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Warld cairt shawin the airt o Europe
A satellite composite eemage o Europe

Europe is geologically an geographically a hauf-island, takkin up the wastrenmaist pairt o Eurasie. It is for ordinar conseedert a continent, that, in this case, is mair a cultural nor a geographic differ. It is bund in the north bi the Airctic Ocean, in the wast bi the Atlantic Ocean, in the sooth bi the Mediterranean Sea an the Black Sea, an in the east bi the Ural Muntains an the Caspian Sea.

Gin conseedert a continent, Europe is the seicont-wee-est continent in the warld bi area, wi an area o 10,600,000 km² (4,140,625 square miles), sicwice it is mair lairger nor only Australie. In population it is the thrid-lairgest continent efter Asie an Africae. The population o Europe is aboot 705,500,000: aboot 11% o the warld's population.

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Main airticle: Regions o Europe

UN map o Europe
Europe
Regions o Europe
Europe, 1000.

Sub-diveesions o Europe is gey arbitrar, as nae consensus exists on the sindry defineetions that's proponed. Nae strict geographical conventions exists; this cairt represents, housomiver, the maist widespreid idea o whit kintras constitutes the sindry regions o the continent. Aften the regions includes differin kintras nor them that's on the cairt.

Some kintras haes territory in baith Europe an Asie (Roushie, Kazakhstan, Turkey, Azerbaijan, Georgie). Their Asie territory is coloured licht pink. Some states that lies haily on the Asie continent is conseedered pairt o Europe acause o cultural an historical raisons (Armenie, Cyprus). They are coloured daurk-pink. Azerbaijan's exclave o Nakhchivan is coloured daurk-pink an aw acause it isna a conteenuous extension o Azerbaijan's territory.

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