Andorra lacked a currency of its own and used both the French franc and the Spanish peseta in banking transactions until 31 December 1999, when both currencies were replaced by the EUs single currency, the euro. Hence, the move to the Euro currency.
Slovenia and Croatia are neighbors, however they have a bad political relation due to some border issues. The Slovenian and Croatian people also generally dont seem to like each other, perhaps because there is some kind of competition between them. As right now the Slovenian Macro and Microeconomic appears to be way ahead as the Croatian one.The two countries speak different languages and, due to its location along the Alps and the absence of a significant coastline, Slovenia shares a culture with its Austrian neighbors that is very different from the Croatian. Croatian culture varies greatly from region to region, based on geography and proximity to other, neighboring countries - Hungary, Serbia, Bosnia and Hercegovina, Montenegro, Italy and Slovenia. Croatia also has a very long coastline and long time connections to the wider Medditerranean. As a result, Croatia is heavily influenced by Latin or Medditerranean culture. Croatia has a better economic base, but is not Slovenias economic equal yet because the country endured a war for half a decade and experiences more corruption and political divisiveness. So, Slovenes love Croatian food and the Croatian coastline, but are upset that Croatian littoral sea rights prevent Slovenia from accessing international waters and that Croats harrass Slovene vaction home owners in Croatia. Croats are envious of Slovenian relative affluence and its display by Slovenes when visiting. While living in a common federal state, Slovenes often voted counter to Croatias interest in exchange for return policy favors by other states in the federation and there is a perception that the same happens in the EU context. However, both equally distrust and dislike the Italians and Austrians for their discrimination against Croat and Slovene minorities in those countries. Croatia is a very important market for Slovenia and Slovenia is an important source of investment capital for Croatia. No passport is required by the two countries citizens to travel across their mutual border. They are both glad not to be Serbian. There are many mixed marriages in the border regions between the two countries. Marshal Tito, the most significant figure in the regions 20th century politics was half Slovene, half Croat.
Following the Treaty of Paris of 1763, in which Canada is ceded to Great Britain, Benjamin Franklin and John Foxcroft, joint Deputy Postmasters General, appoint Hugh Finlay the first Postmaster at Québec on 10 June.
The highest peaks of Estonia are located in Haanja Upland, and the topmost hill is Suur Munamägi (318 meters above sea level). ... Some of the river valleys and the Klint of North Estonia also have topographic prominence of more than 50 meters (Tõnisson
El Salvador may be the smallest country in Central America but its certainly one of its most charming. Less touristy than its neighbours, El Salvador is rich in natural beauty, pristine beaches, countless volcanoes, many Maya ruins and a great culture and rich history.
Although the euro can be used in Liechtenstein, (but only in large shops and a few other places), the official national currency is the Swiss Franc (CHF). Other than that major credit cards - especially Visa - are widely accepted almost everywhere.
El Salvador Celebrations include significant events such as Holy Week, the day of the cross, the July festivities, the August festival, the Nejapa balls of fire, independence day, all souls day, the national pupusa day, the San Miguel carnival, and Christmas.
Archaeological evidence suggests that Great Zimbabwe became a center for trading, with a trade network linked to Kilwa Kisiwani and extending as far as China. This international trade was mainly in gold and ivory. The rulers of Zimbabwe brought artistic and stone masonry traditions from Mapungubwe.
In the 2nd century bce the Illyrians were conquered by the Romans, and from the end of the 4th century ce they were ruled by the Byzantine Empire. After suffering centuries of invasion by Visigoths, Huns, Bulgars, and Slavs, the Albanians were finally conquered by the Ottoman Turks in the 15th century.
Having dominated Zimbabwes politics for nearly four decades, Mugabe was a controversial figure. He was praised as a revolutionary hero of the African liberation struggle who helped free Zimbabwe from British colonialism, imperialism, and white minority rule.