Country Profile: Iceland

Settled by Norwegian and Celtic (Scottish and Irish) immigrants during the late 9th and 10th centuries A.D., Iceland boasts the world’s oldest functioning legislative assembly, the Althing, established in 930. Iceland has the most active volcano area in the world, the...

New Zealand

In 1840, Polynesian Maori Chieftains entered into the Treaty of Waitangi, in which they ceded sovereignty to Queen Victoria and the British Empire. That same year, the British established their first colony in New Zealand. New Zealand became an independent dominion in...
India

India

A former British colony, India is one of the world’s oldest civilizations. It especially flourished during the 3rd and 2nd millennia B.C. The country went through a multitude of governmental changes over the centuries ranging from the Gupta Dynasty between the 4th and...