Paris, France Culture
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Paris, France Culture

In 2015, the city of Paris – within the administrative limits – had an estimated population of 2.19 million residents.However, during the 20th century, the Paris metropolitan area expanded beyond the limits of the commune, and It became the second largest in Europe: in 2013 it had an estimated population of 10.6 million. The Paris region (Ile […]

Oslo, Norway History
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Oslo, Norway History

History According to Naturegnosis.com, Oslo was founded by King Harald Hardrade in approximately 1048 AD but in its beginnings it was not one of the first cities in importance of the country since the flourishing and consolidated commercial city of Bergen and the religious capital called Nidaros far exceeded it in expansion and development. In 1314 King Haakon V, who was the first monarch to permanently reside in the city, was the […]

Romania Folk art
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Romania Popular Literature and Folk Arts

Popular literature. In relation to the holidays there are the colinde, very common, especially in the countryside, from Christmas Eve until the New Year. Groups of boys and young men go from house to house to sing the colinda, which, in addition to the usual wishes, includes epic parts, sometimes borrowed from apocryphal popular literature. […]

Russia History from the 19th Century to the Sunset of The Russian Empire
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Russia History from the 19th Century to the Sunset of The Russian Empire

Paul I (1796-1801), who succeeded his mother, evidently unbalanced, represented a sad parenthesis; to Alexander I (1801-25), perhaps partly responsible for the suppression of the mysterious father, now he fell the task of leading Russia before and after the victory over Napoleon, on the way to a moral and social renewal. Everything seemed to herald […]

Education in Hamburg, Germany
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Religion and Education in Hamburg, Germany

Religion: Around 27% of the population belong to the Protestant regional church, 11% to the Catholic church. The Hamburg Jewish Community, located under the umbrella of the Central Council of Jews in Germany, has 3,500 members (approx. 0.19% of the population). Evangelical Regional Church is the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Northern Germany (Sprengel Hamburg and Lübeck); […]

Stourhead, U.K.
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Stonehenge and Stourhead, U.K.

Stonehenge On many trips to Great Britain, the English south coast with the seaside resorts of Bournemouth and Plymouth is a popular holiday destination. A little further inland is the county of Wiltshire, which is particularly interesting for study travelers. In the hilly region between Mendip Hills, Salisbury Plain and Cotswolds, numerous prehistoric sights such […]

Travel to Beautiful Cities in France
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Travel to Beautiful Cities in France

Here you will find study trips and round trips through the metropolises of France Paris Paris – a unique city for a unique city break! Look forward to this study trip to the impressive city of Paris, the capital of France. Visit a variety of ecclesiastical and secular buildings, streets, squares, parks, museums, theaters and […]

Czech Republic History
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Czech Republic History

Kingdom of Bohemia According to Andyeducation, the Czech territory was unified at the end of the 9th century by the dynasty of the Premyslites (Czech Premyslovci, this name means those who think a lot). The Kingdom of Bohemia was a significant regional power, with the King of Bohemia being one of the seven electors of the Holy Roman Emperor, the gold mines turned the […]

Croatia Society
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Croatia Society

Education According to educationvv, primary education in Croatia begins at the age of six or seven and consists of eight grades. In 2007, a law was passed to increase free but not compulsory education up to eighteen years of age. Compulsory education consists of eight categories divided into primary school and secondary education that is provided […]

U.K. Politics
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U.K. Politics and Law

National symbols The national flag is the Union Jack. – The coat of arms (since 1837) shows the coat of arms of England in the squared shield in fields 1 and 4 (three gold lions in red, heraldically referred to as “leopards”), in field 2 that of Scotland (a red lion in gold within a […]

Traveling in Italy
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Traveling in Italy

Airplane: Italy’s main domestic airlines are Air One, Alitalia and Meridiana. But alsoRyanairflies a number of domestic routes. The main airports are Rome, Pisa, Milan, Bologna, Genoa, Turin, Naples, Venice, Catania, Palermo and Cagliari. Ships of Tirrenia Navigazioni connect all major port citiesof Italy with each other, including the ports of Sicily and Sardinia. Other […]

Menorca, Spain
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Menorca, Spain

Menorca (Balearic Islands) Menorca is certainly not as well known as Mallorca, but it has a wide range of picturesque attractions, untouched nature and Menorcan joie de vivre. In Menorca you should go for a walk in Ciutadella Harborgo along, visit the old town and the cathedral. There are also a multitude of beautiful little places, […]

Serbian Orthodox Church
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Serbian Orthodox Church

Serbian Orthodox Church, the Autocephalous Orthodox Church of the Serbian Patriarchate. The Serbian Orthodox Church is an autocephalous church. It has the rank of patriarchy with its seat in Belgrade. She gained her independence in 1219. Structure and distribution The head of the Serbian Orthodox Church is the “Archbishop of Peć, Metropolitan of Belgrade and […]

