Uganda Literature
Africa

Uganda Literature

Most of the population, with the exception of urban dwellers, produce the food they eat. They eat two meals a day, lunch and dinner, and breakfast usually consists of just a cup of tea or porridge. The food is prepared by women and girls, while men and boys over 12 do not enter the kitchen, […]

Old Town of Riga (World Heritage)
Europe

Old Town of Riga (World Heritage)

According to extrareference, the foundation of Riga in 1201 goes back to Bishop Albert I von Buxhövden. The later Hanseatic city of Riga is the second oldest city to be founded on the Baltic Sea after Lübeck. The old town documents the long history of the Hanseatic city, which is also known for its Art […]

Lorentz National Park (World Heritage)
Asia

Lorentz National Park (World Heritage)

The Lorentz National Park on the island of New Guinea is the largest nature reserve in Southeast Asia with an area of ​​25,000 km². Its landscape is enormous: it ranges from around 5000 m high, snow-capped peaks to tropical coastal land. The national park is the habitat of an extremely rich, partly still unexplored fauna […]

Sankt-Anna-Tunnel
Europe

Interesting Buildings in Antwerp, Belgium

Interesting buildings and structures Alcatel-Lucent Bell NV This building is located in the Kievit district of Antwerp. It is the headquarters of Alcatel-Lucent, one of the world’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of telecommunications and network equipment. The company was created on December 1, 2006 from the merger of the French group Alcatel and the US […]

Annaberg-Buchholz, Germany Overview
Europe

Annaberg-Buchholz, Germany Overview

Annaberg-Buchholz – the secret capital of the Ore Mountains? “If you are a rich Annaberg, you have a sack full of Schreckenberger.” – This was the motto soon after the first silver finds in the Ore Mountains: In 1491 a certain Caspar Nietzel came across a silver corridor on the 649 meter high Schreckenberg in […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Albania
Europe

Albania Business

1992-97 According to Countryaah, in May 1991, 300,000 launched a strike demanding the resignation of the Communist government and a 50% increase in wages. Prime Minister Fatos Nano dissolved the government for seeking an alliance with the opposition parties, sparking fierce criticism by the orthodox communists against the party’s leadership and President Alia. In late […]

India Money
Asia

India Money and Culture

MONEY Currency 1 Indian rupee = 100 paises. Currency abbreviation: Rs, INR (ISO code). Banknotes are available in denominations of 2000, 500, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5 rupees; Coins in denominations of 10, 5, 2 and 1 Rs as well as 50, 25, 20, 10 and 5 Paise. Note: 1 and 2 rupee notes and […]

US Enemies
North America

US Enemies – from the Soviet Union to Islam

An important component of foreign policy after 1945 was the balance of terror. The United States has always been leading the nuclear armament, from the Manhattan World War II project that involved developing nuclear weapons to their use against Japan in the final phase of the war. The first nuclear bombs were carried by long-range […]

GCC - Gulf Cooperation Council
Middle East

GCC – Gulf Cooperation Council

The GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) was founded in 1981 with the aim of ensuring security and stability in the region through economic and political cooperation. Its current issues include political reforms and the process of reducing dependence on oil exports. Secretary-General Nayef al-Hajraf took office in 2020. The GCC has six member states. Introduction The […]

Oceania Business
Oceania

Oceania Business

Oceania’s economy is largely centered on its two main countries: Australia and New Zealand. See Countryaah for details. Oceania’s economy is basically centered on Australia and New Zealand, due to the fact that these two countries together make up more than 90% of the continent and are the only two developed nations in the region. […]

Africa Agriculture 2
Africa

African Business

The most important profession in Africa is agriculture; it employs over half the population. Measured as a share of GDP, agriculture’s contribution to the monetary economy is 20% (1990). The industrial sector employs approx. 5% and contributes 16% of GDP. As measured, the service sector is of the greatest importance with approx. 45% of GDP. […]

