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Earth -- 4.55 billion years old/ There are five oceans: Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Southern and Arctic/70% of the surface is covered in water/The Earth's surface area is 510,072,000 sq. km (197,712,000 sq mi).
There are six world continents: Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, Oceania and South America/There are about 6,700 recognized languages/The Earth is one of eight planets in the solar system/The Earth spins at 105,000 kph (65,000 mph)/There are 203 recog
Some countries in Europe participate as member countries of the European Union. These are highlighted here in blue. EU member countries have a standardized system of laws and most use the Euro as their currency.
Europe is the second smallest continent and makes up one fifth of the Eurasian land mass. There are 50 countries in Europe, of which six are transcontinental (meaning they also belong to Asia).
Let's get started on your tour of the top business destinations in Europe! Our first eight destinations are highlighted on the map. ◾Austria ◾France ◾Germany ◾Spain ◾United Kingdom ◾Russia ◾Poland ◾Italy
Austria, an Alpine country of roughly 8.5 million inhabitants.
Vienna, Austria's capital and largest city, is home to approximately 2.4 million people. This cultured city is associated with classical musicians including Mozart, Beethoven and Haydn. It also houses a number of international organizations including the
COUNTRY AND CAPITAL CITIES EUROPE AUSTRIA -- VIENNA The nationality is Austrian. The language is German. The currency is the Euro. FRANCE -- PARIS The nationality is French. The language is French. The currency is the Euro.
GERMANY -- BERLIN The nationality is German. The language is German. The currency is the Euro. SPAIN -- MADRID The nationality is Spanish. The language is Spanish. The currency is the Euro.
UNITED KINGDOM -- LONDON The nationality is British. The language is English. The currency is the Pound Sterling. RUSSIA -- MOSCOW The nationality is Russian. The language is Russian. The currency is the Ruble.
POLAND -- WARSAW The nationality is Polish or Pole. The language is Polish. The currency is the Polish Zloty. ITALY -- ROME The nationality is Italian. The language is Italian. The currency is the Euro.
SWEDEN -- STOCKHOLM The nationality is Swedish or Swede. The language is Swedish. The currency is the Swedish Krona. NORWAY -- OSLO The nationality is Norwegian. The language is Norwegian. The currency is the Norwegian Krone.
BELGIUM -- BRUSSELS The nationality is Belgian. The languages are Dutch, French and German. The currency is the Euro. PORTUGAL -- LISBON The nationality is Portuguese. The language is Portuguese. The currency is the Euro.
CZECH REPUBLIC -- PRAGUE The nationality is Czech. The language is Czech. The currency is the Czech Koruna. NETHERLANDS -- AMSTERDAM The nationality is Dutch. The language is Dutch. The currency is the Euro.
SWITZERLAND -- BERN The nationality is Swiss. The languages are German, French, Italian and Romansch. The currency is the Swiss Franc. DENMARK -- COPENHAGEN The nationality is Danish or Dane. The language is Danish. The currency is the Danish Kro
===AFRICA=== NORTH AFRICA ALGERIA -- ALGIERS The nationality is Algerian. The language spoken is Arabic. The currency is the Algerian Dinar. EGYPT -- CAIRO The nationality is Egyptian. The language is Arabic. The currency is the Egyptian Poun
MOROCCO -- RABAT The nationality is Moroccan. The languages are Arabic, French and Berber dialects. The currency is the Moroccan Dirham. SUDAN -- KHARTOUM The nationality is Sudanese. The languages are Arabic and English. The currency is the Su
TUNISIA -- TUNIS The nationality is Tunisian. The languages are Arabic and French. The currency is the Tunisian Dinar.
===WEST AFRICA=== GHANA -- ACCRA The nationality is Ghanaian. The language spoken is English. The currency is the Ghana Cedi. NIGERIA -- ABUJA The nationality is Nigerian. The language spoken is English. The currency is the Naira.
SENEGAL -- DAKAR The nationality is Senegalese. The language spoken is French. The currency is the CFA Franc.
===EAST AFRICA=== KENYA -- NAIROBI The nationality is Kenyan. The languages are Swahili and English. The currency is the Kenyan Shilling. UGANDA -- KAMPALA The nationality is Ugandan. The languages are English and Swahili. The currency is the
ETHIOPIA -- ADDIS ABABA The nationality is Ethiopian. The languages are Amharic and English. The currency is the Birr.
===SOUTH AFRICA=== NAMIBIA -- WINDHOEK The nationality is Namibian. The language is English. The currency is the Namibian Dollar.
SOUTH-AFRICA Pretoria - Administrative Capital Cape Town - Legislative Capital Bloemfontein - Judicial Capital The nationality is South African. There are eleven official languages: Afrikaans, English, Ndebele, Northern Sotho, Sotho, Swazi, Tswana,
===ASIA=== WEST ASIA UNITED ARAB EMIRATES (UAE) -- ABU DHABI The nationality is Emirati. The language spoken is Arabic. The currency is the Emirati Dirham. JORDAN -- AMMAN The nationality is Jordanian. The language spoken is Arabic. The curren
ISRAEL -- JERUSALEM The nationality is Israeli. The languages spoken are Hebrew, Arabic and English. The currency is the Israeli New Shekel (also spelled Sheqel).
===EAST ASIA=== CHINA -- BEIJING The nationality is Chinese. The language is Modern Standard Mandarin. The currency is the Chinese Yuan. The currency is also referred to as the Renminbi (RMB), meaning "People's Currency".