Portugal Geography
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Portugal Geography

Portugal – key data Area: 92,090 km² (of which land: 91,470 km², water: 620 km²). These values ​​include the Azores and Madeira. Population: 10.8 million (July 2011 estimate, CIA). Population density: 116.5 residents per square kilometer Population growth: 0.212% per year (2011, CIA) Capital: Lisbon (564,657 residents) Highest point: Ponta do Pico (Pico or Pico […]

Germany Life Expectancy 2021
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Germany History

Prehistory The Stone Age About half a million-year-old gear along with the legs of Homo erectus have been found in Bilzingsleben near Halle and in Mauer near Heidelberg. In southern and central Germany, the Middle Paleolithic is richly represented by settlement and skeletal finds derived from Neanderthal people (compare the Steinheim man). A large number […]

Italy Life Expectancy 2021
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Italy History

Prehistory Humans (Homo erectus) are believed to have existed in Italy about a million years ago. The oldest traces from the Paleolithic period are simple stone implements; these have been found in the “settlement” of Isernia-La Pineta in Molise (about 700,000 years old). Acheule-type handguns are common, as are habitats both in the open and […]

Sweden Life Expectancy 2021
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Sweden History

Prehistory The Stone Age: Paleolithic (ca. 11000–8200 BC) During the last ice age, reindeer hunters migrated from the European continent across a land bridge in the Sound. Their oldest known camp site, about 13,000 years old, is located on Lake Finjasjön in Skåne, a slightly younger one at Segebro. During this time, a specific material […]

Lisbon Attractions
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Lisbon Attractions and Tourist

Lisbon Attractions & Attractions Jeronimos Monastery (Mosterio dos Jeronimus) This is a fantastic building from the 16th century and Portugal’s foremost example of the distinctive manual style. The main attractions are the church, the monastery and the southern portal. Jeronimo Monastery is located in the Belem worm (Praca do Imerio.) Free admission is available, and […]

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Top Sights in London

Abbey Road Whether you are a fan of the band The Beatles or not, you have probably seen the iconic cover image on the album Abbey Road. The cover photo was once taken in the transition field next to the Abbey Road studio and the album Abbey Road is considered by many to be the […]

FLIGHTS, ACCOMMODATION AND MOVEMENT IN ALANYA
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ATTRACTIONS IN ALANYA

FLIGHTS, ACCOMMODATION AND MOVEMENT IN ALANYA The warm sun and good sandy beaches attract tourists to Alanya. Flights and package tours Alanya is a standard destination for many travel agents, but in addition to traditional package tours, there are only flights. Many travel to Alanya from Antalya Airport, located about 130 kilometers from Alanya. Alanya’s […]

Switzerland Overview
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Switzerland Overview

According to the Constitution of 1848, Switzerland ceased to be a Confederation and became a federal republic (the former denomination of the Swiss Confederation, however, has remained in common parlance). However, the Constitution of May 29, 1874 is currently in force, amended several times in the following decades. The 26 federated states or cantons, each […]

Belgium Economy
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Belgium Economy

The economic development of Belgium has its roots in the frenetic mercantile activity that characterized the bourgeois population of its cities since the beginning of the modern age. This vocation to trade, in common with the neighboring Netherlands and partly due to the strategic position between the French, German and British areas, manifested itself in […]

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Estonia Arts and Literature

CULTURE: LITERATURE Due to the lack of national independence, and leaving aside an ancient and rich popular poetry, literature proper developed relatively late in Estonia. The first book is printed there in 1517, but only in 1708 with the elegy of Hans Kasü there is also the first poem by an Estonian author. In the […]

Split (World Heritage)
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Split (World Heritage)

The old town is dominated by the remains of the mighty Diocletian’s Palace, which was built between 295 and 305 and was intended as a retirement home for the emperor. He combined various elements from Roman villa and palace architecture or from military and sacred architecture. The current cathedral is part of the former palace, […]

Universities and Churches in Aachen, Germany
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Universities and Churches in Aachen, Germany

Universities and colleges RWTH Aachen The Rhenish-Westphalian Technical University of Aachen was founded in 1870 as the “Royal Rhenish-Westphalian Polytechnic School”. The educational institution is impressive in terms of architecture alone with its Renaissance main building on the Templergraben, which was built by the city master builder Robert Cremer. Due to the close proximity to […]

Shopping in Finland
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Duty Free Shopping in Finland

According to homosociety, the following articles can be imported into Finland duty-free when entering from non-EU countries: 200 cigarettes or 50 cigars or 100 cigarillos (3 g each) or 250 g tobacco (people aged 18 and over); 1 l of spirits with an alcohol content of over 22% (people aged 20 and over) or 2 […]

Living in United Kingdom
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Living in United Kingdom

