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SPAIN

ð Cultural foods:
1. Croquettes


2. Tortilla Espaniola
3. Gazpacho or salmorejo
4. Pisto – Spanish ratatouille


5. Pulpo a la gallega


ð Music / Literature: ­ Spain has a long history and has played an important part in the development of western music, and a particularly strong influence upon Latin American music. Outside of Spain, the country is often associated with traditional styles such as flamenco and classical guitar


ð Location (relative location): Spain is located in southwestern Europe. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and the Bay of Biscay in the northwest and by the Mediterranean Sea in the east and the South.


ð Climate: Spain has a warm medeteranian climates and dry summers and winters


ð Topography :The northern coastal belt is a mountainous region with fertile valleys and large areas under pasture and covered with forests. The central plateau, or Meseta, with an average altitude of about 670 m.


ð The Government Type: Spain's government is a parliamentary democracy. Spain also has a constitutional monarchy.


ð Leader and Title In Spanish, the elected leader (presently Mariano Rajoy) is sometimes referred to as 'el presidente'


ð Historical monument: Belchite contains the ghostly remains of a town destroyed during the Spanish Civil War.


A Person who changed history and how: Fidel castro, The revolutionary turned irascible statesman has had a effect on world politics for fifty years.


ð Population: there are about 47.27 million people in spain.

Agriculture Vegetables, fruits, cereals.Barley and wheat, the major crops in Spain.The raising of livestock is just under half the value of Spain’s total agricultural output.


ð Example of Human Environment Interaction: People in Spain use the ocean for fish and other sea food. They also use vegetation for food such as: olives, fruit, vegetables, and other plantation. Spaniards have adapted to their environment by finding usage for almost everything. Spaniards have changed the environment by building more buildings, structures, and displays.


ð Currency: The currency in Spain is the Euro


ð The side of euro coins is the same in all EU currency countries


ð Famous brands of the country: BBVA,Zara,O2,ACS,FCC,Dia,Seat


ð Language: Spanish


ð Religion: Roman catholicism is the largest denomination in Spain.


ð Famous landmarks: The most famous landmark in Spain is the Temple of Sagrada Familia, also known as La Sagrada Familia. Other famous buildings include glittering monumental Agbar Tower, Torre Mapfre and Hotel Arts, The Cathedral de la Santa Creu and Monestir de Pedralbes.


ð Leader and Title In Spanish, the elected leader (presently Mariano Rajoy) is sometimes referred to as 'el presidente'


ð Historical monument: Belchite contains the ghostly remains of a town destroyed during the Spanish Civil War.


A Person who changed history and how: Fidel castro, The revolutionary turned irascible statesman has had a effect on world politics for fifty years.


ð Population: there are about 47.27 million people in spain.

Agriculture Vegetables, fruits, cereals.Barley and wheat, the major crops in Spain.The raising of livestock is just under half the value of Spain’s total agricultural output.


ð Example of Human Environment Interaction: People in Spain use the ocean for fish and other sea food. They also use vegetation for food such as: olives, fruit, vegetables, and other plantation. Spaniards have adapted to their environment by finding usage for almost everything. Spaniards have changed the environment by building more buildings, structures, and displays.


ð Currency: The currency in Spain is the Euro


ð The side of euro coins is the same in all EU currency countries


ð Famous brands of the country: BBVA,Zara,O2,ACS,FCC,Dia,Seat


ð Language: Spanish


ð Religion: Roman catholicism is the largest denomination in Spain.


ð Famous landmarks: The most famous landmark in Spain is the Temple of Sagrada Familia, also known as La Sagrada Familia. Other famous buildings include glittering monumental Agbar Tower, Torre Mapfre and Hotel Arts, The Cathedral de la Santa Creu and Monestir de Pedralbes.


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IRELAND

The Government Type:parliamentary democracy


Leader and Title:Michael D. HIGGINS elected president


Limited or unlimited: unlimited


European Union member: Yes


Historical monument:Rock of Cashel, County Tipperary -This Rock of Cashel was a fortress in the 4th century. The medieval structure with four edifices including the Connac’s Chapel, the round tower, the cathedral and the Hall of the Vicars Choral.


