Asia is rich in historical and cultural attractions, amazing nature and diverse geography.

Tigris River

Tigris River

The Armenian highlands of Asia Minor and Transcaucasia, its Taurus range, among the slopes of the southern end of which Lake Hazar is located, form a single mountain chain with the Lesser Caucasus. One of the ancient names of the Caspian Sea is also Khazar. That is, in the geographical system of concepts, the Tigris …

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Taurus Mountains

Taurus Mountains

The Taurus Mountains are a mountain system in southern Turkey. It includes several ranges, which bear the name Taurus with different definitions. The name Taurus (Toros) comes from the pre-Indo-European base “taur”, “tor” – mountain, elevation. Geography The Taurus Mountains stretch along the Turkish Mediterranean coast from the Aegean Sea to the border with Armenia, …

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Ashgabat Turkmenistan

Ashgabat (Turkmenistan)

Capital of Turkmenistan Ashgabat is the capital and largest city of Turkmenistan, a country in Central Asia. The city is located in the south of the country, near the border with Iran. Ashgabat has a rich history and cultural heritage and serves as the administrative, cultural and economic center of the country. The name “Ashgabat” …

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Mount Everest

On the border of Nepal and China, in the Tibet Autonomous Region, is Everest – the famous “Roof of the World”, the highest peak not only in the Himalayan mountain system, but also on the entire planet. Many mountaineers and lovers of strong sensations have lost their lives trying to conquer the highest point of …

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Deccan Plateau Hampi

Deccan Plateau

The famous Deccan Trappes, basalt plateaus, the aftermath of violent volcanic activity at the end of the Cretaceous. Seas of lava flooded the earth, and when it cooled, water and wind worked the surface – and stepped basalt-river valleys were formed, cutting along and across the entire Deccan Plateau. The basalt cover of the Deccan …

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Bangkok Thailand

Bangkok (Thailand)

Bangkok is the capital of Thailand and the country’s largest city. It is located on the eastern bank of the Chao Phraya River and is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. The word “bang” means village, “kok” a tree growing in Thailand with fruits that resemble either small plums or large …

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Mediterranean Sea

Mediterranean Sea

The Mediterranean Sea is one of the largest inland seas on Earth. It lies between Europe, Africa and Asia, washing the shores of many countries and is connected to the Atlantic Ocean through the Strait of Gibraltar. History More than one great civilization has been borne by the Mediterranean. To this day, it remains the …

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Delhi India

Delhi (India)

Delhi is the largest city and capital of India. It is located in the north of the country and is one of the four administrative territories of India known as the National Capital Territory of Delhi. The city of Delhi has a rich history of more than 2 thousand years. For thousands of years Delhi …

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South China Sea

South China Sea

The South China Sea is a part of the Pacific Ocean between China, Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia, and Indonesia. It is one of the largest seas in the world and is of strategic importance to the Asia-Pacific region. The South China Sea is subject to territorial claims of several countries. China claims the vast majority …

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Ankara (Turkey)

In the photo, Anitkabir, the mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the founder of modern Turkey, is located on the highest hill in Ankara. The construction of this monumental structure designed by architects Emin Onat and Orhan Ard started in 1944 and lasted 9 years. In 1953 the remains of the president revered by Turks were …

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