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Rustavi, Georgia

Rustavi, Georgia

According to best-medical-schools, Rustavi is probably the youngest Georgian city, it was formed practically from scratch as a working settlement. It received a full-fledged city status only in the middle of the last century, when mass industrialization began. In Soviet times, mechanical engineering, heavy industry and metallurgy were actively developing here, and after the collapse of the USSR, all this collapsed, and, like in most small cities in the post-Soviet space, a serious crisis occurred in Rustavi. However, everything is…

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Entertainment and Attractions of Paphos, Cyprus

Entertainment and Attractions of Paphos, Cyprus

During archaeological excavations in the old city, a huge number of unique mosaics were discovered that were created long before the beginning of our era and adorned not only temples, but also the houses of wealthy citizens of ancient Paphos. Now there is a whole museum in the city, where the best mosaics are collected. In addition to these mosaics, it is worth going to look at another one that adorns the ancient temple of the god of wine and…

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Entertainment and Attractions in Shanghai, China

Entertainment and Attractions in Shanghai, China

Shanghai is called the most European city of the Middle Kingdom, but the borders of conditional Europe and Asia are not only not erased here, on the contrary, they are clearly delineated. Shanghai has its own “Venice” – the ancient city of Chibao, in which, by the way, there is nothing western except for the name. There are English, American and French quarters, the latter is always crowded with tourists. Check 800zipcodes for other cities and countries as well as population…

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Kolkata and Chennai, India

Kolkata and Chennai, India

Kolkata Kolkata, until 2001 English Calcutta [Kael k ʌ tə], German Calcutta, capital of the state of West Bengal, India; Located on the left bank of the Hugli (Ganges estuary), Kolkata is at risk of flooding. With 14.1 million residents (2011), the agglomeration forms one of the largest urban regions in India. According to Ehangzhou.org, Kolkata is an important Hindu pilgrimage site and a Catholic archbishopric. In addition to several state and private universities, there are colleges for management, for…

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Voronezh, Russia

Voronezh, Russia

Peter I built the first Russian ships in Voronezh. The Nativity Church in the village of Anna is a majestic monument of architecture. Shelter of travelers – Seraphim-Sarava Monastery According to A2zdirectory.org, the monastery is located in the village of Novomakarovo, Gribanovsky district. On the territory of the monastery there is a temple with a wooden bell tower, two springs, one of which is considered healing. A winding path leading through the forest from the temple, through a shaky bridge,…

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What to See in Mongolia

What to See in Mongolia

Ulgiy (Mongolia) Ulgii is located high in the Mongolian Altai mountains near the border with Russia and China. This is the land of the highest peaks of Mongolia, glaciers and untouched nature. Mostly from the city of Ulgii, long hiking trails go through the AltaiTavanbogd National Park, the Silkkhemiin-Nuru Reserve and the Tsambagrav-Ul National Park. All these protected areas are designed to protect mountain forests, the argali, ibex, red deer, elk, stone martens, snowcocks and golden eagles living in them,…

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Malaysia Geography and Population

Malaysia Geography and Population

According to Ebizdir.net, the territory of Malaysia was almost depopulated until almost the end of the last century, when along the southwestern bank of the peninsula the English sovereignty, which in 1867 had transformed its possessions of Penang, Malacca and Singapore into colonies of the Crown, exercised only on narrow coastal and island strips, the so-called Establishments of the Strait. Starting from 1874 the various local sultanates entered the English sphere of influence, first Perak, Selangor, Negri Sembilan and Pahang,…

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Malaysia Figures and Facts

Malaysia Figures and Facts

Full country name: Federation of Malaysia Area: 329750 sq. km. Population: 22 million people Capital(s): Kuala Lumpur Peoples: 50% Malays, 33% Chinese, 9% Indians, plus indigenous islanders such as Orang Azli and Iban Language: Bahasa [Malaysian], English, Chinese (various dialects), Tamil (and other local dialects), Religion: 52% Muslim, 17% Buddhist, 12% Taoist, 8% Christian, 8% Hindu, 2% Pagan State structure: Parliamentary monarchy Branches of the national economy: Production of tin, rubber, palm oil, timber, oil, light industry, electronics Main partners:…

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Customs and Traditions of Vietnam

Customs and Traditions of Vietnam

Language According to Countryaah, the official language in the country is Vietnamese. Residents also communicate in Chinese, English, Russian and French. In some parts of Vietnam, there are settlements that communicate in Lao and Khmer dialects. Religion The territory of Vietnam is under the influence of several religious movements: Buddhism, Hinduism, Confucianism. And although Buddhism is the official religion, statues of several local patron spirits (Confucius, Bodhisattva and Buddha) are also installed in many village temples. The Vietnamese are sure…

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Customs and Traditions of United Arab Emirates

Customs and Traditions of United Arab Emirates

Language According to Countryaah, the official state language in the country is Arabic; languages ​​such as English, Hindi, Urdu and Farsi are also used in communication. In connection with the expansion of the tourist flow to the United Arab Emirates from the Russian Federation, a lot of Russian-language signs appeared, as well as announcements, the staff of many large hotels and hotels successfully mastered the basics of Russian speech. Religion The main (but not the only) religion of the United…

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