Category: Asia

Sightseeing in Volgograd, Russia

Sightseeing in Volgograd, Russia

Not far from here on Lenin Square stands Pavlov’s House. During the Battle of Stalingrad, this four-story residential building was heroically defended for two months by a group of scouts under the command of...

Cambodia Government

Cambodia History and Government

During the Second World War, Cambodia was particularly affected, together with Laos, by the Tōkyō agreement of 9 May 1941, which forced it to cede a large strip of territory (69,000 sq km) on...

Beit al-Faqih

Yemen Attractions

The North Between Sana’a and Sada in the north lies the Wadi Wa’aar with a subtropical climate and endless mango, papaya and banana groves. The huge Shahara massif rises in this region. The highest...

Russia Geography

Russia Geography and Climate

Russia is a country that is geographically quite close to Sweden and with which we also share a lot of history, a name as Russian as Olga actually comes from the ancient Swede Helga....

Goa, India

Holidays in Goa, India

The smallest state of India in terms of area – Goa – is located in Western India and spreads out on its western coast. About 125 thousand tourists from all over the world come...

Philippines Population and Economy 1995

Philippines Population and Economy 1995

Population The population of the Philippines (68.6 million residents at the 1995 census, which rose in 1998, according to an estimate, to 72.9 million) continues to grow at a very rapid rate; as a...

Palestine from 1993 to 2000

Palestine from 1993 to 2000

From Oslo to Camp David (1993 to 2000): In the wake of the Madrid Middle East Peace Conference (1991), the first approaches to solving the Palestine question were brought about by the secret negotiations...

Vietnamese Music

Vietnamese Music

Vietnam [ viεt- ] is a country in Southeast Asia with (2018) 95.5 million residents; The capital is Hanoi. Vietnamese music [viεt-].Vietnamese music, which has been historically tangible since the 10th century, is shaped...

Visit Worth Seeing Cities in Vietnam

Visit Worth Seeing Cities in Vietnam

Here you will find study trips and round trips through the metropolises of Vietnam Hanoi Discover Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, on a round trip. The most famous sights of Hanoi include the Old...

Bahamas Culture

Bahamas Economy and Culture

Economy Bahamas is a stable developing country. Tourism is the main source of wealth, however under new economic policy guidelines they have obtained good results in the industrial field and banking activities. Tourism alone...

Iraq World Heritages

Iraq World Heritages

Erbil Citadel (World Heritage) The citadel of Erbil is a fortified settlement hill (tell) with an almost oval floor plan in Erbil, the autonomous region of Kurdistan in northern Iraq. The facades of buildings...

Information about Thailand

Information about Thailand

Thailand is vast and offers the most beautiful beaches, exciting cultural experiences and an unforgettable and addictive cuisine. Whether you want to dive for exotic fish and colorful corals, hike in the tropical rainforest...

Ruined City of Sigiriya (World Heritage)

Ruined City of Sigiriya (World Heritage)

The ruined city north of Kandy on a granite rock was once an important fortress and residence of King Kassapas (477– 495 AD) with a palace, cisterns, frescoes, rock caves and water gardens. The...

Ankara, Turkey Overview

Ankara, Turkey Overview

Ankara – capital of Turkey Ankara is an important commercial and industrial city with a vibrant culture and an interesting range of monuments that were once erected here in ancient times. Even if not...

Getting to China

Getting to China

GETTING THERE Arriving by plane There are several non-stop flights daily from various major European cities to Beijing and from there to Shanghai. All major national airlines in Europe as well as Air China...

best surf spots

The 10 best surf spots in the world

Whether in summer or in any other season: surfing is a popular hobby that is practiced all over the world. Not only is this sport particularly exciting for outsiders to look at, it is...

India's naitonal flag

India Political System

Form of government and constitution According to its constitution, India sees itself as a “sovereign, socialist, secular, democratic republic” based on “justice, freedom, equality and fraternity”. It organizes the political, social and economic concerns...

Culture and swimming in Bali

Culture and swimming in Bali

Take a tour around the island to see its versatile yet overlooked wonders. Explore lots of green rice fields and see Mount Batur volcanic lake. Discover Balinese culture during a traditional display and visit...

Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa

Hotels in Malaysia

Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort & Spa Kota Kinabalu It is dawn, and you are seated in a tower as the majestic new sun rises over Mount Kinabalu in the distance. This is the best...

Thailand and Laos

Thailand and Laos

Wonderful lazy days await you after a trip in Thailand to the famous Golden Triangle and an exciting journey along the mighty Mekong River. Our trip to Thailand and Laos includes highlights in two...

