South Korea consists of 8 provinces, 6 cities of direct subordination, 1 special city subordination, 1 Autonomous province. They are divided into smaller territorial units: cities, counties, municipal districts, townships, municipalities, towns, urban areas and villages. Although administrative division of South Korea have changed over time, its main principles were laid in 1895 during the reign of Gojong. Approximately the same the system of the territorial device is characteristic of North Korea. Not so long ago, the three-tier system of division was to be replaced by a duplex, but for some reason, until now the reform of the administrative system was not implemented.
Korea is on the continent of Asia and occupied the territory of Korea is 99274. The population of Korea is 49773000 people. The capital of Korea is located in Seoul. The form of government of Korea is a Republic. In Korea they speak Korean. Korea has no land borders.
Korea, famous for scenic rivers, beaches, mountains, rich historical and cultural heritage, can be called one of the most interesting countries in South East Asia. Here is what to look: Royal palaces, ancient monasteries, pagodas, various monuments, archaeological sites, numerous museums and folk village. And unique Continue reading
Scenario party in Japanese style
You are tired of the same type of gatherings at home for the holidays table in front of TV?
Then you just need to organize a Japanese themed party, it is suitable to dress, to decorate the room of course and to think through the kitchen.
In Japanese culture you will find a strong culture of food, of clothing that are radically different from what we consider commonplace.
Birthday in a kimono
To organize a birthday party in the Japanese style is not an easy task, requiring the organizer’s efforts and careful selection of scenery.
The first thing you should consider is of course the interior space.
As the country is famous for a minimalist, no need to pile on the space, you should clean the table and replace it with tatami mats, special mats that cover the floor in Japanese house.
Walls can be decorated with fans, but from the lighting it is desirable to withdraw and use candles or special lamps, it should be as natural. As a lamp it is possible to take a glass bowl filled with water and put flowers and floating candles.
To give the atmosphere of Japanese elegance you can use scented candles in Eastern style.
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Filipino cuisine is bright and colorful, but has a number of specific features. It has formed a lot of natural, national, historical and cultural factors, each region of the Philippines you can see their culinary peculiarities.
Tropical island situation of the country and the Malay population has laid the Foundation, Filipino cuisine is without doubt a typical Asian kitchen. Main component, of course, rice . widely used tropical fruits, coconut milk, variety of seafood, spices.
Although traditionally Filipino dishes are not preferred in the European knife and fork from a plate and not in Chinese with chopsticks from the bowl, and by hand and certainly from the banana leaf . this tradition (magalski «Chaman” ) is cultivated only in some in the local restaurants.
Filipino cuisine Asian non-sharp, but three hundred years of Spanish rule had softened her considerably. Amid dishes of neighboring countries, Philippine a lot more moderate and more tolerant to the European stomach.
Catholicism, unlike widespread in the region of Islam, much less impose food taboos and restrictions, otherwise the Filipinos and the country would be unable to enjoy the main meal — Lechon — spit-roast suckling pig.
Only slightly influenced the local cuisine and Indian culinary tradition, Continue reading