According to study, more than half of Gen-Z are unaware that the Eiffel Tower is located in France.
After research indicated that more than half of Gen-Z were unaware that the Eiffel Tower is in France, the UK’s young adults need to brush up on their geography. Only 43% of people in this age range could properly identify Germany on a map.
This dropped to 37% for Greece, 35% for Switzerland, and 40% for Spain and France, respectively. According to the survey of 2,000 UK residents, 49% believe their geography knowledge is poor.
Some people could benefit from a tour guide or a book on Europe.
Spokesman for Medicspot
However, seven out of ten respondents aged 18-24 struggled to recognize nations on a map and where some of Europe’s most prominent tourist attractions are located.
Despite being one of the most prominent tourist attractions in the world, with over seven million visits each year, 15% of all respondents were unaware that the Eiffel Tower is located in France.
And more than half of 18-24-year-olds (52 percent) got it wrong.
“As limitations lessen, more and more people are eager to pick up their passport and leave the UK for some experiences abroad,” said a representative for private Covid test company Medicspot.
“People of all ages visit tourist landmarks like the Colosseum in Rome and the Sagrada La Familia in Barcelona, but some of the public could benefit from a tour guide or a book on Europe.”
Medicspot has now prepared a “incorrect map of Europe” puzzle, in which readers are asked to spot the ten errors.
The average UK adult has visited six different nations in Europe outside of the UK, according to the report, with 41% wishing to travel the continent this year.
However, more than a quarter (27%) couldn’t locate Germany on a map, and another 26% misplaced France.
And nearly a third of those polled (30%) couldn’t name Switzerland, while 24% misidentified Spain.
Only a quarter (23%) properly identified Portugal on a map, while a fifth (19%) correctly identified Italy.
Many people need to brush up on their knowledge of iconic landmarks and tourist attractions, with more than a quarter (27 percent) believing La Sagrada Familia, Gaudi’s unfinished masterpiece in Barcelona, is in either Italy or. “Brinkwire News in Condensed Form.”