Category Archives: Asia

Asia – Economy (Overview)
In Asia, the large natural landscapes in Arabia, Tibet, Gobi, Central Asia or Siberia contrast with regions that – like Japan, South Korea, the Great Plain, the Ganges Plain or Java – are among the most densely populated and economically most intensively used cultural landscapes on earth. These differences partly reflect natural conditions. For example, the tundras, inner-continental dry areas or highlands are peripheral. The natural conditions make their use difficult, which is mostly island-like and oriented towards the exploitation of raw materials; traditionally these rooms are sparsely populated. On the other hand, Japan and South Korea are among the most densely populated and economically strongest countries on earth, despite their mountainous character, earthquake hazard and lack of raw materials.

In addition to countries such as Afghanistan, Nepal, Yemen and Papua New Guinea, which are among the countries with the lowest level of development in the world, there are emerging countries (e.g. China, Thailand, Mongolia) and industrialized countries with the highest or highest level of development (Japan, South Korea, Kuwait, Israel, Singapore), in which economic centers with a global presence impressively show the prominent position of strongly growing economies in the map. For more information about the continent of Asia, please check homosociety.com.

Osaka and Kyoto, Japan

Osaka Osaka is the third most populated city in Japan, which is historically the country’s commercial capital and is currently one of the country’s main industrial centers and largest ports. The first large trading houses, the kabuki theater and the bunraku puppet theater were born here. Today’s Osaka, with an abundance of elegant boutiques and… Read More »

Byblos and Beirut, Lebanon

Byblos A cozy little city located 40 km north of Beirut and was born in 8000 BC. e. one of the most interesting archaeological sites in the Middle East and the oldest cities in the world, which tourists from all over the world seek to see. Here you can literally touch the history – the… Read More »

North Korea Country Overview

Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (in Korean Choson Minjujuui Inmin Konghwaguk), colloquially called North Korea to distinguish it from South Korea, is a country in East Asia. Geographic location Located in East Asia, in the northern part of the Korean peninsula, between the Sea of Japan to the East and the Yellow Sea to the West, it borders China to the North and Russia and South Korea to the… Read More »

Nepal Country Overview

Nepal (official name, Nepāl Adhirājya, Kingdom of Nepal). Constitutional Monarchy of South Asia ; It is bordered to the north by the autonomous region of Tibet, in China, and to the east, south and west by India. The 25 of April of 2015 occurs the devastating earthquake of magnitude 7.8 on the Richter scale. The earthquake was registered at 06:11 GMT, and its epicenter was… Read More »

Myanmar Modern History

Mongol invasion The Toung dynasty In 1287 the kingdom of Pagan falls under the Tartar or Mongol hordes of Kublai Khan, who invade Burma from the Yunnan region of China. Previously, in 1277 the Burmese had attacked the Mongol vassal state of Kaungai and they sent a first expedition of Tartars who defeated the Shes pagans in a battle described by Marco Polo in the Book of Wonders. Six years… Read More »

Myanmar Early History

Burma or Myanmar. Officially Republic of the Union of Myanmar, it is one of the countries of Southeast Asia. It shares its northern borders with China and its eastern borders with Laos and Thailand ; to the west are India, Bangladesh and the Bay of Bengal. The south of the country is bathed by the waters of the Andaman Sea. According to philosophynearby, the history of Myanmar begins with the invasion of four thousand years ago more people from China, Tibet, Laos and,… Read More »

Moscow, Russia History

According to pharmacylib, the name of the city Moscow comes from the river that crosses it called Moskva or Moskvá, in old Russian literally, the city of the Moskvá river. The origin of the name is unknown, although there are several theories. One theory suggests that the origin of the name comes from an ancient… Read More »

Tashkent, Uzbekistan History and Transport

History According to oxfordastronomy, Tashkent was probably founded in the 1st century BC, although the first news about the city dates back to the 8th century when it was occupied by the Arabs. After being conquered by Genghis Khan and his Mongol armies in the 14th century, the city fell into a time of turmoil. The Mongols lost it at… Read More »

Tajikistan Country Overview

Tajikistan – officially the Republic of Tajikistan is a landlocked country located in Central Asia. It borders Afghanistan to the south, the People’s Republic of China to the east, Kyrgyzstan to the north and Uzbekistan to the west. For much of the 20th century, the country was part of the USSR under the name of the Tajikistan Soviet Socialist Republic until its independence on December 25, 1991. Its capital is Dushambé.… Read More »

Syria Country Overview

Syria. Officially “Syrian Arab Republic”. Country of the Middle East which limits the south with Israel and Jordan, to the west with Lebanon and the Mediterranean, to the north with Turkey and to the east with Iraq. Its capital is Damascus. Most of the population profess Islam, with Sunnism being the majority Muslim group. Syria was established as a modern state after World War One under French rule, gaining independence in April of 1946, after which several military coups followed until 1971.… Read More »

Russia Literature: Dostoevsky and Tolstoy

DOSTOEVSKY AND TOLSTOY The one is the great interpreter of the anxieties of the soul, of the conflicts of conscience, of the lacerations of the spirit, the other is the great singer of life, the analyzer of the values ​​of existence, the painter of an expanding reality in an immanentistic pacification of being as a… Read More »

Landmarks in Thailand

Khao Sok National Park Thailand for connoisseurs and those inquisitive The Khao Sok National Park in southern Thailand shines with its adventurous diversity. As a paradisiacal area full of exotic flora and fauna, it is just as suitable for adventurous trips as it is for study trips. This is supported not least by the mysticism… Read More »

