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The U.K- Economy
The city of Birmingham is one of the cities in the U.K that are attracting new industries .
The Republic of Ireland
Mary Robinson was the 7th president of the Republic of Ireland and the first female president.
Lapps or Sami people that live in the cultural region Lapland.
The Republic of Ireland- History
Lapland is a culture region. The area is populated by the Lapps or Sami, the name they call themselves. The Sami are descendants from hunters who immigrated from Northern Asia. The languages they speak are close to Finnish. The Sami keep hold of there important traditions like reindeer herding. Many of the Sami earn money from tourism.
Denmark is the smallest and the most densely populated region of Scandinavia. Most of Denmark is on the Jutland Peninsula. About 500 other islands make up the country. Denmark is a constitutional monarchy. The capital of Denmark and it's capital is Copenhagen, it is between the Jutland Peninsula and Sweden. 25 percent of the population of 1.4 million live there. About 60 percent of the land is used for farming. Farm products like meat and dairy are important exports. It is also a modern industrial economy. Some industries include food processing, machinery, furniture and electronics.
The beautiful capital capital of Riga during the sunset.
Houses in Slovakia in the rural area.
The beautiful capital city of Ljubljana.
Northeastern European Countries
Latvia is the second largest county of the Baltic countries.It has the highest percentage of ethnic minorities . About 57 percent of the population is Latvian. 30 percent of the population is Russian. The capital called Riga has more than 1 million people. It is the largest urban area in the Baltic countries. The county has strong Scandinavian and Russian influences. It used to be part of the Russian Empire. Part of the county was also ruled by Sweden. Most people are Lutheran which is a religion that has ties with Estonia and Scandinavian countries, also Sweden and Finland are inportant trading partners of Latvia today.
Slovakia's rugged and rural with an income lower than the Czech Republic. They are trying to move towards freer political system but it has been slow, but progress has been being made. Bratislava, the capital is located on the Danube River. The city is the most inportant industrial area and cultural center. Many rural Slovaks moved to Bratislava looking for jobs that pay better. Most of the countries population are Slovaks. But ethnic Hungarians are more than 10 percent of the population.
Southeastern European countries
Bulgaria or the Republic of Bulgaria is a country that is on the border of the Black Sea. It is the 16th largest country in Europe. The population of about 7.4 million are mostly urbanized. The country has 28 provinces as well. Sofia is there largest city and also the capital. Many commercial and cultural activities happen there. Much of the economy is based off of heavy industry, power engineering and agriculture. They also relay on there natural resources for money. The country changed to a democratic constitution in 1991. The country is an important member of NATO, the European Union, the Council of Europe, and OSCE.
Kosovo is located on the Balkan Peninsula. The capital as well as the largest city is Pristinia. There has been long term tension between the two ethnic group that live there, the Alberian and Serbian population. Most of the province had been broken into two parts which caused violence. That caused the War of Kosovo which lasted from 1998-1999. The war ended when the military invention of NATO forced the Federal republic of Yugoslavia to withdraw Kosovo troupes. They became an independent country in February of 2008. Now the country is one of the two main countries with a Muslim based population.
Moldova or the Republic of Moldova is a landlocked country in the Southeastern part of Europe. It is bordered by Romania and Ukraine . The capital of the country is Chisinau. The country declared their independence in August of 1991 as a part of the dissolution of the Soviet Union. The current constitution was adopted in 1994. A part of the Moldovan territory that is located on the east bank of the Dniester has been in control of the breakaway government of Transnistria since the year 1990. Because of the dissolution of the Soviet Union there was a decrease in industrial and agriculture output but Moldova is still the poorest country in Europe. Moldova is a republic country with a president as the head of state and the prime minster is the head of the government. It is a member of the United Nations, the council of Europe, WTO, OSCE,CIS,BSEC, and is planning to join the European Union.
The capital city of Sofia, the city is the cultural spot of the country.
The beautiful city of Prizren, the city with a lot of history.
The capital city of Moldova, Chisinau