Brunei State Overview

Brunei State Overview

Brunei. Sultanate of Brunei (official name: in Malay: Negara Brunei Darussalam, in Jawi: بروني دارالسلام, in Spanish: “State of Brunei, Abode of Peace”) is a country in Southeast Asia, located in the north of the island of Borneo. It comprises two territories, largely separated by the Limbang River basin and surrounded by the Sarawak territory. Its capital […]

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Tanzania Brief History

Tanzania Brief History

When I saw this trip with one of the more well-known Swedish ecotourist organizers, I immediately decided to buy this travel arrangement. The trip contained all the adventurous elements that should be included in a trip in East Africa; two safaris, a walk with Maasai, a climb of Africa’s highest mountain Mount Kilimanjaro, a visit […]

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Travel to Maldives

Travel to Maldives

Area: 298 km² Residents: 344,023 (as of 2014) Population density: 1,154 E / km² Form of Government: Republic System of Government: Presidential system State capital: Malé National language: Dhivehi Currency: 1 Rufiyaa = 100 Laari Exchange rates: 1 EUR = 18.57 MVR 100 MVR = 5, 30 EUR 1 CHF = 16.84 MVR 100 MVR = 5.84 CHF (rate from 25.02.2021) Telephone area […]

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Travel to Indonesia

Travel to Indonesia

The world’s largest island nation, Indonesia, consists of 13,000 islands – from small uninhabited atolls to huge islands with 260 million inhabitants. Rainforest inhabited by orangutans and natural peoples, colorful coral reefs, volcanoes with beautiful crater lakes, dreamy sandy beaches and nature reserves with unusual animal species such as the javan rhinoceros, sumatratiger and komodo […]

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Travel to Uzbekistan

Travel to Uzbekistan

Customs and traditions Uzbekistan’s residents are incredibly kind, warm and happy and give tourists a fantastic reception. One should preferably not point to statues of gods or other people. Short shorts and sleeveless t-shirts are not popular either, especially when it comes to women. If you are going to visit temples or other shrines, it […]

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Cambodia History

Cambodia History

The way to independence After Japanese armed forces occupied all of Indochina in March 1945 and eliminated the French protectorate administration, King Norodom Sihanouk (since 1941) proclaimed Cambodia’s independence on March 12, 1945 and annulled all French-Cambodian treaties. After the military collapse of Japan (August 1945) and the occupation of Phnom Penh by British troops, […]

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Bahrain

Bahrain vs Kuwait

Kuwait The constitutional monarchy lies on the Arabian Peninsula. The coast in the east of the country is 499 kilometers long and lies on the Persian Gulf. Kuwait borders on two countries. The border line with Saudi Arabia is 222 kilometers long. Kuwait borders Iraq in the north and west. The border is 240 kilometers […]

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Travel to Nepal

Travel to Nepal

The country of Nepal presents itself to foreign and mysterious visitors, especially from the western world. Because there are over 100 different ethnic groups living in Nepal, who speak the same number of languages, most of which are threatened with extinction. Centuries of immigration and foreign rule have created their own cultural and religious style […]

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THE OIC AT A GLANCE

Background According to foodanddrinkjournal, the OIC is an international organization of 57 states in which Islam is either the state religion or the religion of the majority of the population or a large minority. The organization claims to represent the Islamic world. The OIC was founded on September 25, 1969 in Rabat, Morocco as the […]

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Information about Nepal

Information about Nepal

Nepal is adorned with mighty Himalayas that stretch their snow-capped peaks towards the sky. The country’s magnificent nature also provides world-class trekking, hiking and rafting mixed with outstanding opportunities for jungle safaris in the national parks. On this page you will find practical information and facts about Nepal. PRACTICAL INFORMATION ABOUT TRAVELING IN NEPAL Climate […]

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Hebrew Language

Hebrew Language

Hebrew language, term for a North (West) Semitic language (Semitic languages). Closely related to Ugaritic, Phoenician and Moabite, and also closely related to Aramaic. In Egyptian and Babylonian texts from the 15th – 13th centuries Century BC Words from the language of Palestine, which are documented in BC, suggest that this was already similar to […]

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Thailand Economy

Thailand Economy Sectors

ECONOMY: INDUSTRY AND MINERAL RESOURCES The industry employs just over a fifth of the active population but, as “submerged” manufacturing activities are widespread, practiced outside the legal controls, the figure certainly underestimates the number of workers in the sector. Generally speaking, the consumer goods industry has developed in Thailand (to the detriment of the heavy […]

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China People

China Population

Of the population of China, more than 92% are Chinese (Han). They speak Chinese with numerous dialects (Chinese language and writing). About 8% of the population belong to the national minorities, who live mainly in the sparsely populated southwest, western and northwest border regions, partly in autonomous areas where the language of the respective minority […]

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Lebanon Education

Lebanon Education and Healthcare

Education One million Lebanese are currently integrated in the state and private school system. Lebanon spends around 9.3% of its gross domestic product on this, with the private sector heavily involved. But despite the relatively high level of investment in education, Lebanon does not succeed in equipping those educated for a lot of money with […]

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Travel to Lebanon

Travel to Lebanon

Entry requirements and travel warning Current According to a decision by the Lebanese security authorities, the Lebanese embassy is currently not accepting any visa applications for the time being. To curb the spread of the respiratory disease COVID-19, an entry ban for travelers from Germany was imposed. Entry from France, Great Britain, Italy, Spain, Egypt, […]

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Lebanon Mountains

Lebanon Economic Sectors

Lebanon traditionally pursues a liberal economic policy based on free market competition, so that the importance of the state sector is relatively minor, while the private sector, which is dominated by clientele, dominates the economy. However, the country’s economy is being disrupted in its development by bureaucratism and a lack of transparency. Necessary foreign direct […]

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The Lebanese Economy

Lebanon Economy Overview Part 1

Estimated GDP: $ 89.5 billion (2018) Per capita income (purchasing power parity): 14,689 US $ (2018) Human Development Rank (HDI): 93 of 189 (2018) Proportion of poverty (less than $ 2 per day): 28% (2018) Distribution of income (Gini coefficient): 45 (World Bank estimate, 2018) Economic Transformation Index (BTI): Rank 72 of 137 (2020) Before […]

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Lebanon Crusader castle

Civil Society in Lebanon

Due to the freedom of expression and assembly guaranteed in the constitution in Article 13, Lebanese civil society is very active compared to other Arab states. According to the Lebanese Ministry of the Interior, more than 2,300 civil society associations are registered and active in various areas of society: religious organizations, human rights and women’s […]

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Lebanon Political System

Lebanon Political System

Political parties in Lebanon A characteristic of political parties in Lebanon is their relationship to the nation-state of Lebanon. Even in pre-war Lebanon there were different attitudes towards the state: The Syrian National Socialist Party (SSNP) propagated a unity of the countries Syria and Lebanon. As a counter-offer to this party, Pierre Gemayyel founded the […]

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