Category Archives: Europe

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Spain Society

Spain is a vibrant and diverse society that has a long history of cultural and artistic achievement. Located in southwestern Europe, this country has been the birthplace of great authors, painters, architects, musicians, and other influential figures in history. Spain is also home to some of the world’s most well-known festivals and celebrations such as… Read More »

Germany Society

Germany is a highly developed and prosperous country located in Central Europe. It has a population of over 83 million people and is the most populous member state of the European Union. Germany is home to one of the world’s largest economies, and it has an impressive infrastructure, excellent educational institutions, and a vibrant cultural… Read More »

Croatia Agriculture, Fishing and Forestry

According to, Croatia is a small country located in Central Europe, bordering the Adriatic Sea. It has a population of around 4.2 million people and covers an area of 56,594 square kilometers. The capital and largest city is Zagreb. Croatia enjoys a temperate climate with hot summers and mild winters. It has a diverse… Read More »

Albania Agriculture, Fishing and Forestry

According to a2zgov, Albania is a small country located in the western part of the Balkan Peninsula. It is bordered by Montenegro to the north, Kosovo to the northeast, North Macedonia to the east and Greece to the south. Albania has a total land area of 28,748 square kilometres and a population of around 2.9… Read More »

Monaco Presidents and Prime Ministers

National Flag of Monaco According to aceinland, the national flag of Monaco, also known as the Prince’s Flag, is a rectangular red and white banner with two equal horizontal stripes. The top stripe is red and the bottom stripe is white. The flag has been in use since 1881 when it was adopted by Prince… Read More »

Austria Government and Political Parties

According to Politicsezine, Austria is located in Central Europe and is bordered by eight countries: Germany, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Slovenia, Italy, Switzerland and Liechtenstein. To the north of Austria lies Germany. It shares a 784 km long border with the country, resulting in a strong cultural influence from German language and culture. To… Read More »

Entertainment and Attractions in Vienna, Austria

There are so many attractions and interesting places in Vienna that you have to run around. Especially if you came for a week, but you want to see everything at once. So, here is a short list of places to visit in the Austrian capital. According to, St. Stephen’s Cathedral – a symbol of… Read More »

Klaipeda, Lithuania

The third largest Lithuanian city, Klaipeda, and once the capital of Prussia – Memel, retained the atmosphere of the Soviet Union and the architectural “consequences” of powerful German influence, thanks to which a majestic red-brick castle and a whole quarter with half-timbered buildings were created here. Check to learn more about Lithuania. Klaipeda is also… Read More »

Albania Geography and Population

Albania – profession After 1990, the private retail trade with the introduction of market economy has had a significant recovery, through the sale of imported consumer goods – as opposed to the state takeover of retail and handicrafts by the 1960’s and 1970’s. Countryaah: Do you know how many people there are in Albania? Check… Read More »

Andorra Geography and Population

OFFICIAL NAME: Principality of Andorra CAPITAL CITY: Andorra la Vella POPULATION: 69,000 (2016) AREA: 468 km² OFFICIAL LANGUAGE (S): Catalan, Spanish, French RELIGION: Catholics 79%, others 21% COIN: Euro CURRENCY CODE: EUR ENGLISH NAME: Andorra POPULATION COMPOSITION: Spaniards 43%, Andorrans 33%, Portuguese 11%, French 7%, others 6% GDP PER residents: USD 45,033 (2014) LIFE EXPECTANCY:… Read More »

Austria Geography and Population

Austria – geography Austria is predominantly a mountain country. Only to the east and SE and in the Danube Valley there are larger lowland areas. The entire western part is occupied by the Eastern Alps, which includes the Northern Lime Calves on the border with Germany with Allgäu Alps, Lechtal Alps, Wetterstein Mountains and Karwendel… Read More »

Belarus Geography and Population

Belarus (Geography) The country consists to the north of a hilly moraine landscape with many depressions filled with bogs and small lakes. In the middle of the country, an east-west slope extends with heights up to 300 m. In this area, the natural drainage is best, and here is good agricultural land. To the south… Read More »

Belgium Geography and Population

Belgium – geography Belgium contains both Germanic and Romanesque populations, Flemings to the north and Walloons to the south. The antagonisms between these two groups have led to great tensions, and during the 1960’s, 1970’s and 1980’s, Belgium was gradually transformed into a federal state with three regions, Flanders, Wallonia and Brussels. The regions live… Read More »

Bosnia and Herzegovina Geography and Population

Bosnia and Herzegovina – geography Bosnia and Herzegovina was the third largest and most ethnically complex of the former Yugoslav republics. Most of the country is characterized by the Dinarids, which to the north slope down towards the Sava river plain. Only through a narrow corridor does the land reach the Adriatic coast at the… Read More »

Bulgaria Geography and Population

Bulgaria – geography Bulgaria is traditionally an agricultural country, but after World War II has undergone rapid industrialization in close cooperation with the Soviet Union. At the same time, agriculture was converted to collective and state operation. Since the political changes in Eastern Europe around 1990, society is undergoing privatization and reorientation. Population In Bulgaria… Read More »

