Taiwan History
Asia

Taiwan History

Taiwan, whose name means “terraced bay”, was originally inhabited by peoples with Austronesian languages ​​who settled in the plains and were only pushed into the mountains by the Chinese immigrants, where their descendants still live today (Ami, Atayal). The second name Formosa (Ilha Formosa, “beautiful island”) was given to the island by the Portuguese, who […]

Bulgarian Literature
Europe

Bulgarian Literature

Bulgarian literature, term for the first written monuments in Bulgaria from the 8th / 9th centuries. Century. These are chronicles (expanded by philosophical memorabilia) as well as building and grave inscriptions of proto-Bulgarian rulers and nobles in Greek, rarely also in the Turkic language of the proto-Bulgarians. Old Bulgarian literature On the basis of an […]

Romania after the Dictatorship
Europe

Romania after the Dictatorship (since 1989)

The on 22./28. 12. 1989 formed Council of the FSN under Iliescu raised inter alia. the resettlement laws and announced free elections; at the same time the name of the state was changed (Republic of Romania; previously Socialist Republic of Romania). At the end of 1989 the traditional National Peasant Party was re-established (originally founded […]

Cyprus Arts
Asia Europe

Cyprus Arts

Bronze age The culturally significant Bronze Age of Cyprus is divided into three main periods: early (2300–2000 BC), middle (2000–1600 BC) and late (1600–1050 BC) Bronze Age. The early Bronze Age is represented by sites (especially graves with additions), among other things. known in Vunus, Kurion, Phaneromeni (today Episcopi) and Philia with its jugs. The […]

Dominican Republic Geography
North America

Dominican Republic Geography

Dominican Republic – key data Area: 48,670 square kilometers (48,320 square kilometers of land thereof, water 350 square kilometers) Population: 9.96 million (July 2011, CIA). About 70 percent of the population are mulattos, blacks and whites form important minorities with 15% each. Population density: 204 people per km² Population growth: 1.331% per year (2011, CIA) […]

Belarus Human Geography
Europe

Belarus Human Geography

Belarus, colloquially often Belarus, officially Respublika Belarus, German Republic of Belarus, landlocked country in Eastern Europe with (2019) 9.5 million residents; The capital is Minsk. Geography Vegetation According to 800zipcodes, over 40% of the state’s area is covered by forests (mostly mixed forests). In the north the spruce trees dominate as typical representatives of the […]

Paraguay Population Density
South America

Paraguay Population Density

The density remains among the lowest in America (15 residents / km²). According to 800zipcodes, the most populated areas are the agricultural districts of the Oriental Region, between Paraguay and the eastern hills; the density is decreasing both towards the northern forest regions and in those towards the course of the Paraná; thus in the […]

Italy Landmarks
Europe

Italy Landmarks

After Spain, Italy is one of the most popular holiday destinations for Germans. One of the reasons may be that Italy connects both those who are eager to learn and those who enjoy themselves among us, thanks to a composition of interesting history and a pleasant way of life. Almost every tour can be rounded […]

Trinidad and Tobago Country Information
North America

Trinidad and Tobago Country Information

The name of the island Trinidad means “Trinity” in Spanishand stands for the three outstanding mountains on the main island, Tobago is derived from the word tobacco. The two islands together cover an area of around 5,120 square kilometers. Time zone The time difference between Germany and the Republic of Trinidad & Tobago is -4 hours. […]

Armenia
Asia

Azerbaijan vs Armenia

Azerbaijan Another landlocked country in the Middle East is Azerbaijan. It lies between the Caucasus and the Caspian Sea. Even if the Caspian Sea has a sea in its name, it is a lake and the largest in the world. The capital of the Republic of Azerbaijan is Baku. The head of state is President […]