The Exotic Three: Europe

Explore the Wonders of Italy, France, and Sweden

I did my smore over Italy, France, and Sweden. The reason I chose these three European countries is because I really like the food, as well as most industries that originated in the countries. For example, I really liked the cars in all of these countries, so I put up a few pictures to show the exotic and unbelievable work ethic that these countries can achieve.

Italy

GOVERNMENT

Italy has a constitutional republic.

The leader ofr this republic is Giorgio Napolitano - the Chief Executive of Italy.

This country has a limited government.

Italy is a Union member.

The public wants the Government to resign.

HISTORY

1936 - Expulsion from the League of Nations and the birth of an Axis.

1919- the Ferrari Era begins.

Enzo Ferrari made the first Italian car.

THE PEOPLE AND THEIR NEEDS

61.5 million people live in Italy.

There is 27.9% arable land.

Agriculture - Sugar beets, wheat, corn, tomatoes, and oranges.

The Italians eat a lot of seafood and cultivate fruits and grains.

ECONOMICS

GDP: $1.85 Trillion

GDP per capita: $30,600

Currency: Euro

Exchange rate to US dollars: 1 euro = 1.3 US dollars.

Italy participates in the institutionalization of economic freedom.

FAMOUS BRANDS

Ferrari - Car

Lamborghini - Car

Ferrari 458 Italia

Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 Roadster

BACKGROUND OF A TYPICAL CITIZEN

Language: Italian

Religion: Catholic

Foods: Pizza, pasta, coffee, and bread.

Music: Opera and classical music.

GEOGRAPHY

Famous Landmark: Leaning Tower of Pisa

Location: Southern Europe

Climate: Varied

Topography: Boot-shaped Italian Peninsula.

France

GOVERNMENT

France is a presidential Republic ran by Francois Hollande - President.

France is an unlimited government.

They are a member of the European Union.

Millionaire taxes are a concern to France.

HISTORY

The French Revolution is a historical event.

The Palace of Versailles is a historical monument of France.

Napoleon changed the history in France military-wise.

THE PEOPLE AND THEIR NEEDS

Polulation: 65.8 million

33.5% arable land

Agriculture: grain, fruit, vegetables, and meat.

Have powerplants that make their own energy.

ECONOMICS

GDP: $2.6 trillion

GDP per capita: $39,771

Currency: Euro / Franc

Exchange Rate to US dollars: 1.36 US dollars.

Taxation in France - Activity.

FAMOUS BRANDS

Bugatti

Peugeot

Bugatti Veyron

Peugeot Onyx

BACKGROUND OF A TYPICAL CITIZEN

Language: French

Religion: Catholic

Food: Cuisine, beer, wine, cheese, and bacon.

Music: Classical Music

GEOGRAPHY

Famous landmark: The Eiffel Tower

Location: Western Europe

Climate: Varied

Topography: Le Mont Blanc (Highest Mountain in Europe).

Sweden

GOVERNMENT

Sweden is a constitutional monarchy with a Prime Minister by the name of Fredrik Reinfeldt.

Sweden is an unlimited government.

They are a member of the European Union.

Sweden has greater government involvement than the United States.

HISTORY

Territorial changes to predecessor sates.

Noomi Rapace was an actress and a role model.

Galma Stan is a historical monument.

THE PEOPLE AND THEIR NEEDS

Polulation: 9.5 million

6.42% arable land

Agriculture: Fishing, forestry, grain, vegetables, and fruits.

Ensuring that the next generation has everything to succeed.

ECONOMICS

GDP: $525.7 Billion USD

GDP per capita: $55,244 USD

Currency: Krona

Exchange Rate to US dollars: 0.15 US dollars.

Entrepreneurial Activities.

FAMOUS BRANDS

Koenigsegg

Koenigsegg CCX

BACKGROUND OF A TYPICAL CITIZEN

Language: Swedish

Religion: Christian

Food: Wine, bread, and pancakes.

Music: Nordic Folk Dance Music.

GEOGRAPHY

Famous landmark: Borgholm Castle

Location: Northern Europe

Climate: Marine Weather / Humid

Topography: Plains and low lands that consist of lakes.