Maldives History and Geography

Maldives History and Geography

Asia
History According to physicscat.com, the first residents probably arrived in the archipelago from Ceylon (Sri Lanka) and southern India before 500 BC. It is believed that as early as 2000 BC the islands were located at the crossroads of trade routes of various maritime nations. The Maldives maintain that an ancient people of sun worshipers, the Redin, were the first residents of the islands, and they left behind the beliefs and customs related to evil spirits or Jinnis, still in force today. The Redin left the territory around 500 BC or were absorbed by Buddhists from Ceylon or Hindus from India. Since construction materials were limited, each group built its most important structures on top of those left by previous settlers. This explains why many Maldivian mosques are oriented towards the sun and not towards Mecca. Arab…
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The 10 most beautiful beaches in the world

The 10 most beautiful beaches in the world

Africa, Asia, Europe, North and Central America, South America
It is not an easy task to answer the question: "Where are the 10 most beautiful beaches in the world?". Surely the impressions and judgments are different. In recent years, surveys have attempted to answer this question several times. Baia do Sancho, Fernando de Noronha, Brazil: Fernando de Noronha is an archipelago in Brazil and was added to the list of World Heritage by UNESCO. Its pristine beaches and incomparable flora and fauna attract tourists from all over the world every year. Baia do Sancho is the most beautiful beach in Brazil and is divided into two sectors. The sea is very calm all year round and well protected from the easterly winds. Strong winds follow in the months from November to April, so that surfers can practice their sport…
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Maldives 2007

Maldives 2007

Asia
Yearbook 2007 Maldives. According to CountryAAH, Male is the capital city of Maldives. About 61 percent of the participants said in a referendum in August that the Maldives should have a political system with a strong US model presidential power. The alternative was a parliamentary system based on the British model. President Maumun Abdul Gayum, who has been ruling since 1978 and quite reluctantly agreed to the introduction of democracy, was the main proponent of a strong presidential office. Shortly after the referendum, Foreign Minister Ahmed Shahid resigned in protest against what he described as conservative forces' delay in democratization. Before him, the Justice Minister and the Chancellor of Justice had also resigned after fierce criticism of the President. According to abbreviationfinder: MV is the 2-letter acronym for the country…
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