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Myanmar

Myanmar
Myanmar, also known as Burma, sits in Southeast Asia between Thailand, China and

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Mongolia

Mongolia
Situated between Russia and China, Mongolia is a mountainous country with a harsh climate. Most of Mongolia is at least...

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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka, formerly Ceylon, was ruled by European Powers for more than 450 years. First invaded by the Dutch and Portuguese, Sri Lanka gained its independence from...

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Maldives

Maldives
South of India, in the Indian Ocean, lays a string of 1,200 islands known as Maldives. People live on only 200 of these 1,200 islands. Maldives is a very low-lying country. The highest points on the island are only five feet above sea level. Scientists worry that if sea levels rise due to global...

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Bangladesh

Bangladesh
After India gained its independence from Great Britain in 1947, the country set aside East and West Pakistan as a homeland for Muslim Indians. The two parts were in perpetual conflict, until 1971 when East

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Bhutan

Bhutan
Nicknamed the “Land of the Thunder Dragon” and “The Kingdom in the Clouds,” Bhutan is a beautiful, tiny country nestled in the Himalayan Mountains between India and

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Nepal

Nepal
In South Asia, between China and India, lies Nepal. Here, you’ll find lowlands, as well as the highest mountain peaks in the world. Nepal has endured...

Nepal

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India

India
India is a vast country with the second largest population in the world. The country includes mountain ranges, dense jungles, arid deserts and fertile farmland. Home...

India

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Pakistan

Pakistan
Pakistan, in Central Asia, is an ancient region, originally settled by humans over 5,000 years ago. The country was part of India, until 1947. After achieving independence from Great Britain, India set aside the country of...

Pakistan

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Tajikistan

Tajikistan
After declaring independence from the Soviet Union, Tajikistan almost immediately became involved in a civil war between the Russian-backed government and Islamist opposition groups. The country has yet to recover and is the poorest country in the region. Tajikistan is a mountainous,...

Tajikistan

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Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan
Home to nomadic tribes for centuries, Kyrgyzstan’s culture changed during the years of Soviet occupation as thousands of Slavic farmers migrated to the region. The country gained independence from the Soviet Union in 1991. Since then, Kyrgyzstan has struggled with corrupt political leadership...

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Afghanistan

Afghanistan
A country of harsh extremes, Afghanistan lies in Central Asia between Pakistan and Iran. The country has rugged, snow covered mountains and arid deserts....

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Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan lies in Central Asia, bordering Russia, China, uzbekistan...

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Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan is an ancient country, situated on the Great Silk Road between Asia and Europe. For centuries, traders traveled this route. Beautiful cities, such as Samarkand and Bukhara rose up along the route. Uzbekistan came under

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Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan
Turkmenistan is a desert country situated in Central Asia. Bordered by the Caspian Sea, Iran, Uzbekistan,

Turkmenistan

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Iran

Iran
Iran is an important country because it has some of the largest oil reserves in the world and it sits in a strategic position between Northeastern Asia, Western Asia and North Africa. Iran borders the Caspian Sea, the Persian Gulf...

Iran

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Kuwait

Kuwait
Kuwait lies at the top of the Persian Gulf, bordered on all sides by large and powerful countries, including Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Iran. This...

Kuwait

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Bahrain

Bahrain
Bahrain is a tiny island country sitting between Qatar and Saudi Arabia in the Persian Gulf. This Muslim country is one of the most liberal Arab...

Bahrain

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Qatar

Qatar
A narrow strip of land, Qatar sits in the Persian Gulf and borders Saudi Arabia. The landscape is dry and barren, yet Qatar is one of the wealthiest countries in the world. It has plentiful oil and natural gas reserves. Because...

Qatar

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Oman

Oman
Oman is the oldest Arab state. This generally peaceful country is bordered by the Arabian Sea, Yemen,

Oman

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The Middle East

The Middle East
The Middle East is a complicated place. It sits in Western Asia, bordered by the Mediterranean Sea. The climate is hot and dry. This region is an ancient one, and people have been living here for thousands of years. Many of the world’s

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Yemen

Yemen
The Republic of Yemen, located in southern Arabia, was formed in 1990 when the Yemen Arab Republic and the People’s Democratic Republic of Yemen combined. In recent years, the country has endured revolution and conflict. Yemen is one of the poorest countries in the Arab World. Women here are...

Yemen

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Israel

Israel
Israel is the only Jewish state on Earth and home to more Jews than anywhere else in the world. This ancient country in the Middle East is bordered by the Dead Sea,...

Israel

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Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan is a small country in Western Asia that was part of the Soviet Union for many years. It was the first country to declare independence from the U.S.S.R. in 1991. Azerbaijan sits on the Caspian Sea and is bordered by Iran,

Azerbaijan

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Indonesia

Indonesia
Imagine living in a country that’s not just one piece of land, but 17,000 islands. You might have to take a boat to visit your grandmother or even to buy school clothes....

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