Category Archives: Europe

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Czech Republic Encyclopedia

At the center of Europe When we speak of Central Europe, of “Middle Europe”, we also and above all speak of the Czech Republic: the westernmost territory inhabited by Slavic peoples, between German lands in terms of language and culture. For centuries, a country of contacts and contrasts, but deeply embedded in rich and developed… Read More »

Top 12 Resorts in Spain

Incendiary flamenco, bullfighting, delicious paella and hot sangria… And hundreds of unusual seaside resorts for every taste and budget. You can get acquainted with the sights of the Basque country throughout your vacation, traveling from the capital to the most remote corners. Visiting museums in major cities and getting to know the local culture and… Read More »

Top 17 Most Romantic Places in Europe on Valentine’s Day

Looking for a place to go for Valentine’s Day, don’t know where to spend your honeymoon or celebrate your wedding year? Discover tours for Valentine’s Day. Visit the best romantic corners of France, Great Britain, unforgettable medieval cities and castles, as well as sea coasts that promise an interesting joint vacation. European Best Destinations named… Read More »

Shopping and Eating in Turkmenistan

Shopping According to topschoolsintheusa, carpets and horses are the two main treasures of Turkmenistan. It is unlikely that it will be possible to take home a handsome Akhal-Teke horse (although nothing is impossible), but anyone can buy an authentic Turkmen carpet or rug. The largest selection is in the bazaars of Ashgabat, as well as… Read More »

About United Kingdom

Great Britain consists of four regions, each of which is unique and beautiful in its own way. Picturesque natural landscapes are combined here with ancient cities. The rich history of Great Britain has made it an internationally recognized center of tourism. Many prominent historical figures were born and lived here. The largest kingdom of Great… Read More »

About Bulgaria

The official name is the Republic of Bulgaria. One of the most accessible countries for recreation for Russians. Throughout history, Bulgaria has been and remains a friendly country to Russia, so compatriots feel quite comfortable there. Due to the fact that the Bulgarian language is part of the Slavic group, communication between the local population… Read More »

About Liechtenstein

The dwarf state of Liechtenstein, hidden between Austria and Switzerland in the snowy Alps, is quite a lot of all kinds of entertainment. Here you can get acquainted with the cuisine of almost all of Europe, see the famous Rhine, go to high-class ski resorts and just breathe in the fresh smell of “little Europe”.… Read More »

Sights of Stockholm, Sweden

The Swedish capital is rich in historical past, architectural monuments, numerous museums and interesting sights: The Old Town (Gamlaston – from the Swedish Gamla stan) is the historical center of Stockholm, built on the island of Stadsholmen. Here in 1251 Stockholm was founded. In the Old Town there is: City Hall with three gilded crowns on… Read More »

Russia Population

The territory of Russia represents, like those of Eastern Europe in general, one of the most recent areas of population, in the context of the old world. At the beginning of the nineteenth century it is probable that there were not yet a total of 10 residents per sq. km, with a maximum of 35… Read More »

Italy Population and Society

With 61 million residents, Italy is the fourth most populous country in the European Union after Germany, France and the United Kingdom. The population density is among the highest in the continent, even if the distribution on the territory is concentrated in some metropolitan areas. Over the last few years, the population has increased slightly,… Read More »

Italy Communications, Education and Religion

Routes, means of communication and tourism The structure of the Italian railway network (over 16,000 km) dates back to the early decades of the twentieth century. There have been modernizations (electrification) and upgrades (doubling of lines, high-speed sections), but also suppression or downsizing of unprofitable sections ( fig. 2 ). The railway mainly carries passengers (over 540 million… Read More »

Italy Armed Forces

Army. – By decree-law of 11 October 1934, and subsequent updates, changes were made to the organization of the army, which is made up of the following elements: General Staff Corps (officers of the General Staff from lieutenant to colonel); Royal Carabinieri (see App.); Military schools (see school: Army school system, App.); Infantry (see App.);… Read More »

Italy Ecclesiastics

Since the dawn of the second millennium the direct work of Italian ecclesiastics and saints appears preponderant in the development of the major religious, mystical and theological centers across the Alps. In the 11th-14th centuries this contribution is oriented almost exclusively towards the region of Western Europe (France, England, Rhineland), while following the progressive conquest of… Read More »

Italy Economic and Financial Policy

The oil crisis of 1973-74 had caught the Italy at a time of strong production expansion, of social and political tensions, of difficult evolution of industrial relations, after the deterioration that began with the “ hot autumn ” of 1969, which was followed by a rapid and sustained growth in wages realities of industrial workers.… Read More »

