Today, the Balkans include these independent countries: Greece, Albania, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Romania, rump Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro), and Bosnia. … These are the countries to the east of Poland, such as Ukraine, Belarus, Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia.
Whats the difference between Balkan and Baltic?
So, the regions are named in term of geographical entity. I.e. Nordic, Scandinavian, Baltic and Balkan.
Difference between Baltic countries and Balkan countries.
|Baltic countries||Balkan countries|
|Climate of Baltic region is very cold in winter.||Climate of Balkan region is hot in summer.|
|It is found in Northern Europe.||It is found in Southern Europe.|
Who are Balkans?
A list of Balkan peoples today would include Greeks, Albanians, Macedonians, Bulgarians, Romanians, Serbs, Montenegrins, and Bosnian Muslims. Other smaller groups of people are also found in the Balkans such as the Vlachs and the Roma (Gypsies), neither of whom have a national state anywhere.
Is Croatia on the Baltic Sea?
The Baltic states lie in northern Europe, on the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea. Around 1,000 miles away sits the Balkan region in south-eastern Europe. It comprises states including Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Serbia.
Is Estonia expensive?
Estonia has become the most expensive country in the Eastern part of the European Union, Poland being cheapest. As confirmed by personal experience and fresh Eurostat data.
Do they speak English in Estonia?
This so-called “elven” language is spoken by around 1.1 million people globally. Estonia has one of the highest literacy rates in the world at 99.8% and nearly everyone speaks a foreign language, most commonly English and Russian, but also Finnish, German or Swedish.