Saturday, May 2, 2009

GEOGRAPHY- PART II-EUROPE AND SOUTH AMERICA












  • Kiel channel connects North Sea and Baltic sea
  • Rome on the bank of River Tiber and Paris on the bank of Seine
  • Important cities on the bank of Danube-Vienna, Budapest,Belgrade
  • Warsaw on the bank of Wisla river
  • Danube passes through Germany,Austria,Slovakia,Hungary,Yugoslavia,Romania,Bulgaria
  • Rhine passes through Netherlands,Germany,Switzerland,Austria,Lichenstein
  • Frankfurt,Bonn and Rotterdam are the important cities on the bank of Rhine
  • Kjolen mountain separates Norway and Sweden
  • Carpathian land includes Romania,Ukraine,Poland
  • Balkan peninsula includes Greece,Bulgaria,Albania,Macedonia
  • Mt Etna,Mt Vesuvius,Mt Stromboli all are in Italy
  • Berlin on the bank of Spree river
  • Madrid on the bank of Manzanares river
  • Mt Vosges separates France and Germany, Mt Jura separates France and Switzerland and Mt Alps separates France and Italy
  • Balearic islands, a territory of Spain is on the Mediterranean sea
  • Venice and Milan on the bank of Po river
  • Parliament: Iceland-Althing, Denmark-Folketing,Norway-Storting,Spain-Cortes General es,Sweden-Riskdag,Russia-Federal Assembly,Lower House-Duma and Upper House-Federation Council
  • Denmark is the smallest Scandinavian country
  • Lisbon on the bank of Taghus river
  • Linguistically Iceland belongs to Scandinavia
  • Iceland is the highest producer of geothermal energy in the world
  • Burgundy gate separates Mt Vosges and Mt Jura
  • Starit of Messina separates Mainland Italy and Sicily
  • Strait of Kerch between Russia and Ukraine
  • United Kingdom includes England,Wales,Scotland,Channel Island,Island of Man and Southern Ireland
  • Great Britain includes England,Scotland and Wales
  • Upper House of the Parliament of Germany-Bundestag and Lower House Bundesrat
  • Pampero is the cold wind blown in Argentina and Uruguay and Zonda is the hot wind blown in Argentina
  • Brazil is the only country through which Equator and Tropic of Capricorn pass
  • World's largest river-Amazon and world's longest river Nile
  • Coffee plantations in Brazil are known as Fazendas
  • Maracaibo lake in Venezuela is the largest lake in South America
  • Chile and Columbia are the only two countries of South America to border both Pacific and Atlantic Ocean
  • Bolivia and Paraguay are the only two landlocked countries of South America
  • Chuiquikamata in Chile is the Copper Capital of the world and Chile is the highest producer of Copper
  • Brazil is the only country through which both Equator and tropic of Capricorn pass
  • Iquque in Atacama desert in Chile is world's driest place
  • Paraguay is the only officially bilingual country in the world
  • Galapagos island is a territory of Ecuador
  • Suriname and Guyana are famous for Bauxite
  • Venezuela is famous for mineral oil
  • Dutch Guyana is the earlier name of Suriname

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