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10 Facts About Western Europe

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Western Europe
Amanda, Abby J, Ryan, Michael
Countries of Western Europe include the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, France, Switzerland, Austria, Luxembourg.
Countries in Western Europe
Paris, France's capital, is France's economic and cultural center.


France
Germany, with a population of about 82.5 million and a population density of about 598 per square mile, is the most populous country in all of Europe.





Germany population
France exports $567.5 billion (2012 est.): machinery and transportation equipment, aircraft, plastics, chemicals, pharmaceutical products, iron and steel, beverages.
("France." : Geography, History, Politics, and More. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Sept. 2014.)
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Watson, Leon. "Bastille Day Fireworks Light up the Eiffel Tower as Paris Pays Homage to Victims of First World War ." Mail Online. Associated Newspapers, 15 July 2014. Web. 29 Sept. 2014.
This shipping dock in France ships lots of there exports
This map shows the countries of Western Europe
Why Western Europe is important
Western Europe has many important aspects to Europe and to the world. One aspect is the Country France. France has a bustling economy and produces much tourism and money for all of Europe. Besides France's trade and important for Europe, France also is a bustling trade center for the world and contains over 2,000 U.S subsidiaries which give the U.S over 800,000 jobs. Another country in Western Europe that is important to Europe and the world is Germany. Germany is important to Europe further most because it has the lowest unemployment in Europe and contains many company in Germany that can hire more workers. Germany is important to the world because it exports the most goods in the world and it had some of the worlds most influential philosophers. The Netherlands are important to Europe and the world because they contain over 4,000 km of canals and rivers which help with trade, also the Netherlands contain the largest seaport in Europe and helps with global trade. Belgium is important to Europe and the world because it contains the worlds longest tram way that transports people to jobs, and leisure which is very important in Europe, Belgium also has compulsory school till age 18 making people graduate and get jobs and that is very important to the world. Switzerland is important because it has perfect climate to grow crops and 79% of people ages 15 and up have a paid job. Luxembourg is also important because it has one of the highest amounts paid to people over 18 for jobs and also it contains many different important companies such as amazon. Finally Austria is important because it has created musical creators and has one over 19 nobel peaces in just 2011 alone. As you can see Western Europe is very important
Boehm, Richard G., and Dinah Zike. World Geography and Cultures. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill/Glencoe, 2008. N. pag. Print.
What we Like about Western Europe
What we like about Western Europe was it's unique culture and how much it contributes to the world and there high standard of living.
Boehm, Richard G., and Dinah Zike. World Geography and Cultures. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill/Glencoe, 2008. N. pag. Print
After World War 2, Germany was divided into Communist East Germany and Democratic West Germany.
Boehm, Richard G., and Dinah Zike. World Geography and Cultures. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill/Glencoe, 2008. N. pag. Print
The population of Western Europe is 98-100 percent literate, and laws in each country provide for the education of all students.
Boehm, Richard G., and Dinah Zike. World Geography and Cultures. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill/Glencoe, 2008. N. pag. Print
Western Europe has an aging population with declining birthrates and death rates.
Boehm, Richard G., and Dinah Zike. World Geography and Cultures. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill/Glencoe, 2008. N. pag. Print
More tourists visit France than any other country worldwide. In fact, the number of tourists exceeds France’s population and the number continues to rise.
Tourism in Western Europe
"10 Fun And Interesting Facts About France." Mwengo. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 Sept. 2014.
The TGV train in France is the fastest in the world. During a test run in 2007, it reached 357.2 miles per hour. That speed has yet to be beaten by any other train.
The TGV Train
("10 Fun And Interesting Facts About France." Mwengo. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 Sept. 2014.)

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:TGV_train_inside_Gare_Montparnasse_DSC08895.jpg
France has a huge celebration on July 14 every year to commemorate the storming of the Bastille in 1789. This fun fact about France was found on France’s official website. On July 14, they enjoy parades, fireworks and public dances through the country.
The Celebration on July 14
Watson, Leon. "Bastille Day Fireworks Light up the Eiffel Tower as Paris Pays Homage to Victims of First World War ." Mail Online. Associated Newspapers, 15 July 2014. Web. 29 Sept. 2014.
"10 Fun And Interesting Facts About France." Mwengo. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 Sept. 2014.
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