Europe is the 6th largest continent in the world.

Europe interesting facts


1. Europe is 4.4 times smaller than Asia. It takes the penultimate place in terms of area, ahead of Australia and Oceania.

2. Europe occupies 6.8% of all land on Earth.

3. The meridian Europe is about 4,200 km, and the latitudinal about 5,600 km.

4. The lowest point is the Caspian Sea in Russia (28 meters above sea level).

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5. In Europe, GDP is over $ 21,820,000,000,000.

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6. The most populous country is Monaco (over 16,700 people per km²).

7. Europe has the smallest country in the world – the Vatican (0.4 km²).

8. The population density is approximately 73 people per km².

9. The length of the coastline of Europe is about 38,000 km.

10. The lowest recorded temperature on the continent was −58.1 ° C (December 31, 1978 in Ust’-Shchugier, Russia).

11. The highest recorded temperature on the continent was 48.0 ° C (10 July 1977 in Athens, Greece).

12. The most populous country in Europe is Germany (over 81 million people).

13. The most popular languages ​​are French, Italian, Spanish, English, German, Polish and Russian.

14. The first humans on the European continent appeared around 35,000 BC.

15. 76% of people living in this continent are Christians.

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Europe questions and answers


How many people live in Europe?

The continent is inhabited by approximately 742,600,000 people.

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How many countries are there in Europe?

There are 46 countries in Europe.

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How big is Europe?

The area of ​​this continent is 10,180,000 km².

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What is the largest city in Europe?

The largest city is Moscow in Russia.

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What is the largest lake in Europe?

The largest lake is Ladoga in Russia (17,700 km²).

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What is the largest river in Europe?

The longest river in Europe is the Volga (3,531 km).

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What is the largest country in Europe?

Russia is the largest country. Its area in the European part is about 4.5 million km².

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What is the highest peak in Europe?

The highest peak is Mount Elbrus in Russia, 5,642 m above sea level.

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What does the word ‘Europe’ mean?

The name Europa comes from the Greek word “Εὐρώπη” (Europe).

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