bju press cultural geography chapter 5 part B and C

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France

the largest country in Europe

republic Roman Catholic temperate

the government of France is a ________, the religion of France is predominately _______ _______, and the climate is ____________

Seine River

the river that flows through Paris

Loire River

the longest river in France

Normandy

runs along the coast of France to the Seine River

Mount Blanc

the highest mountain in the Alps at 15,771 ft.

Corsica

an island in the Mediterranean Sea owned by France also the birthplace of Napoleon

Massif Central

a mountainous plateau in south-central France

Canal du Midi

completes a link between the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea

Pyrenees Mountains

rise south of Toulouse and form the border with Spain

constitutional monarchy Roman Catholic temperate marine

the government of the Netherlands is a _______________ ______________,the religion of the Netherlands is 30% ________ ___________, and the climate is ___________ _______________

dikes

strong walls of stone and earth built to hold back seawater

polders

parcels of land reclaimed from the sea

World Council of Churches

a international organization headquartered in Amsterdam dedicated to the movement of ecumenism

ecumenism

the movement that is removing doctrinal barriers between denominations

The Hague

home of the government of the Netherlands

Rhine River

one of the most important rivers in Europe

parliamentary democracy constitutional monarchy Roman Catholic

the government of Belgium is a _____________ ___________ and a __________ ________. The religion is ________ _________

Brussels

the capital and largest city of Belgium

Flanders

the Northern region of Belgium

Ardennes

a series of rolling hills in Belgium

Wallonia

the Southern region of Belgium

North Atlantic Treaty Organization

an organization formed in 1949 to counter the aggressiveness of the Soviet Union

constitutional monarchy Roman Catholic modified continental

the government of Luxembourg is a __________ __________, the religion is _________ ___________, and the climate is __________ ___________

duchy

a country ruled by a duke

federal republic Roman Catholic Protestant temperate maritime

the government of Germany is a ________ _________, the religion is _________ ___________ and ___________, and the climate is __________ and __________

Berlin

the capitol of Germany founded on the Spree River

Berlin Wall

a hated symbol of the division caused by the Cold War

Kiel Canal

directly links the North Sea with the Baltic Sea

loess

a fine-grained soil deposited by the wind

Ruhr

the largest industrial region in Europe

Central Uplands

a system of plateaus starting with the Massif Central of France, streching through the low Jura Mountains and through Ardennes eastward through Germany into the Czech Republic

Black Forest

most famous feature of south-west Germany

Bavarian Alps

strech along Germany's entire southern border with Austria, but not as far south of Munich

Alps

the third-largest mountain system in the world

federal republic Protestant Roman Catholic temperate

the government of Switzerland is a _____________ _____________, the religon is 35% ____________ and 42% __________ _____________, and the climate is _____________

Swiss Plateau

lies between the Jura Mountains in the north and the Swiss Alps in the south

foehn

a warm, dry wind, blows from the Alps in the South

Swiss Alps

stretch across southern Switzerland

Matterhorn

famous for its rare triple-cirque peak

cantons

self-governing districts in Switzerland

constitutional monarchy Roman Catholic continental

the government of Liechtenstein is a _________ _________, the religion is _________ _________, and the climate is ____________

federal republic Roman Catholic temperate continental

the government of Austria is a _________ _________, the religion is _________ ___________, and the climate is ____________, _______________

Danube River

winds through the foothills of the Alps

Vienna

Austria's capital and the largest city in the country

Brenner Pass

the primary mountain pass that German invaders and merchants have used to reach Italy is the __________ _______, south of Innsbruck

Iberian Peninsula

contains the modern countries of Spain, Andorra, and Portugal

parliamentary monarchy Roman Catholic temperate

the government of Spain is a ___________ _________, the religion is _________ _________, and the climate is ___________

Madrid

the capital city of Spain

Meseta

the plateau in Spain meaning "tableland"

Tagus

Spain's largest river that cuts through the Meseta

Strait of Gibraltar

the narrow eight mile-wide body of water separating Spain from Africa

Barcelona

an importan seaport throughout Spain's history

Catalonia

one of the three regions of Spain in which there is a second official language

Cantabrian Mountains

rise from the northern and northwestern edge of the Meseta and run parallel to the Atlantic

Basques

live in the eastern Cantabrian Mountains near the port of Bilbao

parliamentary democracy Roman Catholic temperate

the government of Andorra is a _____________ _____________, the religion is _________ ___________, and the climate is ___________

republic parliamentary democracy Roman Catholic maritime temperate

the government of Portugal is a _________ and a __________ ____________, the religion is _________ ___________, and the climate is _________ ____________

Lisbon

Portugal's capital and largest city

republic Roman Catholic Mediterranean

the government of Italy is a ________, the religion is ___________ ___________, and the climate is predominantly ____________

Apennine Mountains

stretch the length of the Italian Peninsula

Po River

the longest river in Italy

Apulia

"the heal of the boot"
this region is cut off from the rest of Italy by the Apennines

Sicily

the most populated island in the Mediterranean Sea

Mount Vesuvius

mainland Europe's only active volcano

Sardinia

located about one hundred miles off Italy's west coast

Mount Titano

lies at the heart of San Marino

parliamentary democracy Greek Orthodox

the government of Greece is a __________ ___________, and the religion is _______ ___________

Peloponnesus

a large peninsula in the south of
Achaia

Athens

sits on a plain in southeastern Greece

Macedonia

a region of Greece

Roman Catholic

the largest religion in the world

Crete

lies southeast of mainland Greece at the south end of the Aegean Sea

Ionian Islands

lies off the west coast of Greece in the Ionian Sea

Aegean Islands

where the majority of Greece's islands are located

Eastern Orthodoxy

shares much in common with Roman Catholicism

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