In 2015, Canada elected a record 88 women. This article breaks that total down, looking at how many women were elected from each province/territory and each political party. Although 2015 may have seen the highest number of female MPs ever elected in Canada (surpassing the previous high-water mark of 77 set in 2011 by more than 15)… Continue reading Canada Female MPs
This list of countries by population (2017) contains details of the population of every country and dependent territory in the world today. The table also predicts what the population of each country will be in 2050. This list of the most populous countries in 2050 was compiled using data from the UN (see below for source). Countries… Continue reading Countries by Population (2017)
New Zealand is located on a submerged continent called Zealandia. It is a part of the wider region called Oceania (which is not a continent). Some people argue that New Zealand should be considered a part of the Australian continent, or even that it is an island without a continent. This article outlines the main… Continue reading What Continent is New Zealand in?
Australia is both a country and a continent. The country called Australia is a part of the continent that is also called Australia. Australia is also a part of the region called Oceania, which is not technically a continent. It is also a part of the region called Australasia, which is a sub-region of Oceania.… Continue reading Is Australia a Country or a Continent?
India is a country in the continent of Asia. It is the second largest country in Asia, both in terms of population (1.2 billion people) and area (1.27 million square miles). India is located in South Asia, in an area that is also commonly referred to as the Indian subcontinent. Major countries on its borders… Continue reading What continent is India in?
Metropolitan France is in Europe. However, France is a Trans-Continental country. It has Overseas Regions (which are an integral part of France) in three other continents – North America, South America and Africa. France also has a number of additional Overseas Collectives and Overseas Territories spread across the world – four in North America, three… Continue reading What continent is France in?
Armenia is a country in Asia. Located in the Caucasus region, Armenia used to be a part of the Soviet Union but is now an independent country. Although Armenia is geographically located in Asia it could be argued that Armenia has closer political, cultural and linguistic ties with Europe than Asia. Where is Armenia located?… Continue reading What continent is Armenia in?
Israel is a country in Asia. It is located on the Eastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea, in the region known as the Middle East. Although Israel is geographically located in Asia, the country has strong historical, cultural, sporting and economic links with Europe. Additionally, one of its neighbours is one of the largest countries… Continue reading What continent is Israel in?
The Florida population is 20,612,439 (latest US Census Bureau data). This makes Florida the third largest state in the US by population, after California and Texas. Florida is a State in the South East of the United States, a peninsula on the Gulf of Mexico. Florida is the fifth fastest growing US state, and the… Continue reading Florida Population (2017)
The Palm Beach County Population is 1,422,789 (latest US Census Bureau estimate). This makes Palm Beach the 3rd largest county in Florida by population and the 28th largest county in the US. Located on the East coast of Florida, Palm Beach is the largest county in Florida by area and the 10th largest by population… Continue reading Palm Beach County Population 2017