NIGHTLIFE Introduction Home to famous theater greats like Olivier, Gielgud and of course Shakespeare, the UK has a wide variety of cultural entertainment options. Almost every major city has at least one theater, with London, Stratford and Edinburgh having become well-known centers of the performing arts. Every year in August, the Edinburgh Art Festival takes […]

All About Council of Europe
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All About Council of Europe

Health care and bioethics Since 1954, the Council of Europe has had a Steering Committee for Health and Medical Affairs, which works to strengthen co-operation between countries, give everyone equal access to health care and strengthen the individual’s rights and influence in health and medical care issues. The Council of Europe’s largest efforts in health […]

Europe History
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Europe History

The history of Europe is the history of the continent of Europe, the western extremity of the Eurasian landmass. When talking about the history of Europe, one must distinguish between the history of the concept of Europe and the history of the areas covered by the term. Europe as a purely geographical term derives from […]

Vatnajökull National Park on Iceland
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The 10 largest national parks in Europe

Where are the 10 largest national parks in Europe located? The largest nature reserves on the European continent, which have arisen from natural influences and whose further development is to be protected from human interference and environmental pollution, are not necessarily to be found in the largest countries. Here you can find out which countries […]

British Isles Museum of Transport
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Scotland Museums

Museum of Edinburgh This old building from 1570 is impressive even without the exhibition inside. Many of the exhibits date from Roman times, the “National Covenant” is also on display and you can take a look at the collar and bowl of the famous Greyfriar’s Bobby dog. Huntly House, 142-146 Canongate Edinburgh, EH8 Tel. 0044- […]

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Transport and Travel from Wales

Flight connections Great Britain’s largest airline is British Airways, which offers long-haul flights in all directions. Virgin Airlines is the second largest airline that also offers numerous long haul flights. Other airlines are BMI and Easy-Jet. There are 471 airports of various sizes in the UK. The UK’s “flagship airport” is London Heathrow Airport, one […]

Kosovo's parliament 2
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Kosovo Foreign Policy

For a long time, politics in Kosovo was dominated by one central question, namely that of the country’s independence. This applied equally to domestic and foreign policy. Other relevant questions took a back seat, at least in the public discourse. After the major goal was achieved with the declaration of independence in February 2008, an […]

Spain Top Sights
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Travel to Spain

Spain is Sweden’s favorite destination. With more than 2 million trips per year, Spain is by far the most popular destination among Swedes. There are almost twice as many trips made to the neighboring countries Denmark, Finland and Norway. So what is it about Spain that attracts so much? The heat, the rich and multifaceted […]

Albania Life Expectancy 2021
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Albania History

Prehistory According to European conditions, the prehistory of Albania is still (1996) incompletely known. The oldest finds are from the Middle Paleolithic (about 300,000-40,000 years ago), but the lack of older finds is probably apparent. A large part of the investigated settlements dates back to the entrance of the Neolithic (c. 7000 BC) cave dwellings. […]

Austria Life Expectancy 2021
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Austria History

Austria’s history is characterized by the country being on the border between eastern and western Europe. The land was created as a field county by Karl the Great in the late 700s. In the 13th century, the Habsburg family came to power. Austria eventually came to encompass large parts of Central Europe, becoming a European […]

Belarus Life Expectancy 2021
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Belarus History

Prehistory The oldest finds are from the Middle Paleolithic (about 300,000-40,000 years ago). The southwestern edge of the country was reached by the Neolithic linear band ceramic culture and later by the tripole culture (4000-2800 BC). The central and northern parts were then dominated by groups of the non-agricultural pit-pottery culture. With the battle ax […]

Belgium Life Expectancy 2021
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Belgium History

See abbreviationfinder for geography, history, society, politics, and economy of Belgium. In March 2004, in Arlon, the lawsuit was initiated against Marc Dutroux, who was charged with abduction, rape and murder. The trial took place 8 years after the actual incidents. Dutroux, along with 3 others, were accused of abducting, torturing and raping 6 children […]

Bosnia and Herzegovina Life Expectancy 2021
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Bosnia and Herzegovina History

Prehistory The fertile areas of northeastern Bosnia seem to have constituted the demographic center of the area already during prehistoric times, while Hercegovina’s karst landscape has long been sparsely populated. Of the Stone Age periods, the Middle Paleolithic and especially the Late Paleolithic (about 40,000–9000 BC) are fairly well studied. As in other parts of […]

Bulgaria Life Expectancy 2021
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Bulgaria History

See abbreviationfinder for geography, history, society, politics, and economy of Bulgaria. After 40 years of struggle to regain independence, in 1870 the Bulgarian church reached an agreement with the Sultan, allowing the creation of an archdiocese with 15 dioceses under it. The first archbishop and his successors were considered “troublemakers” and were banned by the […]