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by HAMZA

The name Kowloon stands for 9 dragons: 8 peaks or mountains that are overlooking Kowloon and the emperor. The city of Kowloon is small in size, but it is one of the most populated in the world when it comes to per capita. People will be amazed at the landscape, the ocean and the skyline. Symphony Of Lights is a light show that takes place on different buildings of Kowloon and people can listen to the story that accompanies the show. The show has been awarded by Guinness World records and is a tribute to the beauty and the innovation of the Victoria Harbour. Shek Mei Mip State is one of the buildings that showcases the style of living during the early 50s and the late 60s. Most of the buildings around this State are still on the same condition as they were in the last century and some are still uninhabited. A visit to Kowloon would be incomplete without visiting the Temple Street. This street has many different street vendors, which sell everything from souvenirs to food.
Ha Kowloon is one of the four parts that makes the Hong Kong territory these days. The tip of the peninsula, which faces Hong Kong island, is probably the best known part of Kowloon. It is one big melting pot of streets crawling with shops and tourists, covered up under a spell of neon at night. In this sense, the 'nine dragons' beats the touristy tiger of the neighbouring Hong Kong island!

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Top 10 Largest Reservoirs in the World (Last Part)
by AASHU

Bratskoye

6. Bratskoye
Country: Russia
Area: 5470 sq.km
The location of this reservoir is near the upper part of the Angara River. The reservoir was built between 1961 and 1967 when the damming of the river started, close to Bratsk City.
Bratskoye
7. Nasser/Nubia
Countries: Egypt & Sudan
Area: 5248 sq.km
Although the manmade lake is located in both Egypt and Sudan, the name refers to the larger part which is located in Egypt; the Sudanese call it Lake Nubia. The name Nasser comes from the authoritarian leader who ruled Egypt up until 1970. The Rybinskconstruction took place between 1958 and 1971.

8. Rybinsk
Country: Russia
Area: 4580 sq.km
The reservoir was constructed by 1935 and filled by 1947. At the time of construction, it was the largest manmade lake in the world. Now it is ranked 8th. The location is on the northern most point of the Volga River.

Caniapiscau9. Caniapiscau
Country: Canada
Area: 4318 sq.km
Not only is Caniapiscau the largest body of water in Quebec, it is also the second largest reservoir in Canada as well. The location is right near the upper part of the Caniapiscau River. It has 2 dams and 43 dikes.

10. Raul Leoni
Country: Venezuela
Area: 4250 sq.km
It was created by the Guri Dam on the Caroni River. Due to its destructive aspects, the manmade lake has created controversy. It has wiped out the forests in the area with the filling of water.


 
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