Madagascar Travel Advice

Madagascar Travel Advice

General travel information for Madagascar Continent: Africa Geographical location: Island in the Indian Ocean, approx. 400 km east of the southeastern African continent, located in the southern hemisphere Highest elevation: Maromokotro (2876 m above sea level) Longest river: Mangoky (560 km) Form of Government: Republic System of Government: Semi-presidential system of government Languages: Malagasy and […]

Malawi Travel Advice

Malawi Travel Advice

General information for Malawi Continent: Africa Geographical location: Southern Africa along the Central African Rift, located in the southern hemisphere Highest elevation: Sapitwa (3002 m above sea level) Longest river: Shire (402 km) Form of Government: Republic System of Government: Presidential system Languages: English, Chichewa Neighboring countries: Tanzania, Mozambique and Zambia Capital: Lilongwe Area: Approx […]

Mauritania Travel Advice

Mauritania Travel Advice

General travel information for Mauritania Continent: Africa Geographical location: West Africa, Sahel zone Highest elevation: Kediet Ijill (915 m above sea level) Longest river: Senegal (813 km) Form of government: Islamic Republic System of Government: Presidential system Languages: Arabic Neighboring countries: Morocco, Algeria, Mali, Senegal Capital: Nouakchott Area: Approx. 1,030,700 km² Residents: Approx. 4,300,000 people […]

Mongolia Travel Advice

Mongolia Travel Advice

General travel information for Mongolia Continent: Asia Geographical location: Central Asia north of the Himalayas, located in the northern hemisphere. Highest elevation: Chüiten in the Altai Mountains (4,374 m above sea level) Longest river: Orkhon (1,400 km) Form of government: Parliamentary republic System of Government: Parliamentary democracy Languages: Mongolian Neighboring countries: Russia and China Capital: […]

Morocco Travel Advice

Morocco Travel Advice

General travel information for Morocco Continent: Africa Geographical location: Northwest Africa, on the Mediterranean coast and the Atlantic Highest elevation: Jabal Toubkal (4167 m above sea level) Longest river: Oum er Rabia (555 km) Form of government: Hereditary monarchy System of Government: Constitutional monarchy Languages: Arabic and Tamazight Neighboring countries: Western Sahara (occupied by Morocco) […]

Mozambique Travel Advice

Mozambique Travel Advice

General information on Mozambique Continent: Africa Geographic location: southwestern Africa, located in the southern hemisphere Highest point: Monte Binga (2,436 m above sea level) Longest river: Zambezi (2574 km) Form of government: Republic Government System: Presidential system Languages: official language Portuguese, in addition to various. Bantu languages spoken neighboring countries in the south and southwest […]

Namibia Travel Advice

Namibia Travel Advice

General information for Namibia Continent: Africa Geographical location: southwestern Africa, in the southern hemisphere located Highest point: Königstein (2573 m above sea level) Longest river: Orange River (2160km) Form of government: Republic Government System: Semipräsidiale democracy Languages: English, various national languages, including German neighbors: Angola, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, South Africa Capital: Windhoek Area: Approx. 824 […]

New Zealand Travel Advice

New Zealand Travel Advice

General travel information for New Zealand Continent / continent: Australia / Oceania Geographic location: southeast of Australia in the Pacific Highest elevation: Mount Cook, (3724 m above sea level) Longest river: Waikato River (425 km) Form of government: parliamentary monarchy System of Government: parliamentary democracy Languages: English, Māori Neighboring Countries: Island nation, the closest neighboring […]

Nicaragua Travel Advice

Nicaragua Travel Advice

General travel information for Nicaragua Continent: Central America Geographical location: Between Atlantic and Pacific south of breitesten site of the Central American land bridge located Highest point: Mogotón (2438 m above sea level) Longest river: Río Coco (685 km) Form of government: Republic Government System: Presidential system Languages: Spanish Neighboring countries: Costa Rica, Honduras Capital: […]

Peru Travel Advice

Peru Travel Advice

General travel information for Peru Continent: South America Geographical location: Northwestern South America, on the Pacific coast Highest point: Nevado Huascarán (6768 m above sea level) Longest river: Río Ucayali (1771 km) Form of government: Constitutional Republic System of Government: Semi-presidential system Languages: Quechua, Aimara and Spanish Neighboring countries: Ecuador, Brazil, Chile, Bolivia, Colombia Capital: […]

