Libya Territory
Africa

Libya Territory and History

TERRITORY: MORPHOLOGY According to itypeusa, Libya occupies the central section of northern Africa, overlooking the Mediterranean with a generally straight and sandy coast, which in the center curves into the wide gulf of Sirte (or Sidra); to the S the country goes right into the heart of the Sahara, here marked by the last offshoots […]

Cameroon Territory
Africa

Cameroon Territory

(Republic of Cameroon; République du Cameroun). Central African state (475,442 km²). Capital: Yaoundé. Administrative division: provinces (10). Population: 19,521,600 (2009 estimate). Language: French and English (official), Bantu, Sudanese dialects, Semibantu. Religion: Catholics 27.4%, animists / traditional beliefs 22.2%, Muslims 20%, Protestants 20.2%. Monetary unit: CFA franc (100 cents). Human Development Index: 0.523 (153rd place). Borders: […]

Fes Medina (World Heritage)
Africa

Fes Medina (World Heritage)

Magnificent mosques, winding streets and picturesque squares characterize the old town of Fez, one of the best preserved medieval cities in North Africa. The city, which has become rich through handicrafts and trade, is still of great cultural and religious importance and one of the four important royal cities of the country. Central buildings include […]

Carthage Ruins (World Heritage)
Africa

Carthage Ruins (World Heritage)

Roman troops destroyed 146 BC The capital of the Carthaginian empire, which was considered the great rival of Rome in antiquity. About a hundred years later, the trading city was rebuilt under Roman sovereignty and was the fourth largest city in the Roman Empire in the 2nd century. Only a few ruins are from pre-Roman […]

M'zab Valley (World Heritage)
Africa

M’zab Valley (World Heritage)

The world heritage includes the five fortified oasis settlements founded in the 11th century in the valley of M’zab, where the Mozabites of the Ibadite community, a strict form of Islam, still live today. The center of the valley is Ghardaïa, once the center of the Trans-Saharan trade. Valley of M’zab: Facts Official title: Valley […]

Roman Ruins of Timgad (World Heritage)
Africa

Roman Ruins of Timgad (World Heritage)

The veterans settlement, laid out like a checkerboard by the Romans, was buried under sand for centuries. The remains such as thermal baths, library, Trajan’s Arch and amphitheater illustrate the typical Roman city architecture in North Africa around 100 AD. Roman ruins of Timgad: facts Official title: Roman ruins of Timgad Cultural monument City complex […]

Benin Schools
Africa

Benin Children and School

How is the school in Benin? The children in Benin start primary school at the age of six and attend it for six years. Those who then continue to school attend secondary school for four years. After another three years you can do the Abitur. Not all children go to school But only 47 of […]