Argentina Attractions

Córdoba

Fire land The “Tierra del Fuego”, as Tierra del Fuego is called in Spanish, is located in the extreme south of South America and belongs to two countries: the western half belongs to Chile, the eastern half to Argentina. The country is very sparsely populated. In the south there are beautiful lakes, forests and mountains. Part of the country is a nature reserve and offers a diverse wildlife. The regional capital of Ushuaia…

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Northern Mariana Islands Geography and Climate

Northern Mariana Islands Geography

In the western Pacific Ocean is the Marianas archipelago and here we find the Northern Mariana Islands, which is an American autonomous commonwealth. In English, the Northern Mariana Islands are called the Northern Mariana Islands or the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. The area belongs to one of five US island territories. The other four islands are Guam, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Island and American Samoa. However, only Puerto…

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Science and Culture of Mexico

Education of Mexico

In 2002, there were 125 research centers in Mexico. Funding for science this year, including education, amounted to 0.41% of GDP. OK. 40% of investments in scientific research belong to the private sector, 60% – to the state. 25,000 people are employed in the scientific field of Mexico, of which 5,000 are in the private sector. The leading scientific organization is the National Council for Science and Technology. In the…

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Science and Culture of Italy

Education of Italy

Activities in the field of R&D are carried out by economic entities of three types – universities, state scientific institutions and enterprises. Financing of R&D in universities and public institutions is carried out mainly by the state, in state enterprises – with significant participation of the private sector, in private enterprises – almost entirely by private capital. According to andyeducation, there are 64 universities in the country, 51 of which…

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Children’s Amusement Parks and Museums in Paris, France

SAFARI - PARKTOIRE

WHERE TO GO WITH CHILDREN IN PARIS The vast majority of tourists do not even suspect that Paris is simply replete with places where you can go with the whole family, and it will be interesting not only for the child, but also for the parents. You can always order transfers and a Russian escort or guide who will help you get your bearings faster and save time. Let’s start…

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London, United Kingdom

London, United Kingdom

“Seeing London, I learned as much about life as the whole world can show.” Samuel Johnson Without a doubt, London is the quintessence of the entire United Kingdom, it strikingly combines English stiffness and centuries-old traditions with an adventurous spirit of cosmopolitanism and the most advanced trends. The majestic Palace of Westminster rising above the dark waters of the Thames, the legendary Big Ben tower, the formidable Tower or the…

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Persepolis, Iran

Persepolis, Iran

Deshte-Lut Desert Desert Deshte-Lut, or simply Lut, as it is called in Iran, is translated from Persian as “emptiness”. This area is a large salt desert, located on the territory of the province of Sistan and Balochistan, as well as Kerman. Deshte Lut is included in the list of the largest deserts in the world, ranking 27th with an area of ​​52,000 km². Due to the exceptional dynamic geological processes,…

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Cartagena, Colombia

Cartagena, Colombia

Cartagena (Cartagena de Indias) is the fifth largest city in Colombia, the administrative center of the Bolivar department, and a major port on the Caribbean coast. The well-fortified citadel of the 17th century is located on the island of Getsemani and the mainland cape, but other islands, as well as part of the mainland, also enter the boundaries of the modern city. Cartagena de Indias was founded in 1533, and…

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Greece Dramatic Poetry

Greece Dramatic Poetry

But at the same time he felt that they had lost all sincere consistency, all interior heroism: and therefore he continually exerted the goad of criticism around them; he discussed them on purpose, or instinctively deformed them, lowered them, humiliated them: he reduced facts and mythical characters to the proportions of ordinary bourgeois life. In Euripides, therefore, the heroic world, which from Homer had gradually diminished but in Aeschylus had…

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United States Machiavellian Encyclopedia

United States Machiavellian Encyclopedia

Machiavelli’s fortune in the United States. – The reception of M. first in the colonies and then in independent America is not a linear affair. If, at a first analysis, there are very few Americans who have dealt with his doctrines, or who have explicitly referred to his name, before the twentieth century, the figure of the author of the Prince was, instead, at the center of a historiographical review of the…

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Switzerland Economic Conditions and Finance

Switzerland Economic Conditions and Finance

Economic conditions. – According to the 1941 census, the agricultural population amounted to 866,720 (22.1% of the total); the production area exceeded 3 million ha. distributed roughly in equal parts between arable land, meadows-pastures and woods. In 1946 there were 211,350 ha. to cereals (of which 93,852 to wheat), and almost 80,000 ha. with potatoes, generally with a very high unit yield. There is also a high production of fruit…

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Paphos, Cyprus

Paphos, Cyprus

The city of Paphos is considered one of the best resorts on the island of Cyprus. It is located in the southwestern part of the island among a cluster of gently sloping hills, on the very shore of the sea. It was here, according to legend, that the goddess of beauty and love, Aphrodite, was born from the sea foam. Formerly a quiet and inconspicuous place, today Paphos is a…

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Italy Textile Industries

Italy Textile Industries

For the weight they have in the general economy of the Italian state, the first place among industries belongs by far to the textile industries: they are those that have made the greatest progress in recent times; they normally employ about 650,000 people, 16% of the total population employed in industries, and determine a movement of money that, between imports and exports, is close to 10 billion lire. The silk factory stands…

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Greece Literature – Hesiod Part II

Greece Literature - Hesiod 2

The Hesiodic poetry must in reality be connected with the cyclical one, of which it is contemporary. In fact it represents, like the cycle, the decay of the fantastic and heroic spirit in the generations following Homer; and it is channeled, together with that, into the same riverbed that will lead to history and philosophy. This does not mean that in Hesiod – in the compositions that belong to his…

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Greece Literature – Hesiod Part I

