Austria Government

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 […]

Klaipeda, Lithuania

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 […]

Albania Geography

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 […]

Andorra Geography

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: […]

Austria Geography

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 […]

Belgium Geography

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 […]

Bulgaria Geography

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 […]

Croatia Geography

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 […]

Cyprus Geography

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 […]

Czech Republic Geography

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 […]

Denmark Geography

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 […]

Estonia Geography

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 […]

Finland Geography

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 […]

France Geography

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 […]

Germany Geography

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 […]

Greece Geography

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 […]

Hungary Geography

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 […]

Iceland Geography

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 […]

Ireland Geography

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 […]

Italy Geography

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% […]

Latvia Geography

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), […]

Liechtenstein Geography

Liechtenstein Geography and Population

OFFICIAL NAME: Principality of Liechtenstein CAPITAL CITY: Vaduz POPULATION: 34,000 (2007) AREA: 160 km² OFFICIAL LANGUAGE (S): German, Alemannic (German dialect) RELIGION: Catholics 80%, Protestants 7%, unknown 9%, others 4% COIN: Swiss franc CURRENCY CODE: CHF ENGLISH NAME: Liechtenstein POPULATION COMPOSITION: Liechtensteiners (descendants of Alemannians) 62%, Swiss 15%, Austrians 7%, Germans 3%, Italians 3%, others […]

Lithuania Geography

Lithuania Geography and Population

Lithuania (Geography) The Lithuanian landscape consists almost exclusively of alternating moraine formations with hills, hills and ice shelf formations between river valleys, lakes and bogs. The central parts are located low around the country’s largest river, Nemunas (Ty. Memel), and its network of tributaries, Neris, which is navigable between Vilnius and Kaunas. To the NW […]

Luxembourg Geography

Luxembourg Geography and Population

Luxembourg – geography Luxembourg is mountainous. It has a diverse industrial sector, it is an important financial center and it has a central location in the EU. Natural conditions Luxembourg is a mountainous country, one third of which is covered by coniferous forests. The climate is characterized by the westerly wind belt and is continental […]

Malta Geography

Malta Geography and Population

Malta – geography With 1282 residents per km2 (2005), Malta is the second most populous state in Europe after Monaco. 93% of Maltese live on the main island of Malta (246 km2), the rest on the smaller islands of Gozo (Maltese Ghawdex) and Comino (Kemmuni). On the northeastern part of the island of Malta are […]

Moldova Geography

Moldova Geography and Population

Moldova – geography Most of Moldova consists of fertile plains with black soils, chernozem, between the rivers Prut (Romanian Prutul) in the west and the land around the Dniester (Nistru) in the east. Prut forms the western border with Romania until it joins the Danube. To the north and in the central part there are […]