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WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Wilhelmus: World’s oldest national anthem

Wilhelmus dates back to at least 1572, making it the oldest national anthem in use today, provided that the latter is defined as consisting...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) ) Andernach Geyser: World’s highest cold-water geyser

The Vulkanland Eifel Geopark (German: Geopark Vulkanland Eifel) is a German national geopark in the Volcanic Eifel region that was established on 19 April...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Yubileyny diamond mine: World’s largest diamond deposit

The Yubileyny diamond mine, also known as the Jubilee mine, is located in Sakha (Yakutia), Russia. This diamond mine is the largest in the world...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Thames Tunnel: World’s first tunnel under a navigable river

The Thames Tunnel is a tunnel beneath the River Thames in London, connecting Rotherhithe and Wapping. It measures 11 m wide by 6 m...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Bertrand Piccard and Brian Jones: World’s first persons to fly around the world non-stop by...

Bertrand Piccard (born 1 March 1958) is a Swiss explorer, psychiatrist, and environmentalist. Brian George Jones (born 27 March 1947 in Bristol, England) is...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Theatrum Orbis Terrarum: World’s first modern atlas

Theatrum Orbis is considered to be the first true modern atlas. Written by Abraham Ortelius, strongly encouraged by Gillis Hooftman, and originally printed on...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Miniatur Wunderland: World’s largest model railway set

In the year 2000, the brothers Frederik and Gerrit Braun set out to build the largest model railway system in the world. After applying...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society: World’s longest-running scientific journal

Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society is a scientific journal published by the Royal Society. In its earliest days, it was a private venture...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Schiphol Airport Library: World’s first airport library

Airport Library at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is the world’s first airport library and a much copied example around the world. The library has repeatedly...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Robert Charles Swan: World’s first person to walk to both poles

Robert Charles Swan was born on 28 July 1956 in Durham, England, and attended Aysgarth School and then Sedbergh School (1969–1974) before completing a...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) People’s Salvation Cathedral: House world’s largest free-swinging church bell

The People's Salvation Cathedral, also known as the National Cathedral, is an Orthodox cathedral under construction in Bucharest to serve as the patriarchal cathedral...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Cineworld Glasgow Renfrew Street: Tallest cinema in the world

Cineworld Glasgow Renfrew Street is a cinema on Renfrew Street, Glasgow, located in the northeast of the city center. It is adjacent to Buchanan...

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Greatest roads in the world (P.147) Yellow River No. 1 Tourist Highway: Driving route along the Yellow River

One highlight is the Hukou Waterfall, where the Yellow River thunders through a narrow gorge, creating a spectacle of raw power and mesmerizing beauty. ...

Top spectacular natural landmarks of the world (P.445) Katpana: Mesmerizing clod desert in Pakistan’s northern region.

The Katpana Cold Desert is located in Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan, in northern Pakistan. It is a high-altitude desert characterized by its cold temperatures and unique...

Top 500 places to visit before you die (P.252) Mazatlán: Famous sea city in west Mexico

Mazatlán's coastline is its crowning jewel, offering miles of pristine sandy beaches lapped by the azure waters of the Pacific Ocean. From the bustling...

Top spectacular natural landmarks of the world (P.444) Fiery Furnace: The stunning sunset spots of Utah

The landscape of Fiery Furnace is a mesmerizing labyrinth of narrow sandstone canyons, towering rock formations, and delicate arches, all set against the backdrop...