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Cambodia is a country in Southeast Asia, whose landscape includes low plains, the Mekong delta, mountains and the coast of the Gulf of Siam. In Phnom Penh, the capital, there is the central market, in Art Deco style, the glittering Royal Palace and the National Museum, with exhibitions of history and archeology. In the northwest part of the country there are the ruins of Angkor Wat, an imposing complex of temples built during the Khmer Empire.

The Republic of Cameroon is a unitary republic of Equatorial Africa whose capital is Yaoundé. Cameroon is bordered by Nigeria to the north-west, Chad to the north-east, the Central African Republic to the east, the Republic of the Congo to the south-east, and Equatorial Guinea and Gabon to the south.

The Canary Islands, a Spanish archipelago off the northwest coast of Africa, are volcanic islands known for their white and black sand beaches. The largest island is Tenerife, dominated by Teide, an active and occasionally snow-covered volcano which houses an astronomical observatory and is part of the Teide National Park. In Santa Cruz de Tenerife, the capital of the island, a great Carnival takes place in the period before Lent.

The Cayman Islands, an English overseas territory, are located in the western part of the Caribbean Sea and are made up of three islands. Grand Cayman, the largest, is renowned for seaside resorts and numerous sites for snorkeling and scuba diving. Cayman Brac is a popular starting point for deep sea fishing excursions. Finally, Little Cayman, the smaller island, is home to a species-rich fauna, from endangered iguanas to seabirds such as red-legged hawks.

The Central African Republic is a Central African state whose capital is Bangui. The republic borders Chad to the north, Sudan and South Sudan to the east, Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Republic of the Congo to the south and Cameroon to the west; it is a landlocked state.

Chad, officially the Republic of Chad, is a state of central Africa that borders Libya to the north, Sudan to the east, Cameroon and Nigeria to the southwest, Niger to the west and the Central African Republic to the south.

Colombia is a country located on the northern tip of South America. Its landscape is characterized by tropical forests, the Andes mountain range and numerous coffee plantations. In the capital Bogotá, located at high altitudes, the Zona Rosa district is renowned for restaurants and shops. In Cartagena, on the Caribbean coast, there are the old walled city, the 16th century castle and, nearby, the coral reefs.

The Democratic Republic of the Congo is a central African state. Between 1960 and 1964 it was called the Republic of the Congo and from 1971 to 1997 Zaire.

The Cook Islands are a South Pacific nation politically linked to New Zealand. Its 15 islands are spread over a large area. In the largest, Rarotonga, there are rugged mountains and Avarua, the capital. To the north, the island of Aitutaki has a large lagoon surrounded by coral reefs and small sandy islets. The country is renowned for its numerous diving and snorkeling sites.

The Czech Republic in Central Europe is a country known for its long history, richly decorated castles and local beers. Prague has a majestic 9th century castle, a well-preserved medieval citadel and Charles Bridge, enriched by two rows of statues. Český Krumlov, a small town in Southern Bohemia, is characterized by numerous Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque buildings, many of which today house restaurants and shops.

Tourism is an important industry in Croatia. In 2018, Croatia had 19.7 million tourist visitors who made 110,275 million overnight stays. The history of tourism in Croatia dates back to the mid-19th century in the period around 1850. Since then it has developed successfully.

Curaçao, a Dutch Caribbean island, is renowned for its hidden beaches in the coves and the large and rich coral reef. The capital, Willemstad, has pastel-colored colonial houses, the Queen Emma suspension bridge and a 17th-century synagogue, Mikvé Israel-Emanuel, whose floor is entirely covered in sand. The city is also an access point for western beaches such as Blue Bay, a well-known diving site.

The Republic of Cyprus occupies the southern part of the island of the same name, which is located in the eastern Mediterranean. The island (and its capital Nicosia) is divided north with Turkey. Known for its beaches, Cyprus has a rugged inland and rich in vineyards. Paphos, on the coast, is renowned for its archaeological sites dedicated to the cult of Aphrodite, including the ruins of palaces, tombs and villas lined with mosaics.