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Protaras Travel Guide

Protaras is a quiet beach resort. The sun shines on the best beaches of the island of Cyprus up to 320 days a year. Protaras is a popular holiday destination in the south-east of the island of Cyprus. Protaras is located on the sidelines of larger cities, but in the smaller island state, the distances are… Read More »

SIGHTS OF ANTALYA

FLIGHTS, ACCOMMODATION AND MOVEMENT IN ANTALYA It is easy to travel to Antalya from Finland, as you can get there not only by scheduled but also by leisure flights. Antalya is a popular destination for sudden departures There are good flight connections to Turkey from Finland, especially in summer. Package trips are also made to… Read More »

Barcelona Travel Guide

The finest adjectives are loose when it comes to describing Barcelona. Here you can indulge in delicious food, look at magnificent architecture, get exciting experiences, and imagine Europe’s best nightlife. Below you can read everything you need to know when you want to go on a city break to Barcelona. Barcelona – Europe’s best city?… Read More »

Zimbabwe Religion and Languages

Apartheid colonization In 1889, the Ndebele King Lobenguela received the English adventurer and millionaire Cecil Rhodes. Against weapons, a lifetime pension and a steamer, the King gave British South Africa Co. (BSA) monopoly on exploration and extraction of the country’s mineral resources. The BSA was Rhodes’ personal property. The colonization of Zimbabwe was thus initiated.… Read More »

Zambia Religion and Languages

On the so-called miombo water, there are, among other things, African elephant, African buffalo, sable antelope, larger kudu, giraffe and common zebra. Rhinos have been hunted hard for the horns and are now very rare. Predators include: spotted hyena, jackals, hyen dog, lion, cheetah, leopard and serval. The large amounts of termites on the miombose… Read More »

Yemen Religion and Languages

Population Yemen had an average population density of 54 residents per km 2 in 2019, but the population is concentrated to the larger cities and to the fertile coastal regions. As a result of the unrest in the region, the population figures are uncertain. Since the 1990s, the country has received a large number of… Read More »

Western Sahara Religion and Languages

The traditional forms of life were increasingly disintegrating, and so were the ties and relationships that had existed between different tribes, though the colonial administration maintained a latent division of them through its formal recognition of the tribal leaders (Shiujs) and prominent people. The personal identification system contributed to this, as the national identity documents… Read More »

Vietnam Religion and Languages

Population The average population density is 288 residents per km2. But that figure is highly misleading because a very large part of the population lives in the two river valleys and in the delta areas. Particularly densely populated is the area around the Red River in the north, where the density may in some parts… Read More »

Venezuela Religion and Languages

Population Venezuela has a population density of 32 residents per km2, but the majority of the population lives in the coastal inland. The urbanization rate is one of the continent’s highest (88 percent, 2017). The largest cities are Maracaibo (1.9 million, 2012), Caracas (1.9 million), and Valencia (1.4 million). According to Countryaah, Venezuela has one… Read More »

Vanuatu Religion and Languages

In December 2010, the government had to step down after losing a vote of confidence. New Prime Minister became Sato Kilman. However, he held off only for a new distrust vote in April 2011. The following months were marked by several different governments as various courts dismissed the sitting government. After several replacements, however, Kilman… Read More »

Uzbekistan Religion and Languages

According to Countryaah, Uzbekistan houses a number of ancient agricultural centers such as Coresma (at the upper reaches of the Amú-Darya River), Maveranajr (between the Amú-Darya and Sir-Darya rivers) as well as the Fergana Valley. The first state formation around these centers took place in the 10th century BCE The population and language was Indo-European.… Read More »

Uruguay Religion and Languages

Independent According to Countryaah, in May 1810, a liberal revolution broke out in Buenos Aires, but it was thwarted by the bourgeoisie of Montevideo, who enjoyed the trade monopoly with Spain. But in the interior of the Banda Oriental, they supported small and medium landowners as well as the landless insurgency. They were led by… Read More »

United States Religion and Languages

Religion Religiosity in the United States is characterized by pluralism. Of Christian communities did in the 1600s Roman Catholic stronghold in the then French Maryland. Other colonies on the East Coast were dominated by Protestants: Anglicans in Virginia, Congregationalists in Massachusetts, Calvinists in New Jersey, and Lutherans in Delaware. Soon, Quakers, Mennonites (eg Amish) and… Read More »

