The Arab Republic of Egypt, or simply Egypt, is a large state in the northeast of the African continent and the Sinai Peninsula (Asia). It has borders with Israel, the Gaza Strip, Libya and Sudan. The country is washed by the waters of the Mediterranean and Red Seas, interconnected by a 163 km Suez Canal. The area of the territory is 1 001 450 km². The population is more than 82 million people (2012).
There are many interesting tourist attractions in Egypt, but its main attraction for tourists is the Red Sea, which is rightfully considered one of the most beautiful in the world. Here, nature has created excellent conditions for divers and lovers of snorkeling, as well as for those who prefer a regular measured beach Continue reading
Territory and population
The area of Latvia is about 64 thousand square kilometers. The population is 2.5 million people: 58% of Latvians, 29% of Russians, 4% of Belarusians, as well as Ukrainians, Poles, Lithuanians, Jews and representatives of other peoples.
The largest cities are the capital of Latvia – Riga (800 thousand people), Daugavpils (117 thousand people), Liepaja (97 thousand people), Jelgava (71 thousand people), Jurmala (59 thousand people) and Continue reading
All this taken together – the sea and land, mountains and the coast, combined with beautiful weather almost all year round, give Fujairah a special advantage – excellent conditions for tourism. The emirate of Fujairah is located in the southeastern part of the Arabian Peninsula, its population is about 66,000 people. Here is a real expanse for all who are passionate about history. In the city of Fujairah, you can visit the ruins of an ancient fort and the surrounding settlement, now abandoned. Here you can visit the most interesting museum of archaeological settlements discovered near the neighboring towns of Kidf and Bitna. Archaeological excavations have revealed more than 40 separate sites with approximately 500 ancient burials of various types, as well as ancient buildings: majestic castles and small forts, observation towers, built for protection in almost every village. Dated a few centuries ago, they are almost completely preserved to this day. Moving from Continue reading