Is Azerbaijan still Europe or is it Asia? If the question is relevant to you, we can safely assume that you have not been to this country yet. Travelers who have already seen Azerbaijan are no longer given to them – not because they found the answer, they just have completely different priorities. For example, as if to go here one more time or two and where else to go here.
But still, all the same: Europe or Asia? The answer of the geographer-orthodox: “Asia Minor” is as accurate as it is useless. In fact, Azerbaijan is Azerbaijan. This is Old Baku, where all the Turkish scenes of the “Diamond Hand” were filmed (it’s the same now, neither give nor take – Istanbul), and pictures of Baku New Street, especially the evening, can easily be mistaken for Central European. These are perfectly preserved Zoroastrian temples, which are older than many world religions. These are 40 recipes of an authentic Azerbaijani pilaf, which we rightly put in one paragraph with history and culture: firstly, it is also history and culture, and even what, and secondly, what delicious it is here! Continue reading
Canada occupies almost the entire northern half of mainland North America and the numerous islands adjoining to it, including the Canadian Arctic Archipelago in the north, Newfoundland in the east, Vancouver in the west. In the east, it is washed by the waters of the Atlantic, in the west – the Pacific, and in the north – the Arctic Ocean. Canada is located between the USA and Russia. Most of Canada is located in the same geographical latitudes as our country. The extreme south of Canada lies at the same latitude with Georgia, the islands of the Canadian Archipelago are located at a distance of 1000 km from the North Pole. The length of the country from north to south is 4600 km, from west to east – 5100 km. The territory of the country is 9974 thousand km2., Of which 755 thousand km2. (8%) falls on inland waters. In terms of territory, Canada is second only to Russia, and in terms of land it is also China. Continue reading
Official name: Federal Republic of Germany. Area of the country: 357 thousand square meters. km
Borders: In the north, it borders with Denmark, in the east – with Poland and the Czech Republic, in the south – with Austria and Switzerland, in the west – with France, Luxembourg, Belgium and the Netherlands. In the north it is washed by the North and Baltic seas.
The main rivers: The main river is the Rhine, among the numerous tributaries of which are Main, Ruhr, Moselle, Neckar, and Lahn. Two other rivers are the Danube in the south of the country and the Elbe with a tributary of the Neisse in the eastern part of Germany. Among the lakes, the largest is Lake Constance, partially located in Austria and Switzerland. Germany consists of 16 federal states, and perhaps it is best to choose 2-3 cities from each district to visit in order to appreciate the diversity and charm of German land. Continue reading