The so called Atlantic Bronze Age is a cultural complex of the approx. 1300-700 BCE period that includes different cultures of the Iberian peninsula, British Islands and Atlantic France. It is marked by the economic and cultural exchange of some surviving aboriginal cultures that would eventually yield to the advance of Iron Age Indo-Europeans (Celts mostly) at the end of the period. The Iberian Peninsula, or Iberia, is located in the extreme southwest of Europe. ... Under the Interpretation Act 1978 of the United Kingdom, the term British Islands refers to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, together with the Crown Dependencies: the Bailiwicks of Jersey and of Guernsey (which in turn includes the smaller islands of Alderney, Herm and Sark) in the... Indigenous peoples are: Peoples living in an area prior to colonization by a state Peoples living in an area within a nation-state, prior to the formation of a nation-state, but who do not identify with the dominant nation. ... Iron Age Axe found on Gotland This article is about the archaeological period known as the Iron Age, for the mythological Iron Age see Iron Age (mythology). ... Indo-Europeans are speakers of Indo-European languages. ... A Celtic cross. ...
Its main centers seem to be in Portugal, Andalusia (Tartessos?) Galicia and Great Britain. Their commercial contacts extend to Denmark and the Mediterranean as well. Motto: Dominator Hercules Fundator AndalucÃa por sÃ, para EspaÃ±a y la humanidad (Andalusia for herself, for Spain, and for humanity) Capital Seville Area â Total â % of Spain Ranked 2nd 87 268 kmÂ² 17,2% Population â Total (2003) â % of Spain â Density Ranked 1st 7 478 432 17,9% 85,70... Tartessos (also Tartessus) was a harbor city on the south coast of the Iberian peninsula (in modern Andalusia, Spain), at the mouth of the Guadalquivir river. ... There are two well-known places called Galicia: Galicia (Spain), an autonomous community in Spain. ... The Mediterranean Sea is an intercontinental sea positioned between Europe to the north, Africa to the south and Asia to the east, covering an approximate area of 2. ...
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Atlantic Europe is a geographical and anthropological term for the western portion of Europe which borders the Atlantic Ocean.
Archaeologists have noted that the prehistoric peoples of Atlantic Europe had certain things in common, as shown by artefacts and architectural styles found in the region which attest to at least some form of trade link.
Atlantic Europe is a convenient term for many of the Celtic peoples of western Europe, present in the archaeological record.
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