Why is the Black sea called black?
There is no single and fully reliable version on this subject. According to the Turks, the name dates back to the time when their country pursued an active aggressive policy…

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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,…

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Which country does Greenland belong to?
Greenland is the largest island on the planet, located in the North Atlantic ocean, just 740 kilometers from the North pole. The huge (2.2 million square km) area of the…

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Monthly Archives: August 2018

About tourist fraudsters

The Internet is full of terrible stories about the treachery of tour operators who leave unhappy tourists in a foreign country, after robbing them. There are also stories about fraudulent guides, crooked hotel administrators, extortionate waiters, and the like.

Much less coverage is given to another topic – fraud on the part of tourists themselves, although it, as practice shows, also ” takes place…» Continue reading

What is the richest country in the world?
Oddly enough, the richest countries in the world are not the largest, but rather the opposite. What is the richest country in the world? According to the International monetary Fund,…

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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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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 was France called France?
French belongs to the family of romance languages, that is, originated on the basis of the Latin language, which was spoken in Ancient Rome. The name "Francia" in Latin means…

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