Category: Europe

Barcelona, Catalonia (Spain)

Barcelona, Catalonia (Spain)

Barcelona is the capital of Catalonia. The city is located on the Costa Dorada and is one of the main ports in Europe. The historic center of the “old” Barcelona – the Gothic Quarter....

Sightseeing in Volgograd, Russia

Sightseeing in Volgograd, Russia

Not far from here on Lenin Square stands Pavlov’s House. During the Battle of Stalingrad, this four-story residential building was heroically defended for two months by a group of scouts under the command of...

Luxembourg Arts

Luxembourg Arts

According to Calculatorinc, Luxembourg served for twenty centuries as an arena to the European peoples, and preserves the signs of successive civilizations that came from Gaul. Celtic traces (dolmen in Diekirsch, Herthslei in Altlinster),...

Russia Geography

Russia Geography and Climate

Russia is a country that is geographically quite close to Sweden and with which we also share a lot of history, a name as Russian as Olga actually comes from the ancient Swede Helga....

About Faroe Islands

About Faroe Islands

The Faroe Islands are inhabited by the descendants of the Norwegians who settled in this place in the 9th century. During its existence, the Faroe Islands were ruled by Norway, Denmark, and only in...

Tours to the Netherlands

Tours to the Netherlands

Tours to the Netherlands is a great opportunity to make a fascinating journey to the most picturesque country of Old Europe. Unique castles and picturesque ruins of fortifications, many museums and unusual botanical gardens,...

Athens, Greece

Athens, Greece

Attica is a native Greek land. Located in the basin of Attica, formed by the mountains off the coast of the Saronic Gulf, modern Athens is the capital and largest city of Greece. Their...

Latvia in the 1910's

Latvia in the 1910’s

Latvia as a state body arose only in 1918. The Latvian tribes that inhabited the territory of today’s republic, together with other populations of different nationalities, remained, starting from the century. XII, under foreign...

Italy Foreign Policy of the First Year of the War

Italy Foreign Policy of the First Year of the War

Italy’s entry into the war alongside Germany had taken place without any preventive political-military coordination, which never really took place even afterwards. The frequent meetings between Mussolini and Hitler (Brenner, 4 October 1940; Florence,...

Russia Climate

Russia Climate

The essential characteristics of the Russian climate are continentality and relative uniformity over vast surfaces; both in evident relationship with what has been mentioned about the morphology and above all the coastal contour of...

Germany Encyclopedia for Kids

Germany Encyclopedia for Kids

Germany The industrial power of Europe The economic heart of the European Union, a populous country with a strong identity and a great cultural tradition, Germany is one of the points of reference for...

Greek Arts

Greek Arts

Greek art, in the narrower sense the art of the Greeks from around the 11th to the 1st century BC. Chr. The geometric art (.. Approximately 1000-700 BC) is the first independent Greek art;...

International Musical Eisteddfodd

Attractions in Wales

With Wales you encounter a piece of the United Kingdom… and in a certain way – especially historically – to England, which borders on the west. In addition, Wales borders on the Irish Sea,...

Burgundy, France

Burgundy, France

Burgundy Burgundy is a region in central France. The region consists of four departments. The capital of Burgundy is Dijon. Burgundy is a region with a rich tradition: the area was already quite densely...

United Kingdom Politics 2011

United Kingdom Politics

Great Britain and Northern Ireland have neither a codified constitution nor a constitutional law of higher rank than ordinary statute law. The constitutional order is largely based on unwritten law (Common Law) or on...

The Spanish Bar

The Spanish Bar

A center of life – the bar in Spain Spain is the land of bars. However, this should not be taken to include the usual restaurants with a rather dubious reputation in other countries....

Latvia Culture

Latvia Culture and Traditions

TRADITIONS According to a2zcamerablog, Latvia is a country located in Europe. Latvian traditions are fundamentally linked to peasant life and the rhythms that mark it, so you can recognize the influence of pagan rituals....

Kazanlak Thracian Tomb (World Heritage)

Kazanlak Thracian Tomb (World Heritage)

The Thracian dome grave from the 4th century BC is a reminder of the Hellenistic period. The masterful fresco painting found in the burial place serves as a valuable reference to the way of...

Augsburg, Germany Sightseeing

Augsburg, Germany Sightseeing

Highlights Fugger houses The houses of Augsburg’s most famous family stand along Maximilianstrasse and go back to the years between 1512 and 1515. Heavily damaged in the Second World War, all damage caused by...

Ankara, Turkey Overview

Ankara, Turkey Overview

Ankara – capital of Turkey Ankara is an important commercial and industrial city with a vibrant culture and an interesting range of monuments that were once erected here in ancient times. Even if not...

France Culinary

France Culinary

CULINARY Regional specialities Tournedos(small steaks in strips of bacon) Châteaubriand, entrecôte (rib steak) with béarnaise (delicate egg sauce) Gigot de pré-salé(roasted or grilled leg of lamb) and flageolets (green beans) or French fries dauphines...

best surf spots

The 10 best surf spots in the world

Whether in summer or in any other season: surfing is a popular hobby that is practiced all over the world. Not only is this sport particularly exciting for outsiders to look at, it is...

Scotland Arrival and Transport

Scotland Arrival and Transport

How do you get to Scotland? Air connections Great Britain’s largest airline is British Airways, which offers long-haul flights in all directions. Virgin Airlines is the second largest airline and also offers numerous long-haul...

England Important Monuments

England Important Monuments

Important monuments Angel of the North The Angel of the North is Britain’s largest and also one of its most impressive sculptures. The 200-ton steel angel designed by Antony Gormley stands near the A1...

Kosovo Everyday Life

Kosovo Everyday Life

Currency: Euro (EUR) Exchange rate: – Time zone: CET Country code (phone): +383 climate: temperate continental climate Housing and provision The housing market in Kosovo and particularly in Prishtina is very vital. There is...

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 According to topb2bwebsites, 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...