Bolivia Entry Requirements

Bolivia Entry Requirements

Bolivia – key data Area: 1,098,581 km² (land: 1,083,301 km², water: 15,280 km²) Population: 10.1 million residents (July 2011, CIA) Population density: 9.2 people per km² Population growth: 1.694% per year (2011, CIA) Capital: Sucre (232,670 residents, 2006) Seat of government: La Paz (877,363 residents, 2008) Highest point: Nevado Sajama, 6,542 m Lowest point: Rio […]

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Bulgaria Traditions

Bulgaria Traditions

Been independent since 1878 , Bulgaria was a monarchy until the 1946 referendum which established the people’s republic; following the democratization process that affected the country in 1989, like others in Eastern Europe, a new Constitution was drafted, approved in 1991, in which Bulgaria is defined as a parliamentary republic founded on the division of powers, […]

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Angola History

Angola History

Around 8000 years ago, the Khoisan people lived in what is now Angola as gatherers and small animal hunters. From 500 AD, Bantus came to the areas and were hunters and gatherers in the arid regions, and nomadic cattle herders in the more fertile areas, some of whom also farmed. From around 1400 various states […]

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Information about Aruba

Information about Aruba

Aruba’s pastel capital has Spanish-Caribbean-Dutch architecture. Here you can marvel at luxury cruisers that dock, giggle at American tourists in Hawaiian shirts, shop for diamonds – or have a refreshing lime drink at Iguana Joe’s bar. However, it is the beaches that attract the most and here most people spend most of their stay. Warm […]

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Denmark Location

Denmark Location

Denmark includes the Jutland peninsula (with the islands of Rømø and Fanø in the west in the North Sea, the islands of Mors in the Limfjord, Læsø and Anholt in the Kattegat, Alsen in the Little Belt), the large islands of Funen, Zealand, Ærø, Langeland, Lolland, Falster and Møn between the Kattegat and the Baltic […]

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Pakistan Culture

Pakistan Culture and Literature

Culture The Pakistani art took by the location at the intersection of Indian subcontinent, on Near East and Central Asia Indian, Persian, Afghan-Pashtun and Arab influences. The urban Indus culture with Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro already existed in the 3rd millennium BC. It followed from the 1st century AD. the Buddhist Gandhara art with Greek style […]

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Agra, India Travel Guide

Agra, India Travel Guide

Agra: special features, festivals, events City peculiarities Taj Mahal According to ehistorylib, Agra was once the capital of the Mughal Empire (1526 – 1648) and still reveals many monuments from this time that were created because the earlier Mughal rulers tried to outdo each other in building gigantic structures. Good examples of this past include […]

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Valencia, Spain

Cities and Regions in Spain

The Spanish mainland is administered in 15 regions which, although they do not have statehood, as autonomous communities have a range of competencies comparable to the German federal states. For example, each region sets additional public holidays independent of those of the state administration, which is why you should inform yourself about the applicable public […]

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WTO History

WTO History

The emergence The World Trade Organization (WTO) was formed in 1995, but plans for an international trade organization already existed when the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank were formed in 1944. A decision was made in 1948 to establish the International Trade Organization (ITO) as a specialist body within the UN. However, […]

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England Various Travel Information

Tourist offices Great Britain Tourist Office Responsible for Germany, Austria, Switzerland VisitBritain – British National Tourist Board Dorotheenstr. 54 10117 Berlin Tel: 0049 – (0) 30 – 315 7190 Web: www.visitbritain.org Visit Britain 1 Palace Street London, SW1E 5HE Tel: 0044 – (0) 207 – 578 1000 Web: www.visitbritain.org Northern Ireland Tourism Board St. Anne’s […]

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Symbol for the slow development of Kosovo under the UN administration

Kosovo Judiciary

The applicable law, over which the judicial system has to watch, is derived from various sources, namely the laws that were passed by the Parliament of the Republic of Kosovo after the constitution came into force in 2008, the regulations of the UNMIK administration and laws from the years before 1999. This means that Kosovar […]

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Cambodia Foreign Policy

Cambodia Foreign Policy

Regional integration Cambodia was de facto not a member of the international community for a long time, as it was even represented by the Khmer Rouge and the rest of the government in exile at the United Nations until the early 1990’s. In 1999 the kingdom was admitted to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations […]

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Tenerife Attractions

Canary Islands Travel Guide

Azure, gold, black and turquoise are the colors of the Canaries . Seven main islands form the group of islands in the eastern central Atlantic that belongs to Spain : Tenerife, Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura, Lanzarote, La Palma, La Gomera and El Hierro. Furthermore, the smallest inhabited Canary Island La Graciosa, which does not have its […]

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Angkor and Thailand

Angkor and Thailand

Join a tour that takes you to the main sights of Thailand and Cambodia. The trip is in the spirit of culture and provides a good insight into modern Southeast Asia and the richness of variety that characterizes the region. During the trip, you will learn more about the ancient Siamese kingdoms and the Khmer […]

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South and North Korea

South and North Korea

Since the latter half of the 1940s, the Korean Peninsula has consisted of two separate states. The two Korean states, which once constituted the same Korean nation, have developed in diametrically different directions. South Korea has developed into a democracy with a market economy, while North Korea has remained a one-party state based on a […]

