Science and Culture of Italy

Education of Italy

Activities in the field of R&D are carried out by economic entities of three types – universities, state scientific institutions and enterprises. Financing of R&D in universities and public institutions is carried out mainly by the state, in state enterprises – with significant participation of the private sector, in private enterprises – almost entirely by private capital. According to andyeducation, there are 64 universities in the country, 51 of which…

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Children’s Amusement Parks and Museums in Paris, France

SAFARI - PARKTOIRE

WHERE TO GO WITH CHILDREN IN PARIS The vast majority of tourists do not even suspect that Paris is simply replete with places where you can go with the whole family, and it will be interesting not only for the child, but also for the parents. You can always order transfers and a Russian escort or guide who will help you get your bearings faster and save time. Let’s start…

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London, United Kingdom

London, United Kingdom

“Seeing London, I learned as much about life as the whole world can show.” Samuel Johnson Without a doubt, London is the quintessence of the entire United Kingdom, it strikingly combines English stiffness and centuries-old traditions with an adventurous spirit of cosmopolitanism and the most advanced trends. The majestic Palace of Westminster rising above the dark waters of the Thames, the legendary Big Ben tower, the formidable Tower or the…

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Greece Dramatic Poetry

Greece Dramatic Poetry

But at the same time he felt that they had lost all sincere consistency, all interior heroism: and therefore he continually exerted the goad of criticism around them; he discussed them on purpose, or instinctively deformed them, lowered them, humiliated them: he reduced facts and mythical characters to the proportions of ordinary bourgeois life. In Euripides, therefore, the heroic world, which from Homer had gradually diminished but in Aeschylus had…

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Switzerland Economic Conditions and Finance

Switzerland Economic Conditions and Finance

Economic conditions. – According to the 1941 census, the agricultural population amounted to 866,720 (22.1% of the total); the production area exceeded 3 million ha. distributed roughly in equal parts between arable land, meadows-pastures and woods. In 1946 there were 211,350 ha. to cereals (of which 93,852 to wheat), and almost 80,000 ha. with potatoes, generally with a very high unit yield. There is also a high production of fruit…

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Paphos, Cyprus

Paphos, Cyprus

The city of Paphos is considered one of the best resorts on the island of Cyprus. It is located in the southwestern part of the island among a cluster of gently sloping hills, on the very shore of the sea. It was here, according to legend, that the goddess of beauty and love, Aphrodite, was born from the sea foam. Formerly a quiet and inconspicuous place, today Paphos is a…

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Italy Textile Industries

Italy Textile Industries

For the weight they have in the general economy of the Italian state, the first place among industries belongs by far to the textile industries: they are those that have made the greatest progress in recent times; they normally employ about 650,000 people, 16% of the total population employed in industries, and determine a movement of money that, between imports and exports, is close to 10 billion lire. The silk factory stands…

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Greece Literature – Hesiod Part II

Greece Literature - Hesiod 2

The Hesiodic poetry must in reality be connected with the cyclical one, of which it is contemporary. In fact it represents, like the cycle, the decay of the fantastic and heroic spirit in the generations following Homer; and it is channeled, together with that, into the same riverbed that will lead to history and philosophy. This does not mean that in Hesiod – in the compositions that belong to his…

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Greece Literature – Hesiod Part I

Greece Literature - Hesiod 1

The epic poetry of the motherland did not have the splendor of oriental production: it stood in more arid and narrower terrain; it responded to the modest living conditions that were typical of the Greek continent. The main representative of it was Hesiod: whose name is linked a number of works (preserved only in part), which make him appear as a leader, as the initiator of a tradition and a…

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West Germany Economy

West Germany Economy

The agriculture of the BRD was in critical condition in 1945 due to the neglect it had suffered in the last period of the war. Furthermore, the trade in agricultural products was damaged by the barriers existing between the different areas of occupation. But for the BRD economy the biggest drawback was the detachment of the eastern territories which traditionally represented the agricultural regions, while those of the west had…

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Portugal Geography and Population

