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The surface configuration of any segment of natural landscape.

topography

2

A region caught between stronger, colliding external cultural-political forces, under persistent stress, and often fragmented by aggressive rivals.

shatter belt

3

A policy of cultural extension and potential political expansion by a state aimed at a community of its nationals living in a neighboring state.

Irredentism

4

The fragmentation of a region into smaller political units.

Balkanization

5

Geographic line from Rome to Ancona;

THIS DIVIDES ITALY; NORTH AND SOUTH

Ancona Line

6

At one time, all of Ireland was part of...

The UK

7

After WWII, 20% of Germany's immigrants come from...

Turkey

8

3 cultural differences between Irish and British;

Religion
Economics
Language

9

The North Sea was UK's main source of;

oil and natural gas

10

Why did Ireland get more money that other Eastern European countries?

There were not enough takers

11

The Himilayas act as a

cultural barrier

12

Majority of this area is located outside the European Core;

Nordic Country

13

Northern Europe's economy;

socialist

14

Which Northern European country does not have the euro?

Norway

15

Tie that Estonia and Finland have;

Language

16

In a Confederation, the ______ have more power.

cantons

17

What type of government is found in Switzerland?

confederation

18

the United States provides military protection for...

Iceland

19

Greenland is controlled by...

Denmark

20

What religion do the majority of people in Albania practice?

Muslim

21

What country is the largest and most populated in East-Central Europe?

Germany