Election in European languages
“Election” in European languages
The English word “election”, French élection, Spanish elección, etc., come from the Latin word ēlectiōn, which in turn comes from (...)
May 23, 2019 – Jakub MarianMaps
Voter turnout in the 2014 European Parliament elections by country
According to the official 2014 post-election survey, 43% of eligible voters cast their votes in the 2014 European Parliament elections. (...)
May 22, 2019 – Jakub MarianMaps
Number of Members of the European Parliament by country in 2019
The European Elections are a fairly complex matter, which was further complicated by Brexit and its delay. There was a new agreed-upon (...)
May 21, 2019 – Jakub MarianMaps
2019 European Parliament election date by country
The 2019 elections to the European Parliament will be held between 23 and 26 May. The elections only last one day in most EU countries, (...)
May 15, 2019 – Jakub MarianMaps
‘Easter’ in European languages
The English word “Easter” (and similar words in several other Germanic languages) is derived from the name Eostre, a Germanic goddess (...)
April 20, 2019 – Jakub MarianMaps

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1635 map of Europe by Willem Blaeu
The map below was created by Dutch cartographer Willem Blaeu, likely in 1635 (according to some sources). I used the version published (...)
April 7, 2019 – Jakub MarianMaps
Pronunciation of European capitals
Please note: The article below was an April Fools’ joke, so don’t take it too seriously (but the transcriptions are actually mostly quite (...)
April 1, 2019 – Jakub MarianMaps
Youth participation in the 2014 European Parliament elections
The 2019 European elections will take place in less than two months. Many people think about the European elections as about something (...)
March 30, 2019 – Jakub MarianMaps
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Water in European Languages
“Water” in European languages
The English word “water” derives from Proto-Germanic *watōr, which in turn derives from Proto-Indo-European *wódr̥ (“water”). This is (...)
March 22, 2019 – Jakub MarianMaps
Alphabets of Europe Map
There are three different types of alphabets used in Europe: Latin, Cyrillic, and Greek. They all look somewhat similar and share several (...)
January 10, 2019 – Jakub MarianMaps