Turkey #C13 (1949)

Turkey #C13 (1949)

The Republic of Turkey (Türkiye Cumhuriyeti in Turkish), is a transcontinental country in Eurasia, 97 percent in Anatolia in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on the Balkan peninsula in Southeast Europe separated by the Bosphorus, the Sea of Marmara, and the Dardanelles. Turkey is a democratic, secular, unitary, parliamentary republic with a diverse cultural heritage. It is bordered by eight countries: Greece and Bulgaria to … Continue reading Turkey #C13 (1949)

São Tomé & Príncipe #530 (1979)

The Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe (República Democrática de São Tomé e Príncipe), is a Portuguese-speaking island nation in the Gulf of Guinea, off the western equatorial coast of Central Africa. It consists of two archipelagos around the two main islands: São Tomé is located about 155 miles (250 kilometers) and Príncipe 140 miles (225 km) off the northwestern coast of Gabon. The two … Continue reading São Tomé & Príncipe #530 (1979)

Nicaragua #C237 (1939)

Nicaragua #C237 (1939)

The Republic of Nicaragua (República de Nicaragua in Spanish), is the largest country in the Central American isthmus. It occupies a landmass of 50,567 square miles (130,967 km²) and has three distinct geographical regions: the Pacific lowlands — fertile valleys which the Spanish colonists settled, the Amerrisque Mountains (North-central highlands), and the Mosquito Coast (Atlantic lowlands/Caribbean lowlands). The low plains of the Atlantic Coast are 60 miles (97 … Continue reading Nicaragua #C237 (1939)