Lucerne – 2002

June 16/2002 “Lucerne is an ancient place, mentioned for the first time in historical records, as “Lucaria” in the year 840. With the opening of the St. Gotthard Pass over the Alps, the growing town began to develop into the major intersection for trade between the Upper Rhine and Lombardy. …

Some Facts About Canada

I currently live in Canada. Here is some information about the country. Location: Northern North America, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean and North Pacific Ocean, north of the conterminous US Geographic coordinates: 60 00 N, 95 00 W Area: 9,976,140 sq km Land Area: 9,220,970 sq km Water Area: 755,170 …

Some Facts About Switzerland

I grew up in Switzerland, here is some information about the country. Switzerland is also known as “Confoederatio Helvetica”, therefore the abbreviation CH. “Confoederatio” stands for “confederation”, “Helvetica” derives from the Latin word “Helvetier”, the name of the people who lived in the area which became later Switzerland Area: 41285 …