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Canada – a “Subcontinent” Part II

Canada – a “Subcontinent” Part II

America
Population The Anglo-Canadians make up the largest proportion of the population, followed by the French-Canadians. While the Indians of various tribes live all over the country, the Inuit (Eskimos) settle in northern Canada, especially in Nunavut, a self-governing territory. The population of the sparsely populated country is also very unevenly distributed: Four fifths of the huge country, especially large parts of the polar north, are almost uninhabited. Nature lovers can wander through the tundras and forests for days without meeting a soul. The vast majority of Canadians live in a strip on the border with the United States, nearly 65% ​​of them in the eastern provinces of Ontario and Quebec. Accordingly, urbanization is well advanced: Almost 80% of Canadians are at home in a city. The major cities, where over…
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Canada – a “Subcontinent” Part I

Canada – a “Subcontinent” Part I

America
Canada is the second largest country on earth, but extremely sparsely populated. The natural area of ​​the country is mainly characterized by the Canadian shield with the Hudson Bay in the center. To the west are the wide prairies of the Great Plains, which rise to the Pacific coast to several mountain ranges of the North American Cordillera. The north of Canada is occupied by the tundras and snow and ice deserts of the islands of the Arctic Archipelago. Canada has a predominantly continental climate with large contrasts in temperature and precipitation fluctuations due to relief and lies in several belts of vegetation, including the boreal belt of coniferous forests, which takes up a large part of the country's area. The country's residents are almost exclusively the descendants of European…
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Japan Country Facts

Japan Country Facts

Asia
Country facts Official name: Japan License plate: J ISO-3166: JP, JPN (392) Internet domain:.jp Currency: 1 yen (¥) = 100 sen Area: 377,962 km² Population (2018): 126.5 million Capital: Tokyo Official language (s): Japanese Form of government: Parliamentary monarchy Administrative division: 47 prefectures Head of State: Emperor Naruhito Head of Government: Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga Religion (s): Shintoists, Buddhists Time zone: Central European Time +8 hours National holiday: December 23rd Location and infrastructure Location (geographical): East Asia Location (coordinates): between 24 ° and 46 ° north latitude and 123 ° and 146 ° east longitude Climate: In the north, cold and humid climate, in the middle, a warm, dry, winter climate, in the south, a subtropical climate Highest mountain: Fuji (3776 m) Road network (2015): 992 835 km (paved), 225…
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Egypt Facts

Egypt Facts

Africa
Country facts Official name: Arab Republic of Egypt License plate: ET ISO-3166: EG, EGY (818) Internet domain:.eg Currency: 1 Egyptian pound (Egypt £) = 100 piastres = 1000 millièmes Area: 1,001,450 km² Population (2019): 100.4 million Capital: Cairo Official language (s): Arabic Form of government: Presidential Republic Administrative division: 27 districts (Governorate) Head of State: President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi Head of Government: Mustafa Madbouly Religion (s) (2015): 90% Muslims; 10% Christians (including Copts) Time zone: Central European Time +1 hour National Day: July 23 Location and infrastructure Location (geographical): North Africa Position (coordinates): between 22 ° and 32 ° north latitude and 25 ° and 36 ° east longitude Climate: semi-desert and desert climate Highest mountain: Katrina (2,637 m) Road network (2017): 48,000 km (paved), 17,050 km (unpaved) Railway network…
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Austria Economy

Austria Economy

Asia
Economic situation As a country starting with letter A according to Countryaah, Austria is one of the highly developed industrial countries. It is characterized by a stable economy, low unemployment and a lot of transit traffic. The distribution of income depends heavily on educational attainment, but government intervention has significantly reduced the inequalities of income. Measured in terms of gross domestic product (GDP), the country has an economic output of € 398.52 billion (2019) and is one of the countries worldwide with a very high income and standard of living. In 2018, 4.89 million people were employed, with almost 70% of all women between the ages of 15 and 64 in employment. Unemployment is (2019) between 4 and 5% and thus at a low level, while that of young people…
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Emigrate to Dominican Republic

Emigrate to Dominican Republic

America
Area: 48,730 km² Residents: 10,767,000 (as of 2017) Population density: 221 E / km² Form of Government: Presidential Republic Neighboring countries: Haiti State capital: Santo Domingo National language: Spanish Religions: 75% Roman Catholic, 4% Protestant, 1.5% Adventists, 0.3% Jehovah's Witnesses Currency: Dominican Peso (DOP) 1 Peso = 100 Centavos Exchange rates: 1 EUR = 70.02 DOP 100 DOP = 1.40 EUR 1 CHF = 64.96 DOP 100 DOP = 1.51 CHF (exchange rate from 26.01.2021) Telephone area code: +1 (809), +1 (829) and +1 (849) Time zone: UTC −4 (CET −5, CEST −6) In 2020, 129 Germans officially emigrated to the Dominican Republic and 178 returned to their homeland. Within the 10 years from 2010 to 2019, 2,199 Germans officially emigrated to the Dominican Republic and 2,871 moved back to Germany. As one of countries starting with D listed on Countryaah,…
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Cost of Living in Uruguay

