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Europe

The Peninsula of Peninsulas
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Lovely Magno

on 20 October 2013

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Europe
EUROPE
ANSWER:
The Peninsula of Peninsulas
Map of the Continent
Demographics
Tourist Spots
Greetings
Cultures/Values/Taboos
Dances and Festivals
Outline
Means of Communication
Food
Brief History
Where is EUROPE
EUROPE HISTORY
14th century - The Renaissance.
It was a period of flourishing
philosophy, arts, science, and
social studies.
16,000 BCE -
The Mycenaean built cities and had a system of warrior aristocracy.

1st century BC -
The Empire of Rome had risen.
500 - a period of deteriorated culture
and economy
18th century - The Industrial
Revolution commenced
1914 - The Russian forces
were defeated, and
the Soviet Union
was formed.
1939 - Adolf Hitler
initiated World War II.
1946 - An international
tension began, and this
was the Cold War.
1993 - the European Union
was established
1.8 million years ago - The first human-like beings in Europe arrived from Africa.
27th century BC -
The Minoan civilization
began flourishing in the
Crete as a literate society.
Roughly 7th century BC -This civilization brought
forth great minds,
like Socrates
and Plato.
15th century -
Trade and mercantilism
greatly prospered

Demographics
population of Europe
Russia -
Christianity, Islam, Judaism
857,000,000

as of 2011
141,927,927 people
Caucasian Race
Economy:
Greece
Ireland
Tourist Spots
:
Eifell Tower
984 feet high
one of the tallest buildings in the world
Acropolis
built in 5th century BC
located in Athens
The Roman Coliseum
a huge ampitheater
accommodate 50,000 people
Tower Bridge
built on 1894
standing over the River Thames
Edinburgh Castle
over 1,000 years old
located in Scotland, Europe
Buckingham Palace
residence of British royalty
located in Westminster, London
Big Ben
world’s largest turret clock tower
north end of Buckingham Palace
La Sagrada Familia
located in Barcelona, Spain
designed and worked by architect
Antoni Gaudi
Cathedral Notre-Dame
located in Paris, France
Our Lady of Paris
Culture/Values
Means of
Communication
Demographic
Taboos:
SPAIN
capital:
Madrid
language:
Español
religion:
Roman Catholic
population:
47, 265, 321
government:
Parliamentary Monarchy
Spaniards:
straight forward but in a
diplomatic way
use a lot of hand gestures
during conversation
personal space: arm length
distance
face to face comm is
required to earn trust
 Family is very important in Spain
 The structure and the
size of the family vary
Time is very relaxed
known: two kisses on cheek
- women
(starting with the left cheek)
HOLA!
unknown: firm handshake
known: pat on the back or quick hug
- men
Greetings:
Do not complain about
smoking
(afraid of life)
Do not eat with your hands
Do not pay with currencies
other than Pesetas
Do not smirk when you get
told off
Do not look left while
crossing the road
DANCES/FESTIVALS
Bullfighting
Flamenco
El Rocio
La Tomatina
Food
Paella
Tapas
Tortilla
Next Destination...
Demographic
Means of Communication
Taboos:
ITALY
Greetings
handshake with direct eye
contact and a smile suffices
between strangers
air-kissing on both cheeks
(starting on left cheek)
pat on the back
demonstrate propriety
and respect
Ciao
capital:
Rome
language:
Italian
religion:
Catholic
population:
60.72 M
government:
Republic
Italians are extremely
expressive communicators.
prefer to do business with
people they know and trust
face to face comm iS
required
Do not wrap gifts in purple, as it is a symbol of bad luck.
Do not give yellow flowers as
they indicate jealousy
Customs of Traditional
Italian Wedding
No wedding ceremonies were held in May
marrying in the month of August was
believed to invite bad luck and sickness
Most weddings were held on Sunday- t'was
considered the "luckiest day"
a must for guests to throw rice or
paper confetti at the newlyweds
Dance
Food
Pizza
Gelato
Canoli
Pasta
Food
Culture/Values/Taboos
Greetings
Demographic
Saltarello
capital:
Paris
language:
French
religion:
Roman Catholic
population:
65.43 M
government:
Republic
BONJOUR

handshake with direct eye
contact and a smile
show respect by adding
"Madam," "Monsieur,"
or
"Mademoiselle"
to any
greeting
The extended family provides both emotional
and financial support.
French have a practical approach towards marriage
Do not begin eating until the hostess says
'bon appetit'
creme brulee
bisque
steak frites
Dance
Gavotte
...Last Spot
FR
AN
CE
Did you know
 40% of Spanish people between 17-24 smoke.
 Spaniards own more cars than cell phones
 There are two types of Spanish – European
Spanish and Latin American Spanish
 The name Spain diverged from the word Ispania,
which means the land of rabbits
Did you know?
ITALY
is
important in textile production,
clothing and fashion, chemicals,
cars, iron and steel,
food production, wine,
shipbuilding, and other
industrial activities
References
http://www.ask.com/question/how-do-people-greet-each-other-in-spain
http://www.red2000.com/spain/primer/fest.html
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_are_the_do%27s_and_taboos_in_Spain
http://www.kwintessential.co.uk/resources/global-etiquette/spain-country-profile.html
https://sites.google.com/site/spainfuriaroja/
http://www.spanishdict.com/answers/233389/traditional-spanish-food#.Udt48W1JFjk
http://www.lifeinitaly.com/italian/gestures)]
http://www.fodors.com/news/story_3872.html
http://www.everyculture.com/Ge-It/Italy.html#b
http://www.lifeinitaly.com/weddings/Traditional-Italian-Wedding.asp

Merci Beaucoup!
(Thank you very much)
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