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. Language According to Countryaah, the majority of the… 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 »

Slovakia Religion and Languages

According to Countryaah, during the reign of Svatopluc, 870-894, the territory of Mähr expanded to include the western part of present-day Hungary and the southern part of Poland. Svatopluc severed ties with Byzan’s, forcing Methodio’s students to flee to the Balkans (see Czech Republic). Greater Moravia experienced its downfall in 906 when it was invaded… Read More »

Singapore Religion and Languages

Population In 2015, Singapore’s population consisted of close to 3.4 million Singaporean citizens and just over half a million without citizenship but with a permanent residence permit and an additional 1.6 million non-residents. Four-fifths of these had work permits, while the remainder were accompanying family members or students. According to Countryaah, the permanent population consists… Read More »

Sierra Leone Religion and Languages

Population Sierra Leone has a population density of 106 residents per km2. The eastern parts and the area around Freetown are densely populated. The death toll is among the highest in the world, and above all, infant mortality is high (56 per 1,000 live births). In 2019, 41 percent of the population lived in cities,… Read More »

Seychelles Religion and Languages

Throughout the 18th century, French and English settlers fought violently for this archipelago of the Indian Ocean. It was not until 1794 that the United Kingdom finally succeeded in becoming the owner of the archipelago. Yet the British did not pay any special attention to the area. Until 1903 it was administered from the neighboring… Read More »

Serbia Religion and Languages

Population According to Countryaah, population growth in present-day Serbia changed radically from the mid-1970s to the early 1990s. Around 1975, the annual population increase was about 6 percent, which is a very high growth rate. Ten years later it was down to 2.5 percent and from 1992 onwards the population of Serbia has decreased. The… Read More »

Senegal Religion and Languages

Following pressure from the United States, France, the IMF and the World Bank, the government launched an economic structural adjustment program in the early 1980s. The abolition of agricultural subsidies led to higher production costs and consumer prices. In 1983, the country was hit by a major drought, particularly affecting peanut production, which represents 35%… 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 »

Sao Tome and Principe Religion and Languages

Population In 2016, the country had an average population density of 210 residents per square kilometer, but the vast majority (95 percent) live on the island of São Tomé. In 2019, 68 percent of the population lived in urban areas, and the capital São Tomé (67 900 residents, 2012) is the completely dominant city. Language… Read More »

San Marino Religion and Languages

Population According to Countryaah, San Marino has had a fairly stable population for a long time, but in the last decades the population has grown, mainly through immigration. There are about 4,000 foreigners (mainly Italians) in the country, but in return a large proportion of the citizens (just over 13,000) live outside San Marino. The… Read More »

Samoa Religion and Languages

According to Countryaah, in April 2000, two ministers were accused of murdering a colleague to prevent information about a corruption case in which the two were involved. works, Levaula Kamu during a political meeting in July 1999. After a bitter election campaign, Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi was re-elected for a second term in March 2001. In… Read More »

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Religion and Languages

Population According to Countryaah, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, like many of the other Caribbean states, have a high average population density; In 2019, it was 283 residents per km2. Population growth is dampened by extensive emigration. The country’s largest city is the capital Kingstown, which in 2013 had 12,900 residents. Language English is the… Read More »

Saint Lucia Religion and Languages

According to Countryaah, the June 2016 parliamentary election was a disaster for the ruling Saint Lucia Labor Party, which lost 5 seats and had to settle for the 6th United Workers Party, went ahead with 5 seats and gained 11. It then formed government with its chairman Allen Chastanet as prime minister. Follow abbreviationfinder to… Read More »