Category: Africa

Mauritius History

Mauritius History

It is believed that Arab geographers and navigators already knew of its existence in medieval times. The Portuguese first arrived in Mauritius with Domingos Fernández in 1512 and gave the island the name of...

Currency in Burkina Faso

Transportation and Currency in Burkina Faso

GETTING THERE Arriving by plane The national airline is called Air Burkina (VH) (Internet: www.air-burkina.com). Inexpensive direct flights only from Paris-Orly. From Europe, some national airlines also fly in cooperation with other airlines via...

Ethiopia Country Overview

Ethiopia Country Overview

Ethiopia, a republic located in East Africa, is bordered to the northwest by Eritrea and the Republic of Djibouti, to the east and southeast by Somalia, to the southwest by Kenya, and to the...

Argentina Immigration Statistics

Argentina Culture and Traditions

Culture The cultural life in Argentina is diverse but strongly concentrated in Buenos Aires. One of the world’s foremost opera stages is the Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires. Culturally, Argentina is otherwise most famous...