Category: Europe

RHODES

Rhodes Travel Guide

Rhodes is an island of year-round sun. Rhodes Holiday Island is a combination of antiquity, the Middle Ages and a beach holiday in the magnificent Mediterranean scenery. Read Rantapallo’s destination guide and plan your own...

SIGHTS OF PRAGUE

SIGHTS OF PRAGUE

The Old Town is the heart of Prague, and the most familiar of the city’s areas. The Old Town Square is the heart of Prague The square of Prague’s Old Town is a great...

Vatican City Population 2014

Vatican City 2014

Yearbook 2014 Vatican City. On Pope Francis’s 78th birthday in mid-December, a historic agreement between the United States and Cuba was published that had been negotiated with the help of the Vatican. According to...

United Kingdom Population 2014

United Kingdom 2014

Yearbook 2014 UK. The winter weather in January put the community to the test. The amount of rainfall was reported to be the largest in 248 years and the floods are among the most...

Ukraine Population 2014

Ukraine 2014

Yearbook 2014 Noted on Digopaul, Ukraine population in 2020 is estimated at 43,733,773. Ukraine is a country located in Eastern Europe. It was an extremely dramatic year with a collapsed regime, lost Crimean peninsula...

Turkey Population 2014

Turkey 2014

Yearbook 2014 Turkey. A police investigation presented shortly before the New Year and pointed out leading government representatives for corruption hit hard back during the year against people with ties to the investigators. In...

Switzerland Population 2014

Switzerland 2014

Yearbook 2014 Switzerland. According to Countryaah.com, Switzerland population in 2020 is estimated at 8,654,633. Two referendums on immigration were held during the year with conflicting results. In February, the issue concerned the reintroduction of...

Sweden Population 2014

Sweden Automotive Industry

The automotive industry is an essential part of the engineering industry. By the middle of the 20th century, most types of transport equipment could be manufactured inland. The models were designed here, most components...

Spain Population 2014

Spain 2014

Yearbook 2014 Spain. In the EU elections in May, a new EU-critical left party, Podemos, caused a minor shock wave by taking 8% of the vote and becoming the fourth largest party. Podemos, who...

Slovenia Population 2014

Slovenia 2014

Yearbook 2014 Slovenia. At a party congress in the largest government party in Positive Slovenia in April, the leader, Prime Minister Alenka Bratušek, was dismissed from the party leader post. As a result, the...

Slovakia Population 2014

Slovakia 2014

Yearbook 2014 Slovakia. According to Countryaah.com, Slovakia population in 2020 is estimated at 5,459,653. Prime Minister Robert Fico decided to stand in this year’s presidential election and first looked like a winner in public...

Serbia Population 2014

Serbia 2014

Yearbook 2014 Serbia. Negotiations between the EU and Serbia on Serbian membership in the Union began formally in January. It was a symbolically important step towards integration in Europe, although it was expected to...

San Marino Population 2014

San Marino 2014

Yearbook 2014 San Marino. According to Countryaah.com, San Marino population in 2020 is estimated at 33,942. A former head of state and government, the doctor Pietro Berti, was sentenced in September to four years...

Russia Population 2014

Russia 2014

Yearbook 2014 Russian Federation. It was a dramatic year of Russian war in Ukraine, annexation of the Crimean Peninsula and conflict with the EU, NATO and the US. The Kremlin threatened more or less...

Portugal Population 2014

Portugal 2014

Yearbook 2014 Portugal. According to Countryaah.com, Portugal population in 2020 is estimated at 10,196,720. Portuguese football legend Eusébio da Silva Ferreira died in January at the age of 71. Eusébio was one of the...

Poland Population 2014

Poland 2014

A few hours flight away, Poland is a historical cultural destination and will surprise the tourist with its diversity. There are several UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Poland and we will explore six of...

Norway Population 2014

Norway 2014

Yearbook 2014 Norway. One of Norway’s most important cultural heritage was devastated by a major fire in January, when some 30 old wooden buildings in Lærdalsøyri on the Sognefjord were destroyed. Lærdalsøyri has over...

Macedonia Population 2014

Northern Macedonia 2014

Yearbook 2014 Northern Macedonia (until 2019 Macedonia). Before the presidential election in April, disagreement within the government arose. According to Countryaah.com, North Macedonia population in 2020 is estimated at 2,083,385. The dominant right-wing party...

Netherlands Population 2014

Netherlands 2014

Yearbook 2014 Netherlands. According to Countryaah.com, Netherlands population in 2020 is estimated at 17,134,883. The Dutch UN intervention in Bosnia’s civil war in the 1990s continued to be dealt with in court. Relatives of...

Montenegro Population 2014

Montenegro 2014

Yearbook 2014 Montenegro. During the year, the government received criticism from international lending institutions who considered that the country’s economy was threatened by plans to borrow just over a billion dollars. According to Countryaah.com,...

