Denmark History

Denmark History

Germanic colonization and the Viking Age After the last Ice Age, Stone Age and Bronze Age cultures spread across Jutland on the Danish islands. During the Iron Age, the south of Northern Europe, which was under Celtic influence, was densely populated. Far-reaching trade relations, but also conflicts, are documented for the period of the Great […]

Portuguese Modern Literature

Portuguese Modern Literature

Modern (around 1890 to around 1930) From 1890 on, literary relations with foreign countries, especially France, became closer; the literary tendencies replaced one another more quickly. Trends in poetry of the fin de siècle can be found in Portugal with A. Nobre, of symbolism with Eugenio de Castro (* 1869, † 1944), C. de Almeida […]

History of Budapest, Hungary

History of Budapest, Hungary

Hungary is a republic in south-eastern Central Europe with (2018) 9.8 million residents; The capital is Budapest. Budapest, capital of Hungary, with (2018) 1.75 million residents, located on both sides of the Danube. According to Agooddir, Budapest emerged in 1873 from the independent cities of Pest (on the left bank of the Danube) and Buda […]

Netherlands Human Geography

Netherlands Human Geography

With the exception of Friesland, characterized by large rural houses covered with thatched roofs, the isolated farm is not very common. In stark contrast to the eastern areas, where villages have mostly sprung up without a preordained plan, rural settlement is remarkably regular in the drained and reclaimed areas of the western Netherlands. According to […]

Russian Territory

Russian Territory

TERRITORY: HYDROGRAPHY The western Russian territory is crossed by a range of mighty rivers and is divided, from the hydrographic point of view, into several basins, the largest of which is the one that pays tribute to the Caspian Sea, especially through the Volga, the largest European river (along 3531 km). The latter originates from […]

Norway Geography

Norway Geography

According to mcat-test-centers, Norway is a Northern European state, located in the Scandinavian Peninsula (323,779 km²). Capital: Oslo. Administrative division: 19 counties. Population: 5,109,056 (2014 estimate). Language: Bokmål (riksmål) and Nynorsk (landsmål) (official). Religion: Protestants 85.7%, other Christians 4.5%, Muslims 1.8%, others 8%. Currency unit: Norwegian krone (100 øre). Human Development Index: 0.944 (1st place). Borders: Russia and Finland […]

Sweden Recent History 8

Sweden Recent History Part 8

Juholt did not hold the post of chairman of the Social Democracy for long. Already in October 2011, a political bomb went off when it was revealed that in 2007-11 he had asked for and received SEK 160,000 too much for the apartment he shared with his partner. Juholt immediately paid the money back, declaring […]