COUNTRY, TERRITORY PROFILES —
Location of Andorra
Andorra — For 715 years, from 1278 to 1993, Andorrans lived under a unique co-principality, ruled by French and Spanish leaders (from 1607 onward, the French chief of state and the Spanish bishop of Urgel). In 1993, this feudal system was modified with…
Where am I? > Home > Travel

Travel

Afghanistan declares its first national park

Afghanistan declares its first national park

News

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) applauded Afghanistan's National Environment Protection Agency (NEPA), which announced today the establishment of the country's first internationally recognised national park…



News

Caistor skeleton mystifies archaeologists

A skeleton, found at one of the most important, but least understood, Roman sites in Britain is puzzling experts from The University of Nottingham…

A rare discovery: An engraved gemstone carrying a portrait of Alexander the Great

A rare and surprising archaeological discovery at Tel Dor: A gemstone engraved with the portrait of Alexander the Great was uncovered during excavations by an archaeological team directed…

Figurines of Aphrodite from the era of the Roman Empire discovered in Hippos

An ancient treasure comprising three figurines of Aphrodite, the goddess of love, which was buried underground for over 1,500 years, was uncovered during the tenth season of excavations…

Afghanistan declares its first national parkAfghanistan declares its first national park

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) applauded Afghanistan's National Environment Protection Agency (NEPA), which…
Photos

Purple skies, MartiniquePurple skies, Martinique

Purple skies, Martinique; photograph taken on 16 November 2006 during scientific expedition to the Caribbean region…

Spectacular sunset near MartiniqueSpectacular sunset near Martinique

Spectacular sunset, Martinique; photograph taken on 16 November 2006 during scientific expedition to the Caribbean region…