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==From today's featured article==
[[File:Earth Western Hemisphere.jpg|thumb|Earth as seen from space]]
[[File:Syria Map.png|thumb|right|Map of Syria.]]
[[Flat Earth]] (also known as the Flat Earth myth, flat-earthism, and less commonly platygeism) is the belief that the Earth is flat, despite it having been scientifically proven to be round.
[[Syria]] is a country in the Middle East, formerly part of the [[Ottoman Empire]] and the French Mandate.


It was a common belief in the dark ages but has been widely rejected since the explorer Ferdinand Magellan successfully circumnavigated the globe in 1521.
It lies to the southeast of [[Turkey (country)|Turkey]] and east of [[Lebanon]] and [[Israel]].  It is north of [[Jordan]] and northwest of [[Iraq]].  The capital is Damascus.  It was the first country in the region to let women vote.
 
It is currently undergoing a civil war in which forces loyal to dictator Bashar Assad have kept control of the capital but lost control of large parts of the countryside and some major cities.


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Revision as of 16:35, 9 August 2022

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From today's featured article

Map of Syria.

Syria is a country in the Middle East, formerly part of the Ottoman Empire and the French Mandate.

It lies to the southeast of Turkey and east of Lebanon and Israel. It is north of Jordan and northwest of Iraq. The capital is Damascus. It was the first country in the region to let women vote.

It is currently undergoing a civil war in which forces loyal to dictator Bashar Assad have kept control of the capital but lost control of large parts of the countryside and some major cities.

Did you know ...

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  • ... that a calculator watch is a digital watch fitted with buttons, so that it can function easily as a miniature calculator?
  • ... that explosives often used in war....... condensed energy... blows up.......?

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