Liberia Population

Liberia Population

Liberia, officially the Republic of Liberia, is a country on the west coast of Africa, bordered by Sierra Leone in the northeast, Guinea in the north, Ivory Coast in the east and the Atlantic Ocean in the southwest. In the recent past, it has suffered from two civil wars, the First Liberian Civil War (1989–1996) […]

Korba, Tunisia

Korba, Tunisia

According to Best-medical-schools, a quiet resort village on the southern coastline of the Cap Bon peninsula, Korba is, so to speak, a “hotel village”. The tourist life of the town is reduced to a single hotel, albeit of an impressive size, outside of which there are a few houses of local residents, a couple of […]

Casablanca, Morocco

Cities and Resorts in Morocco

Essaouira The city of Essaouira with a population of 70 thousand people is located 442 km from Rabat, 176 km from Marrakech, and 351 km south of Casablanca. This is one of the most beautiful cities in Morocco. Essaouira is a magnificent Mediterranean resort, reminiscent of those in Spain, with a unique oriental flavor and […]

National Parks of Tanzania

National Parks of Tanzania

Serengeti Valley According to ehotelat, the Serengeti Valley is one of the greatest places where wild and untouched nature has been preserved in its original form. It is called the “Endless Plain of Africa”, and there is no doubt about it – an area of ​​​​30 thousand square kilometers, a place where a herd of […]

Western Sahara General Information

Western Sahara General Information

Background: In 1976, According to ehangzhou, Morocco effectively annexed two northern thirds of Western Sahara (formerly called the Spanish Sahara), and in 1979, after the withdrawal of Mauritanian troops, annexed the remaining third. The guerrilla war with the Polisario Front, which fought against the authorities of Rabat, ended in 1991 with the signing of an […]

Zanzibar Island, Tanzania

Zanzibar Island, Tanzania

The concept of Zanzibar is very broad, because this name is given to: 1) Autonomy, which includes two main islands (Zanzibar; People’s Republic of Zanzibar); 2) Archipelago of islands; 3) One of the islands of the archipelago – Unguja (or Zanzibar); 4) The largest city of the archipelago. Considering Zanzibar as a resort, we are, […]

Algeria Geography

Algeria Geography

Algeria is the middle sector of the Atlas, of which Tunisia represents the eastern sector and Morocco the western sector. Therefore the general characteristics of its physical structure will be found under the heading atlas. Algeria is among the African regions one of those with the best cartographic representations, thanks to the works carried out […]

Algeria in the 21st Century

Algeria in the 21st Century

The new century in Algeria was symbolically inaugurated by the entry into force of the peace plan wanted by President Algeria Būtaflīqua (̔Abd al-̔Azīz Bū Taflīqa): a tangible sign of the policy of national reconciliation, at the end of a terrible decade of massacres and violence under the banner of Islamists’ fanaticism. The provision, known […]

Algeria Arts

Algeria Geography and Arts

North African state . Overlooking the Mediterranean, it borders to the East with Tunisia and Libya, to the South with Niger and Mali, to the SW with Mauritania , to the West with Morocco (partly with Western Sahara, de facto incorporated in Morocco, but self-proclaimed independent). Physical characters The Algerian territory consists of two parts […]

Algeria Economy in the 1970's

Algeria Economy in the 1970’s

Algeria acquired its independence from France on July 3, 1962, after a bloody war that lasted eight years. Since 1963 it has been a presidential republic: legislative power is exercised by an assembly of 138 members, who remain in office for five years, and are elected by universal suffrage. The territory, vast 2,293,190 km 2, […]

Algeria Population

Algeria Population and Archaeology

Population The original residents were Berbers. These in ancient times underwent the Phoenician influence, then, more profoundly, the Roman one. The Arab conquest (7th century) at first did not alter the ethnic structure much; only in the 12th century. the Arab element pushed the Berbers back to the less accessible parts (Kabylia, Aurès) where they […]

Algeria Archaeology

Algeria Archaeology

Punic archaeology. – Recent discoveries have contributed to clarify the times and ways of the Punic presence in Algeria and the connections with Libyan and Numidian cultural traditions. The Punic city walls of Hippo Regius, the current Bona, already known as a Roman and Christian center, have been brought to light and detected. More consistent are […]

