Which countries are included in the"Golden triangle"?
The Golden triangle is a geographical area located in the mountains at the junction of the borders of three countries in South-East Asia: Laos, Thailand and Myanmar. This place has…

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What country invented the mirror?
The world's oldest mirror was found during excavations on the territory of modern Iraq, it is about 10,000 years old. Mirrors in ancient times were made of polished bronze. Metals…

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Welcome To Montenegro!
You can experience the beauty of a holiday in the Mediterranean and feel almost at home, perhaps, only in Montenegro. Your tour to this Balkan country can be active, informative…

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Why was Egypt called Egypt?

Immediately it should be clarified-Egypt is a country in North Africa called only by foreigners, the Egyptians themselves and residents of other Arab countries call it Misr, officially-Jumhuriyat Misr al-Arabiya (Arab Republic of Egypt).

The name Egypt came to Russian and other European languages not from ancient Egyptian, as is sometimes thought,but from ancient Greek. Continue reading

Why do Japanese and Chinese have narrow eyes?
To begin with, let's clarify: the eyes of Japanese, Chinese, Koreans and other representatives of the Mongoloid race, in General, are the same shape as people of other nationalities and…

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Wedding trip to Prague
Old Prague continues to surprise many travelers, as it has done for many centuries… And at the same time attract newlyweds from all over Europe, wedding photos on the Charles…

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Why was America called America?
As you know, the discoverer of the American continent, Christopher Columbus, did not call the land discovered by him his name, because he considered it the East coast of Asia,…

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How many countries were part of the USSR?
At different times, the number of countries (called Union republics) that were part of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) varied. At the time of the collapse of the…

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