Europe's Best

by: Roxy Chaheine

These three countries that I have chosen are the ones that interested me the most. I have always wanted to take a vacation to these places. I wanted to learn more about the culture and the way they live. In my opinion, these are the best European countries.


Country: Germany

Leader and Title:

Germany's Chief of State's name is Joachim Gauck.


Historical monument:

One of Germany's many historical monuments is the Brandenburg Gate. It is located in the Western part of Berlin.


Population:

Many people call the country of Germany their home. The last recorded population of germany was 81,147,265 on July of 2012


Agriculture:

One of main crops that is grown in Germany is potatoes. Many German dishes have potatoes in them, it is a big part of their culture.


GDP:

Germany's average gross domestic product is $3,383 trillion


Currency:

Germany is a member of the European Union, which means, their currency is the Euro. The exchange rate to a US dollar is $1.36


Language:

The primary language in Germany is German.

Religion:

The primary religion in Germany is Protestant.

Famous Landmark:

one of many famous landmarks in Germany is the Berlin Wall. It was a barrier built by the German Democratic Republic that completely cut off West Berlin from East Germany.

Cultural food:

One cultural food that is quite popular in Germany is sauerkraut.


Climate:

In Germany, the climate is pretty typical. Cold, snowy winters and hot summers.


Country: France

Leader:

The president of France is Francios Hollande. He was elected in 2012.

Historical Monument:

One of France's historical monuments is the Notre Dame Cathedral.


Historical figure:

A very significant historical figure from France is Louis XIV. He built a fortress around France and reduced population pressure.


Population:

France is home to about 65,951,611 people


GDP:

France's gross domestic product is around $2.579 trillion


Famous brands:

Some of many famous brands from France are


Coco Chanel and Lacoste.

Religion:

The majority of the people who live in France practice the Roman Catholic religion.


Famous landmarks:

One of the most famous tourist attractions in the world is located in Paris, France.


It is called the Eiffel tower. It is 1,063 feet tall.

Cultural foods:

The macaroon, one of the most delicious desserts, originated from France along with many others.


Relative location:

France is located West of Germany.


Climate:

The climate in Paris during the winter is very cold and snowy.

The climate in the summer is pretty mild temperatures.

Country: Italy

Leader:

Prime Minister Enrico Letta


Historical monument:

The Colosseum is a very well known monument is located in Rome.


Agriculture:

Some main crops grown in the outskirts of Italy are fruits and vegetables.

GDP:

Italy's gross domestic product is around $1.813 trillion


Famous Brands:

Many famous brands that we find here in America, actually originated from Italy. Such as Ferrari, Gucci, and my personal favorite, nutella.


Language:

A majority of the people who live in Italy speak Italian.


famous landmark:

The Leaning Tower of Pisa is a very well known landmark in Italy.


Cultural foods:

Here in American we eat many italian foods. Such as pizza, pasta, caesar salad, and much more.


Relative Location:

Italy is located East of France


climate:

The climate in Italy is cool, rainy winters and hot, dry summers.


Topography:

Rugged and mountainous. contains some plains.


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