Region




BASQUE COUNTRY - Wikipedia EN: LINK ¤ BASQUE COUNTRY
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  • "Euskadi, Euskal Herria, population: 2.7 million - in the western Pyrenees that spans the border between France and Spain on the Atlantic coast"

 

 

 

 

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  • "according to some theories, Basques may be the least assimilated remnant of the Paleolithic inhabitants of Western Europe"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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BRITTANY - Wikipedia EN: LINK ¤ BRITTANY
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  • "Breizh, Bretagne, population: 3.1 million - it occupies a large peninsula in the northwest of France"

 

 

 

 

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  • "lower Brittany has maintained a distinctly Celtic language, Breton, which is related to Cornish and Welsh"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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TUSCANY
- Wikipedia EN: LINK ¤ TUSCANY

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  • "Toscana, population: 3.7 million - is a region in central Italy, the capital is Florence (Firenze). It is regarded as the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance"

 

 

 

 

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  • "it is known for its landscapes, traditions, history, artistic legacy and its influence on high culture"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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SCOTLAND - Wikipedia EN: LINK ¤ SCOTLAND
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  • "Alba - population: 5.3 Mio. million - it is occupying the northern third of the island of Great Britain; capital: Edinburgh"

 

 

 

 

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  • "from geological perspective the country has three main sub-divisions: the Highlands and 790 islands, the Central Lowlands and the Southern Uplands"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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WALES - Wikipedia EN: LINK ¤ WALES
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  • "Cymru, "fellow-countrymen" - population: 3.1 Mio. million - is bordered by England and the Irish Sea, it is largely mountainous"

 

 

 

 

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  • "with its highest peaks in the north and central areas (Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa)). It can claim one of the oldest unbroken literary traditions in Europe"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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BURGUNDY - Wikipedia EN: LINK ¤ BURGUNDY
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  • "Bourgogne, population: 1.6 Mio. million - is a region of central France; it is one of France's main wine producing areas"

 

 

 

 

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  • "during the Middle Ages, Burgundy was the seat of some of the most important Western churches and monasteries, among them Cluny, Cîteaux, and Vézelay"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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PROVENCE
- Wikipedia EN: LINK ¤ PROVENCE

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  • "Provence is a geographical region and historical province of southeastern France - main cities: Marseille, Nizza, Toulon, Aix-en-Provence, Avignon and Arles"

 

 

 

 

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  • "the language spoken is Provençal, a dialect of the Occitan language, also known as "langue d'oc", and closely related to Catalan"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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PIEDMONT
- Wikipedia EN: LINK ¤ PIEDMONT

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  • "Piemonte‚ "at the foot of the mountains" - population: 4.6 million - is a region in northern Italy, capital: Turin"

 

 

 

 

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  • "the main local language is Piedmontese. It produces prestigious wines as Barolo, Barbaresco, from the "Langhe" near Alba, and the "Moscato d'Asti""

 

 

 

 

 

 

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ANDALUSIA - Wikipedia EN: LINK ¤ ANDALUSIA
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  • "Andalucía, Al-Andalus, population: 8.4 Mio. million - is in the south of the Iberian peninsula, Spain"

 

 

 

 

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  • "the territory is divided into eight provinces: Almería, Cádiz, Córdoba, Granada, Huelva, Jaén, Málaga and Seville. It is known for the Flamenco dance and music"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CYCLADES - Wikipedia EN: LINK ¤ CYCLADES
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  • "Kyklades - population: 0.1 Mio. million - is a Greek island group in the Aegean Sea. The islands are peaks of a submerged mountainous terrain"

 

 

 

 

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  • "with the exception of two volcanic islands, Milos and Santorini (Thera). Agricultural produce includes wine, fruit, wheat, olive oil, and tobacco"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CINQUE TERRE
- Wikipedia EN: LINK ¤ CINQUE TERRE

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  • "Cinque Terre - population: 7000 - is a rugged portion of coast on the Italian Riviera"

 

 

 

 

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  • ""the Five Lands" is composed of five villages: Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, and Riomaggiore"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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SALZKAMMERGUT
- Wikipedia EN: LINK ¤ SALZKAMMERGUT

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  • ""Estate of the Salt Chamber" - is a resort area located in Austria. It comprises numerous glacial lakes and raised bogs"

 

 

 

 

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  • "as well as the peaks of the Salzkammergut mountains and the adjacent Dachstein Mountains. The towering mountain slopes are characterized by bright limestone and flysch rocks"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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REGION
- Wikipedia EN:
LINK ¤ REGION

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  • "regions are areas broadly divided by physical characteristics (physical geography), human-impact characteristics (human geography)"

 

 

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  • "and the interaction of humanity and the environment (environmental geography)"
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