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Some Facts about EuropeEurope is geographically a large peninsula of the western part of the Eurasian supercontinent, plus some islands like Iceland or the British Isles with the UK and Ireland. The European continent, despite it has no clear geographical or geological boundary in east, is by convention 'separated' from Asia by the Ural Mountains.
Area: 10.18 million km² (3,930,000 sq mi), the area is shared by 50 countries.
Population: 741 million people live in Europe (in 2016, including more than 1 million refuges).
1. Mount Elbrus in the European part of Russia at 5,642 m (18 510 ft.) is the highest mountain in Europe;
2. Shkhara, a mountain in Georgia in the Greater Caucasus Mountain Range at 5,201 m (17,060 ft)
3. Mont Blanc, France-Italy: 4,807m (15,771 ft.).
Largest Lakes: Lake Lagoda is the largest lake entirely in Europe with a surface area of 17,700 km², the lake is located northeast of St Petersburg, Russia, Lake Onega located northeast of Lake Lagoda in European Russia has a surface area of 9,700 km². Lake Vänern in Sweden and Lake Saimaa in Finland.
Lake Balaton in Hungary is the largest lake in Central Europe with a surface area of 592 km².
1. Volga (3,690 km (2,293 miles), the Volga River flows through central Russia and into the Caspian Sea.
2. Danube 2,850 km (1,770 miles), longest river in the European Union region flows through 10 countries.
Languages of Europe: English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Nordic Languages, East European languages.
Capital Cities of Europe
Links to Europe's capitals.
Searchable Maps of Countries and Capital Cities of Europe
Flags of Europe
European national flags.
Map of Europe
Political map of Member States of the European Union and EFTA, with major cities and capitals.
Map of Central and Eastern Europe
Political map of Central and Eastern Europe.
Map of the Mediterranean Region
Map of countries around the Mediterranean Sea and the Black sea.
Map of Scandinavia
Map of countries on the Scandinavian Peninsula.
Map of the Baltic Sea Area
Map of countries around the Baltic Sea.
Map of Iberian Peninsula
Topographic Map of the Iberian Peninsula (Spain and Portugal).
Keywords: Countries of Europe, European nations, travel Europe, destination Europe, visit Europe, population of Europe, capitals of Europe, Central Europe, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Eastern Europe
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