USA

United States of America

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The Capital City is Washington D.C. The leader of the USA is the President who is elected every four years The USA has 50 states plus various territories. Recently Puerto Rico voted to become a state too. The population is around 315 million, making it the 3rd biggest country by...
Italy

Italy

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The name Italy comes from the word italia, meaning “calf land,” perhaps because the bull was a symbol of the Southern Italian tribes. Italy is approximately 116,400 square miles (including Sicily and Sardinia), which is slightly larger than Arizona. Italy is one of the most...
Argentina

Argentina

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The official name of Argentina is the Argentine Republic. The name Argentina comes from the Latin word for sliver ‘argentum’. By land area Argentina is the 2nd largest country in South America and the 8th largest country in the world. Spanish is the official language...
France

France

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France is the largest nation in Western Europe, with countries like Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg, Andorra and Monaco sharing its boundary. It has nearly 3000 miles of seashore, with three major water bodies: the Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean Sea, and...
Germany

Germany

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Germany was once a cluster of small kingdoms, duchies and principalities – which were unified as the kingdom of Prussia in 1871. Later it became the Weimer Republic, the Third Reich (National Socialism), and in 1949 the nation divided into the Soviet-supported East Germany...
South America

South America

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The most peaceful country in South America is Chile South America is the fourth largest continent by landmass Sao Paulo, Brazil is the largest city in South America The largest lake in South America is Lake Maracaibo in Venezuela at 13,300 sq m The main languages in South America...
Austria

Austria

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The name Austria derives from a Germanic word ‘austro’, meaning ‘east’ The Austrian flag is one of the oldest national flags in the world The sewing machine was invented by Josef Madersperger, an Austrian Approximately one quarter of the population of Austria lives in Vienna...
Belgium

Belgium

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There are more castles per square kilometre in Belgium than in any other country. It has the world’s longest rail network with 4078 kilometres if you add all the tracks together. Cable TV penetration is the highest in Belgium at 97 percent of households It is the oldest...
United Kingdom

United Kingdom

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London has the credit for the first hot chocolate store ever opened. The English drink the most tea in the world. It is against the law to get drunk in a pub in England. In Scotland, it is against the law to get drunk and possess a cow. The conventional long form of the United...
Spain

Spain

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There is no tooth fairy in Spain but rather a tooth mouse called Ratoncito Perez Spain has the lowest population density in western Europe (excluding Scandinavia) The name Spain comes from the word Ispania, which means the land of rabbits. On May 15th all the single women in...
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