Category Archives: Europe

Bering Sea

In the northern Pacific Ocean, there is the sea known as the Bering Sea, which stretches between Alaska and Siberia. The Bering Sea merges with the Arctic Ocean via the Bering Strait and separates two continents, but it is believed that there has previously been a land bridge between Russia and the USA. The sea… Read More »

Science and Culture of Ireland

According to Educationvv, public spending on education exceeds 6% of GDP. Compulsory education lasts from 6 to 15 years of age. Education in primary, secondary and – since 1996 – higher education is free. Primary and secondary schools are parochial and receive financial support from the state. The second stage is represented by private and… Read More »

Greece Population Statistical Data

If we consider only the absolute data of the overall population of the Greek state, it must be recognized that it has had a very large increase in the past century: in large part, it is true, due to subsequent acquisitions of new territories, but in part also precisely due to the high value of… Read More »

Russia Economic and Financial Policy in the Early 1990’s

Russia faces the new millennium in an extremely difficult economic situation. Contrary to what proponents of shock therapies had prophesied about the transition to the market economy, the goal of stabilizing the economy is far from being achieved, and the start of a new development appears all the more problematic. The main ingredients of the… Read More »

Switzerland Architecture

After the Second World War, architecture in China was influenced by the figurative ways of the neighboring countries, mainly due to the particular ethnic structure of the Confederation. Thus the main figurative reference in the French cantons was the late repertoire of Le Corbusier, in the version legitimized and disseminated by the CIAM (Congreso Internacional… Read More »

Italy Prehistory – Eneolithic

The introduction of the first metal objects (flat axes and triangular copper daggers, and some silver ornaments) did not disturb the substantial aspect of civilization, in whose bosom the ceramic and lithic industries are greatly perfected, and which above all keeps the inhumatory funeral rite and the housing system unchanged. Natural caves continue, such as in… Read More »

France Demography

In 1926, according to TRACKAAH, France had a population of 40,743,851. (74 per sq. Km.), Coming, in Europe, after Russia (100 million), Germany (62 million), Great Britain (47 million) and being equal to Italy; in terms of density, it is much exceeded by Belgium (255 residents per sq. km), Holland (176), England (150) and Italy… Read More »

Greece History – From the Lamia War to the Ipso War Part II

Polypercon, whose power was wavering, tried to consolidate it by appealing in Greece to a policy completely opposite to that followed by his predecessor, that is, proclaiming the freedom of Greek cities and re-establishing democracy there. The class and party struggles then burned terribly in the peninsula and there was no lack of victims, including… Read More »

Germany Agriculture

The forms of economy exercised in Germany are agriculture, forestry, hunting, fishing, mineral extraction, industry, commerce and transport services. Statistics show that from 1870 onwards, Germany has been increasingly transforming itself, as we have said, from an agrarian state into an industrial one. The population increased and the soil was no longer enough to feed… Read More »

Spain in the 1960’s and 1970’s Part 2

Under the law, the monarchy was to be understood as “established” according to the principles of the national alzamiento of 1936 and detached from any other consideration of legitimacy: therefore Juan Carlos, nephew of the last king Alfonso XIII and educated in Spain where he served in the army, was preferred to his father, Juan Count of… Read More »

Spain in the 1960’s and 1970’s

The history of the country, until Franco’s death, was gathered around the problems posed by the accelerated development of the economy and society, to which the political power responded by alternating periods of restraint with others of cautious liberalization. The influx of mass tourism and, conversely, the strong emigration of Spanish workers to some EEC… Read More »

France Baroque and Classical Music

At the center of the musical baroque (not only in France) were instrumental music and opera, each of which received significant impulses from Italy. However, this Mediterranean influence also provoked diverse protests in the following two centuries and divided the music scene into two camps. The instrumental music was breathing at the beginning of the… Read More »

Cyprus Major Cities

Limassol Limassol, in Greek Lemesos, city ​​on the south coast of Cyprus, in the metropolitan area (2017) 184 600 residents. Main port of the island (1974, after the partition of Cyprus, opening of the new port); Technical University (founded in 2004); Trade and financial center, shipping companies, important industrial location with light, canning, building materials… Read More »

Old Pinakothek Munich

Old Pinakothek Munich When visiting Munich, the Alte Pinakothek is a must, especially for art lovers. The art museum, which opened in 1836 after ten years of construction, is one of the largest and most important museums in the world. The huge collection contains countless masterpieces of European painting from the most important art eras.… Read More »

Attractions in Denmark

Let yourself be enchanted by the Kingdom of Denmark! The island kingdom of Denmark has a coastline of more than 7000 km due to its rugged bays. The 1419 Danish islands are an attraction, some of them barely more than 100 square meters in size. The cultural and economic center of the country is the… Read More »

