Country overview

Wednesday, 9 November 2011 - 11:00 am (CET/MEZ) Berlin | Author/Destination:
Category/Kategorie: General

In addition to the regular search function, a country overview is available here. Click on the country name to see all currently available blog entries.

| A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z |


A

  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • Andorra
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Azerbaijan

  • B

  • Bahamas
  • Bahrain
  • Barbados
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Belize
  • Bhutan
  • Bolivia
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Brazil
  • Bulgaria

  • C

  • Cambodia
  • Canada
  • Cape Verde
  • Caribbean
  • Chile
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Croatia
  • Cuba
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic

  • D

  • Denmark

  • E

  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • Eritrea
  • Estonia
  • Ethiopia
  • European Union

  • F

  • Finland
  • France

  • G

  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Guyana

  • H

  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary

  • I

  • Iceland
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy

  • J

  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Jordan

  • K

  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgyzstan

  • L

  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg

  • M

  • Macedonia
  • Madagascar
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Malta
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Mexico
  • Moldova
  • Monaco
  • Montenegro
  • Morocco
  • Myanmar

  • N

  • Namibia
  • Netherlands
  • New Caledonia
  • New Zealand
  • Norway

  • O

  • Oman

  • P

  • Palestine
  • Panama
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal

  • Q

  • Qatar

  • R

  • Romania
  • Russia

  • S

  • Samoa
  • San Marino
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Serbia
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Solomon Islands
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Sri Lanka
  • St. Lucia
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Sweden
  • Swiss
  • Syria

  • T

  • Taiwan
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Tibet
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Tuvalu

  • U

  • Ukraine
  • Union for the Mediterranean
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • United States of America
  • Uruguay

  • V

  • Vanuatu
  • Vatican
  • Venezuela
  • Vietnam

  • Y

  • Yemen

  • Z

  • Zambia
  • Zanzibar
  • Zimbabwe

  • Recommended posts:

    Share this post: (Please note data protection regulations before using buttons)

    Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

    Theme Week Uruguay - Salto

    Theme Week Uruguay - Salto

    [caption id="attachment_184160" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Downtown Salto © Shant/cc-by-sa-2.5[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Salto is the capital city of the Salto Department in northwestern Uruguay. As of the 2011 census it had a population of 104,028 and is the second most populated city in Uruguay. The city is located on Route 3 about 496 kilometres (308 mi) northwest of Montevideo, and on the east bank of the Río Uruguay across from the city of Concordia in Argentina. About 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) north of the c...

    [ read more ]

    Theme Week Dresden - State Art Collections

    Theme Week Dresden - State Art Collections

    [caption id="attachment_25962" align="aligncenter" width="590"] © Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden (English: Dresden State Art Collections) is a cultural institution in Dresden, owned by the State of Saxony. It is one of the most renowned and oldest museum institutions in the world, originating from the collections of the Saxon electors in the 16th century. The Staatliche Kunstsammlungen has been a state-owned enterprise since January 1, 2009. The association includ...

    [ read more ]

    Vaduz actually derives from "water pipe" and not from "money pipe"

    Vaduz actually derives from

    [caption id="attachment_148962" align="aligncenter" width="590"] City Hall © Hans G. Oberlack[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Vaduz, with the Princely Residence, the Government and Parliament, is the capital of Liechtenstein. In the town center, known as the "Städtle", there are museums, street cafés and many attractive shops. Vaduz is particularly well known as an international financial center, especially since CDs are making the round, which are pretty interesting for some finance ministers from other countries. Tourist holds Va...

    [ read more ]

    Harlem in New York

    Harlem in New York

    [caption id="attachment_192647" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Cotton Club © Gotanero/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Harlem is a large neighborhood in the northern section of the New York City borough of Manhattan. Since the 1920s, Harlem has been known as a major African American residential, cultural and business center. Originally a Dutch village, formally organized in 1658, it is named after the city of Haarlem in the Netherlands. Harlem's history has been defined by a series of economic boom-and-bust cycles, with...

    [ read more ]

    Theme Week Netherlands - Gouda, historic town in the green heart of the Netherlands

    Theme Week Netherlands - Gouda, historic town in the green heart of the Netherlands

    [caption id="attachment_160616" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Building at Market Square housing the tourist information © Afhaalchinees[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Gouda (population 71,000) is a city and municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. In the Middle Ages, a settlement was founded at the location of the current city by the Van der Goude family, who built a fortified castle alongside the banks of the Gouwe River, from which the family and the city took its name. The area, originally mar...

    [ read more ]

    The German Federal Election 2017

    The German Federal Election 2017

    [responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The electoral participation in the Bundestag election in 2017 was 76.2%, and again increased by just under 5% compared to 2013 with 71.5%. The electoral participation has now risen for the third time in a row, which in principle is a very good signal. People are more and more interested in politics and realize that it is "about something". Parties who could reach the 5% hurdle to enter the Bundestag are: Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU) / Christian Social Union in Bavaria (CSU) (32,9%) Social Demo...

    [ read more ]

    Tasmania in the Indian Ocean

    Tasmania in the Indian Ocean

    [caption id="attachment_153612" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Hobart © Aaroncrick/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Tasmania is an island state, part of the Commonwealth of Australia, located 240 kilometres (150 mi) to the south of the Australian continent, separated by Bass Strait. The state includes the island of Tasmania, the 26th largest island in the world, and the surrounding 334 islands. The state has a population of 508,000, of whom almost half reside in the greater Hobart precinct. Tasmania's area is 68,401 squ...

    [ read more ]

    Le Bon Marché, the first department store in the world

    Le Bon Marché, the first department store in the world

    [caption id="attachment_161307" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Le Bon Marché © François Rejeté[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Le Bon Marché ("the good market", or "the good deal" in French) is the name of one of the most famous department stores in Paris, France. It is sometimes regarded as the first department store in the world. Although this depends on what is meant by 'department store', it may have had the first specially-designed building for a store in Paris. The founder was Aristide Boucicaut. The store was fou...

    [ read more ]

    Return to Top ▲Return to Top ▲
    Vittoriano © Alessio Damato
    Theme Week Rome

    Rome is the capital of Italy and the country's largest and most populated city and comune, with over 2.7 million...

    Avenida de la Constitución © Anual
    Sevilla, the artistic, historical, cultural and economic capital of southern Spain

    Seville is the artistic, historic, cultural, and financial capital of southern Spain. It is the capital of the autonomous community...

    © Fritz Geller-Grimm
    Eberbach Abbey in the Rheingau

    Eberbach Abbey (German: Kloster Eberbach) is a former Cistercian monastery near Eltville am Rhein in the Rheingau. On account of...

    Schließen