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Americans (still) don't know what Europe looks like

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Sat, May 27 2006 5:01 am

Two of the three main institutions of the European Union - the European
Commission and the Council of the European Union - have their
headquarters in Brussels.

Brussels? The entire Belgium isn't even on the map at this view.,4.833984&s...


Still nothing??

Northern Ireland covers 5,459 mi² (14,139 km²) in the northeast of
the island of Ireland, about a SIXTH of the total area of the island.

It is NOT a country, but it has the same size marker as China?,53.613281&spn=83.689847,...

Then what is the deal on Russia? (I know it's not in Europe),102.128906&spn=55.28855...

Where does this mysterious E30 lead to?,35.321...

1       Russia   6.6 million mi2 (17 million km2)
2       Canada  3.9 million mi2 (9.9 million km2)

O dear, It's kind of a big place?,100.50...

It looks like you've hidden the part of the world where all the people

No wonder you think you own everything?

1 SEOUL  South Korea  10,231,000
2 São Paulo  Brazil  10,009,000
3 Bombay  India  9,925,000
4 JAKARTA  Indonesia  9,373,000
5 Karachi  Pakistan  9,339,000
6 MOSKVA (Moscow)  Russia  8,297,000

This is India?,79.593201&...

If so, where is everyone???

Some how I see 89,000 Google news articles for India? 60,400 for
Russia,  126,000 for china, 67,600 for japan. Google news isn't exactly
propaganda free, but the map is even worse.

Is Italy really just as big as Canada?,15.46875&spn=78.376069,161.71875...

I know England is as-good-as part of the US but the Map is madly out of

Since when is Wales bigger as the Netherlands?,15.46875&spn=78.376069,161.71875...

Quote CIA World Factbook:

The Netherlands has a prosperous and open economy, which depends
heavily on foreign trade. The economy is noted for stable industrial
relations, moderate unemployment and inflation, a sizable current
account surplus, and an important role as a European transportation
hub. Industrial activity is predominantly in food processing,
chemicals, petroleum refining, and electrical machinery. A highly
mechanized agricultural sector employs no more than 2% of the labor
force but provides large surpluses for the food-processing industry and
for exports. The Netherlands, along with 11 of its EU partners, began
circulating the euro currency on 1 January 2002. The country continues
to be one of the leading European nations for attracting foreign direct
investment. Economic growth slowed considerably in 2001-05, as part of
the global economic slowdown, but for the four years before that,
annual growth averaged nearly 4%, well above the EU average.

Why cant you get the propaganda act together? Columbus had a better map
when you guys was still living in wigwams.

quote Columbus: October 12, 1492
We have spotted land! I have named it San Salvador. I believe that
Japan is only a short distance to the west.

quote Google: May 27, 2006
We still haven't got a clue what a Europe is.

Pun intended of course.

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