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

Arab states of the Persian Gulf

Arab states of the Persian Gulf

The Arab States of the Persian Gulf are a group of states located around the Persian Gulf on the Arabian Peninsula. These states include Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). These states share a similar culture and language, as well as a strong dependence on the oil industry. They …

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Gulf of Thailand

Gulf of Thailand

The Gulf of Thailand is a part of the Pacific Ocean located in southeast Asia, between the Indochina Peninsula and the Malay Archipelago. It washes the shores of Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam and Malaysia. The Gulf of Thailand was named after the former kingdom of Siam, now known as Thailand. The bay has an area of …

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Beqaa Valley

Beqaa Valley

The Beqaa Valley is a narrow valley in Lebanon located between the mountain ranges of the Lebanese and Antillebanon Mountains. It is one of the most important regions in Lebanon, both economically and culturally. The Beqaa Valley is of great geopolitical importance as it is the center of Lebanese agriculture and the largest source of …

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Altai Mountains

Altai Mountains

The Altai Mountains are a mountain range located on the border of Russia, Kazakhstan, Mongolia and China. It is one of the most beautiful places on the planet, known for its high mountain peaks, clear rivers and lakes, and diverse flora and fauna. The Altai Mountains are important for biodiversity. The region is home to …

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Anti-Lebanon Mountains

Anti-Lebanon Mountains

The Anti-Lebanon Mountains (also known as the “East Mountains of Lebanon”) are a mountain range that stretches on the border between Lebanon and Syria in southwest Asia. They run parallel to the mountains of the Lebanese range and extend for about 150 km from the northwest to the southeast. The highest point of the Anti-Lebanon …

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Damascus (Syria)

Damascus (Syria)

Damascus is the capital of Syria, located in the southwest of the country on the Barada River. It is one of the oldest cities in the world, over 10,000 years old and was built at the crossroads of ancient trade routes. History There are many versions about the appearance of the first settlement on the …

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Euphrates River

The Euphrates is a river that flows through several countries in the Middle East, including Turkey, Syria, and Iraq. The Euphrates is one of the two major rivers in the region, the other being the Tigris. History The banks of the Euphrates River were inhabited many thousands of years ago. In ancient times, Mesopotamia, an …

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Tehran (Iran)

Tehran is the capital of Iran, located in the central part of the country. The city was founded in the 8th century and has about 9 million inhabitants. It is the cultural, economic and political center of Iran, has many historical and cultural monuments, and is a major transportation hub and has many educational institutions. …

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Kathmandu (Nepal)

History Both geology and lore agree: in ancient times there was an enormous oval-shaped lake where Kathmandu valley was. In the middle of it, according to legend, grew a magic lotus flower. Bodhisattva Manjushri cut the rocks with his sword of Wisdom, water dripped through the breach, the former bottom of the lake became a …

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Himalayas (Mountain Range)

The highest mountain system in the world The Himalayas are the highest and most powerful mountain system on the entire globe. It is believed that tens of millions of years ago the rocks that make up the Himalayan Mountains formed the bottom of the ancient Tethyan Praocean. The peaks began to rise gradually above water …

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