bordered to the south by the Cowichan Valley Regional Distric...

Upper West Region: The Upper West Region of Ghana is located in the northwestern corner of north Ghana and is bordered by Burkina Faso to the north. The capital and largest settlement is Wa. Geography and climate Loca...

Mount Washington Regional Airport: Mount Washington Regional Airport is a public airport located east of downtown Whitefield in Coos County, New Hampshire, USA. The Civil Air Patrol maintains a composite squadron at this location. Th...

Coyote Hills Regional Park: Coyote Hills Regional Park is a regional park encompassing nearly 978 acres of land and administered by the East Bay Regional Park District. The park, which was dedicated to public use in 1967, is lo...

Tarapacá Region: The I Tarapacá Region is one of Chile's 15 first order administrative divisions. It borders the Chilean Arica and Parinacota Region to the north, Bolivia's Oruro Department on the east, the Antofag...

Willandra Lakes Region: The Willandra Lakes Region is a World Heritage Site that covers 2,400 square kilometres in south-western New South Wales, Australia. The Region contains important natural and cultural features includi...

Valley Regional Hospital: Valley Regional Hospital is a hospital located on 243 Elm Street in Claremont, New Hampshire. It was established in 1893 as Cottage Hospital. As a 25-bed, 24/7-staffed Emergency Room hospital, it i...

Columbia-Shuswap Regional District: The Columbia-Shuswap Regional District is a regional district in the Canadian province of British Columbia, located in the Southern Interior region on the Trans-Canada Highway between Vancouver and C...

Lake Pleasant Regional Park: Lake Pleasant Regional Park is a large outdoors recreation area straddling the Maricopa and Yavapai county border northwest of Phoenix, Arizona. The park is located within the municipal boundaries of...

Auvergne (region): Auvergne is one of the 27 administrative regions of France. It comprises the four departments of Allier, Puy de Dome, Cantal and Haute Loire. The current administrative region of Auvergne is larger...

Comox-Strathcona Regional District: The Regional District of Comox-Strathcona was a regional district of British Columbia, Canada from 1967 to 2008. On February 15, 2008, the regional district was abolished and replaced by two success...

Durham Region Transit: Durham Region Transit (DRT) is the regional public transit operator in Durham Region, east of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Its headquarters are at 605 Rossland Rd East in Whitby, Ontario, and there are ...

Cowichan Valley Regional District: The Cowichan Valley Regional District is a regional district in the Canadian province of British Columbia is on the southern part of Vancouver Island, bordered by the Nanaimo and Alberni-Clayoquot R...

Wakefield Regional Council: Wakefield Regional Council is a local government administrative body in South Australia. Towns and communities The Wakefield Regional Council includes the following townships located in the area: ...

Amhara Region: Amhara is one of the nine ethnic divisions (kililoch) of Ethiopia, containing the homeland of the Amhara people. Previously known as Region 3, its capital is Bahir Dar. Located here is Ethiopia's la...

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