A Person who changed history and how:John Philip Holland-invented the submerine


Population: 4,775,982


% arable land:15.81 in 2009


Agriculture :barley, potatoes, wheat; beef, dairy products


Example of Human Environment Interaction:Ireland is known for its rich soil and lush vegetation. The people of Ireland reap the benefits by farming and ranching the lands.Since it borders the sea, fishing is also an important component of interacting with the environment of Ireland.

GDP:$208 billion


GDP per capita:$40,700


Currency: Euro


Exchange rate to US dollars: euros (EUR) per US dollar


Famous brands of the country:Fruice,country pastures,empire donts,twirl


Language: English (official, the language generally used), Irish


Religion:Roman Catholic 87.4%, Church of Ireland 2.9%


Famous landmarks: Dublin’s St. Patrick’s Cathedral is an historic Irish institution. This famous church sees more than 300,000 visitors a year, and their offerings help their church maintain itself after more than 800 years .


Cultural foods: Sausage, Bacon, Onion & Potato Hot Pot ,authentic irish soda bread,irish coffee with bailys and kahula.




Location (relative location):it's located off the northwestern coastline of continental Europe directly west of the United Kingdom, and bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, Irish Sea and St. George's Channel.


Climate :mild, moist and changeable with abundant rainfall and a lack of temperature extremes




FRANCE


  • The Government Type: Republic

  • Leader and Title:President Francois HOLLANDE

  • Limited or unlimited: unlimited

  • European Union member: Yes


  • Current gov’t event or concern:The Taliban opens an office in Doha, Qatar, and its representatives hold a press conference with an international media contingent. The U.S. says it will begin long-delayed peace talks with the group



  • Historical political event: 1813-La Bataille de Dresden, took place around Dresden, Germany, resulting in a French victory under Napoleon against forces of the Sixth Coalition of Austrians, Russians and Prussians under Field Marshal Schwartzenberg. However, Napoleon's victory was not as complete as it could have been. Substantial pursuit was not undertaken after the battle, and the flanking corps was surrounded and forced to surrender a few days later at the Battle of Kulm



  • Historical monument:Nimes Arena is amongst the best preserved Roman historic sites in France, if not the world and is arguably better preserved than even the Colosseum in Rome.

  • A Person who changed history and how: Joan of arc(1412-1431) A young peasant girl, Joan of Arc helped inspire the French to throwing off the British occupation. Burnt at the stake by the Church for hersey.


  • Population: 65,951,611

  • % arable land:33.45%

  • Agriculture:wheat, cereals, sugar beets, potatoes, wine grapes; beef, dairy products; fish

  • Example of Human Environment Interaction:They have coal, iron ore, bauxide, zinc, uranium, antimony, arsenic, potash, feldspar, fluorospar, gypsum, timber and fish.They have a lot of dirty water and they have made mostly cities in France.


  • GDP: $$2.238 trillion

  • GDP per capita: $ $35,300

  • Currency: Euro

  • Exchange rate to US dollars: 0.7752

  • Major economic activities: The French economy is diversified across all sectors. The government has partially or fully privatized many large companies, including Air France, France Telecom, Renault, and Thales

  • Famous brands of the country: Louis vuitton,Dior:Lorreal,channel


  • Language: French (official) 100%

  • Religion:Roman Catholic 83%-88%, Protestant 2%, Jewish 1%, Muslim 5%-10%,

  • Famous landmarks: Eiffel tower At 324m tall the tower is the tallest building in Paris and has dominated the city's skyline for more than 100 years


  • Cultural foods:Baguette,macaroons,crepes,croisant


  • Music / Literature:diverse array of styles. In the field of classical music, France has produced a number of legendary romantic composers.­

  • Location (relative location):Western Europe, bordering the Bay of Biscay and English Channel, between Belgium and Spain, southeast of the UK; bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Italy and Spain

  • Climate :generally cool winters and mild summers, but mild winters and hot summers along the Mediterranean; occasional strong, cold, dry, north-to-northwesterly wind known as mistral

  • Topography : ranging from sea level to the highest peak of the continent, Mont Blanc (4,807 m/15,771 ft), on the border with Italy. Much of the country is ringed with mountains. In the northeast is the Ardennes Plateau, which extends into Belgium and Luxembourg; to the east are the Vosges, the high Alps, and the Jura Mountains; and along the Spanish border are the Pyrenees, much like the Alps in ruggedness and height.