Three Countries Smore

Introductory Paragraph

These are three countries I would like to visit, Italy, Germany and Portugal. I chose these countries because every time i here about people coming back from them they say it's amazing! So i figured that it would be a good idea to do some research on them. It is very facinating to be able to see all this information about all these countries. I also learned alot from doing this research, maby you will too! These are the three countries I would love to see someday.

Italy

Government: Republic

Leaderand title: President Giorgio Napolitano

Limited or Unlimited: Limited

European Union Member: Yes

Current Government Concern: Government Stability Concern

Historical Event: Italy enters World War I

Historical Monument: Roman Colosseum

Person Who Changed History:

Population: 60.92 million

% Arable Land: 48.2%

Agriculture:

Example of Human environment Interaction: Mountain Side Houses

GDP: $2.013 trillion

GDP per capita: $33,048.75

Currency: Euro

Exchange Rate to US Dollars: 1.36 US Dollar

Major Economic Activities: Economy of Italy under fascism

Famous Brands of the Country: Ferrari

Language: Italian Language

Religion: Mostly Catholics

Famous Land Mark: Roman Colosseum

Cultural Foods: Pizza, Gelato, Mozzarella

Music / Literature: Italian Music

Location: Europe

Climate: Cold in the Winter / Hot in the Summer

Topography: Generaly mountainous

Germany

Government: federal parliamentary

Leaderand title: Joachim Gauck

Limited or Unlimited: Unlimited

European Union Member: Yes

Current Government Concern: Terrorist Attacks

Historical Event: World War I

Historical Monument: Berlin Wall

Person Who Changed History:

Population: 81.89 million

% Arable Land: 34.1

Agriculture:

Example of Human environment Interaction: The fact that the forests grow north, it's very hard to cut down and build a civilization there.

GDP: $3.4 trillion

GDP per capita: $41,514.17

Currency: Euro

Exchange Rate to US Dollars: 1.36 US Dollar

Major Economic Activities: Export

Famous Brands: Merceses-Benz

Language: German

Religion: Mostly Christianity

Famous Land Mark: Berlin Wall

Cultural Foods: Apfelstrudel

Music / Literature: German Music

Location: Europe

Climate: No Extreme weather with good amount of rain.

Topography: Forests and Woodlands

Portugal

Government: Parliamentary Partycracy

Leader: Aníbal Cavaco Silva

Limited or Unlimited: Limited

European Union Member: yes

Current Government Concern: Portugal Sets New Stimulus After Setback

Historical Event: World War 1 (Allied side)

Historical Monument: Ajuda National Palace

Person Who Changed History:

Population: 10.53 million

% Arable Land: 11.83%

Agriculture: A lot of farming

Example of Human environment Interaction: Deforestation

GDP: $212.5 billion

GDP per capita: $20,182.40

Currency: Euro

Exchange Rate to US Dollars: 1.36 US Dollar

Major Economic Activities: Olive oil production

Famous Brands: edp

Language: Portuguese Language

Religion: Roman Catholicism

Famous Land Mark: Belém Tower

Cultural Foods: bacalhau

Music / Literature: Portuguese music

Location: Europe

Climate: Warm, wet season in winter

Topography:Mountain ranges with rivers