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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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…

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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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Lake Neusiedler See

Neusiedler see is considered the fourth largest lake in Central Europe, behind Balaton, Boden and Geneva.

Its age is 20 thousand years, it is believed that it appeared as a result of fluctuations in the earth’s crust at the end of the ice age. This flat salt lake is now a popular recreation area and a unique biosphere reserve. Together with its surroundings, it is included in the UNESCO list. Continue reading

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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Tour operators are concerned-there are not enough charters
After Kuban airlines went bankrupt at the end of 2012, and Red Wings suspended its operator certificate, there was a shortage of aircraft on the Russian Charter market. Representatives of…

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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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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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