Greece Literature - Hesiod 1

The epic poetry of the motherland did not have the splendor of oriental production: it stood in more arid and narrower terrain; it responded to the modest living conditions that were typical of the Greek continent. The main representative of it was Hesiod: whose name is linked a number of works (preserved only in part), which make him appear as a leader, as the initiator of a tradition and a…

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West Germany Economy

West Germany Economy

The agriculture of the BRD was in critical condition in 1945 due to the neglect it had suffered in the last period of the war. Furthermore, the trade in agricultural products was damaged by the barriers existing between the different areas of occupation. But for the BRD economy the biggest drawback was the detachment of the eastern territories which traditionally represented the agricultural regions, while those of the west had…

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Portugal Geography and Population

Portugal Geography and Population

Portugal is a state of southern Europe, whose territory, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean for about 850 km, occupies the western edge of the Iberian Peninsula. The Atlantic archipelagos of the Azores (➔ # 10132;) and Madeira (➔ # 10132;) join the metropolitan territory. Physical characteristics Morphology The geological structure of the Portugal follows the general one of the Iberian Peninsula: the prevailing rocks are the granite and metamorphic ones of…

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Spain in the Early 21st Century Part 2

Spain in the Early 21st Century 2

Equally controversial was the attitude of the Zapatero government towards Catalonia’s demands for greater autonomy. The premier, in fact, allowed the presentation to the Congress of the new Statute of Catalonia (previously approved by the local Parliament), which recognized that Autonomous Community wider fiscal and juridical powers, and also sanctioned its right to define itself as “a nation”. A decision strongly contested by the PP and by a part of…

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Spain in the Early 21st Century

Spain in the Early 21st Century

In the early 21st century was consumed in the Spain rise and decline of the hegemony of political Partido Popular (PP), came to power in 1996. A singular parable, the latter characterized by a progressive growth until 2002, with a brief lull, and then a sudden fall on the eve of the general elections of 2004, which marked the return to the government of the Partido Socialista Obrero Español (PSOE). In this period the…

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Paris, France

Paris, France

With its extraordinary architecture and contemporary art, Paris is a place where every visitor feels comfortable. Therefore, at least a “detour” to the capital is a must for every vacation. The story of the beautiful city on the Seine goes back to 5,000 BC. At that time, Celtic fishermen and boatmen settled on the banks of the Seine near Bercy. In the Middle Ages, Paris became the capital of the…

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Belgian Music

Belgian Music

Belgian music, although politically divided into principalities, looks back on a tradition that goes back to the Middle Ages. Only since the founding of the state of Belgium (1830) can one speak of Belgian music in the narrower sense. On the history of Belgian music in the 15th and 16th centuries Franco-Flemish music. Flemish and Walloon School As a result of the historical situation, Belgian music is primarily a mixture…

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Spain Attractions

Altamira caves and Santillana del Mar, Spain

Palacio Real A visit to the Palacio Real, which means “Royal Palace” in German, is worthwhile, because the city palace of the Spanish capital Madrid and the official residence of the Spanish monarchs knows how to impress. Story: Until the 18th century, a Moorish castle called the Alcazar stood on the site of the Palacio Real. This was used by the Spanish rulers, but completely destroyed by fire, which made…

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Denmark Landmarks

Denmark Landmarks

Kronborg Castle The Danish name of the castle is Kronborg Slot. The castle has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2000. The fortress in Helsingør on the Danish island of Zealand was not built until centuries after the death of the Danish prince who served as the model for Shakespeare’s Hamlet. But the Danish castle with its imposing fortress walls, its gloomy castle dungeon and its secret passages forms…

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Sightseeing in Albania

Sightseeing in Albania

Rozafa Rozafa Castle is one of the most important sights in the south of the northern Albanian city of Shkodra, which is considered one of the oldest localities in the country. The impressive fortress, which was built directly on a rock, sits enthroned on a 130 meter high hill directly between the two rivers Buna and Drin. The castle was built in the 4th century BC. Built by the Illyrians.…

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Indonesia Culture and Economy

Indonesia Culture

Culture Indonesia has around 300 ethnic groups, each with its cultural differences developed over centuries and influenced by Indians, Arabs, Chinese, Malays, and Europeans. Traditional Javanese and Balinese dances, for example, contain aspects of Hindu culture and mythology, such as the works of wayang kulit (silhouette puppets). Fabrics and textiles such as batik, ikat, and songket are created throughout Indonesia with styles that vary by region. The most dominant influences…

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Pakistan History

Pakistan History

Beginning in 1947, with the division of India, the Pakistani territory was one of the centers of the Indus civilization until in 1500 BC it was destroyed by the Aryan invasions. Until the beginning of our era, the country suffered numerous invasions of different peoples and cultures that settled in the territory (the Persians, Alexander the Great, the Mauryan Empire, the Greco-Batrians, the Indo-Scythians, the Gupta, etc.). In the middle of the 6th century…

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Luxembourg History

Luxembourg History

Early history and the rise of the House of Luxembourg The area, which was inhabited as early as the Paleolithic (15,000-year-old bone find in Oetringen) and the Mesolithic (discovery of an approximately 7,000-year-old grave near Reuland in the Blumental) belonged to around the 7th and 3rd centuries BC. To the Hunsrück-Eifel culture (excavation of the settlement Aleburg, northwest of Beaufort) and was settled by Celts (oppidum of the Treveri on…

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Guatemala Democratization Process

Guatemala Democratization Process

The 1999 presidential elections were won by A. Portillo from the right-wing populist Frente Republicano Guatemalteco (FRG; took office in January 2000), which the former dictator Ríos Montt founded in 1989. Ríos Montt, against whom legal proceedings for genocide have been opened in Spain, was able to consolidate his power as party leader of the FRG and as speaker of parliament. Growing violence and persistent poverty of large sections of…

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