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Travel to Italy

Travel to Italy

Italy is a state in the south of Europe. “Italia” is Greek for “country of calves”. Capital – Rome. Language Italian, English, French, German. Religion – Catholicism. Currency – euro. Population – 57 634 million people. According to Agooddir.com, the longest river in Italy is Po. Its length is 682 km. The largest lake is Garda. The territory of Italy is washed by 5 seas: Adriatic, Ligurian, Tyrrhenian, Ionian, Mediterranean. Italy is equally maritime and mountainous country. On the territory…

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Voronezh, Russia

Voronezh, Russia

Peter I built the first Russian ships in Voronezh. The Nativity Church in the village of Anna is a majestic monument of architecture. Shelter of travelers – Seraphim-Sarava Monastery According to A2zdirectory.org, the monastery is located in the village of Novomakarovo, Gribanovsky district. On the territory of the monastery there is a temple with a wooden bell tower, two springs, one of which is considered healing. A winding path leading through the forest from the temple, through a shaky bridge,…

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Gibraltar General Information

Gibraltar General Information

Background: Strategically important Gibraltar passed from Spain to Great Britain in 1713. In a 1967 referendum, according to Findjobdescriptions.com, the people of Gibraltar ignored Spanish pressure and voted overwhelmingly to remain a British territory. Geography Geography Location: Southwestern Europe, coast of the Strait of Gibraltar, connecting the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, on the southern coast of Spain. Geographical coordinates: 36° 11′ N. latitude, 5°22’W Reference map: Europe. Area: total: 6.5 sq. km.; land surface area: 6.5 km2; water…

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Slovenia General Information

Slovenia General Information

According to 800zipcodes, Slovenia is a country of amazing beauty! But at the same time, it is the smallest country in Europe, with an area equal to half of the Moscow region. It is located in the pre-alpine part of the Balkan Peninsula. It is located in the pre-alpine part of the Balkan Peninsula. Washed by the Ariatic Ocean. It borders with Croatia, Hungary, Austria and Italy. The capital is the city of Ljubljana. 270,000 inhabitants live here. Language Official language – Slovenian Square 20 thousand…

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Belarus (White Russia) Geography

Belarus (White Russia) Geography

One of the seven federated republics of the USSR (Beloruskaja Socialističeskaja Sovetskaja Respublika), the smallest in extension (126,792 sq km) and comprising just over 1/35 of the residents subjected to the Soviet regime. Enlarged in 1924 with part of the former governorates of Vitebsk, Smolensk and Gomel ′, a part of the latter was annexed to it in December 1926. According to Ehotelat.com, the territory of White Russia has roughly the shape of a quadrilateral: the maximum length from N….

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Customs and Traditions of Abkhazia

Customs and Traditions of Abkhazia

Population and religion According to Countryaah, the population of the republic at the beginning of 2011 is about 243 thousand people. Having significantly decreased after the military events of the 1990s, the population is gradually moving towards natural growth. Of the 243 thousand people, about 65 thousand (almost a third of the population) are residents of the capital of the republic Sukhum. In the surrounding villages and suburbs of the Sukhumi region, the population in total barely exceeds the mark…

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Customs and Traditions of United Kingdom

Customs and Traditions of United Kingdom

Religion According to Countryaah, one of the most popular religious movements in the UK is Protestantism (Anglican Church). Presbyterian and Catholic churches also spread. The country is home to one of the largest Muslim communities in Western Europe. Rules of conduct in the UK Staying in the UK imposes certain obligations on the tourist. To avoid problems with the authorities, as well as misunderstanding of local residents, you should follow the basic rules of conduct. Communication. During the conversation, try…

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Customs and Traditions of Turkey

Customs and Traditions of Turkey

Language In addition to the main Turkish language, English, French and German are often found in resort areas and large cities. Currency The national currency of Turkey is the Turkish lira. Circulation has banknotes in denominations of 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 and 200 lire. Currency exchange offices in Turkey usually work on all days of the traditional working week (from Monday to Friday) from 8-30 to 17 hours. Break for lunch from 12:00 to 13:30. You should not exchange…

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Customs and Traditions of Sweden

Customs and Traditions of Sweden

Religion According to Countryaah, Sweden is a country of Christian denominations. Most of the population is Lutheran and Protestant. There are no restrictions on other religions. Sweden has a Lutheran business ethic. As a rule, local residents are punctual, hardworking and responsible. A tourist who is in the company of Swedes will be bored, as it is not customary here to tell strangers about yourself. Local residents are closed, it is difficult to talk to them. Tourist behavior rules While…

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Customs and Traditions of Spain

Customs and Traditions of Spain

Language According to Countryaah, the main official language of Spain is Spanish. Other official languages include: Galician, Basque, Catalan. The Catalan language is used in various Spanish media, and part of the office work is also conducted in it. Religion The majority of religious Spaniards profess Catholicism (about 97%), the remaining insignificant part of believers belong to such religions as Islam, Judaism, and Protestantism. Behavior rules Visiting Spain for the first time, it may seem that the Spanish inhabitants are…

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