Why was Brazil named Brazil?
The official name of the country is the Federal Republic of Brazil. Originally, after the discovery of this South American country in 1500 by the Portuguese Navigator Pedro Cabral, it…

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How to choose a radio for tourism?
It is almost impossible to get lost in the forest or in an unfamiliar area, having a good portable radio station (walkie-talkie) with the ability to communicate with other groups…

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Your Luggage is lost – what to do?
The rosy anticipation of a long-awaited vacation can be seriously overshadowed by the absence of your Luggage on the checkout line at the arrival airport. The loss of checked baggage…

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Why is Latin America called Latin?

Latin America is an unofficial collective name for many American countries and territories where the official languages are romance languages derived from Latin, the language of the ancient Romans: Spanish, Portuguese, and French.

Latin America usually includes the Spanish-speaking countries of the American mainland from Mexico in the North to Argentina in the South, the Spanish-speaking countries of the Caribbean (Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico), Portuguese-speaking Brazil, French-speaking Haiti, Saint Martin and French Guiana.

It is more difficult to answer the question, who is considered a Latin American?

Residents of the canadian province of Quebec who speak French are not considered Latin Americans. And in the same Caribbean, there are a number of English-speaking countries and territories whose residents speak English (Barbados, Jamaica, the Bahamas, Belize, Guyana, and some others), they are also not considered Latin Americans.

 

Rent a motorcycle and moped in Vietnam: divorce in Vietnamese
Russian tourists going on vacation to Vietnam should be aware of the illegality of renting a motor vehicle with an engine capacity of more than 49 CC, as well as…

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Does it snow in Africa?
Sometimes, and you can admire it in the "heart" of Africa – in the North-East of Tanzania, where the highest (5895 m) point of the Black continent – Kilimanjaro. The…

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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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Why do earthquakes occur in Japan?
If we take the question literally, then earthquakes in Japan occur for the same reason as in other countries – because of sudden breaks in the earth's crust with the…

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