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What is the name of the Bali irrigation system?
Subak is the water management (irrigation) system for paddy fields on Bali island, Indonesia which was developed in the 9th century. For the Balinese, irrigation is not simply providing water for the plant's roots, but water is used to construct a complex, pulsed artificial ecosystem.
Where do the largest among all crocodilians (crocodiles, alligators, caimans, gharials) live?
in Southeast Asia
in South Australia
in the Nile
The saltwater crocodile is the largest of all living reptiles, reaching up to 6.3 m and 1,360 kg. It may be found from Northern Australia to the eastern coast of India.
Where is Prambanan located? (a 9th century Hindu temple compound)
in Sri Lanka
Prambanan is dedicated to the Trimurti, the expression of God as the Creator (Brahma), the Preserver (Vishnu) and the Transformer (Shiva). It is the largest Hindu temple site in Indonesia, which attracts many visitors from around the world. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1991.
What is the largest island in a lake on an island?
The largest island in a lake on an island is Pulau Samosir in Danau Toba on Sumatra. Samosir in Lake Toba, Indonesia – 630 km2 (240 sq mi), was originally formed as a peninsula; its current island status, however, is only through its deliberate separation from the mainland by a canal.
In which country is Javanese the official language?
With 82 million native speakers (more than French) Javanese is the largest language without an official status anywhere (and thus the largest minority language in the world), despite being used throughout Southeast Asia and Suriname.
Borobudur is the world's largest Buddhist temple. Where is it located?
Borobudur is a 9th-century Mahayana Buddhist temple in Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia. The temple consists of nine stacked platforms, six square and three circular, topped by a central dome. It is decorated with 2,672 relief panels and 504 Buddha statues. The central dome is surrounded by 72 Buddha statues, each seated inside a perforated stupa.
What country do storm's stork live in?
The Storm's stork (Ciconia stormi) is a medium-sized stork species that occurs primarily in lowland tropical forests of Indonesia, Malaysia and southern Thailand. It is considered to be the rarest of all storks, and is estimated to number less than 500 wild individuals throughout its geographic range.
Why did people from southern Asia commonly suffer from beriberi sickness in late 1800s?
eating toxic sea algae
drinking dirty water
eating mostly white rice
Beriberi is a sickness caused by extreme deficiency of vitamin B1, thiamine. White rice is generally a poor source of vitamins, and completely lacks thiamine. The sickness became common in Asia in 1800s with the increased processing of rice.