Abadan: (Iran); oil fields.
Aberdeen: Known as Granite City is famous for Britain’s largest granite-exporting industry. It is in Scotland.
Abu Simbal: (Egypt) famous ancient temple cut out of rock by Rameses II.
Al-Aqsa: is a mosque in Jerusalem said to be the third holiest to the Muslims after Mecca and Madina.
Alaska: The territory of the Alaska became a United States possession in 1867, when the American Government purchased it from Russia.
Alexandria: city and sea-port of Egypt founded by Alexander the Great.
Algiers: is the capital town and port of Algeria in North Africa.
Angkor Vat: a ruined city in Cambodia where beautiful specimens of ancient Indian art and culture are found.
Arakan Yoma: is the extension of Himalayas located in Myanmar.
Aswan: (Egypt) on the Nile. Aswan Dam, which is one of the biggest dams in the world, is situated here.
Atacama: Cold desert in South America.
Attock: town in West Pakistan between Peshawar and Islamabad known for oil wells.
Ava: (Myanmar) on the Irrawadi river; famous for many pagodas now in ruins.