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South Korea

Capital – Seoul Language – Korean Religion – Buddhism, Protestantism, Catholicism, chondoko Population: Koreans constitute an absolute majority of the population (excluding the small (100,000) of Chinese minorities – especially those who arrived in the country not from China, Hong … Continue reading

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Sri Lanka

Capital: Official – Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, the actual – Colombo – 615 thousand (1990). Area: 65610 square meters. km. Population: 18,354 thousand (1995). Admin. divisions: 9 provinces. Languages: Sinhala, Tamil (official), English. Currency: Lankan rupee. One rupee equals 100 cents. … Continue reading

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Chile

Capital Santiago Language Spanish (Castellano) Religion Catholics make up 89% of the population, Protestants 11%. Population descendants of Europeans (Spaniards, Italians, Germans) 25%, mestizo 70%, Indians 3%. A special group of people of Easter Island – Rapa Nui. Currency Chilean … Continue reading

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Croatia

The capital of Zagreb Language Croatian Religion Catholics – 77%, Orthodox, Muslims – 23% Population Croats Currency Croatian Kuna Croatia is situated in central Europe, on the northeast coast of the Adriatic Sea. Croatia borders with Slovenia to the north, … Continue reading

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Philippines

Capital Manila Language Filipino (Tagalog), English, Spanish (plus many dialects) Religion 80% Catholic, 15% Muslims, 5% Protestants and Buddhists. Population 78 million people. Currency peso, divided into 100 centavos The Philippines consist of 7,107 islands covering an area of 299,764 … Continue reading

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Carpathians

Language Ukrainian Religion Orthodox, Catholics, Uniates, Muslims, Protestants, Jews Population Ukrainians – 73%, Russian – 22% Crimean Tatars, Jews, Romanians, Moldovans, White Russians, Bulgarians, Poles, Hungarians – 5% Information Currency UAH Most Carpathian mountain system begins near Bratislava (Slovakia) and … Continue reading

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Turkey

Capital Ankara Language Turkish Religion Islam Population 90% – the Turks, 10% – Arabs, Armenians, Jews, Greeks Currency Turkish lira (TRL) Turkey – one of the biggest countries in Europe and the Middle East. The total area of the country … Continue reading

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Tanzania

Capital Dodoma Language Swahili, English (both public). Use as many local African languages. Religion up to 45% of the population – Christians, 35% – Muslims. In Zanzibar – 99% of Muslims Population 99% of the population – of African descent, … Continue reading

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Slovenia

Capital Ljubljana Language Slovenian. Most Slovenes know at least one of the following languages – English, Italian, German. Religion Most of the believers – Catholics. Catholics make up 70.8% percent of believers (including 2% Uniates), Lutherans – 1%, Muslim – … Continue reading

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Singapore

Capital Singapore Language Malay (Malaysian). Also the official languages are Chinese, Tamil and English. Religion Singapore – multireligious country. 40% of the population profess Buddhism. The majority of Chinese people follow traditional beliefs, which combines Taoism, Confucianism, Buddhism and ancient … Continue reading

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