United Kingdom Religion and Languages

Population The UK is one of Europe’s most densely populated countries with 272 residents per km2. About 80 percent live in cities, the largest of which are London (8.4 million residents, 2014), Birmingham (1.1 million) and, Glasgow (596,600). The fastest growing areas are south-east and south-west England; in the north-west and north of England as… Read More »

United Arab Emirates Religion and Languages

In the southeastern corner of the Arabian Peninsula, between the Jabal Ajdar mountain range of Oman and the rocky Najd steppe in the central peninsula, extending to the Gulf Coast, lies the Rub al-Khali Desert, which covers most of Saudi Arabia and almost all of it area known as the United Arab Emirates (United Arab… Read More »

Ukraine Religion and Languages

Population According to Countryaah, Ukraine has a population density of 74 residents per square kilometer. The largest concentrations are found in the industrial regions of the eastern parts and in the southwest. In 2019, 69 percent of the population lived in cities, of which the capital Kiev (in Ukrainian Kyiv) was the largest. Other cities… Read More »

Uganda Religion and Languages

Population In 2019, Uganda had a population density of 181 residents per km2. Most of the population lives in the rich agricultural areas north of Lake Victoria, while the northeastern parts are sparsely populated, with nomadic herdsmen. According to Countryaah, about 24 percent of the population lives in cities, the largest of which are Kampala… Read More »

Tuvalu Religion and Languages

Population Of the residents, 91 percent are Polynesians and 7 per cent are mixed with elements of Polynesia and Micronesia. Due to guest work abroad, only 46 percent of the population is male. More than 1/3 of the population lives on the very densely populated atoll Funafuti. AllCityPopulation: Find Tuvalu demographics including latest population, life… Read More »

Turkmenistan Religion and Languages

Population According to Countryaah, Turkmenistan has a population density of 12 residents per km2, but the population is concentrated to the western parts and areas around the Karakum Canal and Amu-Darja. 52 percent of the population live in cities, the largest of which is the capital Ashgabat (1 million residents, 2012), Chardzhou (408,900) and Tasjauz… Read More »

Turkey Religion and Languages

Political Islam and the rise of the AKP Despite the strict secularism policy under Atatürk, and more or less until 1980, Islam never disappeared from Turkish social life. Since the birth of the republic in 1923, the society has been characterized by a long-standing struggle between secularists and various camps of Islamic-oriented politicians and intellectuals.… Read More »

Tunisia Religion and Languages

According to Countryaah, about 99% of the population is Sunni Muslims. An Ibadite minority resides in Djerba. Besides smaller Protestant groups, there are approx. 20,000 Catholics in the country. The Jewish minority has been greatly reduced in recent years. Tunisia was Islamized in the 600s, and throughout history has been a significant Islamic center, both… Read More »

Tonga Religion and Languages

Population According to Countryaah, the population is for the most part of Polynesian descent; 2/3 live on the main island of Tongatapu. The capital Nuku’alofa (36,000 residents, 2012) is the only city of importance. Language Nearly all are tonga speakers. Official languages ​​are English and Tonga, both of which are used in all social functions.… Read More »

Togo Religion and Languages

Population With a population density of 138 residents per km2, Togo is one of Africa’s most densely populated countries. The density is greatest in the coastal region and decreases to the north. The urbanization rate is 42 percent, but the urbanization rate is high. The dominant city is the capital Lomé (1.7 million residents, 2012).… Read More »

Thailand Religion and Languages

Population In 2000-08, the population increased by an average of 1 percent per year, but since then the rate of increase has decreased. In 2010, there were 144,000 Burmese in nine refugee camps near the border in the west and another 2 million Burmese are believed to be in Thailand, most illegally. In addition, there… Read More »

Tanzania Religion and Languages

Population In 2019, Tanzania had a population density of 60 residents per km2; however, the population is very unevenly distributed. According to Countryaah, most of the country is quite sparsely inhabited, but some areas, for example. The slopes of Kilimanjaro and on Lake Malawi show large population concentrations. Parts of the highlands in central Tanzania… Read More »

