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Old 02-16-2009, 04:46 PM   #1
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In 2005, the Bhutan became the first country to ban tobacco and tobacco products entirely.

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The ancient Mayan Empire arose from the highlands of Peru sometime in early 13th century, and grew to become the largest empire in the Pre-Columbian
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That would be the Incan Empire.
The geographic extent of the Maya civilization, known as the Maya area, extended throughout the southern Mexican states of Chiapas, Tabasco, and the Yucatán Peninsula states of Quintana Roo, Campeche and Yucatán. The Maya area also extended throughout the northern Central American region, including the present-day nations of Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador and western Honduras.
The most notable Mayan accomplishments are the stepped pyramids they built in their religious centers and the accompanying palaces of their rulers.

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