Yemen Population 2014

Yemen 2014

Yearbook 2014 Yemen. Despite ongoing reconciliation attempts, fighting continued to rage on several fronts in Yemen, and the political crisis worsened. According to Countryaah.com, Yemen population in 2020 is estimated at 29,825,975. The Shiite...

Vietnam Population 2014

Vietnam 2014

Yearbook 2014 Vietnam. In January, 30 people were sentenced to death for smuggling 2 tonnes of heroin in the largest drug trial in the country’s history. That same month, the country’s largest fraud target...

Uzbekistan Population 2014

Uzbekistan 2014

Yearbook 2014 Uzbekistan. According to Countryaah.com, Uzbekistan population in 2020 is estimated at 33,469,214. Uzbekistan was ranked as the third worst country in the world in freedom of the press. According to Freedom House,...

United Arab Emirates Population 2014

United Arab Emirates 2014

Yearbook 2014 United Arab Emirates. In Dubai, the year began with a world record that was recorded by Guinness’s record book when half a million rockets were fired in six minutes along a roughly...

Turkmenistan Population 2014

Turkmenistan 2014

Yearbook 2014 Turkmenistan. According to Countryaah.com, Turkmenistan population in 2020 is estimated at 6,031,211. President Gurbanguli Berdimuchammedov dismissed the head of the state gas company in January, claiming that he had not done enough...

Turkey Population 2014

Turkey 2014

Yearbook 2014 Turkey. A police investigation presented shortly before the New Year and pointed out leading government representatives for corruption hit hard back during the year against people with ties to the investigators. In...

Thailand Population 2014

Thailand 2014

Yearbook 2014 Thailand is a country located in Southeastern Asia. On May 22, the military took power in the country. The government was set aside and the constitution was repealed. A number of restrictions...

Tajikistan Population 2014

Tajikistan 2014

Yearbook 2014 Tajikistan. The repression of freedom of opinion and opinion continued. According to Countryaah.com, Tajikistan population in 2020 is estimated at 9,537,656. The National Security Committee increased control over content in media and...

Taiwan Population 2014

Taiwan 2014

Yearbook 2014 Taiwan. According to Countryaah.com, Taiwan population in 2020 is estimated at 23,816,786. Taiwan and China took an important step towards improving relations between the countries when the first government-level meeting since 1949...

Syria Population 2014

Syria 2014

Yearbook 2014 Syria. The war in Syria went on in its fourth year without any signs of relief. In what was described as the world’s worst refugee disaster, 10 million people, almost half the...

Sri Lanka Population 2014

Sri Lanka 2014

Yearbook 2014 Sri Lanka. The year was marked by religious contradictions and violence between mainly extremist Buddhists and Muslims. According to Countryaah.com, Sri Lanka population in 2020 is estimated at 21,413,260. The country was...

South Korea Population 2014

South Korea 2014

Yearbook 2014 South Korea. According to Countryaah.com, South Korea population in 2020 is estimated at 51,269,196. A ferry disaster that occurred in April became a national trauma that caused great anger against the government...

Singapore Population 2014

Singapore 2014

Yearbook 2014 Singapore. In January, one of Singapore Airlines’ super-jet planes, an Airbus A380 with 467 passengers aboard, was forced to land in Azerbaijan during a flight from London when the pressure in the...

Saudi Arabia Population 2014

Saudi Arabia 2014

Yearbook 2014 Saudi Arabia. The increasingly serious security situation in the region left traces in both domestic and foreign policy. Concerns over Saudis taking part in the fighting in Syria were assumed to be...

Russia Population 2014

Russia 2014

Yearbook 2014 Russian Federation. It was a dramatic year of Russian war in Ukraine, annexation of the Crimean Peninsula and conflict with the EU, NATO and the US. The Kremlin threatened more or less...

Qatar Population 2014

Qatar 2014

Yearbook 2014 Qatar. According to Countryaah.com, Qatar population in 2020 is estimated at 2,881,064. Qatar was unusually heavily employed by the outside world during the year. The country’s support for the Muslim Brotherhood in...

Philippines Population 2014

Philippines 2014

Yearbook 2014 Philippines. In January, the Muslim guerrilla MILF (Moro’s Islamic Liberation Front) and the government signed a disarmament agreement in exchange for Muslim autonomy on parts of the island of Mindanao in the...

Pakistan Population 2014

Pakistan 2014

Yearbook 2014 Pakistan. The year was marked by violent assaults and failed peace negotiations. According to Countryaah.com, Pakistan population in 2020 is estimated at 220,892,351. Nearly 800,000 people were forced to flee in the...