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Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia, an undefined term for Asia east of India and south of China and Japan. Many of the countries experienced in the late 1900-t high economic growth, and the term SEA-Asia is often used in the context of this finding (see, inter alia, The Little Tigers). Defined by Countryaah official site, the region usually […]

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Flags of North America

Mexico The flag originated in a flag from 1821, but this one lacked the weapon in the middle field and had the colors in different order. The current design was officially established in 1968. Green symbolizes independence, white Catholic religion, red internal unity and cohesion. The main object of the state arms is the Aztecs’ […]

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List of UNESCO’s World Heritage in Africa

  Below is a full list of world heritage of UNESCO in the continent of Africa. Sorted by country. To see all African countries, please follow Countryaah official site. Tanzania Ngorongoro Nature Reserve (1979) Serengeti National Park (1981) Kilwa Kisiwani’s and Songo Mnara’s Ruins (1981) Selou’s Wildlife Sanctuary (1982) Kilimanjaro National Park (1987) Zanzibar Stone […]

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United Kingdom Religion

In the UK there is a wide range of religions and societies. There are two national churches: the Anglican (Church of England) in England and the Presbyterian (Church of Scotland) in Scotland. In recent decades, however, society has become increasingly secular. According to the 2011 census, nearly 60 percent of residents in England and Wales, […]

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Ukraine Religion

Most residents identify as Orthodox Christians. Three Orthodox churches have been reduced to two: one subordinate to the Moscow Patriarchate and an independent Ukrainian church under the Kiev Patriarchate. In western Ukraine, many of the Greek-Catholic Church, and a smaller group belong to the Roman Catholic. There are also Protestant communities and Jewish congregations. The […]

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Switzerland Religion

The majority of Swiss are Christian, of which slightly more Catholics than Protestants. The latter belong to the Reformed Church which originated in Switzerland. One fifth of the residents say they have no religion at all. Christianity came early to Switzerland with Roman soldiers and merchants, but only in the early Middle Ages did the […]

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Sweden Religion

The Swedish Church was a state church until the year 2000 and a majority of the residents still belong to the Evangelical Lutheran Congregation. At the same time, Sweden is today regarded as one of the world’s most non-religious countries. Immigration has meant that Islam is now the second largest religion. The first Christian missionaries […]

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Spain Religion

Catholicism is no longer state religion in Spain, but is still favored by the state in some respects. Nearly three-quarters of the population count as Catholics, but just under half of them attend church regularly. During the Franco dictatorship (1939-1975), the Catholic Church was one of the most important pillars of power. With democratization after […]

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Slovenia Religion

Slovenia – Religion A majority of Slovenes are Roman Catholics. In addition, there are smaller groups of mainly Muslims and Orthodox Christians. Freedom of religion is constitutional and respected. In a 2002 census, 58 percent identified themselves as Catholics, while more than one in three residents did not declare any religion or call themselves non-religious. […]

Slovakia Religion
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Slovakia Religion

Freedom of religion is guaranteed by the constitution and the Slovakians can in practice freely practice their religion. Almost two-thirds of residents in the 2011 census said they belong to the Roman Catholic Church. There are also Protestant communities and smaller groups of Orthodox Christians, Jews and Muslims. In the census, just over one tenth […]