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  • What is the northernmost national capital city in the world?
    Reykjavik, Iceland.

  • Which country has the greatest number of islands in the world?
    Finland has 179,584 islands, which makes it the country with the most islands.

  • What is Europe's only active volcano?
    Mount Vesuvius. Mount Vesuvius erupted about seventy-nine years after Christ. The flourishing city of Pompeii was obliterated, buried under a 31-foot wave of hot mud and volcanic ash. The volcano stands at a 4,000 feet.

  • What was the ancient name of Paris, France?
    Lutetia.

  • What is the world's largest producer of cork?
    Portugal.

  • What is the lowest country in the world?
    The Netherlands. Approximately 40 percent of the land is below sea level.

  • How many states (Länder) does Germany have?
    16. The states are: Baden-Württemberg, Bayern, Berlin, Brandenburg, Bremen, Hamburg, Hessen, Rheinland-Pfalz, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Niedersachsen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Saarland, Sachsen, Sachsen-Anhalt, Schleswig-Holstein and Thüringen.

  • What is the official residence of the president of France?
    The Elysee Palace.

  • Which mountains separate Europe from Asia?
    The Ural mountains.

  • What is the world's smallest independent country?
    Vatican City. Located inside Rome, Italy.

  • Where was the world's first public library opened?
    Warsaw, Poland in 1747.

  • Where is the oldest stained-glass window in the world?
    It is in the Cathedral of Augsburg, Germany, depicting the Prophets. It dates from the second half of the eleventh century.


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