Cyprus Economy and Culture

Republic of Cyprus (Greek: Κύπρος, Kýpros, Turkish: Kıbrıs), Eurasian country located on the island of Cyprus. According to educationvv, it is also one of the members of the European Union (EU). This republic is an internationally recognized state, but it only controls two-thirds of the island. The remaining third (the north of the island) was occupied by Turkey in 1974, establishing the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. The… Read More »

Myanmar Culture

CULTURE: TRADITIONS Despite the ethnic diversity of the groups that make up its population, Myanmar retains an almost intact folklore characterized by a certain unity, given by Buddhist spirituality. In worldly life, one of the most characteristic features is hospitality, which can also be referred, like many family traditions, to the Buddhist faith. The position… Read More »

Afghanistan Culture

Evidence of urban culture (Afghan art), such as Mundigak near Kandahar, existed on the soil of what is now Afghanistan as early as the Bronze Age. Above all in Bactria on the upper and middle Oxus (Amudarja), rich cities blossomed in pre-Christian times, in which Persian, Greek or Hellenistic and Indian influences crossed, as can… Read More »

Bhutan Economy and Culture

ECONOMY According to a2zcamerablog, Bhutan is a country located in Asia. Bhutan is still a country structured on a feudal basis; the first hydroelectric power plant (in Thimphu) dates back to 1967 and admission to the Universal Postal Union in 1972. Although it has retained relative autonomy, it is economically and technically dependent on India,… Read More »

Ruined City of Taxila (World Heritage)

Taxila is the most important North Pakistani archaeological site, where three city complexes came to light. The oldest, Saraikala, dates from the 6th century BC. It was built in 326 BC. Conquered by Alexander the Great. It was followed by Sirkap in the 2nd century BC. BC and Sirsukh in the 2nd century AD. In… Read More »

Bagan, Myanmar Sightseeing

The historical temple complex of old Bagan Of course, not all of the historical structures that have survived around the ancient city of Bagan can be described. The following tiny selection only briefly introduces the most important ones. Ananda Temple This Buddhist temple was built in 1091 under the rule of King Kyanzittha. The name… Read More »

WHO

The WHO works for the well-being of people and deals with issues related to medical research, diseases such as HIV and tuberculosis, pandemics and coordination of aid efforts in humanitarian crises. Introduction Standing for World Health Organization according to abbreviationfinder, WHO is the UN’s specialist body for health issues. The organization’s goal is to work… Read More »

Cambodia Economic Sectors

Agricultural economics 45 percent of the 8.2 million people in employment work in agriculture, and the contribution to gross domestic product is around 25 percent. As is not unusual for Asian monocultures, rice is grown on 3.05 million hectares, which corresponds to 70 percent of the usable area for agriculture, which in most parts of… Read More »

Philippines Explorer

Join us on a journey to the sunny archipelago of the Philippines! During the tour you will visit some of the most beloved islands and you will experience the fantastic nature of the Philippines and get to know the country’s fascinating culture and history. But above all, get a chance to enjoy some of Southeast… Read More »

Garden trip to China

There is a saying that goes: “If you want to see China as it was 2,000 years ago, you should visit Xi’an, if you want to see China as it was 1,000 years ago, you should visit Beijing, if you want to see China today are you going to visit Shanghai! ” On our tour… Read More »

In the footsteps of the Vietnam War

Join us on a journey in the footsteps of the Vietnam War from Hanoi in the north to Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) in the south! It has been more than 40 years since the end of the Vietnam War on April 30, 1975, when the US-backed regime in the South Vietnamese capital, Saigon, surrendered… Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Sri Lanka Religion and Languages

(Ilankai Sananayaka Sosalisa Kudiyarasu; Sri Lanka Prajatantrika Samajavadi Janarajaya). South Asian state (65,610 km²). Capital: Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte. Administrative division: districts (25). Population: 20,263,723 (2012). Language: Sinhala and Tamil (official), English. Religion: Buddhists 70.2%, Muslims 9.7%, Hindus 12.6%, Catholics 6.1%, other Christians 1.3%, others 0.1%. Currency unit: Sri Lankan rupee (100 cents). Human Development Index:… 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 »

Singapore Religion and Languages

(Singapura; Singapur; Xinjiapo). State of Southeast Asia (716 km²). Capital: Singapore. Population: 3,844,800 (2013 estimate). Language: Chinese, English, Malay, Tamil (official). Religion: Buddhists 33.3%, Taoists 10.9%, Muslims 14.7%, non-religious / atheists 17%, Christians 18.3%, Hindus 5.1%, other religions 0.7%. Currency unit: Singapore dollar (100 cents). Human Development Index: 0.901 (9th place). Borders: South China Sea.… Read More »

Saudi Arabia Religion and Languages

According to Countryaah, about 96 percent of Saudi Arabia’s population is Muslims. The majority are Sunni Muslims, but there is a Shiite minority of around 8 percent. This minority also has problems today with being accepted by the Sunni majority. The country’s approximately 1.5 percent Christians do not have citizenship and are without the right… Read More »

Russia Religion and Languages

There are four official religions in Russia: Christianity, Islam, Judaism and Buddhism. According to Countryaah, Russian Orthodox Christianity is the most widespread religion in the country, and after the fall of the Soviet Union it has become increasingly popular. Islam is the second largest religion and the country’s Muslim population is the fastest growing. Religion… Read More »