Official name: Federal Republic of Germany. Area of the country: 357 thousand square meters. km
Borders: In the north, it borders with Denmark, in the east – with Poland and the Czech Republic, in the south – with Austria and Switzerland, in the west – with France, Luxembourg, Belgium and the Netherlands. In the north it is washed by the North and Baltic seas.
The main rivers: The main river is the Rhine, among the numerous tributaries of which are Main, Ruhr, Moselle, Neckar, and Lahn. Two other rivers are the Danube in the south of the country and the Elbe with a tributary of the Neisse in the eastern part of Germany. Among the lakes, the largest is Lake Constance, partially located in Austria and Switzerland. Germany consists of 16 federal states, and perhaps it is best to choose 2-3 cities from each district to visit in order to appreciate the diversity and charm of German land. Continue reading
Ireland, Republic of Ireland – a state in Western Europe that occupies most of the island of Ireland. From the south, west and north, the country is washed by the Atlantic Ocean, and in the east it is separated from about. Great Britain by the St George’s Strait, the Irish Sea and the North Strait. This country has a land border only with Northern Ireland, which is part of the UK. The island of Ireland is washed on all sides by the Atlantic Ocean (the Celtic Sea in the south, the St. George Canal in the southeast and the Irish Sea in the east). The total area of this country is 70,273 square meters. km The highest peak of Ireland is Mount Carantville, whose height reaches 1041 m .. The name of the country comes from Earl. Continue reading
Portugal is the westernmost state in continental Eurasia. Located in the southwestern part of the Iberian Peninsula. On land, it borders only with Spain. Portugal is also governed by the Azores and Madeira, which occupy an important strategic position in the west of the Strait of Gibraltar. The largest and most important city in Portugal is Lisbon (2.1 million inhabitants with suburbs, 1996). It is the capital and main port of the country. Porto is the main city of the North, the second most populous country in the country (302.5 thousand in 1991; about 1.2 million people in the entire agglomeration). Porto, located on the right bank of the Douro River, the former capital of Portugal and the country’s largest port, is famous for its port. On the opposite bank of the Douro River is the city of Vila Nova di Gaya (31.5 thousand inhabitants in 1991), where many wine company warehouses are concentrated. Continue reading