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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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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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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Bermuda triangle – intersection of opinions?

The Bermuda triangle is usually called the area of the Atlantic ocean, where the mysterious disappearance of ships and aircraft is allegedly noted.

Its water area is bounded by the sides of the” triangle”, conventionally drawn between Florida and Bermuda, Puerto Rico and again Florida (via the Bahamas).

There are more than enough different hypotheses to explain these disappearances, including unusual weather conditions, “holes in space”, and alien abductions. However, skeptics believe that ships in the Bermuda triangle do not disappear more often than in other areas of The world’s oceans, and their disappearance can be explained by natural causes. Continue reading

All about Tax-free returns: how to apply for and get tax free
Shopping abroad is an integral part of many Russian tourists ' holidays. But not all of them know that you can save money on a Tax Free refund. Tax Free…

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What animals live in the Arctic?
If we talk about unique species of animals that are found only in the Arctic, then this is a polar bear, musk ox, wild reindeer, snow sheep. Other species are…

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What animals live in the Arctic?
If we talk about unique species of animals that are found only in the Arctic, then this is a polar bear, musk ox, wild reindeer, snow sheep. Other species are…

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Why is the Netherlands called Holland?
Indeed, the Netherlands is often referred to as "Holland", which is officially incorrect. South Holland and North Holland are only two of the 12 provinces of the Netherlands. Historically, these…

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