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Europes Relative location is
One of the centrality within the land hemisphere
The Northern European lowland
The most densely populated of Europes landScape region
The geographic principle under which particular peoples and particular places concentrate on the production of particular goods is known as:
local functional specialization
4. Von Thünen in his "Isolated State" argued that four rings of human activity would develop around the central town or city. The ____ [first, second, third, fourth] of these is:
The Central city would develop around these
First: Intensive farming and dairying
Third: increasingly extensive field crops
Fourth: Ranching animal products
The industrial Revolution in Europe
Initially was focused in britain, where machinerary was invented and the use of steam to power engines emerged.
Power point definition: Increased urbanization: produced a distinct spatial pattern in Europe: from rural to urban pattern
Improved European power
Describe Europe's political revolution
a involved progress toward parliamentary presentation and democracy.
Which of the following was once a clear example of a European nation-state?
or maybe poland
What are forces that are a division to a nation state
of the following states is unilingual in that it possesses a single language spoken throughout its territory
A country's leading urban center that is disproportionately large and exceptionally expressive of national feelings, such as Paris is to France, is known as the country's:
Only the southern portion of which of the following islands was recently granted admission to the (European union) EU?
The process whereby regions within a state, demand and gain political strength and growing autonomy is known as:
Which of the following groups have formed a rapidly growing minority presence in many European countries?
What country dominates Western Europe demographically and economically?
Most foreign workers in Germany are of what origin?
The major river in western Germany, which enters the North Sea through the Netherlands and which passes through the Ruhr is the:
occurred in 1990
The only European country with coastlines on the Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean Sea, and the North Sea is:
The administrative headquarters of the European Union is located in:
The Western European state that is not a member of the European Union is:
Significant oil and natural gas supplies have been found beneath the:
The population of Northern Ireland
The most spatially discontinuous of the European regions is
The Northern European country that has benefited the most from North Sea oil is
what country has more in common with Finland than its other neighboring states and is therefore included as part of Northern Europe?
The Iberian Peninsula is isolated from the rest of Europe by which mountain range?
Italy's economic core, no longer focused on Rome, is located today in
The po river valley
Northern and Southern Italy are divided by the
The Autonomous Community located in northeastern Spain just south of the Pyrenees Mountains that is centered on industrialized Barcelona is known as:
Spain and the United Kingdom are in dispute over which piece of territory
The Mediterranean island contested by both Greece and Turkey is:
Eastern Europe is a zone of politico-geographical splintering and fracturing known as a (an)
a Shatter Belt
The term Balkanization refers to
The divsion and fragmentation of a sub region
The Danube/Rhine River empties into which sea
From the end of World War II until 1990, Eastern Europe was dominated by the:
The Russian exclave located between Lithuania and Poland is called:
Which former Soviet Socialist Republic, with its capital at Mensk (Minsk), is also called White Russia, and is still strongly linked to Moscow?
When a state seeks to acquire the neighboring territory that is home to ethnically similar people and territory on the other side of its international border by appealing to a concentrated group, this action is termed:
Bulgarians have felt close to the Russian population because:
the Russians were responsible for driving the Turks from this area.
Which of the following is not a state created by the breakup of former Yugoslavia?
States that were created Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia—and two autonomous provinces within Serbia, Vojvodina and Kosovo
state contains Serb, Croat, and Muslim populations that were finally brought together in 1995 at a US-run peace conference?
An unusual aspect of Albania is:
its dominantly Muslim population.
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