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The European countries of Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria and Greece are collectively known as the _______ states.BalkanThe European countries of Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria and Greece are referred to as the Balkan states because they are lying in the Balkan Mountains.
The European countries of United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland together form _______.British IslesThe British Isles are made of the European countries of United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland. The British Isles are formed by 5000 islands, Ireland and Great Britain being the biggest of them.
The European countries of Scotland, England and Wales are collectively called _______.Great BritainGreat Britain is made up of the European countries of Scotland, England and Wales.
United Kingdom is made up of _______ and _______.Great Britain, Northern IrelandGreat Britain and Northern Ireland are collectively referred to as the United Kingdom.
The European countries of Spain and Portugal together form the _______ Peninsula.IberianThe Iberian Peninsula is made up of the European countries of Spain and Portugal.
_______ is the region of Europe that extends across the northern parts of Norway, Sweden, Finland and the Kola Peninsula of Russia.LaplandLapland is the region of Europe north of the Arctic Circle extending across the northern parts of Norway, Sweden, Finland and the Kola Peninsula of Russia.
The European countries of Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg are collectively referred to as the _______ countries.LowThe Low countries are Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg. They are so called because all of them are made up of lowlands. These three European countries are also called 'Benelux' countries. This is so because 'Be' stands for Belgium, 'ne' stands for Netherlands and 'lux' stands for Luxembourg.
The European countries of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Iceland are collectively referred to as the _______ countries.NordicThe Nordic countries are Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Iceland. They are so called because all of them are united by certain economic factors.
The European island of Ireland has two divisions - _______ and _______.Northern Ireland, Republic of IrelandThe European island of Ireland has two divisions - Northern Ireland (northern part) and Republic of Ireland (southern part)
_______ and _______ are the European countries that form the Scandinavian Peninsula.Norway, SwedenThe European countries of Norway and Sweden make up the Scandinavian Peninsula.
The European countries of Norway, Sweden and Denmark are collectively called the _______ countries.ScandinavianThe European countries of Norway, Sweden and Denmark are referred to as the Scandinavian countries.
West Germany and East Germany united to form Germany in 1990.TrueIn 1990, West Germany and East Germany united to form Germany.
The U.S.S.R. ceased to exist in 1991 and fifteen independant republics emerged.TrueIn 1991, the U.S.S.R. ceased to exist and broke into fifteen independant republics. Of these, only seven of them are European republics today. They are Russia, Moldova, Ukraine, Belarus, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia.
Czechoslovakia collapsed and broke into two independant countries in 1993.TrueIn 1993, Czechoslovakia collapsed and broke into two independant countries of Czech Republic and Slovakia.
In 1991, Yugoslavia broke up into independant countries due to political conflict.TrueYugoslavia collapsed and broke into many independant countries in 1991 due to political conflict.
The European country of Netherlands is also known as Holland.TrueHolland is another name for the European country of Netherlands.
United Kingdom is the largest European country.FalseThe largest European country is Russia. In fact, it is also the largest country in the world!
Turkey is the smallest European country.FalseThe smallest European country is Vatican City. In fact, it is also the smallest country in the world!

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