Years ago I watched a PBS show on the state of Georgia and it’s lack of commercial electricity. One group of Americans thought they could capitalize on powering up Georgia. From what I remember they failed.
From Flag counter I’ve learned that, “Georgia has overcome the chronic energy shortages and gas supply interruptions of the past by renovating hydropower plants and by increasingly relying on natural gas imports from Azerbaijan instead of from Russia.”
Fantastic! Thank you for stopping by Georgia. Love that flag!
Location: Central America, bordering both the Caribbean Sea and the North Pacific Ocean, between Nicaragua and Panama
Your country is on my bucket list. I hope to visit in the near future. Thanks for visiting me on 43T!
The third largest island in the Mediterranean Sea (after Sicily and Sardinia)
Thank you for stopping by Cyprus!
Location: Western Europe, between France and Germany
Size comparison: slightly smaller than Rhode Island
This small, stable, high-income economy – benefiting from its proximity to France, Belgium, and Germany – has historically featured solid growth, low inflation, and low unemployment.
Excellent Luxembourg, maybe we need to get your leaders to come to the states.
Thanks for visiting.
Recently I played the board game, “Are You Smarter Then a Fifth Grader”. My weakest subjects History & Geography.
I had no idea that Romania is the largest country in southeastern Europe and the twelfth-largest in Europe.
A few facts:
The city of Brasov (Transylvania) is home to the largest gothic church between Vienna and Istanbul.
The meaning of the word “Transylvania” is the land beyond the forest.
2007 — Romania becomes a member of the European Union (EU).
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thanks to the good folks, especially Jeremy, at Flag counter.
Within the last 2 days something isn’t working with my flag counter. The good folks over @ the counter are responsive & hopefully I will have it up and working in no time.
Don’t wanna miss any visitors!
Hi Venezuelan visitor! Interesting history and Chavez is widely known here in the states. Thanks for stopping by!
Venezuela was one of three countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others being Ecuador and New Granada, which became Colombia). For most of the first half of the 20th century, Venezuela was ruled by generally benevolent military strongmen, who promoted the oil industry and allowed for some social reforms. Democratically elected governments have held sway since 1959. Hugo CHAVEZ, president since 1999, seeks to implement his “21st Century Socialism,” which purports to alleviate social ills while at the same time attacking capitalist globalization and existing democratic institutions
I really love your flag. So I did a little research on Wikipedia.
Thanks for visiting. Please come again :O-)
The double-headed eagle is the national symbol of the Albanians and was used for heraldic purposes during the Middle Ages by a number of Albanian noble families, including the Kastrioti, whose most famous member was George Kastriot Skanderbeg. The Kastrioti’s coat of arms, depicting a double-headed eagle on a red field, became famous when he led a revolt against the Ottoman Empire that resulted in brief independence for some regions of Albania from 1443 to 1478. The double-headed eagle on the flag is borrowed from the banner of the Byzantine Empire (specifically the emblem of the Palaiologoi dynasty).1
Slovenia became the first 2004 European Union entrant to adopt the euro (on 1 January 2007) and has become a model of economic success and stability for the region. With the highest per capita GDP in Central Europe, Slovenia has excellent infrastructure, a well-educated work force, and a strategic location between the Balkans and Western Europe.
Very interesting facts about Slovenia.
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