Europe Switzerland A mountainous country, and a centre of world banking. Norway A seafaring nation, some of which is in the Arctic Circle. Holland A great country of fine old cities, now thriving in the 21st, century. Russia A huge country and major world power with a host of Kremlins, Cathedrals, and monuments. Malta A Mediterranean island awarded the George Cross during WW2 for bravely standing up to attacks by Nazi aircraft. France A vast country, with many spectacular and historical sites.