Cost of Living in Uruguay

America
You would need around € 2,224.07 in Montevideo to maintain the same standard of living that you could have in Berlin with € 3,700.00 (assuming you rent in the cities). Consumer prices in Montevideo are 30.59% lower than in Berlin (excluding rent) Consumer prices including rent in Montevideo are 39.89% lower than in Berlin Rental prices in Montevideo are 60.61% lower than in Berlin Restaurant prices in Montevideo are 28.32% lower than in Berlin Food prices in Montevideo are 30.94% lower than in Berlin The local purchasing power in Montevideo is 64.24% lower than in Berlin Average cost of living in Montevideo (from 10/2019 - 09/2020) Restaurant Ø € Price € Price from / to Food, price w. restaurant 8.03 6.03-13.06 Middle class, 3 courses for 2 people. 30.13 24.10-60.26…
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United Kingdom Travel Overview

United Kingdom Travel Overview

Europe
GENERAL Official name of the state United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Capital London. Geography The largest island nation in Europe, Great Britain, consists of two geological formations: the highlands and the lowlands. The mountainous regions of Scotland, Northern Ireland, Northern England and North Wales make up the highlands. United Kingdom is one of countries starting with U defined by Countryaah. Beautiful lakes and raised bogs in the north west of England make up the Lake District. The lowland consists of sand and limestone hills, elongated valleys and extensive river valleys (e.g. the Wash on the east coast). To the southeast, the hills of the North and South Downs stretch to the white cliffs of Dover. On the north-west coast of Scotland, sea bays cut deep into the land.…
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Places to Visit in Italy

Places to Visit in Italy

Europe
Etna There are not many who have not heard of the active Italian volcano Etna, which from time to time makes headlines in the media when it erupts. The volcano is located in Sicily close to the cities of Messina and Catani, and it is an experience not to be missed when traveling to Italy. When visiting the volcano on trips to Italy, it is possible to get relatively far up its sides with small special buses. The buses take you up to an altitude of 2,920 meters, from where you can enjoy an absolutely stunning view up to the main crater. Etna does not give many warnings before it erupts. On trips to Italy, you can therefore not quite get up to the main crater of the volcano, as…
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Italy Travels with Sicily and Sardinia

Italy Travels with Sicily and Sardinia

Europe
"Do you know the country where the lemons bloom" ... says Goethe in his declaration of love for Italy - Europe's oldest tourist country. HC Andersen was also very fascinated by Italy, which is naturally and culturally one of the world's best travel countries. Tourist Travel's Italy Travel is for you who want to experience the Italian culture outside of large holiday complexes and charter areas. Our Italy travel focuses primarily on small, cozy, family-run agriturismi and country hotels, carefully selected after many years of research and travel. In several of these places, we are actively working on sustainable initiatives. We also know the owners and know that you will not find anything like the original Italy anywhere else. There is a basis for having a wonderful summer holiday with…
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Sicily’s Sights

Sicily’s Sights

Australia and Oceania
Sicily is an island located in the Mediterranean Sea and is a region of Italy. The island has a wonderful climate and therefore you can travel to Sicily all year round, depending on how hot you want it to be. The island also offers an incredible number of experiences, and after a trip to Sicily you will come home and feel wonderfully relaxed and richer in exciting experiences. With Kipling Travel you can experience the Italian island, where there are both beautiful and cozy streets, delicious restaurants and a view of the beautiful sea. There are good opportunities to do exactly what you want on the island; whether it is relaxation on the beach or whether you want to eat good food and take a walk in nature. Attractions in Sicily Agrigento temples Agrigento…
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Before Departure to Sri Lanka

Before Departure to Sri Lanka

Asia
Read about passports, visas, vaccinations and the practicalities In Sri Lanka, an impressive journey awaits, where you can combine a beach holiday with unique culture, and where you can also experience the lush nature that Sri Lanka hides. On this page you will get practical information about passports & visas, vaccinations, currency and the language to equip you so that you are ready to travel to Sri Lanka with Tourist Travel. Passport & Visa to Sri Lanka The Sri Lankan authorities have provided the following passport and visa rules, which apply to Danish citizens when traveling to Sri Lanka. If you are in doubt about passport and visa rules, please contact the Embassy of Sri Lanka for confirmation below or for more information at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs .…
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New Zealand Economy

New Zealand Economy

Australia and Oceania
From an agricultural to an industrial state While New Zealand was still a purely agricultural state in the 1980s, it has now developed into an industrial state that exports many goods. However, the agricultural products are still among the country's most important export goods. Eight percent of the gross domestic product (GDP) is generated through agriculture. Livestock breeding in particular plays a major role here. New Zealand was and is the land of sheep. Not so long ago there were seven sheep for every New Zealander, in the past there were even more, today the sheep are disappearing, but there are still many more than residents. Keeping cows is also a problem for the environment But now there are more and more cows because the dairy industry is growing. Not…
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The Industrial Space in Brazil