Tajikistan Religion and Languages

Population Tajikistan has a population density of 64 residents per km2, but as a result of the country’s topography it varies widely between different parts of the country. The middle and especially eastern parts of Tajikistan are predominantly sparsely populated. The country’s natural population growth has been very high during the post-war period. Since independence,… Read More »

Taiwan Religion and Languages

According to Countryaah, the island of Taiwan was incorporated into the Chinese Empire during the Qing (Manchú) dynasty in 1683, and was formally declared a Chinese province in 1887. During this period, the mainland’s administrative and political system also applied to Taiwan, and many people emigrated from the continent. After China’s defeat in the Sino-Japanese… Read More »

Syria Religion and Languages

Between 633 and 640, the Byzantine province of Syria was incorporated into the Arab-Muslim empire. Damascus took over Medina’s role as the Arab kingdom’s political and administrative center and Umayyad dynasty caliphs had seat in the city from 661 to 749. Damascus was an important center of intellectual, religious and artistic activities, and Umayyad Mosque,… Read More »

Switzerland Religion and Languages

Population According to Countryaah, Switzerland is relatively densely populated (206 residents per km2), but the population is unevenly distributed. The largest concentrations are found in the northwest, in a triangle between the metropolitan areas of Zurich, Basel and Bern, and in western Switzerland at Geneva and Lausanne. In these five urban agglomerations, more than 30… Read More »

Suriname Religion and Languages

Population In 2019, Suriname had a population density of 4 residents per km2. The majority of the population is in the coastal region, with strong concentration around the capital and the lower course of the Suriname River. About 66 percent of the population lives in the cities, of which Paramaribo is the most dominant. According… Read More »

Sudan Religion and Languages

The constant influence of the Pharaohs of Egypt over the areas the Egyptians called Khus and the Greeks Nubia was one of the main reasons why in the period from the 3rd millennium BCE to around year 0 it was not possible to develop an independent state in the area. The Pharaohs preferred to have… Read More »

Sri Lanka Religion and Languages

Since early times – during the Vedas – the island of Ceylon was repeatedly invaded by Singaporeans, Indo-Europeans and Tamils, who laid the groundwork for advanced civilizations. When the Portuguese arrived in the island in 1505, it was divided into 7 kingdoms. According to Countryaah, a century and a half later, the Dutch displaced the… Read More »

Spain Religion and Languages

According to Countryaah, in the 9th and 8th centuries BCE, the Celts settled in the central and western parts of the Iberian Peninsula. Around the 6th and 5th centuries BCE, Iberian culture developed in the southern peninsula. The mix of these two peoples created the so-called Celtic-Iberian people colonized by the Phoenicians, Greeks and later… Read More »

South Korea Religion and Languages

Population According to Countryaah, South Korea had an average population density of 520 residents per km 2 in 2019, but the settlement is concentrated to the river valleys and lowlands to the west and south, some of Asia’s most densely populated areas. Family planning campaigns have been running since the 1960s. Exchanges with other countries… Read More »

South Africa Religion and Languages

Population In 2019, South Africa was estimated to have a population density of 48 residents per square kilometer, with large concentrations around Johannesburg and Pretoria as well as on the eastern and southern coastal areas. Since the 1980s, South Africa has undergone rapid urbanization with increasing decline. In 2019, 66 percent of the population was… Read More »

Somalia Religion and Languages

Population In 2019 Somalia had a population density of 24 residents per km2. According to Countryaah, about 50 percent of residents are nomadic. A settled population is normally found along the Shebeli and Juba rivers and in some areas of the northwest. The country has a relatively low degree of urbanization for East Africa; In… Read More »

Solomon Islands Religion and Languages

Population According to Countryaah, almost 25 percent of the Solomon Islands population lives in cities, among which Honiara (66,200 residents, 2012) is the largest. The Solomon Islands population is just over 95 percent of Melanesians, 3 percent of Polynesians and 1.2 percent of Micronesia. In addition, there are minorities of immigrant Chinese and Europeans. Since… Read More »

Slovenia Religion and Languages

Population According to Countryaah, Slovenia has a population density of 104 residents per km 2. The largest concentration is found in the country’s northeastern parts. About 55 percent of the population lives in cities, of which the capital Ljubljana (280 300 residents, 2017) and Maribor (94 900) are the largest. Of the country’s population, 83… Read More »