• Italy

    Italy became a unified state only in 1861 and most people have more loyalty to their town, province or region ...
  • Malta

    Malta is an archipelago located in the Mediterranean Sea. Even though Malta is a European island, it is located further ...
  • Netherlands

    The name “Netherlands” means “Low Lands” in reference to the nation’s topography as an alluvial plain. The Netherlands is also ...
  • Norway

    Norway is situated in the western part of the Scandinavian peninsula. Nearly 70% of Norway is uninhabitable and covered by ...
  • Portugal

    The name “Portugal” derives from a Roman or pre-Roman settlement called Portus Cale (the modern city of Porto) near the ...
  • Republic of Poland

    The Republic of Poland (Rzeczpospolita Polska) is one of the largest countries in Central Europe. Approximately one-fifth of the land is ...
  • Republic of Slovenia

    Slovenia brings together the picturesque characteristics of the Alpine, Mediterranean, Karst and Pannonian worlds. Slovenia has a population of 2 ...
  • Romania

    The Romanian landscape is approximately one-third mountainous and one-third forested, with the remainder made up of hills and plains. The ...
  • Russian Federation

    Russia is the largest country in the world in terms of territory and home to at least 190 ethnic groups. Russia has ...
  • Serbia & Montenegro

    The name Yugoslavia previously designated six republics (Serbia, Montenegro, Macedonia, Bosnia-Herzogovia, Croatia, and Slovenia), but now includes just Serbia and ...