Croatia Geography and Population

Croatia (Geography) Croatia extends north and west of Bosnia and Herzegovina with borders to both the Federation of Bosnian Croats and Bosnian Muslims and the Republic of Serbia (Republika Srpska). Croatia also borders Slovenia and Hungary to the north and Serbia to the east. Both the southern and eastern borders run through areas where before… Read More »

Cyprus Geography and Population

Cyprus – geography Geographically Cyprus belongs to Asia; an underwater ridge connects the island with Asia Minor. However, with its colonial connection to Britain and close historical and cultural ties to Greece, Cyprus is often included in Europe. Population The most recent census for the whole of Cyprus was conducted in 1973. Here the population… Read More »

Czech Republic Geography and Population

Czech Republic – geography Czech Republic consists of the regions Čechy (see also Bohemia) and Morava (see also Moravia) and is surrounded by mountains. Population Almost 95% of the good 10.2 mill. residents are Czechs and mothers. At the 2001 census, 193,000 residents indicated Slovak, 52,000 Polish and 39,000 German nationality. There are also small… Read More »

Denmark Geography and Population

Denmark – population It is possible to follow the demographic development of the Danish population back to 1735 on the basis of censuses and statistics on births and deaths. The population In 1735 the population comprised approximately 718,000 people. The first census took place in 1769, when 797,584 people were counted. Censuses have been held… Read More »

Estonia Geography and Population

Estonia (Geography) Estonia (Geography), Population At the 1989 census, there were 1.56 million of population in Estonia, of which 61.3% Estonians and 35.2% Slavic speakers (Russians, Belarusians and Ukrainians). Five years later, the population had fallen by approximately 60,000 due to eviction of Russians and birth deficit. In the period 1989-2000, the population fell by… Read More »

Faroe Islands Geography and Population

Faroe Islands – geography The Faroe Islands consist of 18 islands, which are separated by narrow straits and fjords. The nearest land is the Shetland Islands 300 km to the southeast. Landscape shapes The landscape forms reflect both the volcanic rocks of the subsoil and the destructive processes that have been active since the end… Read More »

Finland Geography and Population

Finland – geography Finland is with 15 residents per. km2 one of Europe’s most sparsely populated countries; only Iceland and Norway are more sparsely populated. The southern, coastal regions are fairly densely populated, while large areas in northern Finland are completely dominated by mighty and largely uninhabited forests. In between lies Sølandet with the thousands… Read More »

France Geography and Population

France – geography France is administratively divided into 13 regions, 96 departments and almost 35,756 municipalities, which are far smaller than the Danish ones. France also has five departments outside Europe, Guadeloupe, Martinique, French Guiana, Réunion and Mayotte, in addition to the looser territories, Saint-Pierre and Miquelon, some islands off Antarctica, New Caledonia, French Polynesia… Read More »

Germany Geography and Population

Germany – geography Germany – Geography, Landscape The whole of northern Germany is a lowland area, which consists of moraine and meltwater deposits. The coastal area facing the North Sea consists for the most part of sand surfaces, dunes and marsh areas. Along the coast are the East Frisian and North Frisian Islands. The rivers… Read More »

Greece Geography and Population

Greece – geography Greece includes the southern part of the Balkans. After the municipal reform from 1996, the country is divided into 13 regions, 51 counties and 1033 municipalities. Athens is the capital and has a population of approximately 3.7 million (Attica region) corresponding to 1/3 of the total population. Landscape and geology The Greek… Read More »

Hungary Geography and Population

Hungary (Geography) Most of Hungary is lowland; as much as 84 per cent lie lower than 200 m above sea level; just 2 percent is higher than 400 m. The lowlands, formed by the Carpathian Basin, consist of the plains Hungarian Plain (Alföld) in eastern and southeastern Hungary and Kisalföld in the northwest. Geologically, the… Read More »

Iceland Geography and Population

Iceland – geography Icelandic history is without real wars, but can in turn be described as one long battle with nature, a battle against ice and fire. Earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, sea ice, floods, landslides and climate deterioration have all left clear traces in history, and in today’s Iceland it still happens that society is powerless… Read More »

Ireland Geography and Population

Ireland – geography This article on the geography of Ireland describes the 84% of the island of Ireland that belong to the Republic of Ireland. Population The population is predominantly of Celtic origin with less Anglo-Saxon and Scandinavian elements. From the mid-1800’s. population growth was marked by violent upheavals. Famine as a result of a… Read More »

Italy Geography and Population

Italy – geography Italy’s more than 300,000 km2 consists of a northern mainland part with the Alps and the Posletten, which make up approximately 33% of the area, the Italian peninsula with the Apennines, which makes up approximately 50%, and the islands of Sicily, Sardinia and several smaller archipelagos that make up the rest. 35%… Read More »

Latvia Geography and Population

Latvia – geography Latvia’s landscape is formed by deposits from the last ice age and is predominantly lowland with moraine hills as well as NW-SE tunnel tunnels and hills; only a few places reach the hills 300 m altitude. Between the hills there are many wetlands, rivers and smaller streams; most importantly, Daugava (Western Dvina),… Read More »