Turkey Literature

Turkey Literature

According to collegesanduniversitiesinusa, the awarding of the Nobel Prize for Literature to Orhan Pamuk (b.1952) in 2006, the participation of Turkey as a guest country at the Buchmesse in Frankfurt in 2008 and at the Book Fair in London in 2013 and the start, in 2005, of TEDA, a project of the Turkish government aimed […]

Iran Arts

Iran Arts and architecture

Abbasid and Seljuk period With the conversion to Islam (➔ Islam), Iranian art did not completely break with the past, but preserved within it part of the ancient iconographic heritage, which underwent a process of Islamization for which what previously had symbolic meaning henceforth it had an exclusively decorative function. Almost nothing remains of the […]

India Cinematography

India Cinematography

According to Topschoolsintheusa, the expressive plurality of Indian cinema can be appreciated considering that in the country numerous languages ​​are officially recognized by the Constitution, with their written and oral literature. Films are produced every year in at least twelve of these languages, with good feedback from both audiences and critics. Hindi, a language native […]

Political Islam in Turkey

Political Islam in Turkey

Political Islam in Turkey The Republic of Turkey, as it was founded by Mustafà Kemal in the 1920s, has an institutional structure based on rigorous secularism. Atatürk has implemented a series of reforms with the aim of westernizing the country, freeing it as much as possible from religious influence in public life. With this in […]

Turkey Kurds

Turkey – Islam, Kurds and Europe

In the 1990s, the redefinition of the international order following the collapse of the Soviet bloc saw Turkey located in a crucial position: a geographical, political and cultural meeting point between East and West, it found itself in the need to rethink both its role within of Europe and towards Islamic countries both its national […]

Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkey – The Book of the Year 2007

In early parliamentary elections, Prime Minister Recep Tayyp Erdogan’s moderate Islamic party AKP wins 340 of the 550 seats in the single-chamber parliament. Only two other parties cross the 10% threshold: the Social Democrats of the CHP and the far right of the MHP. The large majority of the AKP will allow Abdullah Gul to […]

Turkey 1927

Turkey 1927

After the Second World War, geographic research has progressed considerably in Turkey, thanks to Turkish geographers and Western, French and German geographers. The original Turkish field survey contributions are promoted by three study centers: the Turkish Society of Geography and the Geography Institutes of the universities of Istanbul (two full professors of geography) and Ankara […]

Turkey Agriculture

Turkey Agriculture and Breeding

An essentially agricultural country, Turkey has two thirds of its population employed in the work of the fields, with maximum values ​​in the vilâyet Bolu (93%), Çoruh (98.1) and Isparta (98.5) and minimum values ​​in those of Constantinople (9.7), Içel (34.1), and Izmir (45.9). The arable land occupies about a third of the total territory […]

Turkey Demographics 1990

Turkey Demographics 1990

Population. – At the 1990 census the residents were 56,473,035, of which 5,975,449 in Thrace (T. europea) and 50,497,586 in Anatolia (T. asiatica); 1994 data estimates attributed to the country a population of over 61 million residents. The total area reaches 779,452 km 2. The population growth, which in the period 1985-92 was equal to […]

India - Modi's Challenge

India – Modi’s Challenge

Narendra Modi’s overwhelming electoral victory defeated not only the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty but also the caste parties. A leader who presents himself as moderate, but who must make his extremist past forget and free himself from sectarianism to relaunch the country as an economic power. Narendra Modi Narendra Modi’s victory in the political elections of spring […]

India After 1960

India After 1960

After 1960, economic and social development was slowed down by demographic pressure, despite international aid provided for the second and third five-year plans. Foreign policy events almost permanently conditioned the government’s action. Until 1959 the dominant problem had been the continuing tension with Pakistan over the Kashmir question. In that year, the Tibetan uprising and […]

India After World War II

India After World War II

The World War II had approached the Indian frontiers with the Japanese conquest of Burma. The occupation of the Andaman (23 March 1942) and sporadic aerial bombardments on the east coast and on Calcutta, were of little importance. The only serious invasion attempt (at least local) took place in March 1944, when the Japanese troops, […]

India Agriculture

India Agriculture and Breeding

Development and growth Indian economic history was marked for a long time by the unequal exchange relationship established between the India and Great Britain starting from the colonial age, and consequently from significant imbalances and a poor correspondence to the needs of the territorial reality of the country. The five-year development plans drawn up after […]

India and Italy

India and Italy

Collaborating technically and technologically in all traditional commodities and especially in frontier technological areas relating to the knowledge economy, as well as investing in India, means taking advantage of a country with great opportunities, which does not necessarily require investment capital but offers the sharing of its market internal know-how, technologies and foreign technical collaborations […]

India Between 1997 and 1999

India Between 1997 and 1999

While confirming the general structure of the economic choices initiated in the early nineties, especially in relation to incentives for foreign investments, the government restored state support for agriculture, slowing down the already limited and complex insertion of the Indian economy into the world market. In foreign policy the refusal, already expressed by the Rao […]

Sri Lanka Politics

Sri Lanka History, Religion and Politics

Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. Island country located southeast of India in Asia. Until 1972 it was called Ceylon. Originally known as Shri Lanka, it is inhabited by more than twenty million people. Colombo is the capital city of Sri Lanka according to itypemba. History The island was known in ancient times as Lanka, Lankadvīpa, Simoundou, Taprobane, Serendib and Selan, becoming […]