Asia Beautiful Places 15
Asia

Asia Business

Asian Economy In Asia there are developed countries, such as Japan, South Korea, Israel, Singapore or Taiwan, which have levels of economic prosperity and quality of life comparable to those in Europe or Anglo-Saxon America. On the other hand, the whole continent is distinguished by its very poor populations, in contrast to elites with enormous […]

South America Business
South America

South America Business

Economy From the early 1980s, South America experienced a severe debt crisis, which diminished the ability of countries to pursue independent economic policies. The rise in oil prices from 1972 and easy access to loans led to a 15-fold increase in Latin American debt abroad during this decade. After that, the loan sources disappeared; When […]

The Yangtze River
Africa Asia North America

The 10 longest rivers in the world

Around 2/3 of the earth’s surface is covered with water. But it is not only the seas and lakes that play an important role. Rivers also occupy a large area of ​​the earth. Find out here which are the longest rivers in the world and what distinguishes them. 10th place: the Amur The Amur, derived […]

tightrope walking over the Mekong
Africa Asia Europe South America

The 10 most dangerous bridges in the world

Suspension bridges, motorway bridges, pedestrian bridges – there are many types of bridges, but which bridges are the most dangerous and where can they be found? 10th place – the “Indoboard Bridge” (Indonesia) This bridge has to be listed among the top ten most dangerous bridges in the world, because as its name suggests, it […]

Oxford University
Europe

England Landmarks

Detailed description of many of the major or interesting landmarks of England, which is part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (UK) Opera and theater Georgian Theater in Richmond In the old market town of Richmond is the second oldest theater that is still played today: the Georgian Theater. It was […]

The crocodile is a predator
Oceania

Questions and Answers about the Crocodile

Is the crocodile a dinosaur? The crocodile is the terrestrial animal that has lived the longest on this earth. It has lived on earth for over 200 million years, and in the last 80 million years, there has not been much change in the evolution of the crocodile. Therefore, there have been many discussions about […]

Kosovo Early History
Europe

Kosovo Early History

In Kosovo – as in Southeastern Europe in general – history and its interpretation are considered to be of great relevance. The understanding of history or the mystification of history by (Kosovar) Albanians and (Kosovar) Serbs with regard to Kosovo is diametrically opposed and mostly collides head-on. Neutral interpretations of historical images that weigh up […]

History of Cambodia
Asia

History of Cambodia

802 | King Jayavarman II founds Cambodia 14.-15. Century | Cambodia loses most of its territory to Vietnam and Siam 1864 | Establishment of the French protectorate 1953 | King Sihanouk gains independence from France 1954 | Resignation of King Sihanouk in favor of his father 1960 | Election of Prince Sihanouk as head of […]

5 must in Es Canutells
Europe

5 Must in Es Canutells

The small resort of Es Canutells in southwestern Menorca is not a typical charter destination with nightlife and lots of restaurants. Instead, it is peace and quiet that is on the agenda and here it is most common to lie and gasp under the sun on the beach or go out to a nearby village […]

De Panne
Europe

Belgium North Sea Coast

Belgium’s North Sea coast in the Flanders region offers around 65 kilometers of dreamy sandy beaches and picturesque places that invite you to relax. Children in particular get their money’s worth here on holiday: They can build sandcastles and splash around in the gently sloping sea. Most of the beaches are monitored by lifeguards, so […]

Travel to Anguilla
Caribbean and Central America

Caribbean Travel

Travel to Bonaire Bonaire – The diving paradise with an adventure profile! The Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire is known as the divers’ paradise. The island has relatively few beaches but is perfect for you who are looking for an active and close to nature holiday. Here also rests a calm and welcoming atmosphere. If you […]

Europe Business
Europe

Europe Business

Economy and resources Europe’s agriculture is highly developed, but there is great variation between different countries and regions. Agriculture accounts for about ten percent of employment. About 30 percent of the continent’s area is cultivable. Most important in Northern Europe is the production of vegetables, meat and milk, in Central and Eastern Europe cereals and […]

