Sakartvelo, is a country in the Caucasus region of Eurasia. Located at the crossroads of Western Asia and Eastern Europe, it is bounded to the west by the Black Sea, to the north by Russia, to the south by Turkey and Armenia, and to the southeast by Azerbaijan.
During the 20th century alone, the population in the world has grown from 1.65 billion to 6 billion. In 1970, there were roughly half as many people in the world as there are now. Because of declining growth rates, it will now take over 200 years to double again.
"In Central Russia, where I live, the temperature is below freezing for more than a third of the days of the year and we see a lot of snow! “ “In Colorado, USA, where I live, it is very warm and dry in the summer and it can get very cold and snowy in the winter.” The climate is different in different places on Earth!.
Known for its plethora of ancient ruins, whitewashed villages, sunny beaches, tasty cuisine and friendly atmosphere, it is no wonder that Greece ranks among Europe’s top travel destinations. Greece is made up of a mountainous mainland and hundreds of islands where each one offers its own share of stunning landscapes, historic sites, nightlife scenes and cultural delights. An overview of the best places to visit.
The politics of Greece takes place in a parliamentary representative democratic republic, whereby the Prime Minister of Greece is the head of government, and of a multi-party system. Legislative power is vested in both the government and the Hellenic Parliament.
The Greek flag has nine horizontal blue and white stripes, with a white cross on a blue square field in the canton position (upper left corner by the flagpole). The white cross symbolizes Greek Orthodoxy, the established religion of Greece. The ratio of its height to its width is 2:3.
Ancient Greeks wore simple garments that draped over their bodies. The chiton and peplos were both simple outfits made from one-piece rectangles of fabric, with holes cut out for the head. The peplos was sleeveless, while the chiton covered part of the arms. Over this, people could wear a cloak called a himation. These outfits were usually made of wool, a fabric used frequently in Greek clothing, due to the prevalence of sheep farming in Greece and the country's surprisingly cool winters. Linen was also traditionally used for clothing worn during the hot Mediterranean summers.
K-12 refers to the educational structure from primary to secondary education as adopted by countries like the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. It is actually an acronym for Kindergarten (K) through Grade 12 (-12). Education in the United States is compulsory from age 5 to 18 years old as mandated by law (although in some states students are allowed to leave school from ages 14 to 17 with their parents' permission). This compulsory education is funded by the federal, state, and local government and spans only 13 years of government funded, free education before proceeding to college.