Great Britain or the United Kingdom (full official form is the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland) is an island nation in northwestern Europe. One of the largest states in Europe, a nuclear power, a permanent member of the UN Security Council. Heir to the British Empire, the largest in history, and that existed in the XIX – early XX centuries.
Great Britain is a unitary state (although three of the four historical provinces (except England) have a significant degree of autonomy) with a parliamentary monarchy. Queen Elizabeth II is the head of state of the United Kingdom and another fifteen independent Commonwealth countries. 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
New Zealand, a country literally at the end of the world, consisting of a pair of large islands (North and South) and a host of small ones. It was discovered by the Dutch traveler Abel Tasman in 1642 and got its name in honor of one of the provinces of the Netherlands, Zealand. Later, another famous navigator, the Englishman James Cook, changed the Dutch name of the archipelago: Nieuw Zeeland to English New Zealand, which became the official name of the country. Total area of the country: 268,800 km2
Impression & Feelings: Overweight Cannot Get Permanent Residency in New Zealand Continue reading