My Favorite European Countries

By Conner Crum

Germany

Government: Federal Republic

Leader: President Joachim GAUCK

Unlimited

is a member of the Union

German Unemployment rate is dropping as Euro-Area Inflation Slows.

The Holocaust

A person who changed history is Adolf Hitler beause he killed off almost all of the jews during World War 2.

Population: 81,147,265

1.6% of the labor force is agriculture

GDP: $3.25 trillion

GDP per capita: $39,700

Currency: Euros

Exchange rate to dollars: 1 euro equals 1.36 us dollar.

Brands: Volkswagon BMW Mercedes-Benz Porsche

Language: German

Religon:Protestant 34%, Roman Catholic 34%, Muslim 3.7%, unaffiliated or other 28.3%

Famous Landmark: The Brandenburg Gate

Cultural foods: Wiener Schnitzel Goulasch

Music: Germany continues to be regarded as a land of music.

Location: 51 00 N, 9 00 E

Climate: Temperate and marine cool, cloudy, wet winters and summers occasional warm mountain wind

Arable land: 33.25%

Switzerland

Government: Formally a confederation but similar in structure to a federal republic.

Leader: Ueli MAURER

Limited Government

Yes it is a European Union Member.

Event: Ranbaxy enters into licensing pact with EPIRUS Switzerland

Historical Event: need to unite against the Nazi ideology opened a way to the integration of the SociaThe l Democrats into the government.

Monument: Augusta Raurica is an ancient Roman archaeological site near Basel in Switzerland.

In World War II Switzerland was completely sorrounded by fascist troops (Germany, Austria, Italy) and the French Vichy regime collaborating with Hitler.

Population: 7,996,026

Arable land: 10.18%

Agriculture: grains, fruits, vegetables; meat, eggs

GDP: $3.25 trillion

Famous landmark: Swiss alps

Location: 47 00 N, 8 00 E


United Kingdom

Government Type: Constitutional monarchy and Commonwealth realm

Historical monument: Windsor Castle is the oldest occupied castle in the world and the official home of the Queen.

Leader and Title: Queen ELIZABETH II

Religion: Christian (Anglican, Roman Catholic, Presbyterian, Methodist) 71.6%, Muslim 2.7%, Hindu 1%, other 1.6%, unspecified or none 23.1%

Famous landmarks: London Eye, Stonehenge, Buckingham Palace

Population: 63,395,574

Famous brands of the country: Acer, Amazon, BBC

GDP: $2.375 trillion

GDP per capita: $37,500

Music / Literature: ­ Britain is more famous for pop music than it is for classical composers or jazz musicians. Names such as The Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Elton John, George Michael and The Spice Girls