HONGKONG -- CENTRAL The nationality is Chinese. The languages are Cantonese and English. The currency is the Hong Kong Dollar. There are different note issuing banks: Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, Bank of China, and Standard Chartered
JAPAN -- TOKYO The nationality is Japanese. The language is Japanese. The currency is the Yen. SOUTH KOREA -- SEOUL The nationality is Korean. The language is South Korean or Korean. The currency is the South Korean Won.
TAIWAN -- TAIPEI The nationality is Taiwan. The language is Mandarin Chinese. The currency is the Taiwan Dollar.
===SOUTHEAST ASIA=== THAILAND -- BANGKOK The nationality is Thai. The language is Thai. The currency is the Baht. INDONESIA -- JAKARTA The nationality is Indonesian. The language is Bahasa Indonesia. The currency is the Rupia.
PHILIPPINES -- MANILA The nationality is Filipino or Filipina. The languages are Filipino and English. The currency is the Philippine Peso. VIETNAM -- HANOI The nationality is Vietnamese. The language spoken is Vietnamese. The currency is the D
SINGAPORE -- SINGAPORE The nationality is Singaporean. The languages are English, Malay, Mandarin and Tamil. The currency is the Singapore Dollar. MALAYSIA -- KUALA LUMPUR The nationality is Malaysian. The language is Bahasa Malaysia. The curre
===SOUTH ASIA=== INDIA -- NEW DELHI The nationality is Indian. The languages are Hindi and English. The currency is the Indian Rupee. NEPAL -- KATHMANDU The nationality is Nepalese. The language is Nepali. The currency is the Nepalese Rupee.
PAKISTAN -- ISLAMABAD The nationality is Pakistani. The languages are Urdu and English. The currency is the Pakistani Rupee. BANGLADESH -- DHAKA The nationality is Bangladeshi. The language is Bangla. The currency is the Taka.
SRI LANKA -- COLOMBO The nationality is Sri Lankan. The languages are Sinhala and Tamil. The currency is the Sri Lankan Rupee.
===OCEANA=== AUSTRALIA -- CANBERRA The nationality is Australian. The language is English. The currency is the Australian Dollar. NEW ZEALAND -- WELLINGTON The nationality is New Zealander. The official languages are English (91.2%) and Maori (
===SOUTH AMERICA=== ARGENTINA -- BUENOS AIRES The nationality is Argentinean or Argentine. The language spoken is Spanish. The currency is the Argentine Peso. BRAZIL -- BRASILIA The nationality is Brazilian. The language spoken is Portuguese.
CHILE -- SANTIAGO The nationality is Chilean. The language spoken is Spanish. The currency is the Chilean Peso. ECUADOR -- QUITO The nationality is Ecuadorian. The language spoken is Spanish. Amerindian languages (especially Quecha) are also spo
VENEZUELA -- CARACAS The nationality is Venezuelan. The language spoken is Spanish. The currency is the Bolivar Fuerte. PERU -- LIMA The nationality is Peruvian. The language spoken is Spanish. The currency is the Nuevo Sol.
===NORTH AMERICA=== UNITED STATES -- Washington DC (District of Columbia) The nationality is American. The language is English. The currency is the US Dollar. CANADA -- Ottawa The nationality is Canadian. The languages are English and French.
MEXICO -- Mexico City The nationality is Mexican. The language is Spanish. The currency is the Peso. DOMINICAN REPUBLIC -- Santo Domingo. The nationality is Dominican. The language is Spanish. The currency is the Peso.
GUATEMALA -- Guatemala City. The nationality is Guatemalan. The language is Spanish. The currency is the Quetzal. COSTA RICA -- San Jose. The nationality is Costa Rican. The language spoken is Spanish. The currency is the Costa Rican Colon.
PANAMA -- Panama City. The nationality is Panamanian. The language is Spanish. The currencies are the Balboa and US Dollar. EL SALVADOR -- San Salvador. The nationality is Salvadoran. The language spoken is Spanish. The currency is the US Dollar.
HONDURAS -- Tegucigalpa. The nationality is Honduran. The language spoken is Spanish. The currency is the Lempira.
IATA global headquarters is in Montreal. IATA was formed in 1945. IATA works with 200 countries and 300 airlines.
Depending upon the situation or location, your client may also be required to provide one or more of the following: ◾Health immunization record ◾Birth certificate ◾Driver's license
A passport is an official identification document, issued by the government of a country to a citizen, that identifies the person and gives permission to travel to and from other countries.
Many countries are now issuing electronic passports instead of traditional passports. An electronic passport is the same as a traditional passport, with the addition of a small integrated circuit (or chip) embedded in the back cover.
The electronic chip stores: ◾The same data visually displayed on the data page of the passport ◾A biometric identifier in the form of a digital image of the passport photograph, which will facilitate the use of face recognition technology at ports-of-e
Now let's look at visas. A visa (from the Latin "paper that has been seen") is a document or stamp showing that a person is authorized to enter the territory for which it was issued, subject to permission of an immigration official at the time of actual e
Requirements for obtaining a visa will vary from country to country. Some possible requirements include: ◾Valid passport ◾Passport-size photograph ◾Completed online visa application ◾Documentation showing reason for visit ◾Personal interview ◾Pr
Citizens of Canada may enter the US with a valid passport, enhanced driver's license, enhanced identification card, NEXUS card, or a FAST/Express card. Citizens of all countries other than Canada will need a passport which is valid for at least six mo
Citizens of the following countries do not need a visa to enter the United States for business or tourist purposes for up to 90 days:
◾Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brunei, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, San M
◾Citizens of Mexico who live on the border (and hold a Border Crossing Card) and citizens of Bermuda (with British Overseas Territories passports) do not require advance visas for entry into the United States.
Even visa-exempt travelers must apply for Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) approval. Advise your traveler to visit the website for US Customs and Border Patrol's ESTA system for more information:
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