Countries with Alcohol Prohibition
- India (only in the states of Gujarat, Manipur, Mizoram and Nagaland, and the union territory of Lakshadweep.)
- Saudi Arabia.
Consequently, are there still dry counties?
Three states, Kansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee, are entirely dry by default: counties specifically must authorize the sale of alcohol in order for it to be legal and subject to state liquor control laws. Alabama specifically allows cities and counties to elect to go dry by public referendum.
Despite the ban on alcohol and frequent police raids, drinking in Iran is widespread, especially among the wealthy. Because the Shia-dominated Muslim state has no nightclubs, it all takes place at home, behind closed doors. Some of the alcohol is smuggled in, but many resourceful Iranians make their own.
Saudi Arabia has banned smoking in government offices and most public places, including restaurants, coffee shops, supermarkets and shopping centres. The ban includes smoking of water-pipes (or shishas), and prohibits selling tobacco to those under the age of 18.
The Atacama Desert (Spanish: Desierto de Atacama) is a plateau in South America (primarily in Chile), covering a 1000-km (600-mi) strip of land on the Pacific coast, west of the Andes mountains. It is the driest desert in the world, as well as the only true desert to receive less precipitation than the polar deserts.
Alcohol in Syria is not banned as it is in some Muslim countries. Syria, Lebanon and Iraq have long produced their own alcoholic beverages, from beer to wine to the anise-based arak.
Here are the top ten driest places on Earth.
- Iquique, Chile.
- Wādī ?alfā, Sudan.
- Ica, Peru.
- Luxor, Egypt.
- Aswan, Egypt.
- Kufra, Libya.
- Arica, Chile. Arica, Chile.
- McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica: the driest place on Earth. Wright Valley, McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica – from the Bull Pass: the driest place on Earth.
Alcohol is completely forbidden. You cannot buy alcohol in Brunei and you cannot drink alcohol anywhere in public view in Brunei. However if you are a non-Muslim, you have an alcohol allowance for bringing alcohol across the border.
The title of "world's hottest place" is often bestowed upon El Azizia, Libya, where the highest temperature ever measured on Earth was recorded, but a study of satellite temperature data shows that the crown belongs elsewhere, and that it can shift from year to year.
Saudi Arabia has a complete ban on alcohol. It is illegal to produce it, import it, or consume it. Saudi Arabia is a Muslim country where there is a strict interpretation of the Koran. It is also the home of Mecca which is the most important sacred site within Islam.
People all across Alaska have bought into that thinking, including the majority of citizens in the many rural Alaska villages who have voted their towns dry. It is illegal to bring alcohol into those villages or possess it there. People drink anyway.
Alcohol is legally banned in Pakistan for Muslims only, (like some other Muslim Countries such as Malaysia). But if you are non-Muslim, then you can consume/buy Alcohol after getting license from government. Non-Muslims foreigners are also allowed to order Alcohol is some Hotels.
packaging laws and smoking bans in the world.
- Bhutan. In 2004, Bhutan became the first nation in the world to ban the sale of tobacco and to outlaw smoking in all public places.
- YOUR THOUGHTS: Are anti-smoking laws in your region too strict or not strict enough?
Here is the list of world's coldest deserts you need to visit this summer season to beat the heat.
- Greenland. Greenland is the world's largest non- continental and coldest desert.
- Great Basin.
Egyptians' reservations toward alcohol are also shaped by the state's strict alcohol regulations. Egypt prohibits the sale and consumption of alcohol in public places or shops, with the exception of hotels and tourist facilities approved by the Minister of Tourism.
The Coldest Place in the World. Dec. 10, 2013: What is the coldest place on Earth? It is a high ridge in Antarctica on the East Antarctic Plateau where temperatures in several hollows can dip below minus 133.6 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 92 degrees Celsius) on a clear winter night.
It is an offence to drink alcohol or be drunk in public. Alcohol is available at licensed hotel restaurants and bars, and expatriates living in Qatar can obtain alcohol on a permit system. Don't carry alcohol around with you (except to take it on the day of collection from the warehouse to your home).
The Ten Wettest Places In The World
- Mawsynram, India. Mawsynram, located in the Meghalaya State in India, is the wettest place in the world, with an annual rainfall of 11,871 millimeters.
- Cherrapunji, India. 15 kilometers from Mawsynram is the second wettest place in the world.
- Tutendo, Colombia.
- Cropp River, New Zealand.
Alcohol prohibition in India is in force in the states of Bihar, Gujarat, and Nagaland as well as in the Union Territory of Lakshadweep. All other Indian states and union territories permit the sale of alcohol.
Australia is the smallest of the world's continents. It is also the lowest, the flattest and (apart from Antarctica) the driest. The highest point on the Australian mainland is Mount Kosciuszko, New South Wales, at 2228 metres above sea level.
However, the Afghan government provides a license for various many outlets to distribute alcoholic beverages to foreign journalists and tourists, and black market alcohol consumption is prevalent as well. Bringing two bottles or two litres of alcoholic beverages is allowed for foreigners entering Afghanistan.