Geography of Yemen

A small village in the mountains of Yemen

Plant and Wildlife in Yemen The vegetation in Yemen varies with the height of the sea and the water supply. Along the coast there is desert and salt steppe with salt-herb species and small-grown grass (Panicum turgidum). The highlands have steppe vegetation with scattered trees, i.a. acacia species, tamarind, screw palms, perennial Primula species and 4-5 m tall Euphorbia species. In the highest mountain areas there are grass plains and…

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Ruins at the ancient Cypriot town of Salamis . The city was founded in the Bronze Age and destroyed in the 300s, but was later partially rebuilt.

Cyprus is an island and republic in the eastern Mediterranean, east of Greece, south of Turkey and west of Syria. The island is the third largest in the Mediterranean. The island is divided into a Greek-Cypriot part (Cyprus), described here, and a Turkish-Cypriot part ( Northern Cyprus ). The latter is a self-proclaimed state (Kuzey Kibris Türk Cumhuriyeti, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus) recognized only by Turkey. 59.7 per cent…

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Middle East Peace Processes


The Middle East denotes a geographically vaguely defined area with a common cultural frame of reference. The core area of ​​the Middle East consists of the countries from Libya to the Gulf of Persia. This includes Egypt, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Syria and the Palestinian Authority. In addition, the countries of the Arabian Peninsula. This includes Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Yemen. Often, the other…

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Singapore Travel Guide

Singapore skyline

Singapore City Overview The island population is an ethnic mix of Chinese, Malays, Indians and British and lives harmoniously with each other, thanks to the tolerance towards different religions, the great prosperity, the very strict laws and a uniformly hot but pleasant tropical climate. Particularly striking is the impressive efficiency of the people of Singapore as well as the safety and cleanliness of this city, which is achieved at the cost of…

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