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Zanzibar

Zanzibar – an archipelago in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Tanzania, which belongs. The largest island – Pemba and Unguyya, popularly also known as Zanzibar. The largest town on the island – Zanzibar (206 thousand inhabitants (2002)). The … Continue reading

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Denmark

Capital Copenhagen Language Danish Religion Lutheran-Evangelical – 90% Population Danish (Scandinavian group) about 90% Currency euro Danish kingdom is known from the VIII century, when the 780 Danish Vikings conquered Britain. In the XI century Danish kingdom had converted to … Continue reading

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Greenland

Capital Nuuk (Godthab) Language Inuit Religion Christianity (38,2% – Lutherans), preserved the traditional local beliefs Population Greenland – about 87%, 13% – Danes and immigrants from other European countries Currency Danish krone (DKK, Dkr) Greenland (local name – Kalaallit Nunaat) … Continue reading

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Virgin Islands

Capital: Charlotte Amalie Language: English Religion: Protestant (Anglicans, Lutherans, Methodists) – 50%, Roman Catholics – 34%, is Judaism. Many of the islanders of African descent remain strong faith in the world of spirits and ghosts (dzhumbis “). Population: negros and … Continue reading

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Bosnia and Herzegovina

The capital of Sarajevo Language Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian. In conversation you can speak in Russian. Religion Islam, Orthodoxy, Catholicism. Population Prior to the outbreak of hostilities (1991 census) the population was 4.36 million: Bosniaks (Slavic people converted to Islam) – … Continue reading

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Belgium

Capital Brussels Language of the three official languages – Flemish (similar to the Dutch, has several dialects), German and French (different characteristic local pronunciation and a large number of dialect words) Religion Catholic (70%), about 2% of the population are … Continue reading

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Barbados

Capital: Bridgetown Language: Official language – English. Locals say the dialect “Bajala” Religion: The majority of the population – Protestants Population: More than 85% of the population are Barbadians, or as they call themselves – “Bach” or “bedzhena” Currency: Barbadian … Continue reading

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Armenia

Geography Armenia – a country in the Caucasus, not landlocked. Located in the northwest of the Armenian highlands, known as historical Armenia, between the Black and Caspian Seas. From the north and east is surrounded by mountain ranges of the … Continue reading

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Albania

The official name of Republic of Albania (Albanian Republika e Shqipërisë) – State in the Western Balkans, the Adriatic and Ionian Seas. Nazvanie.strany comes from the Illyrian “olba” – «the village. Strait of Otranto separates Albania from Italy. In the … Continue reading

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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Capital London Language English Religion Anglicanism, Methodism, Baptism, Catholicism, Islam, Hinduism Population English – 81%, Scots – 10% Irish – 2% Welsh – 2% Currency British Pound Time behind Kiev’s time to 2:00 (GMT – 0) UK (United Kingdom of … Continue reading

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