Portugal Geography and Population

Portugal is a state of southern Europe, whose territory, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean for about 850 km, occupies the western edge of the Iberian Peninsula. The Atlantic archipelagos of the Azores (➔ # 10132;) and Madeira (➔ # 10132;) join the metropolitan territory. Physical characteristics Morphology The geological structure of the Portugal follows the general one of the Iberian Peninsula: the prevailing rocks are the granite and metamorphic ones of…

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Spain in the Early 21st Century Part 2

Spain in the Early 21st Century 2

Equally controversial was the attitude of the Zapatero government towards Catalonia’s demands for greater autonomy. The premier, in fact, allowed the presentation to the Congress of the new Statute of Catalonia (previously approved by the local Parliament), which recognized that Autonomous Community wider fiscal and juridical powers, and also sanctioned its right to define itself as “a nation”. A decision strongly contested by the PP and by a part of…

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Spain in the Early 21st Century

Spain in the Early 21st Century

In the early 21st century was consumed in the Spain rise and decline of the hegemony of political Partido Popular (PP), came to power in 1996. A singular parable, the latter characterized by a progressive growth until 2002, with a brief lull, and then a sudden fall on the eve of the general elections of 2004, which marked the return to the government of the Partido Socialista Obrero Español (PSOE). In this period the…

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Paris, France

Paris, France

With its extraordinary architecture and contemporary art, Paris is a place where every visitor feels comfortable. Therefore, at least a “detour” to the capital is a must for every vacation. The story of the beautiful city on the Seine goes back to 5,000 BC. At that time, Celtic fishermen and boatmen settled on the banks of the Seine near Bercy. In the Middle Ages, Paris became the capital of the…

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Belgian Music

Belgian Music

Belgian music, although politically divided into principalities, looks back on a tradition that goes back to the Middle Ages. Only since the founding of the state of Belgium (1830) can one speak of Belgian music in the narrower sense. On the history of Belgian music in the 15th and 16th centuries Franco-Flemish music. Flemish and Walloon School As a result of the historical situation, Belgian music is primarily a mixture…

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Spain Attractions

Altamira caves and Santillana del Mar, Spain

Palacio Real A visit to the Palacio Real, which means “Royal Palace” in German, is worthwhile, because the city palace of the Spanish capital Madrid and the official residence of the Spanish monarchs knows how to impress. Story: Until the 18th century, a Moorish castle called the Alcazar stood on the site of the Palacio Real. This was used by the Spanish rulers, but completely destroyed by fire, which made…

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Denmark Landmarks

Denmark Landmarks

Kronborg Castle The Danish name of the castle is Kronborg Slot. The castle has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2000. The fortress in Helsingør on the Danish island of Zealand was not built until centuries after the death of the Danish prince who served as the model for Shakespeare’s Hamlet. But the Danish castle with its imposing fortress walls, its gloomy castle dungeon and its secret passages forms…

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Sightseeing in Albania

Sightseeing in Albania

Rozafa Rozafa Castle is one of the most important sights in the south of the northern Albanian city of Shkodra, which is considered one of the oldest localities in the country. The impressive fortress, which was built directly on a rock, sits enthroned on a 130 meter high hill directly between the two rivers Buna and Drin. The castle was built in the 4th century BC. Built by the Illyrians.…

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Luxembourg History

Luxembourg History

Early history and the rise of the House of Luxembourg The area, which was inhabited as early as the Paleolithic (15,000-year-old bone find in Oetringen) and the Mesolithic (discovery of an approximately 7,000-year-old grave near Reuland in the Blumental) belonged to around the 7th and 3rd centuries BC. To the Hunsrück-Eifel culture (excavation of the settlement Aleburg, northwest of Beaufort) and was settled by Celts (oppidum of the Treveri on…

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Hiking Between Villages and Mountain Peaks

Hiking Between Villages and Mountain Peaks

Vikos-Aoos National Park is located in northern Greece, near the border with Albania – an unknown gem and one of the most untouched areas in Greece. You will not meet many other tourists here which together a wild and untouched nature makes this place completely unique. The journey begins in Athens from where you travel to Vikos-Aoos National Park in northern Greece. On this hiking trip you cross the impressive Vikos gorge…

