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England Natural Beauties

Little Venice in London The neighborhood near the city with rows of houses by John Nash extends around Regent’s Canal and the Grand Union Canal. The canals used to be…

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…

Things to Do in Mallorca

Accommodation in Mallorca There are numerous accommodations on Mallorca to provide the many holidaymakers with a place according to their wishes. Depending on your wishes and what type of vacation…

Before the trip to India

Passport, visa and customs For entry to India, a visa is required. A tourist visa is valid for 6 months. Check that the passport is valid for at least six…

Magic Malaysia

Malaysia is a melting pot of cultures and a paradise for nature lovers and shopping enthusiasts. On this trip we make an impact on the Malaysian peninsula to get a…

Before the trip to Thailand

Passports and visas Nordic citizens can stay in Thailand for up to 30 days without a visa. However, there is a requirement that the passport must be valid for 6…

PUERTO RICO ATTRACTIONS

The fortress that protects San Juan has defended the city since the 16th century against attacks by pirates, Spaniards and Americans, among others. To the beach to relax Puerto Rico…

Zimbabwe History

Zimbabwe owes its name to a city that was probably founded around 800 and later became the center of the Bantu empire Monomotapa (see Zimbabwe ruins). In the first half…

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…

Vilnius Attractions and Tourist

Attractions in Vilnius Cathedral Square The large open square in front of the 14th century cathedral in the north of the Old Town has been an important gathering place for…

Vietnam History

Pre and early history From around the 4th century BC. Relatives of the Vietnamese peoples originally from southern China invaded what is now Vietnam. In the Delta of the Red…

Vienna Attractions and Tourist

Attractions in Vienna Vienna is a gift package of sights and attractions. Not least in view of its magnificent castles and beautiful buildings. But you will also find a number…

Venice Attractions and Tourist

Attractions in Venice If you are the least interested in history, culture, beautiful buildings, magnificent churches, paintings and fascinating architecture, Venice is the place to admire attractions and sights. The…

Venezuela History

Early When Columbus was the first European to see the Venezuelan coast around 500 years ago, the region had been populated for more than 4,000 years. The oldest ceramic finds…

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…

Uzbekistan History

Beginnings In the 1st millennium BC. the area of ​​what is now Uzbekistan was populated by Iranian tribes, during this time the empire of Choresmien was formed south of the…

Uruguay History

Beginnings When the Spanish sailors landed on the coast of what is now Uruguay from 1515, there were sometimes nomadic Indian tribes living there. The largest group among them were…

United States History

Early period until the 15th century It was Christopher Columbus who gave the Native American name Indians: he thought he had found the western sea route to India and, without…

United Kingdom History

Early history to the Middle Ages Already in the first millennium BC, Celtic tribes populated Britain and mingled with the indigenous people. 54 BC Southern England was occupied by Caesar’s…

United Arab Emirates History

Archaeological finds indicate that the islands off the coast of what is now the UAE are populated as early as the 3rd millennium BC. there. Nomadic tribes probably lived on…

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….

Tuvalu History

Colonization Before Alvaro de Mendaña de Neyra discovered part of the atolls of today’s Tuvalu at the end of the 16th century, the islands had already been colonized by Polynesians,…

Turkmenistan History

Changing domination Around the middle of the 6th century BC. was the area of ​​today’s Turkmenistan under the rule of the Persian Achaemenid Empire. In the 4th century BC the…

Turkey History

Beginnings In Asia Minor there are traces of settlement from the 7th millennium BC. (Çatal H¨¹y¨¹k). Archaeological finds indicates agriculture, metalworking and trade links to the Red Sea. In the…

Tunisia History

Early to modern times The area of ​​today’s Tunisia was already around 5000 to 1300 BC. settled by tribes from the Central Sahara. The Berber people descended from these groups….

Trinidad and Tobago History

Discovery and settlement by Europeans When Christopher Columbus discovered the island of Trinidad during his third voyage in July 1498, it was presumably populated by the Arawak and the Caribbean…

Tonga History

The first records of seafarers about the national territory of today’s Tonga were in the 17th and 18th centuries (Lemaire 1616, Abel Tasman 1643, James Cook 1773, 1774 and 1777)….

Thailand History

Middle Ages to the 15th century The Thai people immigrated from China to what is now Thailand in the 12th century. By this time, there had been various Buddhist (Dwarawati)…

Tanzania History

Early history According to archaeological finds, the area of ​​today’s Tanzania is one of the oldest settlement areas of mankind. For example, skull bones of the so-called prehistoric man (Australopithecus…

Tajikistan History

Early history to late antiquity The Tajiks are direct descendants of Iranian immigrants who settled in the territory of today’s Tajikistan in the first millennium BC. It was there that…

Taiwan History

Beginnings The island of Taiwan was first mentioned in writing in Chinese documents dating from the 3rd century AD. come. Probably from the 6th century the first Chinese settlers came…

Syria History

Early history and antiquity The area of ​​today’s Syria was probably already from the 8th millennium BC. settled. Around the middle of the 3rd millennium BC. Gradually Semitic tribes migrated…

Switzerland History

Beginnings Archaeological finds speak for a settlement of today’s Switzerland already in the Paleolithic Age. Findings near La T¨¨ne on Lake Neuchâtel gave the name to the Celtic culture of…

Sweden History

Tribal kings and varagans Archaeological finds point to the settlement of today’s Sweden as early as 7000 BC. there. Around 1800 BC old Germanic tribes immigrated from Eastern Europe. In…

Swaziland History

The territory of the Kingdom of Swaziland was probably populated by San in pre-Christian times. Around 1400, Bantu-speaking peoples immigrated to southern Africa, including Zulu, Sotho, Tswana and Xhosa. From…

Suriname History

Colonial period The first residents of the South American country were the so-called Surinas, an Indian tribe on which the country’s name comes from. However, these had already been driven…

Sudan History

The state territory of today’s Sudan is one of the oldest settlement areas in Africa. Until the 9th century BC it belonged to the Egyptian Empire as Nubia and played…

Sri Lanka History

Early period until the 15th century The Wedda are the longest-living ethnic group on the tropical island. Today, just under 1,000 agreements still live in the interior of the country….

Spain History

Pre and early history The Iberian Peninsula was already populated in the younger Paleolithic. Caves like the one in Altamira, which show animal paintings, date from around 12,000 BC. The…

South Korea History

Beginnings Already in the 3rd millennium BC. the area of ​​today’s North and South Korea was populated by Tungusic tribes, which belonged to the Mongolian peoples and presumably came from…

South Africa History

Even before the Christian era began, members of the San and the Khoikhoi probably lived in South Africa. Their origin is not known, a relationship between the two peoples is…

Somalia History

Beginnings Probably was already on the Somali peninsula in the 3rd millennium BC. an empire called Punt, with which Egypt traded (myrrh, incense) and which was populated by various Bantu…

Solomon Islands History

European discovery Archaeological finds point to the settlement of the Solomon Islands as early as the 2nd millennium BC. there. Presumably it was dark-skinned hunter-gatherers who originally came from New…