Category: Europe

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...

Croatia Population 2014

Croatia 2014

Yearbook 2014 Croatia. Former Prime Minister Ivo Sanader was sentenced in March to nine years in prison for corruption. He was found guilty of bringing the equivalent of about SEK 80 million from state...

Bulgaria Population 2014

Bulgaria 2014

Yearbook 2014 Bulgaria. Political instability persisted in Bulgaria during the year. The government was subjected to severe pressure from the opposition, which demanded its resignation. In the elections to the European Parliament in May,...

Bosnia and Herzegovina Population 2014

Bosnia and Herzegovina 2014

Yearbook 2014 Bosnia and Herzegovina. The worst unrest since the 1992-95 war shook Bosnia and Herzegovina in February. The unrest began in Tuzla, where workers protested against the privatization of state-owned enterprises. Concerns about...

Bordeaux Attractions

Bordeaux Attractions and Tourist

Attractions in Bordeaux Bordeaux is a treasure trove of architecture. Spend time visiting the magnificent buildings and churches. Also remember that the nature around Bordeaux is an experience and attraction in itself, and a...

Bologna Attractions

Bologna Attractions and Tourist

Attractions in Bologna Le Due Torri (The Two Towers) In the 11th century, Bologna’s richest families started a somewhat peculiar competition: tower construction. Due to all the towers, Bologna has also been nicknamed La...

Beziers Attractions

Beziers Attractions and Tourist

Attractions in Beziers It is possible to visit Beziers tourist office and buy a ticket to the city’s six museums for a cheap price. The museums are mostly open from 9am to 12pm and...

Belgium Population 2014

Belgium 2014

Yearbook 2014 Belgium. Belgium’s euthanasia legislation came into focus again when the law was amended in February to include even seriously ill children, with no age limit. Later in the year, for the first...

Belarus Population 2014

Belarus 2014

Yearbook 2014 Belarus. This year’s Ice Hockey World Cup in Belarus was used according to critics in the dictator Aljaksandr Lukasjenka’s propaganda. Belarusian democracy activists were arrested and held in custody during the World...

Austria Population 2014

Austria 2014

Yearbook 2014 Austria. Finance Minister and Vice-Chancellor Michael Spindelegger resigned in August after a bitter dispute over the fiscal policy of the government coalition. Spindelegger also left the post as leader of the bourgeois...

Andorra Population 2014

Andorra 2014

Yearbook 2014 Andorra. According to Countryaah.com, Andorra population in 2020 is estimated at 77,276. Andorra received troublesome attention during the year when it was revealed that former Catalonia regional president Jordi Pujol and his...

Albania Population 2014

Albania 2014

Yearbook 2014 Albania. According to police, a powerful explosion that damaged a power line post on New Year’s Eve constituted the first terrorist attack to hit Albania. According to Countryaah.com, Albania population in 2020...

Aland Islands Population 2014

Aland 2014

Yearbook 2014 Aland. Archaeologists found remains during the year that are believed to have been a Viking hall from the younger Iron Age, 40 meters long and 12 meters wide. In the area were...

Europe Overview

Europe Overview

Europe, the second least of the continents (after Oceania) and the most densely populated; the area includes (including European Russia, see Countryaah) DKK 10.5 million km2 with approx. 700 million population. The continent’s name...