At a latitude of 64.1466° N, Reykjavik is the world’s northernmost capital city. Only Nuuk, the capital city of Greenland, which sits at 64.1814° N, is further north than Reykjavík. However, Greenland is an autonomous territory within the Kingdom of Denmark. Geographically, Greenland is part of the continent of North America.
In comparison, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada sits at a latitude of 45.4215° N.
Fun Face » Reykjavík is the only Western European capital without a McDonald’s or a Starbucks. The only other European capital without a McDonald’s is Tirana, Albania. Rome, Italy is also Starbucks-free.
*Russia, is so vast, being the largest country in the world, and most of it within the continent of Asia. However, Moscow is considered part of eastern Europe.
Jessica Nabongo is a Ugandan-American traveller. She is the first black woman to have travelled to every country in the world. On October 6, 2019 she had arrived in her final country, the Seychelles. (Wikipedia)
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1940: Henry Larsen, a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) was the second to sail the Northwest Passage, crossing west to east, having left Vancouver 23 June 1940 and arriving at Halifax on 11 October 1942.