Cyprus is a republic in the eastern Mediterranean. The island is located S for Turkey and Island for Crete. Cyprus has since 1974 been divided into a Greek-Cypriot part and a Turkish-Cypriot part. Most of the island is covered by scrub and most rivers dry out in the summer.
There is a subtropical climate with hot, dry summers and mild, humid winters.
Tourism, offshore business, shipping and financial sectors are of great importance to the economy. The country previously had large deposits of copper. Today, especially asbestos is extracted. The soil is fertile, and agriculture produces, among other things. olives, citrus fruits and grapes.
Cyprus was formally admitted to the EU in 2004. However, only the Greek part of the island is actually involved in the cooperation.
Croatia is a republic in the Balkans in southern Europe. It has a long coastline to the Adriatic Sea and borders Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Hungary and Slovenia. IV the landscape consists of highlands and mountains as well as about 600 islands. In Croatia, there are many dune caves and caves as well as underwater rivers off the coast. In NØ there are hilly lowlands with plains, steppes, low mountains and rivers.
There is temperate inland climate and subtropical coastal climate.
The most important natural resources are bauxite, coal, natural gas, marble and agricultural land. Tourism on the Adriatic coast is of great importance to the economy.
Until 1992, Croatia was a sub-republic in Yugoslavia. During the period 1992-1995 the country was ravaged by civil war. Croatia joined NATO in 2009 and the EU in 2013.
Canada is a federal state that encompasses most of the North American continent. The country has coastlines to the Atlantic, Pacific and Northern Arctic Oceans. Canada’s landscape consists of mountain ranges, highlands, lowlands, fertile prairies, large forests, lakes, rivers and tundra as well as ice caps and glaciers in the N.
Most of Canada has temperate mainland climates with severe, snowy winters and hot summers. IN there is polar climate.
The country is very rich in natural resources. The most important are the forests, fish, wheat, oil, natural gas, hydropower and minerals. gold, silver, copper, coal, copper, iron, nickel, uranium and zinc.
Canada is part of The Commonwealth, but is in many respects more closely linked to the United States.
The Czech Republic is a republic in Central Europe. The country is an inland state with borders to Germany, Austria, Slovakia and Poland. The landscape consists of a wooded upland with plateaus and valleys surrounded by low mountains. Several rivers intersect the Czech countryside.
There is temperate mainland climate with hot summers and cold winters.
The country’s most important natural resources are coal, iron ore and timber. In particular, agriculture produces wheat, oats, hops, barley, sugar beet and potatoes. A large part of the Czech Republic’s energy consumption is covered by two nuclear power plants.
In 1993, Czechoslovakia was divided into the two independent countries of the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The Czech Republic has a good economy and is a member of both the EU and NATO.
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Costa Rica is a republic in Central America. The country is off to the Caribbean and Pacific Ocean with borders to Nicaragua and Panama. The central parts of the country are made up of a fertile plateau surrounded by two volcanic mountain ranges. On the coasts there are lowlands, swampy plains and rainforest.
The climate is tropical with large amounts of rain. There is a little cooler central in the highlands. Earthquakes occur frequently.
Agriculture is of great importance to the economy of the Republic. The main crops are sugar, bananas and coffee as well as beef. Most of the country’s energy consumption is covered by hydropower.
Compared to the other Central American countries, Costa Rica is a prosperous country with a well-developed democracy. The country has no military.
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The Republic of Cuba is an island state in the Caribbean made up of Cuba, the largest of the Great Antilles, as well as several smaller islands and coral reefs. The island of Cuba consists of flat to hilly lowlands and plains, mangrove swamps on the south coast as well as mountains in the SE.
The climate is tropical with rainy season in May-November. Hurricanes and tropical cyclones are frequent.
Agriculture is the most important profession. Especially sugar, tobacco, citrus fruits and coffee are grown. Cuba has high deposits of nickel and is one of the world’s leading exporters.
Cuba is a socialist country. Since the 1959 revolution, the country has had a one-party system. After the collapse of the Soviet Union, Cuba has had financial problems, mainly due to US trade boycotts.
Chile is a republic in South America. The country is very elongated and narrow and includes some islands in the Pacific. The landscape varies from low coastal mountains and desert in the N, rainforest central in the country and desolate mountains in S. The Andes range from S to N and make up 1/3 of the land area.
There is desert-like climate N, subtropical to mild-temperate central in the country and humid polar climate in S. Volcanic activity and earthquakes are frequent.
Chile is the world’s largest producer of copper. The country also has large deposits of saltpeter, iron, coal, sulfur, gold, silver, manganese, molybdenum, natural gas and hydropower. In addition to the mining sector, agriculture and forestry are important for the country’s economy.
Chile is one of the most affluent, developed and stable countries in South America.
Colombia is a republic in northwestern South America. The land lies out to the Pacific Ocean towards the V and towards the Caribbean Sea in the NE. In the country’s western and central regions, the Andes and river valleys dominate the landscape, and in V also large forest areas. In the lake there are lowlands, plains and rainforest.
