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Crusader castles in Syria (world heritage)

Culture and World Heritage Sites in Syria

People lived on the soil of today’s Syria as early as the Stone Age. Between southern Anatolia, Canaan, the Orontes and middle Euphrates crossed in settlements, commercial towns, city and small states as Ebla,...

Daurian Landscapes (World Heritage)

World Heritage Sites in Mongolia

Mongolia, officially Mongolian Mongol Uls, state in Central Asia with (2019) 3.2 million residents; The capital is Ulan Bator. Earthed Erdenet, formerly Bayan Undur [ ba ʊ – ], second largest city of Mongolia,...

Lumbini - Birthplace of Buddha (World Heritage)

Lumbini – Birthplace of Buddha (World Heritage)

Lumbini is considered the birthplace of the Buddha and is an important place of pilgrimage. Siddhartha Gautama, the later Buddha, is said to have been there in 560 BC. Be born in a grove....

Indonesia Economy Overview

Indonesia Economy Overview

Business The gross national income (GNI) per resident is (2017) US $ 3,540. Despite the wealth of raw materials (especially coal, tin, nickel, copper, bauxite and gold) and the dynamically developing economy, Indonesia is...

Cambodia Recent History

Cambodia Modern History

People’s Republic of Kampuchea and Civil War After Vietnamese troops marched into Cambodia (December 1978 – January 1979; fall of Phnom Penh on January 7) and the overthrow of the Khmer Rouge, on January...

Laos History

Laos History

Historically, Laos is configured as a frontier mark, whose events have been conditioned by those of the major surrounding powers: also for this reason it is possible to speak of a Laotian political entity...

Yunnan, China

Yunnan, China

Yunnan, Yünnan, Jünnan, province in southwest China, on the border with Myanmar, Laos and Vietnam, 436 200 km 2, (2010) 46.0 million residents; The capital is Kunming. Two thirds of the population are Chinese,...

Shandong, China

Shandong, China

Shandong [ ʃ an-], Shantung, Shantung [ ʃ -], province on the northeast coast of China, 153,300 km 2, (2010) 95.8 million residents (in terms of population, Shandong ranks second among all provinces in...

Liaoning, China

Liaoning, China

Liaoning, Liauning, province in northeast China, in southern Manchuria, 151,000 km 2, (2010) 43.7 million residents (including 5.7 million Manchu – almost half of all Manchu in China -, including Mongols, Koreans and Hui);...