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Sichuan, China

Sichuan, China

Sichuan [-t ʃ  an], Szechwan, Szetschuan, Setschuan, province in south-central China, on Jinsha Jiang (upper reaches of the Yangtze River), 487,000 km 2, (2010) 80.4 million residents (about 5% members of national minorities in the western part: Yi, Tibetans,…
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Romania Geography

Romania Geography

Romania – key data Area: 238,391 km² (of which land: 229,891 km², water: 8,500 km²) Population: 21.9 million (July 2011 estimate, CIA). Composition: Romanians 89.5%, Hungarians 6.6%, Roma 2.5%, Ukrainians 0.3%,German 0.3%, Russians 0.2%, Turks 0.2%, others 0.4% (2002 census)….
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Japan Traditions

Japan Traditions

As a country starting with letter J according to Countryaah, Japan still retains today, despite its very strong Westernization, not a few traditional practices. Indeed, it could be said that Japanese life is experiencing an equally acute state of survival…
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Low German Dialects

Low German Dialects

Low German (Plattdeutsche) can be divided into West Low German and East Low German. West Low German includes the dialects of Lower Saxony (Westphalian, East Faelic and North Low German). East Low German can be divided into Mecklenburgisch (with the Western Pomeranian), Märkisch-Brandenburgisch, Middle…
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Africa Agriculture

Africa Agriculture

The adoption of exaggerated forms of monoculture and the progressive reduction of the time reserved for forest fallows have led to the degradation of the land and the consequent impoverishment of the local populations, dedicated to subsistence agriculture. Only in…
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Africa Overview

Africa Overview

Africa, the second largest continent with around 30 million km 2 and a good 1.2 billion residents. As seen from the equator, Africa extends roughly equally to the north and south. The surface shape of the northern, trapezoidal part is…
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Weather in Venice

flood in Venice

Weather in Venice in summer and winter Whether in summer with warm temperatures and lots of tourists or in winter with rainy days and lonely canals – Venice is a special travel destination in every season. You have to decide for yourself which side of…
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Climate in Sweden

Climate in Sweden

How is the climate in Sweden? Basically, the climate in Sweden is continental, because the temperature differences between summer and winter are small. There are differences between north and south. The oceanic climate in southern Sweden is determined by its…
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