Category: I Type Asia

India Landmarks

Kerala In the southwest is the state of Kerala (Internet: www.keralatourism.org ) with its numerous bathing resorts. One of the most beautiful is Kovalam with fine sandy beaches and a modern tourist complex with luxurious bungalows and a five-story hotel with...

China Attractions

Pingyao Pingyao, or “Turtle City,” in Shanxi Province, southwest of Beijing, is an ancient city with a fully-preserved fortification wall. Pingyao Ancient Town, whose historical buildings from the Ming Dynasty have been remarkably preserved, has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage...

Myanmar 2014

Demography and economic geography. – State of Southeast Asia. The International Monetary Fund (IMF), reporting the provisional results of the 2014 census (the first in thirty years), reports a population of 51,486,253 residents, A significantly lower figure than that calculated by...

Myanmar History

A Burmese empire with capital Pagan (‘city of a thousand temples’), was founded before the 11th century. and destroyed by the Mongols in 1287. A period of anarchy followed, during which the Thai principalities of the North and East became independent...