Europe is historically regarded as a separate contintent, though it’s just the westernmost part of the Eurasian landmass. It is bordered by the Arctic Ocean to the north, the Atlantic Ocean to the west and the Mediterranean Sea to the south. The border between Europe and Asia is not clearly defined. It is generally considered to be formed by the Ural Mountains, the Ural River, the Caucasus Mountains, the Black Sea and the Turkish Straits.
|Area||10,180,000 km² / 3,930,000 sq mi|
|Pop. Density||73/km² (188/sq mi)|
|Num. of Countries||50|
|Time Zones||UTC-1 – UTC+5|