Category Archives: Asia

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Lebanon Society

Lebanon is a small country located in the Middle East, bordered by Syria to the north and Israel to the south. It has a population of around 6 million people and is home to a diverse mix of religious groups including Sunni and Shia Muslims, Maronite Christians, Druze and others. The country is known for… Read More »

Afghanistan Society

Afghanistan is a nation with a long and rich history. The country is composed of many different ethnic groups that have their own unique traditions and customs. Despite the differences in language, culture, and religion, Afghans share a strong sense of national identity and pride in their heritage. The majority of the population is Muslim,… Read More »

Singapore Agriculture, Fishing and Forestry

According to cheeroutdoor, Singapore is a small island nation located in Southeast Asia, with a population of over 5.6 million people. It is bordered by Malaysia to the north and Indonesia to the south, and lies just off the southeastern tip of the Malay Peninsula. Singapore has an area of 719.1 square kilometers and is… Read More »

Iraq Agriculture, Fishing and Forestry

According to aristmarketing, Iraq is a country located in the Middle East, bordering Turkey, Iran, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Jordan. It has a population of approximately 39 million people and an area of 437,072 square kilometers. The official language is Arabic and the currency is the Iraqi Dinar. Iraq has a rich cultural heritage that… Read More »

Yemen Presidents and Prime Ministers

National Flag of Yemen According to aceinland, the national flag of Yemen is a horizontal tricolor of red, white, and black. The red stripe is located at the top and symbolizes the unity of the country as well as the blood shed during its struggle for independence. The white stripe in the middle represents peace… Read More »

Vietnam Presidents and Prime Ministers

National Flag of Vietnam According to aceinland, the national flag of Vietnam is a simple yet symbolic design. It consists of a red background with a large yellow five-pointed star in the center. The flag has been used since 1945, when Vietnam declared its independence from France. The colors on the flag are said to… Read More »

Mongolia Presidents and Prime Ministers

National Flag of Mongolia According to aceinland, the national flag of Mongolia is a vertical tricolor featuring three equal bands of red, blue, and yellow. The colors were chosen to represent the country’s three major ethnic groups: the Mongols, Turkic peoples, and Khalkh Mongols. The flag was adopted in 1992 following Mongolia’s transition from a… Read More »

India Presidents and Prime Ministers

National Flag of India According to aceinland, the national flag of India is a horizontal tricolor of deep saffron (kesaria) at the top, white in the middle and dark green at the bottom in equal proportion. The ratio of width to length of the flag is two to three. In the center of the white… Read More »

Qatar Climate and Weather

Qatar is a country in Middle East. It is located on the northeast coast of the Arabian Peninsula and shares borders with Saudi Arabia to the south. Qatar has a population of approximately 2.7 million people, making it one of the most densely populated countries in the region. Qatar is an absolute monarchy, with its… Read More »

Danang, Vietnam

According to A2zgov, Da Nang – the 5th largest city in Vietnam, a major port – is located on the Pacific Ocean in the Central part of the country. First of all, it is famous all over the world for its luxurious China Beach: a wide coastal strip of light velvety sand, the “right” waves… Read More »

Afghanistan Geography and Population

Afghanistan – population The population is estimated at 32.4 million. (2015). In the period 1978-2001, 5-6 million fled, mainly to neighboring Iran and Pakistan; more than 30% of the population became either external or internal refugees, and more than 1 million killed. Since the fall of the Taliban regime in 2001, more than 5 million… Read More »

Armenia Geography and Population

Armenia – geography Present-day Armenia is located in the northeastern corner of historic Armenia. Towards the SW it borders Turkey and Nakhichevan; the latter belongs to neighboring Azerbaijan, but is located in historic Armenia. On the territory of Azerbaijan is also the former autonomous region of Nagorno-Karabakh, where a large majority of the population are… Read More »

Azerbaijan Geography and Population

Azerbaijan – geography The Russians live mainly in the larger cities, the Armenians in the enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh and in the mountainous areas of Nakhichevan. The conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan since 1988 has led to significant changes in the ethnic distribution of the population. The indigenous population also includes a number of smaller, local… Read More »

Bahrain Geography and Population

Bahrain – geography Bahrain includes 35 islands; the most important are the dagger-shaped main island, Bahrain, with the capital al-Manama, Muharraq, which houses the international airport, and Sitra, where a large seawater desalination plant is located. West of the main island are three smaller islands crossed by the bridge link to Saudi Arabia, the King… Read More »

Bangladesh Geography and Population

Bangladesh – geography Bangladesh is one of the poorest and most densely populated countries in the world. The summer monsoon allows for very intensive farming, but regularly causes severe flooding. Population Leaving aside certain small town and island states, Bangladesh is the world’s most densely populated country; over 1000 residents per km2, which is more… Read More »

Bhutan Geography and Population

Bhutan (Geography) Bhutan is a mountainous country; it stretches from the southern lowlands, the so-called duars in the Brahmaputra Valley, to the over 7000 m high mountain peaks on the border with Tibet. Bhutan is sparsely populated. For centuries, the country chose to live in the isolation that the rugged terrain naturally invites. It was… Read More »

