The Building Blocks of Europe

And this is just scratching the surface...

United Kingdom

Government Type: Constitutional Monarchy & Commonwealth Realm

Leader and Title: Prime Minister-David Cameron

Limited or Unlimited: Limited

European Union Member: Yes

Historical Monument: Big Ben Clock Tower

Population: 63,395,574

% Arable Land: about 25%

Agriculture: Cereals, Oilseed, Potatoes, Vegetables, Cattle, Sheep, Poultry, Fish

GDP: $2.445 trillion

GDP Per Capita: $36,600

Currency: Pound Sterling

Exchange Rate to US Dollars: 0.5302 (53.02%)

Language: English

Religion: Christian

Famous Landmarks: Stonehenge, Tower Bridge, Tower of London

Location (relative location): Northwest to France

Climate: Temperate; southwest winds, very overcast most days




Italy

Government Type: Republic

Leader & Title: Prime Minister-Enrico Letta

Limited or Unlimited: Limited

European Union Member: Yes

Historical Monument: Leaning Tower of Piza

Population: 61,482,297

% Arable Land: about 24%

Agriculture: Fish, Dairy, Grapes, Potatoes, Sugar Beets, Soybeans, Grain, Olives, Beef

GDP: $2.194 trillion

GDP per Capita: $29,800

Currency: Euro

Exchange Rate to US Dollars: 0.6689 (66.89%)

Language: Italian

Religion: Christian

Famous Landmarks: Coliseum, Medici Chapels, Pantheon

Location (Relative Location): Northeast of Tunisia

Climate: Predominantly Mediterranean: Alpine in far north; hot, dry in south

Greece

Government Type: Parliamentary Republic

Leader & Title: Prime Minister-Antonis Samaras

Limited or Unlimited: Limited

European Union Member: Yes

Historical Monument: Ilia

Population: 10,772,967

% Arable Land: around 20%

Agriculture: Wheat, Corn, Sugar Beets, Olives, Tomatoes, Wine, Tobacco, Potatoes, Beef, Dairy

GDP: $289.6 billion

GDP per Capita: $24,300

Currency: Euro

Exchange Rate to US Dollars: 0.6734 (67.34%)

Language: Greek

Religion: Greek Orthodox

Famous Landmarks: Attica, Corfu, Fokida

Location (Relative Location):Between Albania & Turkey

Climate: Temperate; Mild, wet winters; hot, dry summers