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- Latvia (LonelyPlanet.com)
Provides information on the history, culture, people, geography, and a map.
- Rulers by Country - J-O (Schulz)
Provides a list of leaders by country and date. Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kasakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Korea (Democratic People´s Republic), Korea (Republic), Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maledives, Mali, Malta, Marshal Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar (Burma), Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, and Oman. leaders, rulers, Presidents, and Prime Ministers 9-00
- Europe - Travel Information by Location (Excite.Travel.com)
Provides information on dining, where to stay, and interesting things to see. Search by city, state, or country. Includes Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia-Hercegovina, Bulgaria, Canary Islands, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Holy See, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Scotland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Ukraine, and Wales. 3-02
- 12-13-02 European Union Expands by 10 Nations (CBS News)
"Setting the stage for its largest expansion ever, European Union leaders agreed Friday on financial terms with 10 countries, mostly from the formerly communist east, to bring them into the union in 2004."
"It will be the first expansion since Austria, Finland and Sweden joined in 1995, bringing the current total to 15 countries."
"With the new members, the EU will surpass the North American Free Trade Agreement as the world's largest market, with 445 million people compared to NAFTA's 416 million."
"The 10 candidates — Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia and the Mediterranean islands of Cyprus and Malta — are to join in May 2004."
"Their entry will be the EU's largest, most ambitious expansion ever and one that carries huge political significance, for it will erase the continent's Cold War divide." 12-02
- Sweden (Wikipedia.org)
"Sweden, officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish: Konungariket Sverige (help·info)), is a Nordic country on the Scandinavian Peninsula in Northern Europe. It is surrounded by Norway (west), Finland (northeast), the Skagerrak, Kattegat and Öresund straits (southwest) and the Baltic Sea (east). It has maritime borders with Denmark, Germany, Poland, Russia, Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia, and it is also linked to Denmark (southwest) by the Öresund Bridge. It has been a member of the European Union since 1995. Its capital city is Stockholm."
"At 449,964 km² (173,720 square miles), Sweden is the third largest country in Western Europe." 07-07
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