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Links to Countries of the World
The countries of the world in their local languages and scripts, with official names,
capitals, flags, administrative divisions, and translations of the country and capital
names into many different languages


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Countries

Africa

South Africa is a lovely country blessed with indescribable beauty,...
South Africa in pictures            
Photos and paintings present an unforgettable view of this part of the African continent.
Chalets and waterfall, Graskop - Mpumalanga ( Eastern Transvaal)         
Landscape, Mpumalanga ( Eastern Transvaal)

The downside of South Africa

Historical
With them ( the Dutch, the English, the Germans, the Afrikaners,...) came the introduction of and rapid progress in
agriculture, industry and commerce.
They built roads and open the passes, they brought education, they built railways and introduced transport, they
built bridges,they put up buildings and houses, they improved agriculture, they introduced science, they created infrastructure,founded and developed towns and cities, established economic and social systems,....

Three outstanding monuments
The Voortrekker Monument is the second great building and can be seen from almost any location in Pretoria.
Battle of Blood River Afrikaner (Boer) victory

Women's Fashion in early Johannesburg, South Africa (1800's - 1900's)
As in any other year of the 19th century the young lady of 1886 was covered from top to toe. A fitted, boned bodice
always made separately from the skirt and worn over the tightly-laced corset was often made by the Afrikaans-
speaking housewife who had been trained to sew and make her own clothes from her earliest years.   Read more

Three more African Countries
Zanzibar ,an island region off the east African coast
Egypt, The regularity and richness of the annual Nile River flood,...
Egypt, Land Before Time
Egyptian Goddess Isis
Anubis, god in Egypt
The Tuthmosis Pharoahs

Americas
The United States of America The United States is commonly called America,
American presidents, New York, the Congress.
Americas - Latin America, Brazil Brazil, the fifth most populous country in the world
Asia - Click Here
Asia , It's the largest of the continents,...
India, A country in Southern Asia, bordering the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal,...
Taj Mahal -- the Monument of Eternal Love, Bollywood
China, Introduction: About China, land bounderies, it's people, it's history, religions,..
Business Culture in China
Tiawan ,The island, about 100 miles off the southeast coast of China,
Taiwan - Chinese customs and Performing arts
Israel ,in Hebrew Medinat Israel, a republic of southwestern Asia.
Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, The Holocaust, Israel - The Jewish page: Judaism and Israel, Real estate, Zionism, Passover,...
Nepal a country of southern Asia.
Russia, Russia is bounded on the north by arms of the Arctic Ocean....
Asia - Romania: Bucharest, Brasov
Singapore a country in Southeastern Asia,
Tibet is situated on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau.
Iran or the Islamic Republic of Iran ( Jomhuri-ye Eslami-ye Iran ),...

Europe
The Netherlands,a country in north western Europe.The name means "lowlands".
Belgium, a country in western Europe. It is bounded on the north by the Netherlands
Switzerland,a country in central Europe.The name is Schweiz in German,..
Switzerland Newspapers, Cities and Towns
France, A country in southwestern Europe.
Immigration to the UK
The United kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
History of Great Britain
A Quick Visitor's Guide to Scotland
Ireland: Irish Traditions,
Traditional Irish Wedding
Brief History of Ireland
Iceland, It's an island in the North Atlantic Ocean.
New Zealand, It is made up of 2 main islands,...
Germany , Germany or Federal Republic of Germany.
German - History of the language and why you should learn it
Learn the little things of the German language
Italy ( Italia) or Italian Republic ( Repubblica Italiana) A country of southern europe
Vatican City
Pompeii
Plan of Pompeii
Venice
An overview of Italy for travelers
Spain, a country in southwestern Europe, bordering the Bay of Biscay,...
Located in the south-east of Spain is Torrevieja. A guide to Torrevieja
Bulgaria, Located in South Eastern Europe,...
Finland A country of northern Europe.
Sweden It is bounded on the northeast by Finland;
Norway The official name of Norway is the Kingdom of Norway.
Greece Greece was home to some of the earliest advanced civilizations.Greece Hotels
Portugal Country on the south-western Europe.
Bosnia and Herzegovina a country in south-eastern Europe
The Czech Republic and Slovakia a country in central Europe.
Hungary Location: Central Europe, northwest of Romania

Turkey in pictures