North American Business
North America

North American Business

The North American economy is characterized by a great diversity of products and services, a strong use of technology and a workforce, in general, specialized. There is also a great regional disparity when we compare the productive capacity of the countries in the north, Canada and the United States, and Mexico, in the south. Even […]

India's pearls
Asia

India’s pearls

Join a tour during which you will see India’s top attractions! We travel along the so-called “Golden Triangle” and visit New Delhi, Jaipur and Agra and experience the world heritage sites that are usually on most Indian travelers’ wish list. During the trip you will, among other things, visit the lively city of millions of […]

Laos and Thailand
Asia

Laos and Thailand

Wonderful lazy days await you after a trip in Thailand to the famous Golden Triangle and an exciting journey along the mighty Mekong River. Our trip to Thailand and Laos includes highlights in two of Asia’s most fascinating countries. We discover exciting parts of Thailand far from the tourist crowds along the coasts. Sparsely populated […]

Great Vietnam trip 2
Asia

Great Vietnam trip

This eventful journey begins in the capital Hanoi with its bustle of people, wide boulevards, charming alleys and swarms of alleys in the Old Town. In contrast to city life, you get to know life in a small village, before we make a wonderful boat trip in the fantastically beautiful Halong Bay with its sugar-top […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Zimbabwe
Africa

Zimbabwe Business

Zimbabwe’s economy has been relatively developed on an African scale, including modern agriculture, a broadly composed industry and a developed service sector – all of which have, however, suffered damage during the escalating economic crisis since the beginning of the 2000s. Zimbabwe, formerly called Rhodesia, became independent in 1980. The country soon became a model […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Zambia
Africa

Zambia Business

According to Countryaah,  Zambia has significant natural conditions for economic development, both in agriculture and mining, including relatively good access to water – for both irrigation and power generation. Zambia is essentially an agricultural community, but a strong mining sector has contributed to a relatively high degree of industrialization.. The mining operation is based mainly […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Yemen
Asia

Yemen Business

When the two Yemeni states merged into one formation in 1990, they not only had two different economic systems; they were also economically two different sizes. The Republic of Yemen (also called Northern Yemen) had a Western-oriented economic system, while the People’s Republic of Yemen (South Yemen) had a state-controlled system. Northern Yemen’s population was […]

Africa

Western Sahara Business

Business The harsh nature of Western Sahara is reflected both in terms of population and nutrition. Western Sahara has an extremely dry climate, and the area is characterized by sand dunes with only a few oases. Agriculture only occurs sparingly. Previously, the economy was dominated by nomadic livestock management (camels, sheep and goats), but nomadic […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Vietnam
Asia

Vietnam Business

According to Countryaah, Vietnam is one of Southeast Asia’s fastest growing economies. In 2017, the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) amounted to USD 223.78 billion. In 2017, the World Bank’s list of countries’ GDP ranked Vietnam in 40th place. Of the nine other ASEAN countries, Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia and the Philippines then had a […]

South America

Venezuela Business

According to Countryaah, Venezuela’s economy is heavily dominated by oil production, and for a long time in the 20th century the country was the world’s largest exporter of oil. This has created a strong alignment of business and oil dependency for both the state and business, which has historically made the economy in the country […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Vanuatu
Oceania

Vanuatu Business

Business According to countryaah, Vanuatu is one of the least developed states in the world. The industry is very limited, transport conditions are poor and the lack of educated, domestic labor is very large. About 70 percent of the population lives on agriculture. The traditional forage crop is copious, but production is uncertain due to […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Uzbekistan
Asia

Uzbekistan Business

Business According to countryaah, Uzbekistan’s business community, like many of the other CIS states, still has clear traces of Soviet planning in the Soviet period. Independence has meant greater opportunities for local decision-making power over the resources available. However, relations with previous suppliers and customers have weakened, while at the same time the business sector […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Uruguay
South America

Uruguay Business

Business Uruguay is traditionally an agricultural country, mainly focused on livestock farming. Low world demand for the country’s export goods, mainly meat, and high interest rates led to reduced exports in the 1980s. This, together with the burdensome external debt, forced a comprehensive restructuring program in 1990 according to the World Bank’s recommendations. Economic problems […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the United States
North America

