Europe is one of the seven continents of the world. Europe is seperated from asia by the Ural Mountains, the Ural River, part of the Caspian Sea, and the Caucasus Mountains. Europe is the second smallest continent with an area of 10,355,000 sq km (3,998,000 sq mi), but it has the third largest population of all the continents, 726 million in 2000. Europe is a center of great cultural and economic achievement. The ancient Greeks and Romans produced major civilizations, famous for their contributions to philosophy, literature, fine art, and government. The Renaissance, which began in the 14th century, was a period of great accomplishment for European artists and architects, and the age of exploration, beginning in the 15th century, included voyages to new territories by European navigators.
Europe offers antiquities of old and modern pleasures. You can visit ancient sites in Greece, Italy, Spain and elsewhere. Dine and dance in the hottest cities on the planet. Explore the charming and exotic cities of Barcelona, St. Petersburg, London, Florence, and more. In Paris you can visit the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, The Louvre, etc . In Italy you can visit the ancient city of Pompeii, the leaning Tower of Pisa, The Colosseum , etc.
Europe is a highly fragmented landmass with a number of large peninsulas, such as the Scandinavian, Iberian, and Italian, as well as smaller ones, such as the Kola, Jutland, and Brittany. It also includes a large number of islands: Iceland, the British Isles, Sardinia, Sicily, and Crete (Kríti). Europe has coastlines on arms of the Arctic Ocean and on the North Sea and the Baltic Sea, in the north; on the Caspian Sea, in the southeast; on the Black Sea and the Mediterranean Sea, in the south; and on the Atlantic Ocean, in the west.
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