5 LocationItalyLong, boot-shaped peninsula surrounded on 3 sides by the Mediterranean SeaThe Alps form the northern border.Two Island, Sardinia and Sicily are part of the country.About 26% is arable landMostly coastal lowlands and river valleys.
7 LocationEuropean PlainGermanyLocated in North-Central Europe on the European Plain.Poland to the east, France to the west, Baltic Sea and North Sea to the north, Austria and Switzerland to the south.Southern Region= Mountainous; Central region= Hilly and Mountainous
8 Climate Italy Coastal areas have mild winter and warm, dry summers. Mountain have cold, wet, and snowy winters and humid subtropical summers
9 ClimateGermanyIn the west, winters are mild, summers are cool, with rainfall year round.In the east, winters are very cold, summers are very hot with long dry periods.
10 Natural Resources Few mineral resources Arable Land is important ItalyFew mineral resourcesArable Land is importantSea and Coast are important resources
11 Natural Resources Germany Many natural resources Mining: Iron Ore, Coal, Uranium, Nickel, Copper, and Natural GasTimber is a renewable resource
16 Where People Live Italy Urban: 68% Rural: 32% Capital: Rome Largest City: Rome
17 Where People Live Germany Urban: 85% Rural: 15% Capital: Berlin Largest City: BerlinMost densely populated country in the European Union
18 Trade Italy 12+ major seaports Exports: chemicals, clothing, food, motor vehiclesMajor Trading Partners: Germany, France, U.K., and U.S.Tourism
19 TradeGermanyExports: chemicals, food, instruments, iron and steel, machinery, motor vehicles, railway, textilesMajor Trading Partners: European Union, Switzerland, Japan, and U.S.Tourism
20 Brain JoggerMake the following chart and by using your notes, tell me who has it better, worse, or the same (Don’t need to copy, just chart).LocationClimateNatural ResourcesItalyGermanyBetterBetterWorseWorseWorseBetter
23 Location Island country off the coast of mainland Europe. United KingdomIsland country off the coast of mainland Europe.Made up of Great Britain, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and WalesEasy access for sea trade, and trade of all kinds.
25 Location Spans two continents: Europe and Asia RussiaSpans two continents: Europe and AsiaEastern part of Russia is almost landlockedRussia does not have a lot of ports that are open year round.
26 Climate United Kingdom Mild climate with rainfall throughout the year The Gulf Stream warms the western coasts and keeps the climate mild.Climate good for farming and so is the land, but most people live in the cities
27 Climate Russia European Russia has only two season winter and summer Average yearly temp. is below freezingMany areas have permafrost, or permanently frozen land
28 Natural Resources United Kingdom The U.K. has deposits of coal, petroleum, natural gas, and iron ore.These resources are needed for the country’s manufacturing industries.Most people in the U.K. are in the service industry; banking, tourism, health care, education, insurance, etc.
29 Natural Resources Russia Russia has many resource, but they are hard to get to because of the cold climate and size.Russia is the second leading producer of oil in the world.The Volga River is the largest in Europe and many people depend on it for shipping, hydroelectric power, and drinking water
30 United States of America Population DensityUnited States of AmericaPop: 310,000, Area: sq miles
31 Population and Area United Kingdom Russia Pop: 61,000,000 Area: 94,058 sq. milesPop: 139,390,205 Area: 6,601,668 sq. miles