History of Western Sahara

History of Western Sahara

The capital of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic or Western Sahara, is Laayoune. The name El Aaiún is the phonetic adaptation to Spanish of the Arabic name al-‘Ayyūn (العيون), which means the fountains or springs, which gave the area its name before the founding of the city by the Spanish. Origin According to ehuacom, the ancestors […]

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History of Fujairah, United Arab Emirates

Geography and History of Fujairah, United Arab Emirates

Fujairah is the most picturesque of all the emirates, located on the coast of the Gulf of Oman. The natural landscape harmoniously combines sand, sea and mountains. Fujairah is clean beaches with secluded bays, fertile valleys, rocky ridges of the Hajar mountains. Ancient monuments, ancient tombstones, well-preserved Portuguese forts and fortresses provide an opportunity to […]

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Guadeloupe Population

Guadeloupe Population and Politics

General information: According to act-test-centers, Guadeloupe has been a possession of France since 1635. France shares the island of Saint-Martin with the Netherlands (the southern part of the island is part of the Netherlands Antilles). Population Population: 431,170 (July 2001 est.). Age structure: under 14: 24.99% (male 55,030; female 52,722); 15 to 64 years old: […]

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Washington Cathedral

Washington Cathedral

Washington Cathedral (USA) – description, history, location. Exact address and website. Reviews of tourists, photos and videos. Washington Cathedral St. Peter and Paul, owned by the Anglican Church, the Americans call the National House of Prayer. A magnificent example of the neo-Gothic style of architecture was erected on the highest hill of the capital, it […]

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Albania Travel Tips

Albania Travel Tips

All tips (10%) and other additional payments are best left after the service, in case it was of acceptable quality. But you shouldn’t deprive service personnel of tips – many of them work for a meager salary, receiving the main income from tips. In restaurants, tips are usually given directly into the hands of the […]

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Lebanon Population

Lebanon Population, Society and Rights

According to thedresswizard, the population of Lebanon is estimated at around 4.4 million residents. There are no official updated data since strong political interests, linked to a system that divides institutional offices and parliamentary seats on a community and confessional basis, have over the years inhibited the opportunity to update the last public census, dated […]

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Flores Island

Indonesia Attractions

Java’s volcano Bromo The most beautiful volcanoes on earth are the Bromo and its high neighbor Gunung Semeru on the island of Java. They are located in the area of ​​the Bromo-Tengger-Seremu National Park, which is very popular with tourists. Many visitors come early in the morning so as not to miss the spectacular view […]

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Java, Indonesia

Java, Indonesia

Between the Indonesian islands of Borneo and Java as well as Sumatra and Sulawesi is the shallow sea basin that goes by the name Lake Java. This is a very shallow sea which, via the Karimata Strait, between Belitung and Kalimantan, is connected to the South China Sea and the Pacific Ocean. In the southwest, […]

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro (“January River”) is the former capital and most visited city in Brazil. Noisy, cosmopolitan and always bustling Rio strikes with a combination of ultra-modern architecture and the poverty of “favelas”, luxurious beaches and hotels with an amazing temperament of local residents and phlegmatic law enforcement officers, an abundance of greenery on the […]

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Indonesia Description

Indonesia Description

Area: 1,919,440 sq km Population: 242,905,556 people Capital: Jakarta Official language: Bahasa Indonesia Government: Republic Religion: Muslim*(87%) Christian (9%) Hindu (2%) Buddhist (2%) other (1%) Currency: Indonesian Rupiah Time in Jakarta: Moscow time + 3 hours The largest archipelago in the world is fraught with unlimited opportunities for the traveler. Original color, mystical rituals, ancient […]

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