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  1. Europe

  2. Famous cities • Paris is the largest city in France. • Oslo is another big city in Norway. The capital of Norway. • Kyiv is a large city in Ukraine. The capital of Ukraine.

  3. Paris • An important settlement for more than two millennia, Paris is today one of the world's leading business. • And its influence in politics, education, entertainment.

  4. Oslo • Oslo is the cultural, scientific, economic and governmental centre of Norway. • The city is also a hub of Norwegian trade, banking, industry and shipping. • It is also an important centre for maritime industries and maritime trade in Europe. • The city is home to many companies within the maritime sector.

  5. Kyiv • Kiev is an important industrial, scientific, educational and cultural centre of Eastern Europe. • It is home to many high-tech industries, higher education institutions and world-famous historical landmarks. • The city has an extensive infrastructure and highly developed system of public transport, including the Kiev Metro.

  6. Frances Climate • Generally cool winters and mild summers, but mild winters and hot summers along the Mediterranean; occasional strong, cold, dry, north-to-northwesterly wind known as mistral.

  7. Frances Culture • France has a rich and diverse culture known for its richness in art, architecture, music, language, cuisine, and of course fashion. • The cultural heritage of France dates back to thousands of years and is as old as the country itself is.

  8. Frances landforms Frances landforms • France, the second largest country in Europe, is partially covered central, north and west by a relatively flat plain that's punctuated by some time-worn low rolling hills and mountains. Landforms France, the second largest country in Europe, is partially covered central, north and west by a relatively flat plain that's punctuated by some time-worn low rolling hills and mountains.

  9. Frances History • France is about 80% the size of Texas. In the Alps near the Italian and Swiss borders is western Europe's highest point—Mont Blanc (15,781 ft; 4,810 m). • The forest-covered Vosges Mountains are in the northeast, and the Pyrénées are along the Spanish border. • Except for extreme northern France, the country may be described as four river basins and a plateau.

  10. Austria • Once the center of power for the large Austro-Hungarian Empire, Austria was reduced to a small republic after its defeat in World War I. • Following annexation by Nazi Germany in 1938 and subsequent occupation by the victorious Allies in 1945, Austria's status remained unclear for a decade. • A State Treaty signed in 1955 ended the occupation, recognized Austria's independence, and forbade unification with Germany.

  11. Belgium • Belgium became independent from the Netherlands in 1830 and was occupied by Germany during World Wars I and II. • Belgium has prospered in the past half century as a modern, technologically advanced European state and member of NATO and the EU.

  12. Bibliography • www.france.com • www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index • www.googleimages.com • www.europa.eu