Brunei Geography and Population

OFFICIAL NAME: Negara Brunei Darussalam CAPITAL CITY: Bandar Seri Begawan POPULATION: 408,800 (2011) AREA: 5,270 km² OFFICIAL LANGUAGE (S): Malay, English, Chinese RELIGION: Muslims 67%, Buddhists 13%, Christians 10%, indigenous religions and 10% COIN: brunei-dollar CURRENCY CODE: BND ENGLISH NAME: Brunei INDEPENDENCE: 1984 POPULATION COMPOSITION: Malays 62%, Chinese 15%, tribes (including iban) 6%, others 17%… Read More »

Myanmar Geography and Population

Burma – Geography Burma contains very varied landscapes. To the west, north and east are large mountain areas, while the old cultural land in the middle of the kingdom consists of the fertile agricultural areas around Irrawaddy. Throughout history, the river with the ancient royal cities of Mandalay, Amarapura, Ava and Bagan has been the… Read More »

Cambodia Geography and Population

Cambodia – geography Cambodia is located in the tropical belt; 3/4 of the area is lowland around the Mekong River and the Great Lake Tonle Sap. Between the lowlands and the rather isolated coastal plain to the southwest are the Cardamom Mountains (Kravanh) and the Elephant Mountains (Damrei). The lowlands with the great Mekong Delta… Read More »

China Geography and Population

China (Geography) China (Geography), Population In 2005, China’s population exceeded 1.3 billion. The world’s largest population also means the world’s largest workforce and largest potential market, but also enormous pressure on the physical environment and natural resources. China has the world’s largest production of an increasing number of products, but a low production per. resident.… Read More »

Cyprus Geography and Population

Cyprus – geography Geographically Cyprus belongs to Asia; an underwater ridge connects the island with Asia Minor. However, with its colonial connection to Britain and close historical and cultural ties to Greece, Cyprus is often included in Europe. Population The most recent census for the whole of Cyprus was conducted in 1973. Here the population… Read More »

East Timor Geography and Population

OFFICIAL NAME: Timor Lorosae CAPITAL CITY: Dali POPULATION: 1,170,000 (2013) AREA: 14,609 km² OFFICIAL LANGUAGE (S): Portuguese and tetum RELIGION: Catholics 80%, others 20% COIN: US dollars CURRENCY CODE: USD ENGLISH NAME: East Timor GDP PER residents: $ 338 (2007) LIFE EXPECTANCY: men 54 years, women 56 years (2005) INDEX OF LIVING CONDITIONS, HDI: 0.512… Read More »

Georgia Geography and Population

Georgia (Geography) Georgia has a lavish and varied nature. The northern part of the country is characterized by the Great Caucasus’ snow-capped peaks and south-facing mountain slopes. The highest point is Kazbek (5047 m). To the south lies the Little Caucasus, whose lower mountain ranges continue into Turkey and Armenia. In between are fertile, densely… Read More »

Hong Kong Geography and Population

Hong Kong – Geography A very large part of the population lives on the island of Hong Kong (or Victoria, 80 km2) and in Kowloon (47 km2) on the mainland. The two areas are among the most densely populated in the world. In addition, the New Territories (975 km2, also on the mainland) as well… Read More »

India Geography and Population

India (Geography) The Indian landscape can naturally be divided into four areas: the Himalayas to the north, the Ganges plain, which stretches over most of northern India, the Deccan plateau, which forms the core of India south of the Ganges, and the coastal plains. The Himalayas have a major impact on the climate in most… Read More »

Indonesia Geography and Population

Indonesia (Geography) Indonesia is the world’s largest archipelago. It stretches 2000 km from north to south and 5100 km – over three time zones – from west to east. Only 1/5 of the total territory is rural. Among the islands are some of the largest in the world; two of them are shared with other… Read More »

Iran Geography and Population

Iran (Geography) Iran (Geography), Natural Geography The Iranian landscape is characterized by mountain ranges from the alpine folding. Tectonic movements are still going on, and devastating earthquakes occur periodically, such as in 1978, when 20,000 people died in northeastern Khorasan, in 1990, when 40,000 died in the provinces of Gilan and Zanjan to the NW,… Read More »

Iraq Geography and Population

Iraq (Geography) Iraq’s borders run predominantly through uninhabited and impassable areas, and most are disputed. The former neutral territory on the border with Saudi Arabia in the south was divided between the two countries in 1967. Negotiations against Iran are bounded by the Euphrates-Tigris river valley by the Zagros Mountains, which rise steeply from the… Read More »

Israel Geography and Population

Israel (Geography) The natural conditions, despite the limited extent of the country, are extremely varied. To the south is the Negev Desert with a very scattered population, while the Mediterranean coast has a belt up to 40 km wide with fertile agricultural land. From here, the terrain rises to the east up to approximately 1000… Read More »

Japan Geography and Population

Japan (Geography) Japan is an archipelago with four large and a number of smaller islands. Very large parts of the country are characterized by young, quite impassable and forested mountains. This is especially true of the main island, Honshu; total is 2/3 of the country covered by forest. In contrast, the many large and small… Read More »