In which modern country are the remains of the Krak des Chevaliers, developed and occupied by the Knights Hospitaller from the 12th century?
What land, a British colony for 155 years, and occupied by Japan briefly in WW II, was ceded to the People's Republic of China in 1997?
By the 15th century, coffee was known in the Middle East, Persia, Turkey, and northern Africa. It first arrived in Europe in the area covered by what modern day country?
Which was a city-state of ancient Mesopotamia, the remains of which are in present-day Al Hillah, Babil Province, Iraq, about 85 kilometers (55 miles) south of Baghdad?