United States Business

Business and Economics Since the 1920s, the US economy has been the largest in the world. In 2015, the country’s GDP accounted for 24.2 percent of the world’s total income from goods and services, and it was more than twice the size of the subsequent country, China, and almost as large as the entire EU. […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the United Kingdom
Europe

United Kingdom Business

The UK and Northern Ireland have undergone significant restructuring in the last fifty years. In the 1970s and 1980s, traditional industrial regions experienced an economic downturn, partly because large parts of the machinery and textile industries were closed down or redeployed as a result of competition from import goods. The traditional mining industry was greatly […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the United Arab Emirates
Asia

United Arab Emirates Business

According to Countryaah, the biggest trading partners are  India, Iran, and Qatar. Economy Inflation rate 2.00% Unemployment rate 1.6% Gross domestic product (GDP) 696,000,000,000 USD GDP growth rate 0.80% GDP per capita $ 68,600 GDP by sector Agriculture 0.90% Industry 49.80% Service 49.20% State budget Revenue 54.64 billion Expenditure 34.91 billion Proportion of the population […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Ukraine
Europe

Ukraine Business

Ukraine was very important to the economy of the Soviet Union and the country has a significant industrial heritage from that time. In addition to industrial production, the extraction of mineral resources and agriculture is important for the country’s economy. The country is highly dependent on steel exports and this makes the country’s economy very […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Uganda
Africa

Uganda Business

Business Uganda is a poor country but over the past 20 years economic growth in the country has been high and the development is also expected to continue to be positive. Behind the optimism lies the government’s stable economic reform policy, a guaranteed inflow of development assistance (including loans from the International Monetary Fund) and […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Tuvalu
Oceania

Tuvalu Business

Tuvalu relies heavily on foreign aid in terms of both financial assistance and technical assistance. The largest revenues come from contributions from the Tuvalu Trust Fund (a fund established with assistance from Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom), fishing licenses and repatriation of foreign currency from workers employed abroad. The sale of the use […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Turkmenistan
Asia

Turkmenistan Business

Business The Turkmenistan business community still carries clear traces of the central planning of the Soviet period. The privatization program, which started in 1992, has only included small businesses in commerce, crafts and other services. The extraction of gas and oil, which accounts for 80 percent of Turkmenistan’s export revenue and the expanding textile and […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Turkey
Asia Europe

Turkey Business

Measured by Gross Domestic Product (GDP), Turkey is the world’s 19th largest economy (2019). Turkey participates in the G20. GDP per capita in 2019 was US $ 28,264, which was higher than in neighboring northwest, Bulgaria, but lower than neighboring west, Greece. In 2019, unemployment was 11.9 percent. 21.9 percent of the population lives below […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Tunisia
Africa

Tunisia Business

Tunisia is one of the most economically developed countries in Africa, with steady economic growth over a long period of time, but with relatively modest natural resources. The growth is based on political stability and a relatively high level of education, as well as an expanded infrastructure and a complex business sector with a significant […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Trinidad and Tobago
North America

Trinidad and Tobago Business

According to countryaah, Trinidad and Tobago is one of the oldest petroleum producing countries in the world, and revenues from this sector are of great importance to the country’s economy. Petroleum exploration on land started as early as 1902, with production starting a few years later, and in 1955 petroleum was also found at sea. […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Tonga
Oceania

Tonga Business

Business According to countryaah, Tonga has for a long time had a weak economy, mainly due to severe weather that damaged export crops, high unemployment and inflation and extensive relocation. Agriculture accounts for just over 30 percent of employment. The most important forage crops are pumpkins, vanilla and coconuts, which for most years make up […]

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Togo
Africa

Togo Business

Business At independence, Togo had a well-developed economy for the region. However, the dependence on a few export goods has made the country’s economy vulnerable to changes in world market prices. The country’s most important natural resource is phosphate, which together with cotton and the re-export of imported goods account for most of the export […]