Monthly Archives: June 2022

Singapore Travel Facts

The island and city state of Singapore is the smallest country in Southeast Asia in terms of area. He has no direct neighbors. Malaysia and Indonesia are the closest. The metropolis with a population of 4 million is considered the cleanest city in Asia and is an important global financial center. Travelers will find a… Read More »

Zambia Travel Facts

Zambia is located in southern Africa and borders the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Malawi, Botswana and Namibia. The country offers spectacular landscapes and breathtaking waterfalls as well as magnificent national parks where amazing wildlife viewing can be experienced. Capital City Lusaka Size 752,614 km² Resident 17,351,822 Official Language English Currency kwacha… Read More »

Vietnam Travel Facts

Vietnam is located in Asia, bordering China, Laos and Cambodia. A diverse cuisine, breathtaking nature and exciting history and culture are just a few of the advantages of this country, which can be traveled quite inexpensively. Very popular with backpackers in particular, it also offers more comfort to travelers who are used to it, everything… Read More »

Venezuela Travel Facts

Located in South America, Venezuela has a long coastline on the Caribbean Sea and is bordered by Guyana, Brazil and Colombia. The species-rich country has beautiful national parks with breathtaking landscapes. Unfortunately, due to the political and economic situation, it is not an easy country to travel to. Capital City Caracas Size 912,050 km² Resident… Read More »

Holland Tunnel, New York

Holland Tunnel (USA) – description, history, location. Exact address, phone number, website. Reviews of tourists, photos and videos. The Holland Underwater Tunnel under the Hudson River is not “Dutch” at all, but is named after its creator, Clifford Holland. A talented engineer solved the most difficult task of connecting Manhattan Island to the mainland by… Read More »

Turkey Travel Facts

Turkey borders Georgia, Iran, Iraq, Syria and the Mediterranean Sea, as well as Greece and Bulgaria. It is still a popular travel destination, although the risk of attacks and political despotism has increased in recent years. Rich in history and culture, Turkey offers an extraordinary variety of exciting destinations. Capital City Ankara Size 783,562 km²… Read More »

Tunisia Travel Facts

Tunisia is located in northern Africa and borders Algeria and Libya. Highlights such as the city of Tunis or the ruins of Carthage fascinate hundreds of thousands of visitors every year. Tunisia also has a very varied and exciting landscape. Capital City Tunis Size 163,610 km² Resident 11,551,400 Official Language Arabic Currency Tunisian dinar Time… Read More »

Thailand Travel Facts

Thailand is located in Southeast Asia, bordering Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia and Malaysia. The country is considered a dream travel destination for many. Southeast Asian Thailand is known for beautiful tropical beaches, ancient ruins, opulent royal palaces and ornate temples. Capital City Bangkok Size 513.115 km² Resident 69.600.000 Official Language Thai Currency Baht Time Zone UTC+7… Read More »

Zimbabwe Demography and Economic Geography

Internal state of southern Africa. According to Homosociety, the population of the Zimbabwe (54% under the age of 19 and growth of 0.6% per year in the period 2005-10 and of 2.8% in the period 2010-15), has gone from 11,631,657 residents at the 2002 census to 13,061,239 residents to that of 2012, and then to… Read More »

Laos Economy and Politics

According to Homosociety, the economic characteristics of the Law in the last fifteen years have been directly determined by political events, assuming very different connotations in the two opposing areas of the country: the area controlled by the Patriotic Front which, initially limited to the northern provinces, has progressively extended following the advance of the… Read More »

Tanzania Human and Economic Geography

With a population of 26,700,000 residents (1993), divided into 120 different tribes but today speaking the same national language, Kiswahili, scattered over a vast territory and concentrated above all on the periphery (as the most fertile soils and the best climates are those of the coastal areas, of the volcanic hills in the Kilimanjaro region… Read More »

Ireland Arts and Architecture

The artistic contribution of Ireland it was relevant between the 8th and 9th centuries. especially with the important development of miniature and goldsmithing, which profoundly influenced English (➔ Anglo-Saxon) and European art (activity of the foundations of s. Colombano ; in particular, in Italy, by Bobbio); architecture and sculpture also developed, albeit to a lesser… Read More »

Ghana Cinematography

Formerly a Portuguese colony with the name of Costa do Ouro, then (1900) British protectorate with the name of Gold Coast, Ghana was the first colonial possession in sub-Saharan Africa to obtain independence in 1957, the year in which it took over his current name. Film production began in 1945, when the British Colonial Office… Read More »

Czech Republic Population and Economy

Czech, Central European State Republic. It borders to the West and NW with Germany, to the South with Austria, to the SE with Slovakia and to the NE with Poland. PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS Its territory, corresponding to that of the two historical regions of Bohemia and Moravia, includes the plain formed by the high course of… Read More »

