Category Archives: Asia

In general terms, Asia is bounded on the east by the Pacific Ocean, on the south by the Indian Ocean, and on the north by the Arctic Ocean. Asia’s size and position makes it the only continent that borders two other continents, Europe and Africa. The Asian continent has been the birthplace and cradle of the world’s most prominent religions, including Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Buddhism, and many others. The geographic term “Asia” was originally used by ancient Greeks to describe the civilizations east of their empire. Asia has both the highest and the lowest points on the surface of Earth, has the longest coastline of any continent. Asia’s ambitious civilization’s ultimately gave rise to some of the world’s most revolutionary ideas and important technology. According to COUNTRYAAH, there are 48 countries in Asia. For the complete list of nations in Asia, please visit

Israel Travel Facts

Israel is located in the Middle East and borders Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Egypt. In contrast to the neighboring countries, Israel is considered a very safe travel destination. A diverse cuisine, exciting culture, varied landscapes and friendly people usually surprise first-time travelers in a very positive way. Israel is a very exciting and worthwhile travel… Read More »

History of Uzbekistan

According to historyaah, Uzbekistan is one of the cradles of world civilization. Being for many centuries the most important link of the Great Silk Road, it was a place of contact between cultures and spiritual values of the East and West, their active trade, economic and humanitarian contacts. In the 1st millennium BC. on the… Read More »

History of Turkey

According to historyaah, the territory of Asia Minor (Anatolia), on which in the 14th century. the Turkish state was formed, previously it was part (in whole or in large part) of various state formations of antiquity and the Middle Ages: the Hittite kingdom, Lydia, Media, the Achaemenid state, the power of Alexander the Great, the… Read More »

History of Thailand

According to historyaah, excavations near the village of Ban Chiang testify to the existence of a Bronze Age culture here 5600 years ago, which is 600 years older than the ancient civilization in the Tigris and Euphrates Valley. The first states on the territory of Thailand were created by the Mons in the 1st-2nd centuries.… Read More »

History of Russia

According to historyaah, the most ancient traces of the habitation of primitive man on the territory of modern Russia date back to ca. 700 thousand years ago. In the Neolithic era (5-6 thousand years ago), agriculture and cattle breeding became widespread in the south. The beginning of the production of metal, bronze tools dates back… Read More »

History of Pakistan

As a result of the liberation movement of the peoples of India, the Muslim population of the former colony under the leadership of M.A. Jinnah achieved the creation in August 1947 of the independent state of Pakistan. Until 1971, Pakistan consisted of two parts – western and eastern, the distance between which in a straight… Read More »

History of Oman

Already in 4-3 thousand BC. the coastal regions of Oman were settled, through which Mesopotamia and Hindustan traded with Egypt and Ethiopia. All R. 6th c. BC. Oman was captured by the Persians and became a province of Cyrus the Great. According to historyaah, first 3 centuries AD were marked by mass movements of tribes… Read More »

History of Nepal

In the Stone Age, according to historyaah, the mountain valleys of Nepal were inhabited mainly by Tibeto-Burman tribes. The first state formations were headed by the semi-mythical Gopal and Kirat dynasties. Terai in the 1st millennium BC were inhabited by Indo-Aryans, closely associated with North India. It was here, in Lumbini, that the founder of… Read More »

History of Lebanon

According to historyaah, Lebanon has an eventful history dating back to biblical times. The newest period of the country’s history is also full of events. During World War I (1914–18), in 1916, the Sykes-Picot agreement was signed on the division of the interests of Great Britain and France in the Arab territories of the Ottoman… Read More »

History of Laos

According to historyaah, the first Lao state of Lan Sang Hom Khao (Lan Sang) was established in 1353 AD. Fa Ngum, who became its first king. In the beginning. 18th century it broke up into three independent kingdoms – Luang Prabang, Vientiane and Champasak, constantly at war with strong neighbors – Siam, Burma, China and… Read More »

History of Kyrgyzstan

According to historyaah, the Kirghiz ethnos was known in Central Asia as early as the 1st millennium BC. By the 2nd-5th centuries AD nomads who lived in the north of present-day Kyrgyzstan formed powerful tribal unions, southern regions with a settled population in the 2nd century BC. BC—4th c. AD were part of the Parkan… Read More »

History of Kazakhstan

According to historyaah, the historical path of development of the Kazakh people and the formation of the modern Kazakh state is long, ambiguous, complex and multilayered. The first evidence of human life on the territory of Kazakhstan, confirmed by the finds of archaic stone tools, was discovered by archaeologists in the Karatau mountains and South… Read More »

History of Jordan

Until 1918, according to historyaah, the territory of modern Jordan was part of the Ottoman Empire. After the 1st World War and the collapse of the empire in 1921, the League of Nations transferred the mandate to govern Jordan to Great Britain. The British mandated territories were divided into two parts – the West Bank… Read More »

History of Japan

According to historyaah, the Japanese islands have been inhabited for at least 30,000 years. On the basis of archaeological excavations, the prehistoric phase of the country’s development is usually divided into four periods: the Paleolithic pre-ceramic (up to about 10,000 BC); the Jōmon period, characterized by the advent of pottery (about 10,000 BC – about… Read More »

History of Israel

According to historyaah, the State of Israel was created a little over half a century ago, but the early State of Israel was known from 2000 BC. like Judea. At different times it was under the rule of Babylon and Rome. The Romans renamed Judea to Palestine. For many centuries, this land was the scene… Read More »

