Portugal• FACTS:– Each region of Portugal has its own traditionaldishes made from meat and seafood.– Portugal has a coastline that spans 497 miles (800kilometers) and its known to have 364 days ofsurf!
Netherlands• FACTS:– half of its surface area is less than 1 metre abovesea level.– The Netherlands has spawned many world-classpainters, such as Rembrandt, Jan Vermeer, JanSteen, Vincent van Gogh or Piet Mondriaan.
Hungary• FACTS:– Hungary has several natural resources such ascoal, natural gas, bauxite and fertile soil.– Some of the great inventions like the Rubiks cube,ballpoint pen and holography were invented byHungarians.
Poland• FACTS:– The name "Poland" originates from the name ofthe tribe "Polanie" which means "people living inopen fields".– Famous musical composer Frederic Chopin wasPolish and he was born in Żelazowa Wola, a villagein east-central Poland.
Norway• FACTS:– Hornindalsvatnet, in central Norway, is Europesdeepest lake, reaching a maximum depth of 514m.– Norway is the European country (Russia excluded)with the longest coastline - 53,199 km accordingto the World Resources Institute.
UK• FACTS:• England– Windsor castle is the oldest and largest royalresidence in the world still in use.– England is bordered by Wales to the west andScotland to the north.
• Scotland– The most infamous Scottish dish is haggis,normally made with sheeps pluck (heart, liver,and lungs), minced with onion, oatmeal, suet,spices, and salt, mixed with stock, andtraditionally boiled in the animals stomach forapproximately an hour.– Scotland has some 790 islands, 130 of which areinhabited.