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Which island is the Nation of Brunei located on?
Borneo is the world's third-largest island located in the Southeast Asia. It is the only island in the world to be politically administered by three countries at a time: Malaysia, Brunei and Indonesia.
The Bodhi Tree is a sacred tree of which religion?
The Bodhi Tree is a large and ancient sacred fig tree under which Siddhartha Gautama is said to have attained enlightenment. In religious iconography, the Bodhi Tree is recognizable by its heart-shaped leaves, which are usually prominently displayed.
Which country is not part of Indian Subcontinent?
The Indian subcontinent is a term mainly used for the geographic region surrounded by the Indian Ocean: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka
Which is the India's Southern most point?
Southernmost Point – Indira Point in Great Nicobar Island in the Andaman Sea is the southernmost point of India. Southernmost Point on Indian Mainland – Kanyakumari in the town of Tamil Nadu is the southernmost point of the Indian Subcontinent and Indian Mainland.
In Chinese mythology, which mountain chain was believed to be a Taoist paradise?
The first to visit this paradise was, according to the legends, King Mu of the Zhou Dynasty. He supposedly discovered there the Jade Palace of the Yellow Emperor, the mythical originator of Chinese culture, and met Hsi Wang Mu, the 'Spirit Mother of the West', who was the object of an ancient religious cult which reached its peak in the Han Dynasty, and also had her mythical abode in these mountains.
What alphabet is used in South Korea?
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Hangul is one of the few alphabets that have been artificially created and have not evolved from hieroglyphics or ideograms, as has been the case with most modern writings. Words in this alphabet can be written horizontally or vertically, e.g.: 사자 (lion) and 봄 (spring).
In which country is chewing gum forbidden?
The Singapore chewing gum ban has been in place since 1992. Since 2004, an exception has existed for therapeutic, dental, or nicotine chewing gum, which can be bought from a doctor or registered pharmacist. It is currently not illegal to chew gum in Singapore, merely to import it and sell it, apart from the aforementioned exceptions. Tourists visiting Singapore are allowed to bring in up to two packs of chewing gum per person.
What bird is that?
The Asian openbill or Asian openbill stork (Anastomus oscitans) is a large wading bird in the stork family Ciconiidae. This distinctive stork is found mainly in the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia. It is greyish or white with glossy black wings and tail and the adults have a gap between the arched upper mandible and recurved lower mandible.
What is the currency of Thailand?
The baht is the official currency of Thailand. It is subdivided into 100 satang. According to SWIFT, as of February 2017, the Thai baht is ranked as the 10th most frequently used world payment currency.
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