Syria Politics

Syria Geography and Politics

Syria. Officially “Syrian Arab Republic”. Country of the Middle East which limits the south with Israel and Jordan, to the west with Lebanon and the Mediterranean, to the north with Turkey and to the east with Iraq. Its capital is Damascus. Most of the population profess Islam, with Sunnism being the majority Muslim group. Syria was established as a modern state after World War One under French rule, gaining independence in April of 1946, after which several military coups followed until 1971. […]

Turkmenistan Government

Turkmenistan State Overview

Turkmenistan (in Turkmen: Türkmenistan) is a country in Central Asia, bordered to the northwest with Kazakhstan, to the north and northeast with Uzbekistan, to the southwest with Iran, to the southeast with Afghanistan and to the west with the Caspian Sea ; dominated most of the country by the Karakum desert, it is crossed by the Amu Daria, the Atrak and the Murgab rivers. It was […]

Yemen Culture

Yemen State Overview

Yemen, officially the Republic of Yemen. A country located on the southwestern coast of the Arabian Peninsula, which was formed in 1990 as a result of the unification of the Democratic People’s Republic of Yemen and the Arab Republic of Yemen. It is bordered to the north by Saudi Arabia, to the east by Oman, to the south by the Gulf of Aden and to the west […]

Vietnam Culture

Vietnam Demography

Vietnam – officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam – is the easternmost country on the Indochinese peninsula, in Southeast Asia. Hanoi is the capital city of Vietnam according to itypemba. It is bordered by China to the north, Laos to the northwest, and Cambodia to the southwest. Its extensive coastline touches the waters of the South China Sea in most parts and the Gulf of Siam in the south. Demography […]

Uzbekistan History

Uzbekistan History

Republic of Uzbekistan. Located in the heart of Central Asia, this country was once part of the Persian Empire. It has many cities where architectural monuments from various eras are located. Among them are Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva, Shakhrizabs, Termez and Kokand. These cities were the centers of science and art. It limits to the north […]

Tajikistan Economy

Tajikistan Geography and Economy

Tajikistan – officially the Republic of Tajikistan is a landlocked country located in Central Asia. It borders Afghanistan to the south, the People’s Republic of China to the east, Kyrgyzstan to the north and Uzbekistan to the west. For much of the 20th century, the country was part of the USSR under the name of the Tajikistan Soviet Socialist Republic until its independence on December 25, 1991. Dushanbe is the capital […]

Bangkok History

Thailand History and Society

Thailand official name is Kingdom of Thailand. It is a country in Southeast Asia. Bangkok is the capital city of Thailand according to itypemba. According to its geographical location, it borders Laos and Cambodia to the east, the Gulf of Thailand and Malaysia to the south, and the Andaman Sea and Burma to the west. History Due to its geographical location, Thai culture has traditionally been influenced by the […]

Manila, Philippines Culture

Manila, Philippines Culture

The Philippines is an archipelago of 7,107 islands, the northernmost group of the Malay Archipelago. Manila is the capital city of Philippines according to itypemba. The first Europeans to arrive on these islands were those of the expedition of Fernando de Magallanes, in 1521. It has in its geography very mountainous areas and deep underwater trenches. It is the only […]

Singapore Society

Singapore Society

Singapore, in English: (Republic of Singapore); in Chinese: (Xīnjīapō Gònghéguó); in Malay: (Republik Singapura); in Tamil: (Siṅkappūr Kuṭiyarasu). It is an island and city-state located south of the State of Johor on the Malaysian peninsula and north of the Riau Islands of Indonesia, separated from them by a strait. At 707.1 km², it is the smallest country in Southeast Asia. Singapore […]

Pakistan Culture

Pakistan State Overview

Pakistan (Islamic Republic of Pakistan). South Asian state. It borders Afghanistan, China, India, Iran, and the Arabian Sea. Its area is 803,000 km². It is one of the most populous countries on the planet, with more than 170 million residents, the majority Muslim. Islamabad is the capital city of Pakistan according to itypemba. The country extends through the Indus basin, at the foot of the Himalayas, and […]

North Korea Culture

North Korea State Overview

Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (in Korean Choson Minjujuui Inmin Konghwaguk), colloquially called North Korea to distinguish it from South Korea, is a country in East Asia. Pyongyang is the capital city of North Korea according to itypemba. Geographic location Located in East Asia, in the northern part of the Korean peninsula, between the Sea of Japan to the East and the Yellow Sea to […]

Oman Culture

Oman State Overview

Oman. Located in the southeastern part of the Arabian peninsula, in Asia. Since 1967, the Kuria Muría islands, claimed by the Republic of Yemen, belong to Oman. Muscat is the capital city of Oman according to itypemba. Geographic location Oman borders to the west with Saudi Arabia, to the south with the Republic of Yemen and to the northwest with the UAE. To the northeast it borders the Gulf […]

Nepal Culture

Nepal Economy and Culture

Nepal (official name, Nepāl Adhirājya, Kingdom of Nepal). Constitutional Monarchy of South Asia ; It is bordered to the north by the autonomous region of Tibet, in China, and to the east, south and west by India. Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal according to itypemba. The 25 of April of 2015 occurs the devastating earthquake of magnitude 7.8 on the Richter scale. The earthquake […]