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France: World Encyclopedia for Students and Children

France – World Atlas: Kids Encyclopedia

System of government: Republic Capital: Paris Location: In western Europe, bounded by the Atlantic in the west, Belgium and Luxembourg in the north-east, the Federal Republic of Germany, Switzerland and Italy to the east, and Spain to the south Area: 547,026 sq km National composition: Mainly French; foreign-born people, including Portuguese, Algerians, Spainards and Italians made up 6.5% of the …

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Switzerland: World Encyclopedia for Students and Children

Switzerland - World Atlas, Facts, Information

System of government: Federal Republic Capital: Bern (Berne) Location: Landlocked Central European nation, bordered by the Federal Republic of Germany, France, Italy, Austria and Liechtenstein Area: 41,288 sq km National composition: German speakers (73.5%), French speakers (20.1%), Italian speakers (4.5%), Romansch speakers (0.9%), speakers of other languages (1%) Religions: Protestant, Roman Catholic Official languages: German, French, Italian Currency: Swiss franc …

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Denmark: World Encyclopedia for Students and Children

Denmark Travel Guide, Map, Anthem, Facts & Information

System of government: Constitutional Monarchy Capital: Copenhagen Location: In north-western Europe, Denmark consists of the peninsula of Jutland (Jylland) and adjacent islands in the North Sea and Baltic. It has land borders with the Federal Republic of Germany in the south Large islands: Sjaelland, Fyn, Lolland, Bornholm, Falster, Langeland Area: 43,069 sq km National composition: Danes Religion: Protestant (Lutheran) Official …

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Christmas Eve: Planning Ideas for Christmas eve

Christmas Eve - Planning Christmas Eve & Ideas

Christmas is celebrated with great fanfare across different countries of the world. The day is preceded by Christmas Eve, which falls on December 24, and followed by eleven days of the festival, ending on January 6. Christmas Eve holds special significance in the celebrations of the festival. The day is celebrated with much enthusiasm by the Christians all over the …

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Allah Rakha Rahman Biography, Music Composer, Singer

Allah Rakha Rahman Biography, Music Composer, Singer

Allah Rakha Rahman — AR Rahman born on 6 January, 1966 as A. S. Dileep Kumar is an Indian Tamil film composer, record producer, musician and singer. His film scoring career began in the early 1990s. He has won fourteen Filmfare Awards, four National Film Awards, a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe, two Grammy Awards, and two Academy Awards. Working …

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Most people riding a kitesurf board

Most people riding a kitesurf board

Necker Island, British Virgin Islands – September 1, 2017 – Recruiting from the team on Necker Island, Sir Richard Branson and and Alice Galliers (both UK), Susi Mai (Germany) and Alison DiSpaltro (USA), achieved “four up” on a kiteboard at the one time, setting a new World Record title for the “Most people riding a kitesurf board. Photo: Founder of …

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World’s first whisky-powered car

World's first whisky-powered car

Edinburgh, United Kingdom – August 9, 2017 – The World’s first car to be fuelled by whisky residue biofuel, created by Celtic Renewables Ltd, a spinout company from Edinburgh Napier University, who also worked with Perthshire’s Tullibardine Distillery on the project, was test driven using the fuel for the first time today at Edinburgh Napier University. Photo: Celtic Renewables, which …

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Longest line of water inflatables

Longest line of water inflatables

Welland, Canada – August 1, 2017 – The Welland Canal was quite colourful as about 2,000 people took their favourite floaties to the water and set the new world record for the Longest line of water inflatables. Photo: The Welland Canal was dotted with water inflatables of all kinds. Pizza, donuts, swans and family loungers, approximately 2,000 people made it out …

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