Philippines Travel Advice

Philippines Travel Advice

General travel information for the Philippines Continent: Asia Geographical location: Southeast Asia, archipelago in the West Pacific Highest elevation: Mount Apo (2953 m above sea level) Longest river: Agusan (350 km) Form of government: Republic System of Government: Presidential democracy Languages: Filipino, English Neighboring countries: Taiwan, Indonesia, Malaysia Capital: Manila Area: Approx. 343,500 km² Residents: […]

Poland Travel Advice

Poland Travel Advice

General travel information for Poland Continent: Europe Geographic location: Central Europe, on the northern hemisphere between the Baltic and the Carpathians Highest point: Rysy (2503 m above sea level) Longest river: Vistula (1022 km) Government: Parliamentary republic System of government:  Parlamentarische democracy Languages: Polish Neighboring countries: Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine, Belarus (Belarus), Lithuania Capital: […]

Romania Travel Advice

Romania Travel Advice

General travel information for Romania Continent: Europe Geographical location: Southeast Europe, north of the Balkans, located in the northern hemisphere Highest elevation: Moldoveanu (2544 m above sea level) Longest river: Danube (1300 km) Form of government: Republic System of government: Semi-presidential system of government Languages: Romanian, Hungarian Neighboring countries: Republic of Moldova, Ukraine, Hungary, Serbia, […]

Russia Travel Advice

Russia Travel Advice

General travel information for Russia Continent: Europe, Asia Geographic location: From Eastern Europe, North Asia to the Pacific coast Highest elevation: Elbrus in the Caucasus (5642 m above sea level) Longest river: Lena (4294 km) Form of government: Federal Republic System of Government: Semi-presidential system Languages: Russian Neighboring countries: Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Belarus, Ukraine, […]

Senegal Travel Advice

Senegal Travel Advice

General travel information for Senegal Continent: Africa Geographical location: Between the Pacific and Atlantic at the widest point of the Central American land bridge Highest elevation: No name (581 m above sea level) Longest river: Senegal River (1086 km) Form of government: Republic System of Government: Presidential democracy Languages: French Neighboring countries: Gambia, Guinea Bissau, […]

Slovenia Travel Advice

Slovenia Travel Advice

General travel information for Slovenia Continent: Europe Geographical location: Central Europe, Northern Balkans Highest elevation: Triglav (2864 m above sea level) Longest river: Sava (221 km in Slovenia) Form of government: Parliamentary republic System of Government: Parliamentary democracy Languages: Slovenian, regional Italian, Hungarian Neighboring countries: Italy, Austria, Hungary and Croatia Capital: Ljubljana Area: Approx. 20,270 […]

South Africa Travel Advice

South Africa Travel Advice

General travel information about South Africa Continent: Africa Geographical location: southernmost country in Africa on the Atlantic and Indian Ocean Highest point: Mafadi, 3450 m Longest river: Orange River, ca.1860 km Government: Federal republic system of government: Parliament Hardcover executive power Languages: Afrikaans, English, South Ndebele, isiXhosa, isiZulu, North Sotho, Sesotho, Setswana, Siswati, Tshivenda, Xitsonga […]

Spain Travel Advice

Spain Travel Advice

General travel information for Spain Continent: Europe Geographical location: Western Europe, in the northern hemisphere between the Atlantic and the Mediterranean. Highest point on the mainland: Mulhacén (3482 m above sea level) Longest river: Teijo (1007 km) Form of government: Parliamentary hereditary monarchy System of Government: Parliamentary democracy Languages: Spanish Neighboring countries: Portugal, France and […]

Sudan Travel Advice

Sudan Travel Advice

General information for Sudan Continent: Africa Geographical location: Eastern Africa, located in the northern hemisphere Highest elevation: Kinyeti (3187 m above sea level) Longest river: Nile (length in Sudan about 1560 km) Form of Government: Federal Republic of Government: Presidential system Languages: English and Arabic Neighboring countries: Egypt, Libya, Chad, Central African Republic, South Sudan, […]

Swaziland Travel Advice

Swaziland Travel Advice

General travel information for Eswatini (Swaziland) Continent: Africa Geographic Location: Southern Africa, in the southern hemisphere located Highest point: Emlembe (1862 m above sea level) Longest river: Lusutfu (Great Usutu, Maputo approximately 175 km) Form of government: absolute monarchy system of government: semi-presidential system Languages: siSwati and English Neighboring countries: Mozambique, South Africa Capital: Mbabane […]