Monaco Population 2014

Monaco 2014

Yearbook 2014 Monaco. In May, Prince Albert and his wife Charlene announced that they were expecting children. In December, twins Gabriella and Jacques were born. According to Countryaah.com, Monaco population in 2020 is estimated...

Moldova Population 2014

Moldova 2014

Yearbook 2014 Moldova. According to Countryaah.com, Moldova population in 2020 is estimated at 4,033,974. The Ukraine crisis with the Russian annexation of the Crimean Peninsula put security policy pressure on Moldova from Moscow. The...

Malta Population 2014

Malta 2014

Yearbook 2014 Malta. According to Countryaah.com, Malta population in 2020 is estimated at 441,554. Malta was planning to start offering a limited number of Maltese passports to people unrelated to Malta who were willing...

Luxembourg Population 2014

Luxembourg 2014

Yearbook 2014 Luxembourg. A five-year deadlock in the EU was broken in March, when Prime Minister Xavier Bettel announced that Luxembourg and Austria were now prepared to join the EU savings directive aimed at...

Lithuania Population 2014

Lithuania 2014

Yearbook 2014 Lithuania. In June, Lithuania’s competition authority sentenced Russian Gazprom to fines approximately SEK 330 million for preventing other gas players from entering the Lithuanian market. Gazprom had, in protracted conflict, opposed the...

Liechtenstein Population 2014

Liechtenstein 2014

Yearbook 2014 Liechtenstein. According to Countryaah.com, Liechtenstein population in 2020 is estimated at 38,139. The government decided to shut down the principality’s only BB department since all gynecologists resigned at the same time. The...

Latvia Population 2014

Latvia 2014

Yearbook 2014 Latvia. At the New Year, the government reached its major economic target as Latvia became the eighth member of the euro zone. But after cuts required for the euro entry, and in...

Kosovo Population 2014

Kosovo 2014

Yearbook 2014 Kosovo. According to Countryaah.com, Kosovo population in 2020 is estimated at 1.8 million. political contradictions led to the formation of a new party in March by President Jakup Krasniqi and former Prime...

Italy Population 2014

Italy 2014

Yearbook 2014 Italy. In Italy, the year was completely marked by the country’s new prime minister, Matteo Renzi, who, with his 39 years, became Italy’s youngest head of government of all time – i.e....

Ireland Population 2014

Ireland 2014

Yearbook 2014 Ireland. Much indicated that Ireland’s economy was recovering. Among other things, the credit rating agency raised Moody’s Ireland’s credit rating at the beginning of the year, making it easier to borrow money...

Iceland Population 2014

Iceland 2014

Yearbook 2014 Iceland. The conflict around EU membership has grown since negotiations with the EU were canceled last year. In February, Prime Minister Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson declared that the coalition with the Independence Party...

Hungary Population 2014

Hungary 2014

Yearbook 2014 Hungary. According to Countryaah.com, Hungary population in 2020 is estimated at 9,660,362. Hungary emerged during the year as Kremlin’s political and ideological ally in the EU. When Moscow annexed Crimea in Ukraine...

Greece Population 2014

Greece 2014

Yearbook 2014 Greece. A weak recovery began after the six-year-long and very deep decline in Greece. A turning point came in April when, for the first time in four years, the government was able...

Germany Population 2014

Germany 2014

Yearbook 2014 Germany. According to Countryaah.com, Germany population in 2020 is estimated at 83,783,953. Former President Christian Wulff was released in February from suspicion of corruption by a Hannover court that also ruled that...

France Population 2014

France 2014

Yearbook 2014 France. At the beginning of the year, a newspaper published pictures of President François Hollande when he was pushed on a wasp to meet his mistress. Shortly thereafter, his partner Valérie Trierweiler...

Finland Population 2014

Finland 2014

Yearbook 2014 Finland. According to Countryaah.com, Finland population in 2020 is estimated at 5,540,731. The Russian attack on Ukraine had repercussions in Finland, partly through a lively debate on NATO. However, Prime Minister Jyrki...

Faroe Islands Population 2014

Faroe Islands 2014

Yearbook 2014 Faroe Islands. According to Countryaah.com, Faeroe Islands population in 2020 is estimated at 48,874. Negotiations for mackerel quotas in the North East Atlantic for 2014 broke down in March. The Faroe Islands...

Estonia Population 2014

Estonia 2014

Yearbook 2014 Estonia. The war between the Russian Federation and Ukraine cast its shadow over Estonia during the year. Otherwise, relations with the Kremlin started off well when Estonia’s foreign minister visited Moscow in...

Denmark Population 2014

Denmark 2014

Yearbook 2014 Denmark. It was a dramatic political year for Social Democratic Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt, both at home and in the EU. In January, the government crisis erupted because of plans to sell...

Czech Republic Population 2014

Czech Republic 2014

Yearbook 2014 Czech Republic. In January, three parties agreed to form a new government. The Social Democrats, the populist movement ANO (Disgruntled citizens’ action) and the Christian Democrats had then negotiated for over two...