The Industrial Space in Brazil

America
For some time now, industries have been conquering their space in Brazil, becoming one of the most basic elements in a given region. Bringing with it, always a striking feature, CHANGE, whatever it may be, both in culture and in the economy or even in the space it occupies and the impact it will cause on your environment. Next, we will see a little more about these industries, how and why, that a place that includes one or several industries changes, and changes the lives of its population; how the means of transport and communication can influence the industrialization of a given region. Why do industries tend to be more concentrated in a particular region? What is the development of a less industrialized region like? These and other issues will…
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Turkmenistan Media and Media Policy

Turkmenistan Media and Media Policy

Asia
The country's media are all controlled by the state, and the country is considered to be the most repressive country in the world when it comes to dealing with journalists as well as freedom of the media and freedom of expression. According to Thedressexplorer.com, the main goal of Turkmen media coverage is above all to convey a completely positive image of the present. Much space is also devoted to reporting on the President's achievements. Reports on processes abroad are only published if they are directly related to the President's actions; negative reports do not appear. Material from foreign news agencies is not used. Foreign print media are not legally available in Turkmenistan. In a sometimes called " war on satellite dishes bezeichnetne" approach President Berdimuhamedov has banned new installations of…
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Bahia, Brazil Geography

Bahia, Brazil Geography

America
Called “the good land”, Bahia was the birthplace of the Brazilian nation, because there, in Porto Seguro, today Cabrália bay, the Portuguese of the Cabral fleet arrived, on April 22, 1500. And the city of Salvador was the first capital of Brazil. According to Sunglasseswill, the state of Bahia, in the Northeast region, where it occupies an area of ​​567,295 km2, opens to the Atlantic Ocean in an extension of 932 km. It is limited to the northeast by Sergipe and Alagoas, to the north by Pernambuco and Piauí, to the west by Goiás and Tocantins and to the south by Minas Gerais and Espírito Santo. The capital is Salvador. Physical geography Geology and relief Approximately seventy percent of the state's territory is between 300 and 900m and 23% below…
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The 5 Most Beautiful Airbnbs in Cancun

The 5 Most Beautiful Airbnbs in Cancun

America
Snow-white beaches, azure blue water and legendary parties - these are the ingredients that make Cancun a popular travel destination. Have you always wanted to go on vacation there? Then take a look at the following accommodations, because I have selected the 5 most beautiful Airbnbs in Cancún for you. With its endless beaches and exciting nightlife, Cancún is an absolute hotspot on the Mexican coast. In the exciting city on the Yucatán peninsula you get the perfect mix of relaxation and party - so nothing stands in the way of an unforgettable vacation. In order for your stay to be perfect, you need the right accommodation, of course, and Cancun offers a wide range of options. In addition to numerous hotels, there are also many private accommodations that promise…
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Before the trip to Curaçao

Before the trip to Curaçao

America
Passport and Visa Nordic citizens do not need a visa if you stay in Curaçao for less than 30 days. Check that your passport is valid until the day after the return trip from Curaçao. The passport must not be cracked or broken. Vaccinations and health Make sure you have good comprehensive travel insurance that applies to healthcare in Curaçao. See what your home insurance covers. Additional travel insurance can be ordered through Phoenix. Remember to bring documentation of current travel / health insurance when you travel to Curaçao. If you have medicines with you, they should be stored in their packaging where it is clear what the medicine is. For prescription medicines, you should also have a certificate from your doctor in English and pack it together with the…
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Sightseeing in Barbados

Sightseeing in Barbados

America
Barbados is one of the easternmost Caribbean island states, which lies off the northern Atlantic coast of South America. Once a British colony, the island became independent in 1966, but is still part of the Commonwealth to this day. Thus, the head of state is still Queen Elisabeth II, who is represented on the island by the current governor. The official language of the approximately 430 square kilometer island is English. Almost a third of the total of approx. 278,000 inhabitants live in the capital Bridgetown. The rest of the population lives in 11 parishes (comparable to German municipalities or districts). The climate in Barbados is warm all year round with an average annual temperature of around 26 degrees. The main economic sector of the island is the tourism industry.…
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Sights in Egypt

Sights in Egypt

Africa
Egypt - land of the pharaohs and always a popular travel destination. The country on the Mediterranean is best known for its relics and buildings from the time of the Egyptian rulers. This unique culture can still be admired today at many sights in the form of temples, tombs or pyramids. Apart from that, the country also offers wonderful bathing beaches, diving areas and of course the River Nile with all its natural beauty. Arabic is the country's official language, but there are various dialects. The capital is Cairo, important tourist centers are in Hurghada, Sharm el-Sheikh and Marsa Alam. In the following we present you the most exciting tours, the most beautiful attractions and the best sights in Egypt. See map of Egypt on DigoPaul. 1. Giza pyramids No visit…
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