1. Belarus is pronounced “Bell-ah-roos” and not “Buh-lar-us”
2. Where Belarus even is.
3. That Belarus exists.
5. That certain countries (such as Lithuania) actually have a lot of historical value, but are often overlooked in history class.
6. Russia is scary.
7. Liechtenstein exists, and is spelled that way.
8. Liechtenstein’s pronunciation.
9. About the micronations.
10. That there were more countries in the Axis than just Germany, Japan, and Italy.
11. Never get someone from England drunk.
12. Cuba and Canada have international connections, whereas America and Cuba don’t (I honestly thought Cuba was like, cut off and isolated or something).
13. That Belgium and Holland were, at one point, part of Spain’s domain.
14. That England controlled Hong Kong.
15. German cooking sucks! :P
16. That Southern Italy and Northern Italy were raised differently.
17. That Finland was able to kick Russia’s butt in a war (Winter War)
19. That the Polish-Lithuanian commonwealth existed.
21. Russia fared well during The Great Depression.
22. About Austria and Prussia’s skirmishes and constant war.
There are so many more. But the point is:
I LEARNED MORE (pertinent information) FROM WATCHING HETALIA THAN I HAVE FROM MORE THAN A DECADE OF HISTORY CLASSES.
(feel free to add your own, if you reblog.)
This one isn’t as good as the others… I apologize! But I just got a new computer and I have like, NO gifs over here. So, as always, feel free to add your own.
Switzerland & Liechtenstein -
England & America -
(edit xD) Iceland and Norway-
Germany and Prussia -
Ukraine, Russia, Belarus-
Italy & Romano-
America & Canada-
China & Korea -
Belgium & Holland-
Russia, Latvia, & Estonia (not really siblings IDGAF) -