Names of European languages in those languages
The proper term used in linguistics for the name of a language in that very same language is “autonym” (or “endonym”), so the (...)
May 11, 2017 – Jakub MarianMaps
‘May’ in European languages
The month of May is named after Maia, the Roman goddess of growth (her name was thought to be related to the Latin word maior, “larger, (...)
May 4, 2017 – Jakub MarianMaps
Europe: Unemployment Rate by Region in 2016
Eurostat defines an unemployed person as a person aged 15-74 who is: without work during the reference week, available to start work (...)
April 27, 2017 – 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 11, 2017 – Jakub MarianMaps
April in European languages
‘April’ in European languages
The name of the fourth month of the Gregorian calendar in most European languages is derived from Latin Aprilis, the etymology of which is (...)
April 8, 2017 – Jakub MarianMaps
Fertility rate by region in Europe
The total fertility rate is defined as the average number of children a woman would have over her lifetime if she were to survive from (...)
April 5, 2017 – Jakub MarianMaps
Population per capita by country in Europe
Population size (due to low birth rate and high migration rate) has been a hotly debated topic in Europe in recent years. However, most (...)
April 1, 2017 – Jakub MarianMaps
Percentage of researchers by region in Europe
Being a researcher is probably one of the least mundane jobs in the world, but not everyone can become one, and most people choose a (...)
March 26, 2017 – Jakub MarianMaps
Africa time zones
5 weird things you didn’t know about time zones
Most people think that time zones are just stripes of land spreading from the North Pole to the South Pole at regular intervals, but the (...)
March 12, 2017 – Jakub MarianMaps
‘March’ in European languages
“March”, the English name of the third month of the year, comes from “Mars”, the name of the Roman god of war (the Latin name of the month (...)
March 2, 2017 – Jakub MarianMaps