Europe, part of the Eurasian land mass, is the sixth largest continent on planet Earth. In a relatively small space, this continent boasts mountain ranges and fertile plateaus as well as craggy coastlines and sandy beaches. Numerous offshore islands, both large and small, surround the continent of Europe. Its inhabitants account for about eleven percent of the world's population.
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Europe is bounded by the Arctic Ocean to the North, the Atlantic Ocean to the West, the Mediterranean Sea to the South and the Ural Mountains and Caspian Sea to the East. It comprises 43 countries.
Located in western Europe, France is surrounded by the Bay of Biscay, the English Channel, Great Britain, Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, Andorra, and the Mediterranean Sea.
Located in central Europe, Germany is bordered by Poland and the Czech Republic to the east, by Austria and Switzerland to the south, by France, Luxembourg, Belgium and the Netherlands to the west, and by Denmark to the north.
The country of Greece is located on the Balkan Peninsula in southern Europe. Much of the country's 50,942 square miles consists of islands. Visit this site to learn more about Greece.
Located on an island at the western edge of Europe, Ireland is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean on the west, the North Channel and Scotland on the northeast, and the Irish Sea and England on the east.
The country of Italy is located on a boot-shaped peninsula in southern Europe. It is surrounded by France, Austria, Switzerland, Slovenia, the Adriatic Sea, and the Mediterranean Sea.
The United Kingdom is an island nation located in northwest Europe which includes Great Britain, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland. Visit this site for more information about the UK.
Denmark is a country comprised of nearly 500 islands. It is located to the north of Germany and is the smallest of the Scandinavian countries. Visit this site to learn more about Denmark.
The country of Norway is located in the western and northern areas of Scandinavia and borders Finland, Sweden, and Russia. Mountains, glaciers, and lakes comprise about 70% of the country.
The country of Russia is the largest nation in the world, spanning the northern portion of the Eurasian land mass. Visit this site to learn more about Russia and find a printable map.
Russia occupies the entire area of northern Asia and a portion of northeastern Europe. The Ural Mountains divide European Russia in the west from the Siberian Plain located in the east.
Museums in Western Europe are starting to reevaluate how to deal with certain colonial-era artifacts added to their expansive collections over the years -- despite being stolen or plundered.
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Turkey was a stalwart NATO ally bridging Europe and the volatile Middle East. It was before Turkey descended into a financial crisis delivered in no small measure by his authoritarian proclivities and unorthodox stewardship of the economy.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday called on Europe to financially contribute to the reconstruction of Syria to allow millions of refugees to return home.
The Local. Sun, 19 Aug 2018 09:59:52 +0200.
Australian Instagram influencer Lauren Clark recently shared a photo of herself online showing her body looking bloated after she had eaten. She says the pressure to look perfect is too much.
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BERLIN (BLOOMBERG) - Russian President Vladimir Putin told German Chancellor Angela Merkel he supports the return of Syrian refugees to their homeland, warning that Europe can't afford another migration crisis.
Straits Times. Sun, 19 Aug 2018 04:27:54 +0800.
Road Atlas & City Guide of Europe. Chicago, IL. Rand McNally. 1993.