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Sahara Desert

Sahara Desert - World Tourism will discuss about the Sahara Desert . Sahara Desert is the largest desert on the African continent. Sahara is divided into western Sahara, central Ahaggar Mountains, the Tibesti Mountains, Mountain Air (an area of ​​desert mountains and plateaus), Tenere desert and the Libyan desert (the most arid region). Emi Koussi (3415 m/11, 204 ft) in the Tibesti Mountains in northern Chad is the highest peak in the Sahara Desert. The southern border of the Sahara is marked by a band semiarid savanna called the Sahel, south of the Sahel lies Southern Sudan and the Congo River Basin. Limit of the Sahara Desert is the Atlantic Ocean on the west, the Atlas Mountains and the Mediterranean Sea to the north, the Red Sea to the east, and the Sudan (region) and the Niger River valley in the south. Most of the Sahara consists of rocky hamada, ergs (large area covered with sand) form only a small part.
-Emi Koussi is the highest peak in the Sahara. It is 3415 m and is located in the Tibesti Mountains in northern Chad.
-It is surprising but there are about 500 species of plants that can grow in the Sahara Desert.
-The Sahara, known in Arabic as as-Sahra 'al-kubra and means "The Great Desert", is the largest hot desert in the world.
-With a total of more than 9.4 million km ², almost as large as the continental United States or Europe.
the desert because of rainfall levels are very low.

-Rainfall in the Sahara is very rare, but when it does it is usually torrential when it occurs after long dry periods.
-Rock-Art Sites of Tadrart Acacus, where you will find pictures of animals on cave walls, declared a UNESCO World.

-Countries in the Sahara is Algeria, Chad, Egypt, Eritrea, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Sudan, Tunisia and Western Sahara.
-Richat-structure is unusual landform located in Mauritania. This prominent circular feature in the Sahara has attracted the attention of many people because of its striking his bull's eye. This unique landform has a diameter of about 50 km.

-Saharan Africa has one of the world's harshest climates. North-east wind prevailing often causes sand to form dust devils and dust storms.
-Sahara is so dry that half of that received less than 20 mm of rain per year while the reminders have up to 10 cm per year.

-Berber, together with the Tuareg, are the dominant ethnic group in the Sahara.
-Over-all, when the desert heat and cold combined, the Sahara is the largest desert on Earth 2. It is next only to the Antarctic are classified
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Jerusalem


Jerusalem - World Tourism will discuss about the JerusalemJerusalem is the capital of Israel, though not internationally recognized as such, and one of the oldest cities in the world. Jerusalem is situated on the southern spur of the plateau in the Judean Mountains, which include the Mount of Olives and Mount Scopus eastward.
The height of the Old City is about 760 meters or about 2490 feet. The whole of Jerusalem is surrounded by valleys and dry riverbeds wadi. The Kidron, Hinnom, and Tyropoeon Valleys intersect in an area just south of the Old City of Jerusalem. The Kidron Valley runs to the east of the Old City and separates the Mount of Olives from the city proper. Along the southern side of old Jerusalem is the Valley of Hinnom, a steep ravine associated in biblical eschatology with the concept of Gehenna or Hell.

The Valley Tyropoeon begins in the northwest near the Damascus Gate, ran south-southeasterly through the center of the Old City to the Pool of Siloam, and divided the bottom into two hills, the Temple Mount to the east, and the rest of the city to the west or the lower and cities above described by Josephus.

Today, this valley is hidden by debris that has accumulated over the centuries. In biblical times, Jerusalem was surrounded by forests almond, olive and pine trees. During the centuries of war and neglect, is destroyed. Farmers in the Jerusalem region thus built stone terraces along the slopes to hold back the soil, a feature still very much in evidence in the Jerusalem landscape.

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Sydney Opera House


Sydney Opera House - World Tourism will discuss about the Sydney Opera House. The Sydney Opera House is one of the world's busiest arts center gig, hosting over 1,500 performances each year attended by some 1.2 million people. The Sydney Opera House is administered by the Sydney Opera House Trust, under the New South Wales Department of Art. 

The Sydney Opera House was made a UNESCO World Heritage Site on 28 June 2007. This is one of the buildings of the 20th century's most distinctive and one of the most famous performing arts centers in the world.

The Sydney Opera House is at Bennelong Point in Sydney Harbour, close to the Sydney Harbour Bridge. It sits at the northeastern tip of the Sydney central business district (CBD), surrounded on three sides by the harbor (Sydney Cove and Farm Cove) and inland by the Royal Botanic Gardens. The Sydney Opera House is a multi-venue arts center in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

The building houses the Sydney Opera House where the performance below:
The Concert Hall, with 2679 seats, is the home of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and is used by a large number of other concert presenters. It contains the Sydney Opera House Grand Organ, the largest tracker mechanical action organ in the world, with more than 10,000 pipes. 
The Opera Theatre, a proscenium theater with 1507 seats, is the home of the Sydney Opera Australia and The Australian Ballet.
The Drama Theatre, proscenium theater with 544 seats, is used by the Sydney Theatre Company and other dance and theatrical presenters.
The Playhouse, an end-stage theater with 398 seats.
The Studio, a flexible space with a maximum capacity of 400 people, depending on configuration.
Space Utzon, the multi-purpose small, seating up to 210.
The Forecourt, a flexible open space with a variety of configuration options, including the possibility of using the Monumental Steps as audience seating, used for a variety of community events and major outdoor performances. Forecourt will be closed to visitors and performances 2011-2014 to construct a new entrance tunnel to a rebuilt loading dock for the Opera Theatre.
Other areas (eg northern and western foyers) are also used for regular performances. Venues at the Sydney Opera House are also used for conferences, ceremonies and social functions.

There is no doubt that the Sydney Opera House is his masterpiece. This is one of the great iconic buildings of the 20th century, an image of great beauty that has become known throughout the world - a symbol for not only a city, but a whole country and continent.
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