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14 What is the Schengen Area? Do all EU members belong to it? What are its advantages and disadvantages?
Is the area including 26 European countries which have abolished border controls at their mutual boundaries.
No, only 22 EU members belong to it. The great advantage is that people can move freely around Europe; in contrast, the disadvantages of this freedom of movement are the massive arrival of illegal immigrants
1 How has the EU promoted economic collaboration?
Through the creation of a single market and the adoption of the euro as the common currency.
2 Which EU members have adopted the euro?
Germany, Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands and Portugal.
3 In which countries is fishing important?
In Western European countries.
4 Where are the main European industrial regions located?
In the area between Germany, the north of Italy and the United Kingdom.
5 How did the economic crisis affect EU members?
In different ways, differences have increased between the richest European countries, and least developed countries.
6 What problems is the European population facing?
Europe is facing very low growth and an ageing population.
7 Why does Europe have such a high population?
Due to factors like its location in a temperate climate zone, its physical conditions, its historical tradition and its important economic development.
8 Russia is a very populous country. Why is its population density so low?
It is located in a extremely cold area in which there are inaccessible high mountain regions. Additionally, its surface area is very wide, which is another reason for its low population density.
9 Why is central Europe more densely populated than other areas?
It is located in a temperate climate zone. These countries are the destiny of immigrants from different parts of the continent.
10 Where did the Europeans migrate to in the past? Why?
To America. There were the different wars that took place in the 20th century, as well as the political repression of dictatorships.
11 Who are political refugees? Give examples.
They are people that migrate to other countries to escape armed conflicts and political oppression. An example of this is the case of Syrian refugees.
12 What do European countries do to help political refugees?
They give them asylum and provide them with food supply, sanitary attention, etc.
13 What are some migration policies that control migrations?
The control of immigrants access to the employment market and the regulation of the entry of illegal immigrants.
15 Why is the percentage of urban population in Belgium so high?
There are lots of conurbations in this area.
16 What are some examples of European conurbations?
Brussels, Rotterdam and Amsterdam
17 Explain the influence that industrialisation had on the growth of the European cities.
The Industrial Revolution made Europe one of the world’s most urbanised regions. The population grew parallel to an increase in the urban population.
18 Name two historical monuments in Paris, London, Berlin and Prague.
Paris Eiffel Tower and Arch of Triumph; London Tower of London and Buckingham Place; Berlin Brandenburg Gate and the Gendarmenmarkt; Prague Charles Bridge and Dancing House.
19 Which Spanish cities have ensanches?
Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao, ...