Italy Economic Conditions

The financial crisis, which began in the United States in 2007 and exploded the following year as a global recession, has affected all Western countries, including Italy, whose economy previously experienced a condition of relative fragility. due to low growth and difficulties in adjusting to global transformations. The country, through timid fluctuations, from 2008 to… Read More »

Italy Economic Trends and Economic Policies

From the stabilization of 1976 to the productive restructuring (1978-83). According to TIMEDICTIONARY, the currency crisis of January 1976 was followed by immediate restrictive measures on the monetary front (with a 4-point increase in the official discount rate) and on the currency front (with the obligation of a non-interest-bearing deposit on purchases of currency for foreign… Read More »

Italy Economy and Finance – The Pre-war Period

According to THEFREEGEOGRAPHY, Italian economic policy has gone through two phases, in many ways different from each other, in the last fifteen years. The first, which lasted about eleven years, can be called a war economy, even if the war was limited to a total of seven years (Ethiopian conflict, intervention in the Spanish civil… Read More »

Italy Employment

Borders. – With the agreements between Italy and Yugoslavia relating to the territory of Trieste, a provisional solution was adopted in 1954 according to which “Zone A” (210.12 km 2) was entrusted to the Italian administration and “Zone B” (529 km 2) remained with the Yugoslav civil administration. On 10 November 1975 the Italian government signed a… Read More »

Italy Employment, Unemployment and Productivity

The evolution of the Italian economy from 1960 onwards – which has been said so far – is the result of multiple economic and non-economic factors, which very often have their roots in the years prior to 1960. Therefore, for a better understanding the phenomena that conditioned the economic system of our country in the… Read More »

Italy Encyclopedia for Kids Part II

City people In Italy (about 300,000 km 2) live today just under 58 million residents; of these, about two thirds live in cities – if we consider cities, centers with at least 10,000 residents. In other advanced countries the population considered urban is more numerous, but the statistics do not tell us how deep and ancient… Read More »

Italy Encyclopedia for Kids Part I

Italy The Peninsula par excellence According to HOLIDAYSORT, Italy is not only the most famous peninsula in the world – the peninsula par excellence – or the ‘Bel Paese’ of tourists: it is a land where peoples from all over Europe and the Mediterranean have had the opportunity to confront each other, giving shape and development to… Read More »

Italy Energy and Environment

Gross inland consumption of energy in Italy amounts to 146 million tonnes of oil equivalent (Mtoe) and the energy mix is characterized by the preponderance in the use of oil and natural gas, a resource which, despite the economic decline due to the contraction in consumption, it has been acquiring an increasing weight on national consumption, reaching… Read More »

Italy Environmental Frameworks and Quality of Life

According to LOCALTIMEZONE, the perception of how much the traditional organization of the city can negatively affect the quality of life is part of a broader perception, which concerns the management of natural resources and environmental protection, and which, which emerged at the beginning of the 1970s, it is increasingly rooted in social consciousness, so… Read More »

Italy Evolution of the Demographic Picture

According to ITYPEAUTO, the dominant notes of the demographic transformation can be summarized as follows: slowdown in the birth rate, contraction in emigration and increase in immigration, aging, approaching zero growth (see also census, in this Appendix). At the demographic census of 1971, that is, on the eve of the political-social crisis of the 1970s,… Read More »

Italy Evolution of the Urban Network

According to ELAINEQHO, the national urban network has been defining itself during the nineties according to highly articulated processes that require a precise reading of increasingly characterized and diversified local realities: on the one hand, the evolution of urban spaces has accelerated from a linear conformation towards areal forms more extensive and widespread; on the… Read More »

Italy Figurative Arts

According to ACEINLAND, the European aspirations which, from Futurism onwards, had animated the liveliest currents of Italian art, found, in the historical climate of the post-war period, the most propitious conditions for their development. This was favored not only by the intensification of international exchanges, but also by the stimulating activity of a responsible and… Read More »

Italy Flora and Fauna 

Flora According to ITYPETRAVEL, Italy has a high floristic richness: about 6800 species of vascular plants, 1130 bryophytes and a much greater number, although not exactly definable, of Prokaryotes, Protists, Algae and Mushrooms. The Italian vascular flora includes almost half of the species present in Europe and is also distinguished by a high number of… Read More »

Italy Folk Arts

Interesting from the ethnographic point of view, are the works that shepherds and peasants prepare with wood, bone, horn, pumpkin, cane and other materials. Such works which include tools and utensils of various kinds (horn glasses, snuffboxes, powder horns for hunting, flasks, pegs, butter molds, bread stamps, spoons, bowls, cones, bust sticks, collars cows and sheep,… Read More »