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Poland Culture

Poland Culture

The development of Polish cultural identity is inseparable from the history of a nation at the crossroads of Central and Eastern Europe and its perennially discussed and changing borders. According to petsinclude, Poland has had to undergo foreign oppression, territorial divisions and invasions that have profoundly marked the soul of its people. The placement of the Polish artistic-cultural experience in the international scenario of art and cultural maps is a…

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Transportation in Sweden

Transportation in Sweden

ON THE GO Traveling by plane SAS (SK) flies to Stockholm Arlanda from almost every domestic airport in Sweden. BRA (DC) (Internet: www.flygbra.se) and Norwegian (DY) (Internet: www.norwegian.com) fly to domestic airports. On the way by car / bus According to youremailverifier, Sweden has a good road network and traffic jams are rare. In remote regions you should drive particularly carefully and carefully because of the game movement (especially moose).…

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Transportation in Portugal

Transportation in Portugal

ON THE GO Traveling by plane TAP Portugal (TP) flies to Lisbon, Faro, Madeira, Porto Santo, Porto and the Azores. The airline SATA (Sociedade Açoriana de Transportes Aereos) (SP) (Internet: www.sata.pt) connects the individual Azores islands with each other, with mainland Portugal and other European and non-European cities. ATA – Aerocondor Transportes Aéreos (Internet: www.aerocondor.com/) offers regular domestic flights and international charter flights. In addition, charter flights from other providers.…

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Transportation in Cyprus

Transportation in Cyprus

GETTING THERE Arriving by plane According to youremailverifier, there are several direct flights to Cyprus from several German and Austrian airports, including from Munich with Lufthansa (LH) and from Vienna with Austrian Airlines (OS). In addition, several international airlines offer daily connections to Cyprus via Athens and London. For Austria there are direct flights from Vienna several times a week with Austrian Airlines (OS). Charter companies fly non-stop to Larnaka…

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The ten longest rivers in Europe

the Volga

Much of the earth’s surface is made up of water. Europe is also covered by many water surfaces and rivers. You can easily find out which are the ten longest rivers in Europe here! 10th of the longest rivers in Europe: the Rhine As one of the few masculine rivers, the Rhine, with a length of 1,233 km, ranks tenth of the longest rivers in Europe. The Rhine originates in…

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Madeira Overview

Madeira

Shopping Cheap or country-specific goods, souvenirs Local souvenirs are white embroidery and other embroidery, basketry, flowers, postage stamps with beautiful images and traditional clothing such as goatskin boots and knitwear, but also Madeiran liqueurs and candied fruits. Shop opening times Monday – Saturday: 8:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Sunday: closed Currency The national currency in Madeira is the euro = 100 cents. The following banknotes are valid and in circulation…

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Balearic Islands Population and Cities

Balearic Islands Population

The Balearic Islands – The Germans’ favorite destination They are called “Illes Balears” in Catalan and “Islas Baleares” in Spanish: We are talking about the Balearic Islands, a wonderful archipelago that covers an area of ​​around 5,000 km² east of Spainspreads in the Mediterranean. The Balearic Islands consist of the Gimnesias in the north, which include Mallorca, Menorca and Cabrera, and the Pitiusas in the southwest, of which Ibiza and…

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Brexit: Causes and Consequences

Brexit

The term Brexit corresponds to Britain Exit – an expression that means British Exit and which gained wide worldwide repercussion with the result of the plebiscite of June 23, 2016, after the victory of the yes by 51.9% of the votes, as a result of the option of population by leaving the United Kingdom, mainly England, from the European Union . Brexit Causes The victory of Brexit occurred mainly in…

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Agriculture in Developed and Underdeveloped Countries

Agriculture in Developed and Underdeveloped Countries

Agriculture in developed countries With the agricultural revolution of the 20th century ( green revolution ), rich countries began to employ less and less labor in rural activities. In this group of countries, agriculture is modern and uses advanced production resources, such as the intensive use of pesticides , fertilizers, mechanization, biotechnological resources and adequate methods of soil management. The result of this is high productivity and large agricultural production.…

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