Ethiopia Economy

Ethiopia Economy and Population

Economy Ethiopia’s economy is based on agriculture which absorbs 45% of the gross domestic product, 90% of exports and 80% of the labor force. The main product is coffee almost entirely destined for export, on which 25% of the population live directly or indirectly. This high volume, coupled with the variability of international coffee prices, […]

Ethiopia Geography

Ethiopia Geography

Following Eritrea’s independence, Ethiopia became a landlocked state, relying heavily on Djibouti for its maritime exports. With 1,127,127 km²), Ethiopia is the 27th largest country in the world. For comparative purposes, the extension of its territory is similar to that of Bolivia. Most of Ethiopia lies in the Horn of Africa, which is the eastern tip of Africa. […]

Uganda Economy

Uganda Society and Economy

Social development Health The medical centers include a hygiene school, a preventive medicine department, a disease control unit, and several rural health centers. Certain diseases are widespread, including malaria, intestinal disorders, venereal infections, and hookworm. Health services were affected by the departure of foreign personnel in 1972. In 1981, as a country located in Africa according […]

Uganda History

Uganda History, Geography, and Population

Located in the east-central part of the African continent, Uganda is a landlocked state, bordered to the west by Zaire, to the north by Sudan, to the east by Kenya and to the south by Rwanda and Tanzania. History The first residents of the Ugandan territory were, in the 1st century, the Bantu blacksmith farmers, dominated in the 13th century by the Himas, shepherds of Ethiopian origin. The Bunyoro kingdom was founded in […]

Nigeria Economy

Nigeria Geography and Economy

Geographic characteristics The country can be subdivided into four differentiable geographic regions. Along the coast there is a belt of mangroves and swamps that extends up to about 16 km inland in most places, and in which lagoons and inlets abound; In the Niger Delta region, the coastal belt extends some 100 km inland. Beyond the coastal […]

Nigeria Culture

Nigeria History and Culture

History Chronologically located between 1500 BC and 500 BC The Nok culture resided in northern Nigeria above the Niger and Benue rivers. Which is famous for its terracotta figures with peculiar characteristics such as its triangle-shaped eyes. Its disappearance is a mystery to historians and archaeologists. Although initially made up of a number of kingdoms and states with a multi-ethnic base, the area […]

Guinea Geography

Guinea Geography

According to NECESSARYHOME, Guinea, officially the Republic of Guinea, is a state in West Africa. It limits with Senegal to the N, with Mali to the NE, Guinea-Bissau to the NW, Ivory Coast to the SE, Liberia and Sierra Leone to the S and with the Atlantic Ocean to the W. The capital is Conakry. In Guinea, four geographically well-defined areas are distinguished: Lower Guinea, which occupies the western plains […]

Guinea History

Guinea History

Starting in the 13th century, and for three centuries, Guinea was part of the Malian empire. In the 16th century the country was exploited by Portuguese navigators, who activated the slave trade (in which the English, French and Dutch also participated). During the seventeenth century the country was subjected to tribes from the north, who seized Guinean territory and founded […]

Lesotho Economy

Lesotho Society and Economy

Social development The low life expectancy, as well as the high infant mortality rate demonstrate the harshness of the living conditions. The average daily caloric intake per capita is very low, 2,299, and the population suffers from an overwhelming lack of drinking water. Health There are only health centers in urban areas and very few […]

Lesotho History

Lesotho History and Geography

History The first residents of Lesotho are believed to have been the San, or Bushmen, displaced during the 18th century by the Nguni (Bantu language group). Beginning in 1790, Sotho- speaking tribes were also established, peacefully coexisting with the Nguni until the early 19th century. At that time, King Shaka, head of the Zulu empire of what is now South African territory, tried to conquer […]

Tristán da Cunha

Tristán da Cunha

Tristán da Cunha is the most important island in a South Atlantic archipelago, some 2,400 km west of Cape Town in South Africa and under Saint Helena’s jurisdiction. The islands are of volcanic origin and cover a total area of ​​201 km2 distributed as follows: Tristán da Cunha (98 km2), Inaccesible (10 km2, 32 km […]

Angola Schools

Angola Children and School

Too few school children The consequences of the civil war, which ended a long time ago, are still felt by the children in school today. There are still too few well-trained teachers teaching. But there is also progress, because from 2017 all children should attend a primary school. In 2015, 80 out of 100 children […]