[WORLDKINGS] On this day - February 1, 2023 – The 51st anniversary of Kuala Lumpur officially becoming a city of Malaysia (1972)
(Worldkings.org) From a small town Kuala Lumpur has grown to become the nation’s Capital City and the biggest city in Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur City has become the centre for many socio-economic various activities including business, finance, administration, education, religion, culture and sports. On the 1st February 1972, Kuala Lumpur was officially conferred the status of a city.
[WORLDKINGS] On this day - January 23, 2023 – The 73rd Anniversary of Jerusalem's Proclamation as the Capital of Israel (1950)
(Worldkings.org) On this date in 1950, Israel’s first Knesset declared Jerusalem to be the the capital of Israel — defying Jordan’s annexation of East Jerusalem in 1949 as well as the United Nations’ partition resolution of November 29, 1947, which had envisioned the city under UN administration.
[Worldkings] Top ideas organizations in the world (P. 54) Big Idea Ventures (USA): Venture capital fund for startup ideas in the food industry
(Worldkings.org) Big Idea Ventures is solving the World's Biggest Challenges by supporting the world's best minds. It is a venture capital fund with companies that support startups in key locations, investing in and promoting the best performers in the new food sector.
Top 100 spectacular natural landmarks of the world (P.51) Phong Nha – Ke Bang: The magnificent kingdom of caves
(WorldKings.org) Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is stunning on the surface and below it can be thought of as the cave capital of the world.
Top 500 places to visit before you die (P.11) La Paz: Touch the sky at highest capital in the world
(WorldKings.org) La Paz is the highest mountain capital in the world. A multicultural city where ancient rituals, unusual festivals, and celebrations are held.
Top 100 iconic landmarks of the world (P.87) Capital Gate: The 'Leaning Tower' of the Middle East
(WorldKings.org) The Capital Gate is 160m tall in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The tower inclines at an angle of 18° westward, 14° more than Italy’s Leaning Tower of Pisa.
Top 100 iconic landmarks of the world (P.62) Cathedral of Brasilia: The crown of samba capital
(WorldKings.org) The Cathedral of Brasília is an almost crown-like hyperboloid structure that appears pinned to the ground. The building’s appearance, with its striking shape and gorgeous stained glass ceiling, is just as intriguing as its history.
Top 100 iconic landmarks of the world (P.49) Faisal Mosque: Famous place in the capital Islamabad
(WorldKings.org) A major tourist attraction in Pakistan, the mosque is a contemporary and influential piece of Islamic architecture.
WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - Africa Records Institute (AFRI) – People's Square: Home to world's tallest flagpole
(WorldKings.org) People's Square in the NAC has the world's tallest flagpole and the memorial of Egypt's martyrs having the ancient Egyptian style. The flagpole is 201.952 m high and was completed in 26 December 2021.
Top 100 iconic landmarks of the world (P.2) Eiffel Tower: The century mark of the capital of light
(WorldKings.org) Eiffel tower is by far the most visited landmark in the world.