Iceland #645 (1987)

Iceland #645 (1987)

Iceland (Ísland) is a Nordic island country at the juncture of the North Atlantic and Arctic Oceans. The main island is entirely south of the Arctic Circle, which passes through the small Icelandic island of Grímsey off the main island’s northern coast. Iceland is closer to continental Europe than to mainland North America; thus, the island is generally included in Europe for historical, political, cultural, and practical … Continue reading Iceland #645 (1987)

Hong Kong, China #1242 (2006)

Hong Kong, China #1242 (2006)

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China (中華人民共和國香港特別行政區), is an autonomous territory on the Pearl River Delta of East Asia. Macau lies across the delta to the west, and the Chinese province of Guangdong borders the territory to the north. With a total land area of 427 square miles (1,106 square kilometers) and a population of over 7.3 million of … Continue reading Hong Kong, China #1242 (2006)