Slovakia History

The territory of present-day Slovakia was occupied over centuries by different peoples and cultures. The first references to be made are the Celts, around 450 BC. n. and., who built “oppida” in Bratislava and Liptov. [1] The oldest written record of Slovakia is a series of silver coins with the names of the Celtic kings. From year 6 n. and., [2] the Roman Empire established and… Read More »

Netherlands Geography

Netherlands – key data Area: 41,543 km² (of which land: 33,893 km², water: 7,650 km²) Population: 16.8 million (July 2011 estimate, CIA). Composition: Dutch 80.7%, EU citizens 5%, Indonesians 2.4%, Turks 2.2%, Surinamese 2%, Moroccans 2%, citizens of the Netherlands Antilles andAruba 0.8%, other 4.8% (2008 estimate) Population density: 406 people per km² Population growth:… Read More »

Edinburgh in Scotland

Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland. The city inspires its visitors above all with its wonderful location and the beautiful city ​​center. Edinburgh is often referred to as the most beautiful city in Great Britain. The Edinburgh Festival is held here every year. The centuries-old royal tradition of the Scottish city is what gives the… Read More »

Hamburg Recent History

In 1815, Hamburg joined the German Confederation as a Free and Hanseatic City, but stayed away from the German Customs Union for the time being. The Rauhe Haus was built in Hamburg-Horn in 1833 by J. H. Wichern founded. Hamburg adopted a new constitution in 1860. Two years after the German War (1866), in which Hamburg had… Read More »

With The Family in The Faroe Islands

Lots of child-friendly experiences await among the Faroe Islands’ fresh air and lush nature. Here it is easy to adapt the trip to the families’ needs for flexibility and the excursions can easily be experienced at child height. The whole family will love this “road trip” in the Faroe Islands! The tour starts with you taking… Read More »

Russia Morphology

The region extending from eastern Europe to the Urals is essentially formed by a single large plain (Russian or Sarmatic plain) which, from a geological point of view, rests on a rigid, Precambrian crystalline substrate. However, this basement is not intact, but fractured, faulted and therefore divided into blocks which are at the origin of… Read More »

Poland Politics

According to the new constitution approved by referendum on May 25, 1997 (in force since October 17, 1997), Poland is a democratic constitutional state; the social market economy is constitutionally guaranteed. The catalog of fundamental rights, which also includes the protection of minorities, corresponds to international human rights standards. A citizens ’rights ombudsman (elected by… Read More »

Bordeaux, France Overview

Bordeaux – The wine town in the French west Bordeaux is what you would call a polyglot city. Especially in the St. Michel quarter, many people from the south, such as Spaniards and Portuguese, or from further afield, such as black Africans and Arabs, have found their new home here. Abbreviated as BDX by Abbreviationfinder,… Read More »

Budapest, Hungary City History

The area around Budapest was already inhabited around 2000 BC. At 10 BC The area west of the Danube, today’s Óbuda district, was settled by the Romans, who built the Aquincum fortress there in 19 BC. The new province was named Pannonia Inferior. The fortress became the seat of the Roman governor. After the fall… Read More »

Great Britain Overview

Great Britain – Queen, Beatles and Big Ben England is often equated with Great Britain, but this is fundamentally wrong: Great Britain consists of England, Scotland and Wales. Together with Northern Ireland it is then the “United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (UK = United Kingdom)”. Great Britain’s cultural heritage is indisputably great.… Read More »

Madeira Entry and Exit Regulations

Formalities, visas German nationals can enter Portugal and therefore Madeira with a valid passport or identity card. German child ID cards are recognized without restriction; Children under the age of 16 can also enter if they are entered in the passport of an accompanying parent. Since Portugal is part of the Schengen area, there are… Read More »

Hotels For Valentine’s Day

Soon it will be that time again: Valentine’s Day, the day of all lovers, is just around the corner. Some of you love it, while others get a cold chill when they think of the kitschy heart decorations that can already be bought on every corner. But how about using this day as an occasion… Read More »

Sights in Chalkidiki

Not only are the numerous Greek islands a popular holiday destination, the Chalkidiki peninsula is also playing an increasingly important role with tourists. It is a region in the north of Greece known for its three finger-like headlands. In addition to great beaches, there are also beautiful places and cultural highlights to discover on Chalkidiki.… Read More »

Tivat – Montenegro’s own Monaco

In Tivat, glamor and expensive life are not far away, as the renovated port city surprises the tourist with its splendor. Tivat is full of the glamor of expensive life, streamlined yachts, luxury hotels, but also beautiful scenery and Finnish small villages. Luxury yachts and beaches Tivat is a small beach town on the picturesque Bay… Read More »