The National Geographic Society is a non-profit scientific and educational organization. Founded in 1888, ‘for the increase and diffusion of geographic knowledge’ it has a membership of almost 7 million. The Society has its headquarters in Washington DC, USA.
Shortly after its foundation the National Geographic Society published the magazine National Geographic. The magazine deals with categories such as Geography, Science, History, Nature and World Cultures. Published in almost 40 languages around the world, it has a circulation of over 6 million copies per month. The National Geographic Society also produces educational material and has its own TV Channel.
The National Geographic Society, a non-profit scientific and educational organization, was founded in Washington DC in the year 1888 On This Day.
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