Germany

Photo: Matthias Ripp, Regensburg (Some rights reserved) 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. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/unq351E8iR4cgUiH7 Cities Features Planeta.com

Poland

Photo: Dennis Jarvis, Kraków Flowers (Some rights reserved) 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, a Russian exclave, to the north. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/nezgGKu952T6uFRg9 Cities Planeta.com

Philippines

Photo: Jim, Local fruit (Some rights reserved) The Philippines is a sovereign island country in Southeast Asia situated in the western Pacific Ocean. It consists of 7,107 islands that are categorized broadly under three main geographical divisions: Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. The capital city is Manila and the most populous city is Quezon City. Google …

Ukraine

Photo: Irene Mei, End of the Day (Some rights reserved) Ukraine is bordered by Russia to the east; Belarus to the north; Poland, Slovakia, and Hungary to the west; Romania and Moldova to the southwest; and the Black Sea and Sea of Azov to the south. The capital is Kiev. Google Maps WikipediaUkraineLviv Cities Planeta.com

Colombia

Photo: Sebastian Moreno, Oophaga lehmanni (Some rights reserved) 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. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/uv1KvEbYJSbvg6G98 Cities Parks Features Planeta.com

Sweden

Photo: Mumes World, Winter (Some rights reserved) Sweden borders Norway to the west and Finland to the northeast and it is connected to Denmark by a bridge in the south. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/wgALLxP8iZE3YomS7 Questions Vad skulle lokalbefolkningen vilja att besökare visste om Sverige? = What would locals like visitors to know about Sweden? Cities and towns …

Lithuania

Photo: Carlos Buj, Lithuania (Some rights reserved) Lithuania shares borders with Latvia to the north, Belarus to the southeast, Poland, and the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad to the southwest. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/sc3dR3Pfsw3ijEteA Planeta.com

Rwanda

Photo: Kelley Lynch/World Bank, Evening in Kigali’s Central District (Some rights reserved) Rwanda is located in Central Africa. The country is hilly and mountainous with an altitude averaging 1,700 meters and known affectionately as the Land of a Thousand Hills. Rwanda is bordered by Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The …

Scotland

Photo: Simon Ingram, Kelpies (Some rights reserved) Scotland lies in the northern third of the island of Great Britain and shares a border with England to the south and is bounded by the North Sea to the east, the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west and the North Channel and Irish Sea to the southwest. Larger cities include Edinburgh …

Paraguay

Photo: Mariano Mantel, Puente Posadas (Some rights reserved) Paraguay is bordered by Argentina to the south and southwest, Brazil to the east and northeast, and Bolivia to the northwest. The capital city is Nuestra Señora Santa María de la Asunción, aka Asunción. Google Maps Wildlife – Native fauna and flora include 167 mammals, 701 birds, …