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Chapter 12 geography
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Which region in Romania is famous for the story of Count Dracula, which has its setting there?
Which area of Ukraine is sometimes called the "Russian Riviera"?
Which city serves as a naval base for both Russia and Ukraine?
What was the site of perhaps the world's worst nuclear disaster?
What site in Poland was the largest Nazi extermination camp?
The name of which eastern European country means "black mountain"?
What is the tendency of diverse territories to break up into small, hostile nations called?
The countries of the Great European Plain produce more than 90 percent of which grain for the world?
What term refers to Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia collectively?
What is the most populous city in all of eastern Europe?
Which country, whose name means "white Russia," contains the Pinsk Marshes, the largest marshland in Europe?
Which region is famous for its sinkholes and limestone carves?
What plain covers almost all of Poland?
Northern European Plain
The Crimean port city that serves as a naval base for both Ukraine and Russia is?
Which three countries were the first of the fifteen republics in the Soviet Union to declare independence ?
Lithuanian, Latvia, and Estonia
Which of the Baltic States is partially composed of 1500 islands?
What is the largest of the Baltic Staes and home of the Hill of the Crosses?
Swift, Peaceful overthrow of communism in Czechoslovakia?
Home of Alexander the Great ?
The dominant mountain system in eastern Europe is the?
"Land of the Romans"?
The U.S president instrumental to getting the leaders of the warring Croats, Serbs, and Bosniaks to agree to a peace agreement was?
Shaped like a boomerang
To give the Czech people a direct stake in the success of the economy of the new Czech Republic, the government began an experiment in?
Economic development of mont of the eastern European countries is still hindered by the ill effects of the communists' poor
The region that became famous as the setting of the story of Count Dracula is ?
The Danube River flows through a break in the Carpathian Mountains called the
The warm southern shore of the Crimea is known as the
An area of political uncertainty, constant tension, and frequent changes in political boundaries is often called a
The Nazis killed more than 2.5 million Jews and Poles in the death camp thirty- three miles west of Krakow, Poland, known as
The tendency of a region made up of a large number of ethnically and religiously diverse minorities to break into many small, hostile countries is called?
After Czechoslovakia gained independence, the Czechs and Slovaks agreed to split the country in two in what was known as the
The largest city of Poland, located on the upped Vistula River, is
The capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina is
(T/F) The Nazis killed hundreds of thousands of Gypsies during the Holocaust, including them among those they considered "undesirable."
(T/F) Belarus currently has the strongest economy in Europe.
(T/F) The name Montenegro mean "black mountain"
(T/F) Perhaps the world's worst nuclear disaster occurred in Chernobyl, Ukraine, in 1986.
(T/F)The first republics to declare their indolence as the Soviet Union collapsed were Ukraine and Belarus. The alphabet used by the Baltic Sates is called Cyrillic.
(T/F) The Crimean Peninsula is the part of Romania that juts into the Black Sea.
Essay: Describe the Chernobyl disaster and explain the effects thats it had and still has in Europe.
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