Zimbabwe History

The residents of what is now Zimbabwe have been mining ore (especially gold) since around 900 AD; the first stone city complexes emerged (Zimbabwe, ruins). Around 1450, the Monomotapa empire was formed under Shona rulers, which split around 1490. The southern part, the Urozwi Empire, existed until 1820. In the period that followed, several Nguni… Read More »

Yemen Geography

Yemen borders Saudi Arabia to the north, Oman to the east, the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean to the south, and the Red Sea to the west. With regard to surface forms, climate and possible uses, the following landscapes can be distinguished: Along the coast of the Red Sea stretch the plains of… Read More »

Western Sahara Geography

Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR). Western Sahara or Spanish, which extends from the Draa River to the Güera in the Peninsula of the Cabo Blanco in its Atlantic ridge is limited within political boundaries, which are to the north the Kingdom of Morocco, separated by the Uad Draa and to the south with Mauritania. Part of the Great Desert or Sahara,… Read More »

Vanuatu Population and Economy

Vanuatu [v], officially Bislama Ripablik blong Vanuatu, English Republic of Vanuatu [r ɪ p ʌ bl ɪ k əv vænu ɑ ː tu ː ], French République de Vanuatu [repy Republic də vanya ty], German Republic Vanuatu, island nation in the southwestern Pacific, with (2019) 299,900 residents; The capital is Port Vila. Vanuatu is a… Read More »

Ukraine Early History

Ukrainian history, common prehistory (Eastern Europe) with other Eastern European countries. The name, which means “Grenzland” (from “vkraj”, German “on the edge”), was used in the Middle Ages to describe the East Slavic regions on the border with the steppe (dividing line between settled and nomadic peoples). “Ukraine” appeared for the first time in a… Read More »

Thailand Early History

Early empires In the second half of the first millennium AD, the region of what is now Thailand was shaped by two different cultural centers: the Buddhist kingdom of Dvaravati (around the capital Lop Buri), which was established by the Mon in central Thailand, had existed in its vicinity for around 500 years Buddhism spread,… Read More »

Saudi Arabia Economic Sectors

Business Saudi Arabia has 16% of the world’s oil reserves and is the world’s largest oil producer. This makes the OPEC founding member the most prosperous Arab country. The revenues from oil exports make up about 85% of the state budget. The gross national income (GNI) per resident grew to (2017) US $ 20,080 (1980:… Read More »

Romanian Arts

Romanian art, the art on the territory of Romania. Among the artistic landscapes of today’s Romania, due to historical development, Moldova (now Moldova) and Wallachia are those that represent Romanian art most purely. Transylvania was in lively contact with Central Europe as early as the Middle Ages, while the other two regions only took up… Read More »

Qatar Country Overview

Qatar, Arab emirate on the Persian Gulf, on the peninsula of the same name. Most of the residents live in the capital. The economic basis of the sheikdom is oil. Qatar was a British protectorate from 1916–71. Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani (* 1980) has been the head of state of the emirate since… Read More »

Pakistan since 2001

A summit meeting with the Indian Prime Minister A. B. Vajpayee in Agra in July 2001 did not lead to any decisive rapprochement in the Kashmir conflict, despite previous gestures of reconciliation. After the terrorist attacks in the USA on September 11, 2001, at the urging of the USA, Pakistan quickly joined the international anti-terrorist… Read More »

Oman History and Cities

The flag of Oman bears the coat of arms in the upper leech. The color red is the traditional flag color of the Gulf States, white stands for peace and prosperity, and green for fertility. History The burial mounds on the edge of the western and eastern al-Hadjar Mountains in Oman are important early traces… Read More »

Netherlands Country Overview

The Netherlands is a constitutional monarchy in northwestern Europe with the capital Amsterdam. The seat of government is The Hague. Due to its location on the North Sea, the country has a temperate maritime climate. A quarter of the Netherlands is below sea level, large parts of it were reclaimed wrested from the sea. Due… Read More »

Myanmar Arts

Myanmar, Burma, Burma, officially Pyidaungsu Myanmar Naingngandaw, German Republic of the Union of Myanmar, state in the northwest of the Southeast Asian mainland (rear India) with (2018) 53.7 million residents; The capital is Naypyidaw. Burmese Burmese, Burmese, Burmese Bamar [bə ma ː ], with approx. 68% of the total population, the ethnic majority in Myanmar… Read More »

Lebanon Country Overview

Lebanon, officially Arabic Al-Djumhurijja al-Lubnanijja [-d ʒ ʊ m-], German Lebanese Republic, state in the Middle East, on the east coast of the Mediterranean Sea with (2018) 6.8 million residents; The capital is Beirut. Lebanon is a country starting with L. Check COUNTRYAAH to find other countries that also begin with letter L. Development since… Read More »

Kazakhstan State Overview

Kazakhstan, officially the Republic of Kazakhstan (in Kazakh or Kazakh Қазақстан; in Russian Казахстан) is a Eurasian country, its territory is divided between Central Asia and a small portion in Europe. It was part of the Soviet Union until 1991. Kazakhstan has a bicameral parliament, made up of a Lower House (the Mazhilis) and an Upper House (the Senate). In district… Read More »

