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Yemen: World Encyclopedia for Students

Yemen – World Atlas: Kids Encyclopedia

System of government: Republic (Yemen Arab Republic) Capital: San’a Location: In south-western Arabia, on the Red Sea. Yemen has borders with Saudi Arabia and South Yemen (the Yemen PDR) Area: 195,000 sq km National composition: Arabs Religion: Islam Official language: Arabic Currency: Riyal = 100 fils Administrative divisions: 7 districts Other major cities: Hodeida (Al Hudaydah), Ta’izz Highest elevation: Hadhur …

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China World Encyclopedia for Students

China – World Atlas: Kids Encyclopedia

System of government: People’s Republic Capital: Beijing Location: In central and eastern Asia, together with some offshore islands, the country has borders with Mongolia, North Korea, Vietnam, Laos, Burma, India, Bhutan, Nepal, Pakistan and Afghanistan Area: 9,596,961 sq km National composition: Chinese (Han, 95%) and about 50 minorities Religions: Confucianism, Buddhism, Taoism Official language: Chinese (Mandarin), together with major local …

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Christmas Island World Encyclopedia for Students

Christmas Island – World Atlas: Kids Encyclopedia

System of government: Australian administration since 1958 Administrative center: Flying Fish Cove Location: Volcanic island in the Indian Ocean south of Java Area: 135 sq km Currency: Australian dollar Population: 2,072 (2011) Continent: Asia  Christmas Island is very beautiful Island of Australia, inhabited by refugees This small island is populated by Chinese and Malays. The only industry is phosphate mining. Christmas Island is an Australian territory in the …

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Lebanon: World Encyclopedia for Students and Children

Lebanon – World Atlas: Kids Encyclopedia

System of government: Republic Capital: Beirut Location: On the eastern coast of the Mediterranean, Lebanon has borders with Syria and Israel. Area: 10,400 sq km National Composition: Mostly Arabs, with Armenian, Greek, Turkish and other minorities; about 1.5 million Lebanese live abroad Religion: Islam, Christianity Official Language: Arabic Currency: Lebanese Pound = 1oo piastres Administrative Divisions: 6 provinces including the capital Other Major Cities:  Tripoli (Tarabulus), …

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