Bangladesh Economic Conditions

Bangladesh is a state in South Asia, on the Indian Ocean (Bay of Bengal). The land border divides it from India, and only for a very short distance, in the extreme SE, from Myanmar. Until 1971 it was the eastern province of the state of Pakistan, completely separated from the rest of the country. Economic… Read More »

Yemen Population and History

HUMAN AND ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY State of southwestern Asia, in the Arabian Peninsula. Despite the fact that over the course of fifteen years the population growth rate has decreased (from 4.7 % in the 1990-1998 period to 3.2 % in the 2000-2005 period), it still remains the highest among the countries of the Arabian Peninsula. According… Read More »

Vatican Necropolis

According to Homosociety, the greatest interest has focused on the results of the excavations carried out at San Pietro in the years 1953-57 under Bernini’s canopy. The focal point is constituted by the field P (fig. 1), an uncovered area of ​​about 4 × 8 m, placed exactly below the papal altar. The field was… Read More »

Uzbekistan Population and Economy

Population According to Homosociety, the population of the Uzbekistan, which in 1989 (last census of the USSR) was 19.900.000 residents, reached in 2009 an estimated value of 27.606.007, confirming itself among the most populated Asian republics of recent independence. The annual rate of population growth, although down compared to the five-year period 1992-97 (2%), remains… Read More »

Uganda Population and History

HUMAN AND ECONOMIC GEOMETRY Internal state of East Africa. According to Homosociety, the rate of population growth (24,442,084 residents at the 2002 census), due to the high fertility rate, is among the highest in the world (3.5 % in the period 2000 – 2005) and contributes to aggravating the situation criticism of a large part… Read More »

Taiwan Economic Conditions

Already under the Japanese occupation the western side of the territory had undergone a profound transformation, in order to extend irrigation works, to favor the cultivation of rice and sugar cane, to enhance hydroelectric production and to improve connections. The nationalist government then embarked on an intense process of agricultural and industrial development, encouraged by… Read More »

Sri Lanka Population, Society and Rights

The delicate political situation of the country, as well as the reasons for the civil war, are rooted in the complex ethnic and religious framework. The distribution on the territory of ethnic groups and religions coincides with that of the factions of the over twenty-five-year civil conflict and marks the main political and social fractures… Read More »

South Korea Economic Conditions

According to Homosociety, the regions that today make up the Southern Korea had a traditional specific agricultural vocation: the climatic and pedological conditions, the relative lack of mineral raw materials and, before the division of Korea, the concentration of industries in the northern regions confirmed this specialization. After the war, the country found itself in… Read More »

Slovenia Language and Literature

LANGUAGE Slovenian is a South Slavic language spoken in the Slovenia and, in the areas near the border, also in Austria, Croatia, Hungary and Italy (in Friuli-Venezia Giulia there is a Slovenian minority). According to Homosociety, it is divided into 9 dialects; the literary language is based on the dialect of lower Carniola, with influences… Read More »

Slovakia 1938

Slovakia played a notable part in the events of 1938 which led to the collapse of the first Czechoslovakian republic. The agitation of the Slovak People’s Party (of the so-called “autonomists”) coincided closely with the pressure of the Sudetic Germans, supported by the Nazis of the whole Reich. According to Homosociety, the opposition in Prague… Read More »

Senegal in the Early 2000s

According to Homosociety, the victory of A. Wade, leader of the Parti Démocratique Sénégalais (PDS), in the presidential elections of February-March 2000, represented a strong element of discontinuity in the political history of the country, ending forty years after independence and over twenty from the introduction of multi-partyism, to the predominance of the Parti Socialiste… Read More »

Saudi Arabia Population and Rights

Population and society According to Homosociety, there are about 30 million Saudis, 90% of whom are of Arab ethnicity, while the remaining 10% are made up of minorities of Turkish, Iranian, Indonesian, Indian and African descent. Although the population density per square kilometer is very low, the reference index marks sustained increases, thanks to a… Read More »

Paraguay Recent History

Colonial period. Inhabited by Indian tribes, the Paraguay was visited between 1521 and 1526 by the expedition led by the Spanish A. García, followed by that of S. Caboto (1526-32). In 1537 Asunción was founded, a Spanish stronghold against Portuguese expansion and a starting point for expeditions to conquer the southern regions of the American… Read More »

Rwanda 1994

More than six years after the massacre that cost the lives, in 1994, of hundreds of thousands of moderate Tutsis and Hutus, in Rwanda the situation still seemed highly precarious and at times dangerously incandescent. In fact, no significant steps had been taken in the country towards national reconciliation. Between 1997 and 1998, the creeping… Read More »