Category: Europe

SAALBACH

Saalbach Travel Guide

Saalbach is the choice of the active holidaymaker. Saalbach is Austria’s largest ski resort, which also offers things to see and do in summer. In Saalbach, Austria you can go downhill as well as hiking...

JOENSUU

Joensuu Travel Guide

The diverse Joensuu makes the visitor fall in love with the way of life in North Karelia. Inland cruises, summer festivals and a relaxed atmosphere make Joensuu an excellent holiday town. Joensuu is an interesting tourist...

Vatican City Population Graph

Vatican City 2001

Yearbook 2001 Vatican City. On January 3, it was publicly confirmed for the first time that Pope John Paul II was suffering from Parkinson’s disease. Later that month, the pope appointed 44 new cardinals,...

United Kingdom Population Graph

United Kingdom 2001

Yearbook 2001 UK. A foot-and-mouth disease epizooty broke out in February when infected animals were found in a swing yard in Essex, southern England. In an attempt to stop the spread of the virus...

Ukraine Population Graph

Ukraine 2001

Yearbook 2001 Ukraine. The charges against President Leonid Kuchma for planning the assassination of regime-critical journalist Georgij Gongadze in the fall of 2000 grew into a political scandal. At the beginning of the year,...

Switzerland Population Graph

Switzerland 2001

Yearbook 2001 Switzerland. In February, the government and the banking industry reacted with great annoyance to a French parliamentary report criticizing the Swiss authorities for being unethical in ensuring compliance with money laundering laws....

Sweden Population Graph

Sweden 2001

Sweden during the Second World War At the outbreak of the war in 1939, the Swedish government issued a declaration of neutrality and recommended enhanced defense preparedness. Although there was no acute threat, the...

Spain Population Graph

Spain 2001

Yearbook 2001 Spain. During the year, the Basque separatist movement ETA continued its campaign of violence with explosions and deaths. Several attacks were carried out against tourist resorts and ETA seemed more indiscriminately to...

Slovenia Population Graph

Slovenia 2001

Yearbook 2001 Slovenia. After several weeks of negotiations, Prime Minister Janez Drnovšek and his Croatian colleague Ivica Racan reached an agreement that resolved most of the disputes that remained since both republics broke out...

Slovakia Population Graph

Slovakia 2001

Yearbook 2001 Slovakia. Despite internal contradictions, the February coalition succeeded in gaining a majority in Parliament for important constitutional changes necessary for the country’s forthcoming EU membership. Among other things, strengthened the independence of...