Monthly Archive: September 2021

Bolivia Country Information

Bolivia Country Information

Name The country owes its name to the freedom fighter Simón Bolívar, who liberated it from the Spanish conquerors in 1825 and became the first president of the newly formed republic. Since 2009 the...

South Africa Economy

South Africa Economy

Business South Africa is the most industrialized country in Africa. The export-oriented economy focuses on manufacturing and mining. Building on numerous existing mineral resources, especially after the discovery of diamonds (from 1867) and gold...

Costa Rica Country Information

Costa Rica Country Information

Name Costa Rica got its name in 1502 from Christopher Columbus, who reached it from the Caribbean on his voyage of discovery and referred to it as the ” rich coast ” ( costa...

Cyprus Economy

Cyprus Economy

The events of 1974-75, which led to the partition of the national territory, originating two distinct political realities, had a conspicuous impact on the country’s economy, initiating highly differentiated development processes for the two...

Bolivia Population

Bolivia Population and Religion

Population According to itypetravel, around 37% of the population belong to indigenous peoples who have so far been largely excluded from political decision-making processes. It was not until the constitution of 2009 that the...

Indonesia History

Indonesia History

Indianization and Islamic Kingdoms In the first centuries AD, merchants and priests from the Indian subcontinent introduced the cult of Hindu deities (especially Shivas) and Buddhism to Indonesia. Small, mostly Hindu kingdoms emerged on...

Latvia Country and People

Latvia Geography

The territory of Latvia, shaped by the Quaternary glaciations, Latvia, culturally foreign to the lifestyle and organization of society imposed by the Moscow regime, was, together with the other two Baltic Republics (Estonia and...

Information about Laos

Information about Laos

Laos is a calm and relaxed country whose pace follows the course of the sun. The country’s long isolated status has helped keep the culture both intact and unique. The nature is absolutely fantastic...

Sri Lanka Arts and Culture

Sri Lanka Arts and Culture

ARTS Exposed to the immediate influences of art from India, that of Sri Lanka reflects its characters and different trends through the manifestations of Buddhism and Hinduism. The Buddhist architecture of the Anuradhapura period...

Mauritania Country and People

Mauritania Geography

Mauritania, French Mauritanie [m ɔ rita ni], officially the Arab Al-Djumhurijja al-Islamijja al-Muritanijja [d ʒ ʊ m], German Islamic Republic of Mauritania, country in West Africa, with (2019) 4500000 Residents; The capital is Nouakchott....

Mongolia History

Mongolia History

Inhabited since prehistoric times, Mongolia saw various ethnic groups impose themselves on its territories: the Huns created a great tribal empire and were then replaced by Turkish peoples who reigned until the arrival of...

Montenegro History

Montenegro History

Formerly populated by the Illyrians and later (7th century) by Slavic tribes from whose union the principality of Duklja arose (9th century), later known as Zeta, Montenegro, vassal of the Serbs (1215), was then...

Norway Arts

Norway Arts

The first great artistic flowering of Norway dates back to the so-called migration period (5th-9th century), when the typically Nordic ornamental style was developed based on curvilinear and ribbon-like animalistic motifs of Scythian derivation;...

France Government

France Government

The constitution of the Fifth Republic of October 4, 1958 (several times, most recently changed in 2008) is formally characterized by the fact that important regulations are left to constitutional laws, the “Lois organiques”,...

Mexico Industry and Mineral Resources

Mexico Industry and Mineral Resources

With about a quarter of the active population employed in various activities, the most dynamic sector of the Mexican economy is that of industry, which includes numerous complexes in every area and which has...

Portugal Literature Overview

Portugal Literature Overview

LITERATURE: THE ORIGINS The most ancient poetic texts are the cantigas de amor, with a Provençal influence, the cantigas de amigo, with an amorous theme, and those de escarnho and de maldizer, with a polemic and satirical...