Switzerland Travel Advice

Switzerland Travel Advice

General travel information for Switzerland Continent: Europe Geographical location: Central Europe, Western Alps Highest elevation: Dufourspitze (4634 m above sea level) Longest river: Rhine (375 km in Switzerland) Form of government: Federal Republic System of Government: Directory system Languages: German, French, Italian, Romansh Neighboring countries: Germany, Austria, Italy, France, Liechtenstein Capital: Bern Area: Approx. 41,285 […]

Tajikistan Travel Advice

Tajikistan Travel Advice

General travel information for Tajikistan Continent: Asia Geographical location: Western Central Asia, on the Hindu Kush Highest elevation: Pik Ismoil Somoni (7495 m above sea level) Form of government: Republic System of Government: Presidential system Languages: Tajik (Persian), Russian Neighboring countries: Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, the People’s Republic of China and Afghanistan Capital: Dushanbe Area: 143,100 sq […]

Tanzania Travel Advice

Tanzania Travel Advice

General travel information about Tanzania Continent: Africa Geographical location: East Africa, south of the equator Highest elevation: Kibo (Kilimanjaro) 5895 m Longest river: Great Rovuma (approx. 780 km) Form of government: Federal Republic System of Government: Presidential system Languages: Swahili (official language) and approx. 128 regionally different languages, mostly Bantu languages Neighboring countries: Kenya, Uganda, […]

Tunisia Travel Advice

Tunisia Travel Advice

General travel information for Tunisia Continent: Africa Geographical location: North Africa, on the Mediterranean coast Highest elevation: Djebel Chambi (1544 m above sea level) Longest river: Medjerda (450 km) Form of government: Republic System of government; Semi-presidential system of government Languages: Arabic Neighboring countries: Libya and Algeria Capital: Tunis Area: Approx. 164,000 km² Population: Approx. […]

Turkey Travel Advice

Turkey Travel Advice

General travel information for Turkey Continent: Asia Geographic Location: Located in the border area between Asia and Europe, between the Mediterranean and the Black Sea. Highest elevation: Ararat (5137 m above sea level) Longest river: Kizilirmak (1,153 kilometers) Government Republican unitary state System of government: presidential Languages: Turkish Neighboring countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Greece, Iraq, […]

Uganda Travel Advice

Uganda Travel Advice

General information for Uganda Continent: Africa Geographical location: Eastern Central Africa, located on the equator Highest elevation: Mount Stanley Massif (Margherita Peak, 5110 m above sea level) Longest river: Nile (Viktorianil and Albertnil) with Kegera (flow length in Uganda 770 km) Form of Government: Republic System of government: Presidential system Languages: Swahili and English Neighboring […]

Ukraine Travel Advice

Ukraine Travel Advice

General travel information for Ukraine Continent: Europe Geographical Location: Eastern Europe, located between the Black Sea and Russia Highest point: Hoverla (2061 m above sea level) Longest river: Danube (2850 km) of state: parliamentary-presidential republic system of government: Presidential-parliamentary system of government Languages: Official language Ukrainian, lingua franca also Russian, in the south and east […]

Uzbekistan Travel Advice

Uzbekistan Travel Advice

General travel information for Uzbekistan Continent: Asia Geographical location: West Asia, northwest of the Hindu Kush Highest elevation: Hazrat Sulton (4643 m above sea level) Longest river: Amudarja (formerly 1415 km) Form of Government: Republic System Government: Presidential system Languages: Uzbek Neighboring countries: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Turkmenistan Capital: Tashkent Area: Approx. 449,000 km² Residents: […]

Vietnam Travel Advice

Vietnam Travel Advice

General travel information for Vietnam Continent: Asia Geographical location: South Asia, Vietnamese peninsula Highest elevation: Phan-xi-pang (Fansipan, 3143 m above sea level) Longest river: Red River (510 km in Vietnam) Form of government: Socialist republic System of Government: Socialist one-party system Languages: Vietnamese Neighboring countries: Cambodia, Thailand, Laos, China Capital: Hanoi Area: Approx. 331,700 km² […]

Zambia Travel Advice

Zambia Travel Advice

General information for Zambia Continent: Africa Geographical location: Southern Africa, west of the Central African Rift, located in the southern hemisphere Highest elevation: Mafinga Mountains (2339 m above sea level) Longest river: Zambezi (approx. 2500 km) Form of government: Republic System of Government: Presidential system Languages: English, various Bantu languages Neighboring countries: Angola, Namibia, Botswana, […]