Category: Europe

For the complete list of nations in Europe, please visit ehealthfacts.org.

Schwyz, Switzerland

Of the German speaking, Canton Schwyz is a member of the Swiss Confederation. It is located in Central Switzerland and its capital is Schwyz, from which the canton also got…

Schaffhausen, Switzerland

The Swiss canton of Schaffhausen is known as Schaffusa by its residents. It is one of the German-speaking cantons and is located in the northernmost part of the Switzerland ….

Solothurn, Switzerland

The canton of Solothurn is located in the northwest of the Swiss Confederation. The official language here is German. The capital is called just like the canton of Solothurn. The…

United Kingdom Prehistory

According to Pharmacylib, the different phases of the Paleolithic of Great Britain are known for numerous and important deposits. Human remains (an occipital and two parietals of the same skull…

Belgium Culture

CULTURE: LANGUAGES According to topb2bwebsites, Belgium has a marked linguistic pluralism. A horizontal line, which passes south of Brussels, divides the northern part, ethnically and linguistically Germanic, from the southern…

Finland Swedish-Language Literature

Literature in Eastern Swedish, or Finnish, is less rich than that in Finnish. According to estatelearning, the Swedes constitute an absolute minority of the Finnish population and their language was…

Netherlands History

PREHISTORY Although the finds are not very abundant, the presence of prehistoric people who settled in the Netherlands since the middle Paleolithic is documented. The gradual retreat of the Pleistocene…

Travel to Slovakia

From the top of Borghöjden in Bratislava you can look far, far out over Slovakia. Below, the Danube River flows while heavily loaded trucks thunder across the bridge connecting the…

France Education and Media

Education School attendance is compulsory from 6 to 16 years of age. The school system is divided into the voluntary, free public pre-school (École maternelle), the primary school (École primaire,…

Natural Disasters Part I

Never before have so many people been so affected by natural disasters as in recent decades. More and more people are living more exposed to more extreme weather. The disasters…

Natural Disasters Part II

4: Causes – why have the disasters increased? The reasons why the number of natural disasters has quadrupled since approx. 1970 is many and complex, and the weight of the…

Paris Climate Agreement Part I

The UN climate summit in Paris in December 2015 adopted a new international climate agreement that covers all countries. The agreement is hailed as a historic breakthrough in climate work,…

Peace and Development Part I

Security and development have long been two separate fields of international politics. Security was seen as a military issue and handled by military means. Development was left to the aid…

Armed Conflicts Today Part I

Warriors and other serious armed conflicts are today mainly civil wars or other internal conflicts. The typical war between states – as we have known it for hundreds of years…

Orange Revolution in Ukraine

The 2004 presidential elections led to an open power struggle between the government and the opposition, which also revealed the differences between the more pro-Russian southern and eastern regions and…