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Elsewhere in Thailand to Krabi

Traveling to Krabi

You can travel to Krabi both on your own and for a package tour organized by a travel agency. You can also connect other destinations to your own trip, but you can also combine Bangkok, for example, with some package tours. There are direct flights from Helsinki to Krabi, and a trip to Krabi from […]

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MILAN

Milan Travel Guide

Milan is fashionable in all seasons. Interesting cultural attractions, great shopping and lively city life make Milan a fascinating holiday destination. Milan is a cultural tourist’s dream destination where old buildings and modern ways of life meet. The city is especially known for its high fashion and historically significant attractions. The city also offers the greatest […]

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FLIGHTS, ACCOMMODATION AND MOVEMENT IN JYVÄSKYLÄ

ATTRACTIONS OF JYVÄSKYLÄ

FLIGHTS, ACCOMMODATION AND MOVEMENT IN JYVÄSKYLÄ Diverse Nature Sites, such as Oravivuori, one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, attract people to the Jyväskylä region. Jyväskylä is playfully called the Athens of Finland, but the city actually resembles Rome in the sense that Jyväskylä is also easily accessible by several roads. It is easy to […]

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ALEXANDRIA

Alexandria Travel Guide

Alexandria combines a long history with beautiful beaches. Situated on the shores of the Mediterranean, Alexandria is Egypt’s second largest city and a historically significant destination. The city is reminiscent of Turkey or Greece. It is also known as the “Pearl of the Mediterranean”. History and beaches Alexandria is located in northern Egypt on the […]

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Map of Zimbabwe Harare

Zimbabwe 2005

Yearbook 2005 Zimbabwe. The run-up to the parliamentary elections in March revealed that the ZANU-PF government party had problems with an internal power struggle. According to countryaah, Harare is the capital and one of the major cities within the country of Zimbabwe. Several heavier party officials were removed from the ballot boxes, including Information Minister […]

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Map of Zambia Lusaka

Zambia 2005

Yearbook 2005 Zambia. According to countryaah, Lusaka is the capital and one of the major cities within the country of Zambia. The opposition was fiercely opposed to President Levy Mwanawasa throughout the year, who was accused of incompetence and authoritarian leadership. After a strike among the miners in the province of Copperbelt degenerated into riots […]

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Map of Yemen Sana'a

Yemen 2005

Yearbook 2005 Yemen. In and around the city of Sada in the northwest of the country, riots erupted in March and April as security forces clashed with supporters of government hostile spiritual leader Husayn Badr ad-Din al-Huthi who had been killed in fighting in 2004. Huthi’s organization Faithful Youth (Shabab al-Mumin) and an unknown number […]

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Western Sahara 2005

Yearbook 2005 Western Sahara. Police intervened in May and June against a large number of Sahrawis in the cities of El-Aaiún, Smara and ad-Dakhla who demonstrated against the Moroccan occupation of Western Sahara. A number of protesters were arrested and twelve were sentenced in July to up to eight years in prison, among others..a. for […]

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Map of Vietnam Hanoi

Vietnam 2005

Yearbook 2005 Vietnam. According to countryaah, Hanoi is the capital and one of the major cities within the country of Vietnam. Vietnam was the country most affected by the dreaded and well-known bird flu during the year. In October, 41 people in Vietnam had died of the disease and 91 cases had been documented since […]

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Map of Venezuela Caracas

Venezuela 2005

Yearbook 2005 Venezuela. According to countryaah, Caracas is the capital and one of the major cities within the country of Venezuela. President Hugo Chávez’s party Movimiento V República (MVR) won, for the ninth time in a row since coming to power in February 1999, major in the December 4 congressional elections. However, the biggest reason […]

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Map of Vatican City

Vatican City 2005

Yearbook 2005 Vatican City. According to countryaah, Vatican City is the capital and one of the major cities within the country of Holy See. Pope John Paul II died at the age of 84 in his residence in the Vatican April 2 in the suites after a neck operation in February. After the operation, the […]

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Map of Vanuatu Port Vila

Vanuatu 2005

Yearbook 2005 Vanuatu. According to countryaah, Port-Vila is the capital and one of the major cities within the country of Vanuatu. Vanuatu’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sato Kilman visited China in January, the first official visit between the countries following Vanuatu’s controversial recognition of Taiwan in the autumn of 2004. It was then […]

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Map of Uzbekistan Tashkent

Uzbekistan 2005

Yearbook 2005 Uzbekistan. In February, a trial was initiated in the city of Andizjan in the Fergana Valley against a group of entrepreneurs arrested the year before. membership in extremist Islamic organizations. According to countryaah, Tashkent is the capital and one of the major cities within the country of Uzbekistan. The detainees denied the accusations […]

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Map of Uruguay Montevideo

Uruguay 2005

Yearbook 2005 Uruguay. On March 1, new President Tabaré Vázquez, leader of the left-wing coalition Encuentro Progresista-Frente Amplio (EP-FA), was sworn into office. High hopes for a transformation of Uruguay had been linked to him, but already after two months he was subjected to internal criticism from Tupamaros, a former guerrilla group that makes up […]

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