Slovenia Overview

(Republika Slovenija). Central European State (20,273 km²). Capital: Ljubljana. Administrative division: statistical regions (12, without administrative value). Population: 2,025,866 (2008 estimate). Language: Slovenian (official), Italian, Hungarian. Religion: Catholics 57.8%, non-religious…

October Revolution

October Revolution, the seizure of power by the Bolsheviks under Lenin’s leadership in Petrograd (St. Petersburg) on ​​November 7, 1917, which initiated a political upheaval in Russia (Soviet Union, history)….

Kosovo

Official name: Republic of Kosovo Area: 10,905 km² Residents: 1.80 million (2017) Growth of population: 0.82% (2017) Seat of government: Prishtina / Pristina (population: approx. 212,000, 2017) Official languages: Albanian,…

Cambodia Overview

Cambodia prides itself on its millennial culture. The legacy of Angkorian high culture is reflected everywhere. Traditions and Buddhist values are alive, but decades of war, civil war and genocide…

Travel to Menorca

Just northeast of Mallorca, the Balearic Islands’ most tourist-dense island, lies the much calmer tourist destination of Menorca. Menorca is a smaller variant of its other sister islands, but here…

Zambia History

Early history up to the 19th century Archaeological finds indicate that the area of ​​today’s Zambia was probably populated 50,000 to 70,000 years ago. From the 3rd century AD Bantu-speaking…

Yemen History

Early and ancient times In ancient times, the area of ​​today’s Yemen was called “Happy Arabia” (Latin: Arabia felix) due to its fertile valleys. The southern Arabian peninsula was shaped…

Vanuatu History

Archaeological finds indicate that the islands of Vanuatus were first settled around 3,000 years ago. Presumably, these were dark-skinned tribes that originally came from New Guinea. The first European to…

Ukraine History

Early to late antiquity Already for the younger Paleolithic period around 50,000 to 10,000 years before the beginning of the Christian era, remains of dwellings, storage spaces and sculptures have…

Uganda History

Kingdoms and British Protectorate In the area of ​​what is now Uganda, various kingdoms ruled until the 19th century, among which Buganda (“Ganda-Land”) held a supremacy from the 17th century….