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Вторник, 09 февраля 2016 11:46

New Zealand

Maori name: Aotearoa (= land of the white cloud) Capital: Wellington Size: 270,534 km² Population: 3.5 million Borders: no direct borders; surrounded by sea (South Pacific) Currency: New Zealand Dollar Official languages: English, Maori Nationality / People: A person of New Zealand nationality is a New Zealander. Local time: 23:46 NZST (Tuesday, 9th February 2016) Other interesting facts: The country's nearest neighbour is Australia, which lies more than 1,600 km northwest of New Zealand. New Zealand comprises two main islands (North Island and South Island) and a number of small islands, some of which are hundreds of kilometres from the…
Вторник, 09 февраля 2016 11:45

Australia

Official name: Commonwealth of Australia Capital: Canberra Size: 7.7 million km² Population: 21 million Borders: no direct borders; Timor Sea and Arafura Sea (northwest), Torres Strait (northeast), Great Barrier Reef (northeast), Tasman Sea (southeast), Indian Ocean (south) Currency: Australian Dollar Official language: English Nationality / People A person of Australian nationality is an Australian. Local time: Perth: 19:45 WST (Tuesday, 9th February 2016)Sydney: 21:45 EST (Tuesday, 9th February 2016) Other interesting facts: Australia is not only a country but also the smallest continent.
Вторник, 09 февраля 2016 11:40

Ireland

Accompany us on our virtual Tour around Ireland. We've picked the nicest places on the Emerald Isle for you to explore. Official name: Republic of Ireland Irish name: Éire Capital: Dublin Size: 70,282 km² Population: 3.5 million Borders: Northern Ireland (north), Irish Sea (east), Atlantic Ocean (south, west) Currency: Euro Official languages: English, Irish Nationality / People: A person of Irish nationality is an Irishman or an Irishwoman. Local time: 11:43 GMT (Tuesday, 9th February 2016) Other interesting facts: As Ireland is famous for its green countryside, it is also known as the “Emerald Isle” (= green island).
Пятница, 30 октября 2015 18:28

Canada

Official name: Canada Capital: Ottawa Size: 9,970,610 km² Population: 29.1 million Borders: Arctic Ocean (north), Atlantic Ocean (east), USA (south), USA (Alaska), Pacific Ocean (west) Currency: Canadian Dollar Official languages: English, French Nationality / People: A person of Canadian nationality is a Canadian. Local time: Ottawa: 06:38 EST (Tuesday, 9th February 2016)Vancouver: 03:38 PST (Tuesday, 9th February 2016) Other interesting facts: Canada is the second largest country in the world (after Russia). Almost 10 percent (755,180 km²) of Canada's total area are inland water. Canada is located in North America and stretches all the way from the Atlantic to the…
Пятница, 30 октября 2015 18:25

The USA

Official name: United States of America Abbreviations: U.S. / U.S.A. Capital: Washington, D.C. Size: 9,529,063 km² (plus approximately 10,360 km² for outlying territories and other politically associated areas) Population: 281.4 million Borders: Canada (north), Atlantic Ocean (east), Mexico and Gulf of Mexico (south), Pacific Ocean (west) Currency: US Dollar Official language: English Nationality / People A person of American nationality is an American. Local time: New York: 06:43 EST (Tuesday, 9th February 2016)Los Angeles: 03:43 PST (Tuesday, 9th February 2016) Other interesting facts: The United States is the fourth largest country in the world (after Russia, Canada, and China). It…
Пятница, 30 октября 2015 18:16

Great Britain

Official name: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Abbreviation: UK Capital: London Size: 244,101 km² Population: 60 million Borders: Irish Republic (south of Northern Ireland), Atlantic Ocean (north), North Sea (east), English Channel (south), Irish Sea (west, but east of Northern Ireland) Currency: Pound Sterling Official language: English Nationality / People: A person of British nationality is a Briton. Local time: 11:44 GMT (Tuesday, 9th February 2016) Other interesting facts: The terms United Kingdom, Great Britain and England are often confused. Great Britain comprises England, Wales, and Scotland. The United Kingdom also includes Northern Ireland.