Pictures from Croatia

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The ancient Croats or Croatians were a tribe of Slavs whom the Byzantine emperors relied upon as allies. A branch of the Croatian people settled along the Adriatic sea cost of Illyria (facing Italy) in the 7th or 8th centuries. Eventually they formed small kingdoms including Ragusa and Dalmatia. Tomislav united the small kingdoms and duchies in the Kingdom of Croatia in the year 925.

Pictures from the Czech Republic

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It has been nearly 2000 years since the Celtic Boii tribe lived in the land that is now known as the Czech Republic, but for many centuries the Germanic peoples who displaced the Boii were known as Bohemians. If you're looking for Bohemia on the map, look no farther than the Czech Republic - you have found it.

Pictures from France

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France has been inhabited by humans for tens of thousands of years. Successive waves of peoples have moved into the region and established large cultures. The Neanderthals were gradually displaced by Cro-Magnon or modern humans across many thousands of years. After the glaciers began retreating much of Europe was inhabited by sophisticated hunter-gatherer cultures, some of whose descendants still live in a few places.

Pictures from Germany

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