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German Democratic Republic Population

German Democratic Republic Population and Economy

Its capital is the Soviet sector of Berlin (Berlin-Pankow). It corresponds to the following traditional Länder: Brandenburg, Mecklenburg, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, Thuringia. These Länder, however, were abolished and in their place the following 14 districts...

Brazil - History 2

Italians in Brazil – History Part 2

The Italians contributed to the liberation of the slaves, not only with the help given to the agitation (especially by Count Alessandro Siciliano who had set up a center of abolitionism in Piracicaba), but...

Brazil - History

Italians in Brazil – History

Since the first colonizing expedition, that of Martim Affonso wanted by Don Giovanni III with a rescript of 20 November 1530, some Italians moved to the new world and among these the three brothers...

Xian (Xi'an), China

Xian (Xi’an), China

Xian in central China Xian is located in central China in the southern part of the Guanzhong Plain. Due to its numerous sights and attractions steeped in history, the city of 4 million people...

Attractions in Jaipur, India

Attractions in Jaipur, India

Unforgettable landscapes, breathtaking Bollywood flair, many attractions worth seeing: the north-west of India attracts countless tourists from all over the world every year. If you are traveling here, you should definitely pay a visit...

Damaraland Namibia

Travel to Beautiful Cities in Namibia

Here you will find study trips and round trips through the metropolises of Namibia Swakopmund Swakopmund is located in Namibia on the Atlantic Ocean and is the capital of the Erongo regional region. Windhoek...

V&A Dundee

Attractions in Scotland

The Trossachs A picturesque journey through time through Scotland! It should be a must for every Scotland tourist to have visited the country’s first national park. The so-called Trossachs is a picturesque wooded valley...

Bourtange, Netherlands

Netherlands Landmarks

North Sea Jazz Festival The North Sea Jazz Festival is one of the largest and most important jazz festivals in the world. The festival takes place annually on the second weekend in July in...

Montenegro Geography

Montenegro Geography

Geographic location Montenegro is located in the south-east of Europe between the Adriatic Sea and Serbia. The country has a total of 625 km of border. Its neighboring countries are: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Serbia. Relief The relief of Montenegro is...

Dominican Republic Geography

Dominican Republic Geography

The territory of the Dominican Republic comprises the eastern part (74%) of the island of Hispaniola or Santo Domingo, located in the Caribbean Sea, which is the second largest island in the Antilles. Its...

Taiwanese Arts

Taiwanese Arts

Taiwanese art.Until the 17th century, Taiwan’s art and culture were largely shaped by immigrants from mainland China. The largest wave of premodern immigration occurred during the Qing Dynasty, particularly since the late 1630s when...

Cyprus Geography

Cyprus Geography

The wooded areas of Cyprus cool off in hot temperatures in summer. Cyprus is one of the islands in the Mediterranean that are most heavily forested. Even in ancient times, people appreciated the fertile...

Tailored Travel - Helambu Trekking, Nepal

Tailored Travel – Helambu Trekking, Nepal

Basic travel information Hiking in the Himalayas of Nepal, the quiet area of ​​Helambu and the Langtang National Park. An easy but varied new hiking trail north of Kathmandu offers bamboo and alpine rose...

Georgia hiking trip

Georgia Hiking Trip

Basic travel information Rising on the European-Asian border, between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea, the Caucasus Mountains hide diverse nature as well as unique, indigenous cultures. Georgia, an ancient Caucasian civilized state,...

Venezuela Territory

Venezuela Territory

TERRITORY: HYDROGRAPHY Most of the Venezuelan territory is tributary to the Atlantic via the Orinoco (2140 km, basin 953,700 km²), the third longest river in South America as defined on COUNTRYAAH. Born near the...

France Arts

France Arts

CULTURE: ART. THE RENAISSANCE AND THE CENTURY OF LOUIS XIV As far as architecture is concerned, the Renaissance language, albeit in the Lombard version, was accepted in France only with the Valois campaigns of...

Sweden's Contemporary History 4

Sweden’s Contemporary History Part IV

System change and financial crisis Parliamentary elections September 17, 2006 brought the four bourgeois parties – the Alliance – to power. The leader of the right-wing Moderate Assembly Party, Fredrik Reinfeldt, thus formed a...

Sweden's Contemporary History 3

Sweden’s Contemporary History Part III

Two cases that shook Swedish society in the early 2000s, and which sparked widespread debate, were the killing of Fadime Sahindal and the Knutby killings. Fadime was shot by his father in the presence...

Sweden's Contemporary History 2

Sweden’s Contemporary History Part II

The turnaround came seriously in 1996, when Sweden entered its longest continuous period of economic growth and real wage increases since the 1960s, well above the EU average. Unemployment fell significantly, but did not...

Sweden's Contemporary History 1

Sweden’s Contemporary History Part I

1980 In a 1980 referendum, there was a 58.1% majority for the operation of up to 12 nuclear reactors over a 25-year period. The Government Fälldin was seated. But in 1981, the Moderates withdrew...

Africa Geography

Africa Geography

Africa, part of the “Old World”. The name comes from the Romans, who named the land around Carthage after the tribe of the Afri (singular: Afer) Africa who lived there; later the name was...

African Economy Overview

African Economy Overview

Placing the African economy in the general paradigm of underdevelopment means making a simplification that does not correspond to reality: in fact the “African model”, as well as being extremely composite, is above all...

Asia Climate

Asia Climate

Asia is largely located North of the Tropic of Cancer, to the S of which it pushes the great peninsulas bathed by the Indian Ocean; only part of the Indonesian archipelagos are found in...

North America Overview

North America Overview

North America, the northern part of America, with around 22 million km 2 and 357 million residents. North America is bounded by the Pacific Ocean to the west and the Atlantic Ocean to the...

Travel to Central America

Travel to Central America

Central America is home to one of the most amazing destinations, offering breathtaking temples, lush jungles and impressive wildlife. At Tourist Travel, we make tailor-made trips to some of the most beautiful corners of...

John William Strutt

British Nobel Prize Winner in Physics

List of U.K. Nobel Laureate in Physics Award winner Award Reason for the award David James Thouless (born 1934) 2016 Together with the two British Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz for their theoretical research...

The Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve

Places to Visit in Ecuador

Native American Market in Otavalo Let your Ecuador journey take you to the colorful Indian town of Otavalo, where the inhabitants dress in their respective village’s distinctive costumes. Here is a festive Saturday market...

Eating in Samoa

Samoa Everyday Life

Eating in the past and eating today In Samoa it is primarily about getting full, as there are often many mouths to feed in a family. And since the majority of Samoans are not...

Turkmenistan Religion

Turkmenistan Religions and Religious Freedom

About 90 to 95% of the Turkmenistan population are Muslims of Sunni faith. In addition, around 1.5 to 8% of the country’s population belong to the Russian Orthodox Church. Places of worship can be...