Europe is part of the supercontinent called Eurasia, but individually it is one of the smallest continents in the world.

The population of the European continent is about 700 million people and constitutes 11% of the world’s population.

The European continent is made up of 56 countries of which 6 have limited recognition. Its largest nation is Russia and the smallest is Vatican City.

European geology is characterized by large mountain systems and by having the largest proportion of coastline in the world: 1 kilometer of coastline for every 260 square kilometers of surface area.

The Alps, which extend over several countries such as Switzerland, Italy, Austria, and France, form the largest mountain system on the continent. At 4808 meters high, Mont-Blanc is the highest mountain on the continent.

European culture is recognized worldwide. The gastronomy of some countries, the music, the art, and European science have world-wide fame and it is not little.

Among the most visited countries in Europe are France, Spain, Italy, United Kingdom, Germany, and Greece. The cities with the highest number of annual visits are London, Paris, Istanbul, and Barcelona.

Some of the most visited places in Europe are the Coliseum in Rome, the Eiffel Tower in Paris, the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, or the Parthenon in Athens.

One trip is not enough to discover all the wonderful places in Europe. To know all its countries, cultures and gastronomies you will have to travel through the old continent again and again.

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