Outline of Europe

Outline of Europe

Europe is one of the seven traditional continents of Earth. The westernmost peninsula of Eurasia, it is bounded to the north by the Arctic Ocean, to the west by the Atlantic Ocean, to the south by the Mediterranean Sea, to the southeast by the Caucasus Mountains, the Black Sea and the waterways connecting the Black Sea to the Mediterranean. To the east, Europe is generally divided from Asia by the water divide of the Ural Mountains, the Ural River, and by the Caspian Sea.[1]

Europe is the world's second-smallest continent in terms of area, covering about 10,180,000 square kilometres (3,930,000 sq mi) or 2% of the Earth's surface. Of Europe's 48 countries, Russia is the largest by both area and population, while the Vatican is the smallest. Europe is the third most populous continent after Asia and Africa with a population of 710,000,000 or about 11% of the world's population. However, Europe's borders, and population are in dispute, as the term continent can refer to a cultural and political distinction or a physiographic one.

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Europe:

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Geography of Europe

Regions of Europe

Countries of Europe

Main article: List of European countries

Cities in Europe

Main article: List of cities in Europe

Villages in Europe

Main article: List of villages in Europe by country

Geographic features of Europe

Demography of Europe

Main article: Demographics of Europe

History of Europe

Main article: History of Europe

History by country

History by field

History by region

  • History of Central Europe

Culture of Europe

Main article: Culture of Europe

The Arts in Europe

Sports in Europe

Environment of Europe

Economy and infrastructure of Europe

Main article: Economy of Europe
  • Wind power in Europe

Education in Europe

Governments of Europe

Politics of Europe

Main article: Politics of Europe

Europe lists

Main article: List of Europe-related topics
  • List of newspapers in Europe
  • List of radio stations in Europe
  • List of television stations in Europe

See also

  • All pages beginning with "Europe"
  • All pages with titles containing "Europe"
  • All pages beginning with "European"
  • All pages with titles containing "European"
  • Index of Europe-related articles
  • Continent


  1. ^ Microsoft Encarta Online Encyclopedia 2007. "Europe". http://encarta.msn.com/encyclopedia_761570768/Europe.html. Retrieved 2007-12-27. 

External links

Wikimedia Atlas of Europe

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