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Gibraltar (United Kingdom)

Gibraltar is a peninsula in southwestern Europe. From the south it is washed by the Strait of Gibraltar, which connects the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, and from the north it borders on Spain. The area of the peninsula is 6.5 km2. The landscape is dominated by limestone cliffs, dotted with numerous tunnels. The… Read More »

Economy of United Kingdom

According to cheeroutdoor, Great Britain is one of the largest economically developed countries in the world. In 2000, the GDP was £859.1 billion. (in prices and PPP 1995), 5th in the world after the USA, Japan, Germany and France. UK share of world GDP 3.0% (2002). In the same year, its GDP per capita was… Read More »

Five Recommended Hotels in London

In fact, we Norwegians visit England more often than any other destination, except Spain. London is undoubtedly the big draw. The world metropolis offers everything a city break should include, especially in shopping, cultural experiences and exciting restaurants and nightlife. According to Abbreviation Finder, London’s undisputed shopping center is Oxford Street, but shoppers are by… Read More »

Leeds Travel Guide

What do you associate with the arch-British city of Leeds? For most people, the answer to that question will be football, and the city once had a large team that was very popular with many Norwegians (and which of course still is). According to Abbreviation Finder, Leeds is so much more than that, and it’s… Read More »

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is located in northwestern Europe between the North Sea, the Atlantic Ocean, the Irish Sea and the English Channel. The island state comprises the main island of Great Britain, on which the capital London is also located, and the semi-autonomous parts of England, Scotland and Wales.… Read More »

United Kingdom Old History

Many studies have been dedicated to what remains of the very first inhabitants of the British Isles, to jewelry, stone, bronze, iron tools contained in the tombs; however, in the absence of written documents, little has been possible to reconstruct their very ancient events. Some news has come around the tribes, perhaps Celtic and Iberian,… Read More »