History of Iran

According to historyaah, the oldest state formations on the territory of Iran appeared in the beginning. 3 thousand BC In the 6th c. BC. the Achaemenid Empire arose, which fell as a result of the conquest of Alexander the Great. In the 7th century Iran was conquered by the Arabs, Zoroastrianism was replaced by Islam.… Read More »

History of Indonesia

At the turn of the 1st millennium BC. and 1st millennium AD in Java, Sumatra, Bali, Kalimantan, the first state formations appeared. Later, large states arose. In Sumatra in the 7th – 8th centuries. – Principality of Srivijaya, conquered Malaya, part of Sumatra, Java and Kalimantan. The heyday of the Sumatran maritime empire was in… Read More »

History of India

According to historyaah, the history of India begins with the Harappan civilization 3 – ser. 2 thousand BC, which existed in the valley of the Indus River. All R. 2 thousand BC Aryans arrived in India. In the 6th-5th centuries. BC. in northern India, states appeared with monarchical and republican forms of government – Magadha,… Read More »

History of Georgia

In the 3rd millennium BC. the Kartvelian ethnic group lived on the territory of Georgia with their own languages – Svan, Megrelo-Ghanaian, Kart. Feudal relations become dominant. From the 4th c. Sasanian Iran’s offensive against Kartli intensifies. However, under the leadership of Vakhtang I Gargasal, Iran’s attacks were repulsed. In the 8th-10th centuries. there are… Read More »

History of China

According to historyaah, the territory of China was inhabited by humans during the Lower Paleolithic period. In one of the caves of Zhoukoudian near Beijing, the bone remains of Sinanthropus were found, which lived there several hundred thousand years ago. In the Neolithic era, with the transition to agriculture and a settled way of life,… Read More »

History of Cambodia

According to historyaah, the first information about the settlement of the territory of Cambodia by humans dates back to the Paleolithic era. By about the 14th millennium BC, as excavations at Moluprey, Longprao and Samrongsen showed, the population of Cambodia was already engaged in early agriculture, gathering, fishing and hunting. From the 7th millennium BC… Read More »

History of Bhutan

Before the beginning 7th c. on the territory of Bhutan, there was a semi-legendary state of Mon-yul (according to one version, inhabited by the Monpa aborigines who professed shamanism, according to another, it was part of Tibet). From the 7th c. Buddhism comes from Tibet, the migration of Tibetans has increased. By the 11th century… Read More »

History of Bangladesh

The independence of British India in August 1947 was accompanied by its division along religious lines into two independent states—the Indian Union and Pakistan. The northwestern and northeastern regions inhabited by Muslims were ceded to Pakistan. The latter constituted the province of East Bengal (since 1955, East Pakistan). She occupied an unequal economic and political… Read More »

History of Afghanistan

By the 1st millennium BC. e. on the territory of modern Afghanistan, several independent cultural and historical regions (proto-states) have already formed – Arachosia, Drangiana (later Seistan), Areya, Bactria, Margiana, Gandhara. In the 6th c. BC. they became part of the Persian state of the Achaemenids, and then were subjugated in the 4th century. BC.… Read More »

Indonesia Travel Facts

Indonesia is located in Southeast Asia and borders the countries of Malaysia, East Timor and Papua New Guinea. With more than 17,000 islands, Indonesia is the largest island country in the world – including such wonderful islands as Bali, Sumatra or Bornea with their dream beaches and beautiful nature. However, natural disasters and terrorist attacks… Read More »

India Travel Facts

India is one of the most populous countries on earth, bordering Bangladesh , Bhutan , China , Myanmar , Nepal and Pakistan. Varied landscapes, five thousand years of history and countless temples, fortresses and monasteries, as well as the world-famous Taj Mahal in Agra fascinate travelers. Capital City New Delhi Size 3,287,469 km² Resident 1,339,180,000… Read More »

Geography of Taiwan

General information about Taiwan The official name is the Republic of China (in China it is called Taiwan Province). Located in East Asia at the latitude of the Tropic of Cancer between Japan in the north and the Philippines in the south. It is separated from China by the Taiwan Strait, 130–220 km wide. Area… Read More »

Hong Kong Travel Facts

Hong Kong is a special administrative region off the southern coast of China and is completely surrounded by water. The metropolis comprises the four regions of Hong Kong Island, Kowloon, the New Territories and the so-called Outer Islands and is one of the most exciting and modern cities in the world. Hong Kong is also… Read More »

Georgia Travel Facts

Georgia lies on the border between Europe and Asia, bordering Russia, Turkey, Armenia and Azerbaijan. The country offers surprisingly good cuisine, great landscapes, impressive monasteries and a lot of hospitality from the inhabitants. Capital City Tbilisi Size 69,700 km² (including Abkhazia and South Ossetia) Resident 3,729,635 Official Language Georgian Currency lari Time Zone UTC+4 Telephone… Read More »

Cyprus Travel Facts

Cyprus is the third largest Mediterranean island and is home to the Republic of Cyprus, which is divided into two parts, consisting of Greece and the non-internationally recognized Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. Varied landscapes, exciting culture and great destinations as well as dream beaches make Cyprus an impressive travel destination! Capital City Nicosia Size… Read More »