The climate varies from tropical to more temperate and cool in the heights. There is volcanic activity and frequent earthquakes.
The country has large deposits of oil, natural gas, coal, gold, silver, copper, lead, mercury, manganese and emeralds as well as a huge potential for hydropower. The most important agricultural crop is coffee. Cocaine and marijuana are grown illegally.
Colombia continues to suffer from poverty, civil war, corruption, violence, abductions and war against the cocaine cartels.
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Cameroon is a republic in West Africa on the Gulf of Guinea. Cameroon’s landscape consists of a coastal plain with rainforest, a mountainous volcanic area in the middle and highland plains with savanna in the N.
The climate is tropical with two rainy seasons.
The majority of the employed are employed in agriculture. Coffee, cocoa and cotton are mainly grown. Forestry and oil extraction are also essential to the country’s economy.
Previously, Cameroon was a German colony. The country remained in two colonies after World War II, one British and one French. Cameroon has been plagued by political unrest and conflicts with Nigeria. Over half the population is illiterate.
Central African Republic
The Central African Republic is in the middle of Africa. The country is an inland state with borders to Chad, Sudan, South Sudan, Congo (Democratic), Congo (Republic) and Cameroon. The landscape consists of high plains and mountains with savanna in the N and dense rainforest in the S.
The climate is tropical.
The country’s most important natural resources are diamonds and gold. There are also large untapped deposits of uranium and a great potential for hydropower. Agriculture and forestry are the basis for the economy of the country.
French colony until 1960. The Central African Republic receives financial assistance and is one of the poorest and least developed countries in Africa. The Republic is plagued by political unrest and human rights violations.
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The Comoros is a republic of three volcanic islands as well as several uninhabited atolls, coral reefs and islets. The archipelago is located in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Southeast Africa. The three large islands are mountainous with mountain forests, lava flows and rainforest. The soil is infertile and porous. There is no surface water.
The climate is tropical.
Self-sufficiency farming employs the majority of the population. In particular, the country exports vanilla, cloves, ylang-ylang (for perfume), cinnamon and copra.
Comoros is a poor country that is highly dependent on financial aid from other countries, especially France. In the past, the Comoros were a French colony. Independence in 1961.
Cape Verde is a republic and archipelago of the Atlantic off the coast of V-Africa. The land comprises about 20 islands surrounded by rocky shores and a number of small islets. The islands are volcanic with dry bush vegetation and scattered trees.
The climate is tropical with limited rainfall from July to October. The Northeast Passat is characterized by climate. Volcanic eruptions and longer periods of drought occur.
The country has few natural resources and a large lack of fresh water. The government supports forestry and the construction of dams and terraces. The main export goods are bananas, tuna and lobsters.
Cape Verde was formerly a Portuguese colony. The country became independent in 1975. The islands depend on financial support.
Chad is a republic in central Africa surrounded by Libya, Niger, Nigeria, Cameroon, Central African Republic and Sudan. The landscape consists of desert and mountains in the north and east, dry plains and plateaus central to the country and Lake Chad in V.
There is a tropical climate with savanna in the southern part of the country and desert climate to the north.
Agriculture is key to Chad’s economy. Cattle, sheep and camels are important livestock. Corn, rice, millet, wheat, manioc, peanuts, and cotton are grown. Lake Chad fishing is of great economic importance. New discoveries of oil are an important natural resource.
Chad was a French colony from 1910 to 1960. Since independence, the country has been ravaged by civil war, poverty and periods of drought.
Cambodia is a kingdom in Southeast Asia by the Gulf of Thailand. The country borders Thailand, Vietnam and Laos. In the island the landscape consists of highland covered by deciduous forest, in SV mountains covered by rainforest. The central part of the country consists of a large plain, rice fields, bamboo forests, grassland, Lake Tonle Sap and the river Mekong.
There is a tropical climate with monsoon rain in the period May-November.
Agriculture, especially rice cultivation, employs over half of the working population. Forestry, fishing and rubber exports are important to the country’s economy. Phosphate and gems are extracted.
Cambodia has been ravaged by bloody civil war and is one of the world’s poorest countries. Cambodia relies on financial assistance from other countries.
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The People’s Republic of China is the world’s most populous country and makes up most of the island of Asia. The country has coastlines to the Yellow Sea, the East China Sea and the South China Sea. The landscape is very mountainous and consists of mountain ranges, plateaus, steppes and desert in V and N. In the island and S, the landscape is mostly plains, steppes, mountains and lowland areas with rivers.
The climate varies from tropical in S to temperate mainland climate in N.
China is very rich in natural resources. coal, oil, hydroelectric, iron and other minerals. Agriculture employs about half of the working population. The main crops are cereals, rice, millet, peanuts, cotton, silk and tobacco. In addition, a large animal husbandry.
China’s economic growth is among the highest in the world.