Country Posts : Letter E

  • Estonian history till German conquest

    Humans have inhabited the region that is Estonia today since the end of the last glacial era, around 10,000 BC. The earliest traces of human inhabitation in Estonia are associated with Kunda culture flourishing in Mesolithic period. Pulli settlement is the oldest known settlement in Estonia. It was located on…

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  • Early History of Iceland

    Settlement (c. 870–c. 930) Iceland lacks prehistory. As per the stories written down some 250 years post the event, credit for discovery and populating this country goes to Norse people who discovered it in the Viking Age. Íslendingabók (The Book of the Icelanders) is the oldest source written about 1130.…

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  • Early history of Iran

    Ancient Iran, also recognised as Persia, is historic region of southwestern Asia that is only vaguely coterminous with modern Iran. The term Persia was used in the West chiefly for centuries, to label those regions where Persian language and culture prevailed, but it more fittingly refers to a region of…

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  • Early history of Italy (Till Second Punic War)

    Way back around 700 BC historical era started Italy. Italy was already inhabited at that time by peoples from different cultures speaking different languages. Majority of natives of the country lived in villages or small towns, were dependent on agriculture or animal husbandry for livelihood (Italia means “Calf Land”), and conversed in an Italic dialect belonging to…

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  • El-Salvador – Culture

    Salvadorian culture is influenced by Native American culture as well as Latin American culture. The country has a rich history of folk tales and legends, but written literature didn't develop until during the Spanish colonial rule. Visual arts, including ceramics, textiles, and painting, are important to Salvadorian heritage and culture.…

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  • El- Salvador – Sports

    The most popular sport in El Salvador is football (soccer). El-Salvador is home to the largest football stadium in Central America, the Estadio Cuscatlan. The Salvadorian football team qualified for the FIFA World cup in 1970 and 1982. Other popular sports in El Salvador are basketball, boxing, beach soccer, and…

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  • El-Salvador – Cuisine

    The cuisine of El-Salvador is a mix of Native American food from indigenous groups. Some of the most common foods are corn, pork, and seafood. The national dish of El-Salvador is the pupusa, which is a thick griddle cake made with cornmeal or rice flour and filled with beans, cheese,…

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  • El Salvador – Climate

    El Salvador has a tropical climate with pronounced wet and dry seasons. The wet season is warm, oppressive, and overcast, and the dry season is hot and humid. Coastal areas in El Salvador usually stay warm year-round, but the mountainous areas stay cool.

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  • El salvador – Geography

    El Salvador is the smallest country in Central America. It borders Honduras to the north and east, Guatemala to the northwest, and the Pacific Oceans to the south. El Salvador is a very mountainous country, and the Coastal Range and the Sierra Madres cross the country from east to west.…

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  • El-salvador – National Flag

    The Salvadorian flag was adopted on May 27, 1912. It is a triband of blue and white, with the national coat of arms featured in the center. The blue stripes on the flag represent the ocean and the sky, and the white stripe symbolizes peace.  

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  • Ethiopia

    Brief History Ethiopia is one of the oldest independent nations in Africa. It has been inhabited for many thousands of years. The D’mt kingdom rose to power in Ethiopia during 10 BC. Then in the first century AD, the Aksumite kingdom rose to power, and their capital, called Askum, became…

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  • Eswatini

    Brief History Humans have inhabited what is now Eswatini (formerly known as Swaziland) for a very long time. Artifacts dating back to the early Stone Age have been discovered in the area. The present people of Eswatini originally migrated south to Mozambique before the 16th century. Due to conflicts with…

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  • Estonia

    Brief History Humans were living in what is now Estonia beginning in 8500 BC, at the end of the last glacial period. Ancient Estonians worshipped spirits of nature. During the Middle Ages, Estonia became a battleground and was fought over by Denmark, Russia, Germany, Prussia, Sweden, and Poland. Estonia has…

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  • Eritrea

    Brief History Humans have inhabited Eritrea for thousands of years. The Kunama and Nara people lived in what is now Eritrea at about 3500 BC. During 2000 BC, the Beja people came to Eritrea from southern Egypt. Eritrea borders the Red Sea and has been ruled by various powers throughout…

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  • Equatorial Guinea

    Brief History The area that is now called Equatorial Guinea was first inhabited by pygmies and other local tribes. The Fang and Bubi people migrated to the area during the 17th century. During the European colonization period, Spain took over land that included the area of Equatorial Guinea. Britain gained…

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  • El Salvador

    Brief History The first known inhabitants of El Salvador were the Olmecs who lived in the area during 2000 B.C. followed by the Mayans in 1500 B.C. In 11 A.D., the nomadic Pipils migrated to the area from Mexico and began an agrarian lifestyle. Spanish conquerors took over the area…

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  • Egypt

    Brief History Egypt has a long and important history. Ancient Egypt was one of the most powerful and influential civilizations in North Africa. Early inhabitants of Egypt were farmers who also wove linen and made pottery. Evidence of phonetic writing in Egypt dates back to about 3250 BC. Throughout Ancient…

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  • Ecuador

    Brief History Ecuador was inhabited by indigenous groups for thousands of years. These early inhabitants were hunter-gatherers and fishermen. These native peoples lived in isolated groups and clans. Then the Inca Empire arrived, and after years of fighting, the Incas gained control of the land in the 1400s. In 1534,…

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  • East Indian live in Belize

    Many different ethnic groups, including Creole, European, Garifuna, Asian, Mayan, Mestizo, and East Indian live in Belize, making the culture very diverse. Each of these very different cultures has their own things to add to Belize, making it unique. Belize has more in common with its Caribbean island neighbours than…

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