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Croatia

Croatia
Croatia is a small European country that sits along the Adriatic Sea. It was part of Hungary for many years and was joined to Yugoslavia in 1918. In 1991, it declared...

Croatia

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The Netherlands

The Netherlands
Netherlands, also known as Holland, sits next to the sea. The land is so low that the sea previously covered much of it. The Dutch people have built great walls or dykes to keep the water out. Over time, they slowly drained the water so the land can be used for farming or other purposes.

The Netherlands

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Serbia

Serbia
Serbia lies in Southeast Europe, a landlocked country that was previously part of Yugoslavia. Serbia and Montenegro formed a union after Yugoslavia collapsed, but the two separated in...

Serbia

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Costa Rica

Costa Rica
Unlike many of its neighboring countries, Costa Rica has enjoyed peace for almost 100 years. The country is a democracy with elected officials and has no organized army. Costa Rica spends a lot of money on

Costa Rica

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Cuba – The Largest Island in The Caribbean

Cuba – The Largest Island in The Caribbean
Cuba is the largest island in the Caribbean. From the north to the south, it runs 750 miles, but it is only 60 miles wide. Imagine – you could drive across the entire country in an hour or so. Cuba is a beautiful country with many rivers,

Cuba – The Largest Island in The Caribbean

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Armenia

Armenia
After Christ’s death, missionaries traveled to Armenia to preach the gospel. One of these missionaries, Gregory, was thrown in a pit by the king. He lived in the pit for more than 13 years. At the time, Armenia was a pagan country. The king fell in love with a Christian nun. When she...

Armenia

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Iraq

Iraq
Thousands of years ago, when people in Europe and America stilled lived a nomadic life of hunting and gathering, people in Iraq had developed an...

Iraq

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Syria

Syria
Imagine living in a country in which men from one family have ruled harshly for more than 40 years. Many people who live there are sad and angry because of the treatment they receive from the government. Even children your age are affected. What if the children were arrested for writing...

Syria

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Vietnam – Socialist Republic of Vietnam

Vietnam – Socialist Republic of Vietnam
Most countries in the world have been conquered over and over again by different groups. Vietnam was different because it enjoyed freedom for over 1,000 years. The country was settled over 5,000 years ago by native tribes. In 207 B.C., a Chinese lord invaded their country, naming it Nam Viet....

Vietnam – Socialist Republic of Vietnam

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Taiwan

Taiwan
To the east of China lies Taiwan, a cluster of islands, that was once part of China. Most countries don’t recognize it today as a country distinct from China.

Taiwan

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Singapore

Singapore
Many parts of Asia are polluted, poor and crowded, but Singapore is one of the wealthier countries in the region. Singapore is a small island country, situated south of Malaysia. Like...

Singapore

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Cambodia

Cambodia
Remember the scene in the Disney movie Jungle Book where Mowgli and some naughty apes race through an abandoned city? Ancient, abandoned cities like the one in the movie really do exist. In Cambodia lies the remains of Angkor, a huge city built by the Khmer Empire between the ninth and 15th...

Cambodia

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Turkey

Turkey
Would you like to visit an ancient country that has been settled for more than 8,000 years? You might like to visit Turkey or officially known as the Republic of Turkey. Here, you’ll find ancient Roman ruins, huge cathedrals, and castles from the days of the knights and Crusaders. There’s an...

Turkey

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China

China
Which country invented paper, gunpowder, silk, porcelain, printing and the magnetic compass? The answer is China. China is one of the oldest civilizations and for centuries it was ahead of the rest of the world in technology, math and science. For thousands of years, emperors ruled China. Its...

China

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Laos – Previously Called Lan Xang

Laos – Previously Called Lan Xang
Hundreds of years ago, Laos was called Lan Xang, which means “kingdom of a million elephants.” Sounds like a fun place to visit, doesn't it? Elephants still live...

Laos – Previously Called Lan Xang

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Philippines

Philippines
Have you ever wondered how countries, cities and streets gain their names? Sometimes, places are given descriptive names. The Snake River that runs through the western

Philippines

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