Japan Economy: Secondary Sectors

Industry Configuration As a country starting with letter J listed on COUNTRYAAH, Japan suffered a prolonged industrial crisis during the 1990s, however, after drastic restructuring and rearrangements, it seems that the main industries are on the road to recovery and definitive reactivation in 2005. The internationally known Japanese companies are mainly those that are part… Read More »

Iceland Economy

Business With a gross national income (GNI) of (2018) 52 103 US dollars per capita, Iceland is one of the northern European countries with very high material prosperity. The stability and growth-oriented market economy of Iceland was able to show success from the 1980s. Iceland was particularly hard hit by the global financial market crisis… Read More »

Hungary Early History

Migration and conquest of the Magyars (5th – 10th centuries) The middle Danube valley (Pannonia) had served the Huns as a residential area after the Roman retreat until the death of Attila (453), after which Germanic vandals and Lombards as well as permanent Gepids had come into the country, followed by arable Slavs. The rule… Read More »

German Democratic Republic (1949-1990)

German Democratic Republic, abbreviation GDR, state in Central Europe that existed from 1949 to 1990. It comprised the area of ​​today’s federal states of Brandenburg, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia of the Federal Republic of Germany as well as Berlin (East), the capital of the GDR. Germany is a country starting with G. Check… Read More »

Finland Arts

Finnish art, term for the art of the people of Finland. Rock carvings from prehistoric times have survived. a. have been discovered in hard-to-reach places in central and eastern Finnish forest and lake areas since the beginning of the 20th century and have been increasingly explored since the 1960s; From the Mesolithic and Neolithic there are… Read More »

Ecuador History

Before the Spanish conquest under the leadership of S. de Benalcázar in 1533/34, Ecuador was part of the Inca Empire. From 1563 it was part of the Viceroyalty of Peru as the “Real Audiencia de San Francisco de Quito” (judicial and administrative district) – largely independently organized – and from 1739 it was part of… Read More »

Canada Arrivals

Plane the national airline in Canada is Air Canada. This airline is considered one of the world’s safest airlines. Numerous airlines fly to the country, including Deutsche Lufthansa, British Airways, Austrian Airlines, Swiss and KLM. Condor, LTU and Air Transast are among the charter airlines that fly to Canada. Toronto is the main airport for… Read More »

Dominican Republic Landmarks

The Dominican Republic is primarily of interest to sun-seekers and beach holidaymakers. But you don’t just have to spend your entire vacation in the Dominican Republic on the beach. The country has many different sights to offer. A visit to the capital will certainly be interesting. Santo Domingo was founded by the Spaniards towards the… Read More »

Health and Diseases in Brazil

Vaccination protection When entering from a yellow fever area, proof of a valid yellow fever vaccination is required from all travelers who are older than 9 months. If this cannot be proven, there is a risk of an entry ban or fines. In the past, the yellow fever vaccination was sometimes required by Amazon cruise… Read More »

South Korea Recent History

History For the development up to 1948 see Korea. Military dictatorship After the Korean War (1950–53), according to philosophynearby, South Korea continued to lean closely to the USA (1954 entry into force of a defense alliance, American financial aid). The authoritarian ruling President Rhee Syngman (Lee Seung-man; confirmed in office in 1952 and 1956) was… Read More »

Cambodia History

Cambodia, officially Khmer Preah Reach Ana Pak Kampuchea, German Kingdom of Cambodia, state in mainland Southeast Asia with (2018) 16.2 million residents; The capital is Phnom Penh. The time of the first settlement of the Cambodian territory is not known, nor is it known which languages ​​were spoken there before the 3rd century AD (introduction… Read More »

Bangladesh Recent History

Separate eastern part of Pakistan (1947-71) When India was partitioned (1947), the predominantly Muslim part of Bengal came to Pakistan and, as East Pakistan, formed its eastern half of the state; it was separated from West Pakistan by a distance of about 1,500 km through the territory of the Indian Union. The concentration of political… Read More »

Vietnam Agriculture and Fishing

Just over half of the active population is employed in agriculture, which is still mostly practiced with backward techniques. Arable and arborescent crops cover 28.9% of the territorial surface, rice cultivation clearly prevails, which is traditionally practiced with the seasonal flooding technique due to variations in the flow of rivers; However, thanks to the construction… Read More »

Afghanistan since 2000

State new beginning The overthrow of the Taliban required a political reorganization of Afghanistan with international mediation. The Afghanistan conference, which took place on the Petersberg near Bonn from November 27 to December 5, 2001 and was chaired by the UN and attended by important political and ethnic (exile) groups in Afghanistan, reached a framework… Read More »

Romania Culture and Music

CULTURE: ARCHEOLOGY AND ART: THE FIRST EVIDENCES The Dacogetic civilization, which developed with the establishment of the unitary state of Burebista (1st century BC), left important evidence in the remains of its capital Sarmizegetusa and in the other Dacian citadels of Transylvania (Porolisso, Blidaru, Piatra Rosie, Costesti): some indigenous sanctuaries were made up of parallel… Read More »