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Submitted 4 months 2 weeks ago by CultureWhiz.

South America has three major geographic terrains, though the continent is home to a diverse range of biomes, including extreme environments such as the Atacama Desert in northern Chile (the world's driest place) and Aconcagua in Argentina, the tallest mountain outside of Asia (9,962 meters). Mountains and highlands, river basins, and coastal plains are the three major terrain types.

Submitted 4 months 2 weeks ago by CultureWhiz.

Central Asia includes the countries of Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. This region is known for its rugged terrain, nomadic cultures, and Muslim and Turkish-speaking peoples. These countries were formerly Soviet republics, save for Afghanistan. Today,...

Submitted 4 months 2 weeks ago by CultureWhiz.

Africa is a vast continent with wildly differing terrains and ecosystems, as well as widely disparate cultures and cosmopolitan centres.

Submitted 4 months 3 weeks ago by CultureWhiz.

Europe has historically been split into four areas based on geographical location: Eastern Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe, and Northern Europe. The British Isles are sometimes considered a distinct region, but they may also be considered a part of Western Europe. Balkan Peninsula The...

Submitted 4 months 3 weeks ago by CultureWhiz.

The first island settled in Cape Verde. Santiago, the largest island in the archipelago and home to Cape Verde's capital, Praia, is a historical island that also serves as the main hub for inter-island transportation throughout the country. Green valleys and lush plantations meet rugged mountains...

Submitted 8 months 3 weeks ago by CultureWhiz.

Racism in America has in roots in British snobbery. However, it was more economic than "racial". The first settlers brought a lot of the Old World, uniquely English snobberies with them.

Submitted 9 months 16 min ago by CultureWhiz.

America divides its population into five tribes": Whites, Blacks, Hispanics, Native Americans and Asians/Pacific Islanders. For all intents and purposes, these are arbitrary concepts, but individuals seem to take them very seriously and they form their personal identities based on them.

Submitted 1 year 3 months ago by CultureWhiz.

In the early days of the United States, there was no police department. Northern cities relied on a voluntary surveillance system in which male citizens served a few hours a week.

Submitted 1 year 3 months ago by CultureWhiz.

When you're visiting Russia, it's helpful to discover the country's holidays so you can join traditions and understand culture in order to see the country in another dimension. Officially recognized Russian holidays include New Year's Eve, Christmas, Motherland Day Protector, International Women's...

Submitted 1 year 7 months ago by maxpain.

The Moorish invasion of Western Europe began in the 8th century A.D. During the early decades of this period Moors crossed the Strait of Gibraltar and started their invasion of the Iberian Peninsula. It was the Berber leader, Tariq bin Ziyad, who led the attack. The Berbers are native tribes of...