Category: Asia

Education in Afghanistan

OFFICIAL NAME: Afghanistan CAPITAL CITY: Kabul POPULATION: 27,100,000 (Source: COUNTRYaah) AREA: 652,090 km² OFFICIAL LANGUAGE (S): pashto, Persian (dari), baluchi, Uzbek, Turkmen etc. RELIGION: Sunni Muslims 84%, Shia Muslims 15%, others 1% COIN: afghani CURRENCY CODE: AFN ENGLISH NAME: Afghanistan POPULATION...

Education in Armenia

OFFICIAL NAME: Hayastan CAPITAL CITY: Yerevan POPULATION: 2,980,000 (Source: COUNTRYaah) AREA: 28,200 km² OFFICIAL LANGUAGE (S): Armenian, Azerbaijani, Russian RELIGION: Armenian Christians 90%, others 10% COIN: dram CURRENCY CODE: AMD ENGLISH NAME: Armenia INDEPENDENCE: 1991 POPULATION COMPOSITION: Armenians 90%, Azerbaijani 5%,...

Education in Azerbaijan

OFFICIAL NAME: Azerbaijan Republic CAPITAL CITY: Baku POPULATION: 7,960,000 (Source: COUNTRYaah) AREA: 82,600 km² OFFICIAL LANGUAGE (S): Azerbaijani, Russian, Armenian RELIGION: Muslims 93%, Russian Orthodox 3%, Armenian Christians 2%, others 2% COIN: manat CURRENCY CODE: AZM ENGLISH NAME: Azerbaijan INDEPENDENCE: 1991...

Education in Bhutan

OFFICIAL NAME: Press Yul (‘Use yul’ Land of Thunder ‘) CAPITAL CITY: Thimphu POPULATION: 700,000 (Source: COUNTRYaah) AREA: 38,394 km² OFFICIAL LANGUAGE (S): dzongka, Tibetan, Nepali, English RELIGION: Buddhists 75%, Hindus 25% COIN: ngultrum CURRENCY CODE: BTN ENGLISH NAME: Bhutan POPULATION...

Education in Cambodia

OFFICIAL NAME: Kampuchea CAPITAL CITY: Phnom Penh POPULATION: 13,900,000 (Source: COUNTRYaah) AREA: 177,000 km² OFFICIAL LANGUAGE (S): khmer RELIGION: Buddhists 95%, others 5% COIN: riel CURRENCY CODE: KHR ENGLISH NAME: Cambodia INDEPENDENCE: 9/11/1953 (by France) POPULATION COMPOSITION: Khmer 89%, Vietnamese 5%,...

Education in Japan

Japan – education The general goals of the Japanese education system since 1947 have been to develop the individual’s personality, which is especially sought to be achieved through special moral education. The Japanese education system is characterized by a stricter discipline...

Education in Laos

Laos – education The public school system includes a five-year compulsory primary school, which is characterized by dropouts and socializing. approximately 33% of the population, most of them women, are illiterate (1996). After primary school, postgraduate education follows in two levels...

Education in Qatar

OFFICIAL NAME: Dawlat Qatar CAPITAL CITY: Doha POPULATION: 2,100,000 (Source: COUNTRYaah) AREA: 11,437 km² OFFICIAL LANGUAGE (S): Arabic RELIGION: Muslims (especially Sunni Muslims) 95%, other 5% COIN: qatari riyal CURRENCY CODE: QAR ENGLISH NAME: Qatar INDEPENDENCE: 1971 POPULATION COMPOSITION: Arabs 40%,...

Education in Russia

Russia – education Educational conditions in Russia are characterized by the country’s extent and highly composed population, representing a large number of ethnic groups. From ancient times, a centralist administration and an economic-political structure of society, including serfdom, have been unfavorable...