Map of the Continents of the World, Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, and South America

Some Facts about Europe

Europe is geographically a large peninsula of the western part of the Eurasian supercontinent, plus some islands like Iceland or the British Isles with the UK and Ireland. The European continent, despite it has no clear geographical or geological boundary in east, is by convention ‘separated’ from Asia by the Ural Mountains.

Area: 10.18 million km² (3,930,000  sq mi), the area is shared by 50 countries.

Population: 740 million people live in Europe (in 2016, including more than 1 million refuges).

Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, United Kingdom
Windsor Castle, one of the official residences of the British Royal Family at Windsor in the English county of Berkshire.


Eastern Europe
Country/currency Capital City/places we go
Belarus Minsk
Bulgaria Sofia
Czech Republic Prague
Hungary Budapest
Moldova Chisinau
Poland Warsaw
Romania Bucharest
Russian Federation

  • Ruble RUB

Slovakia Bratislava
Ukraine Kiev
Northern Europe
Country/currency Capital City/places we go
Denmark Copenhagen
Estonia Tallinn
Faroe Islands Tórshavn
Finland Helsinki
Greenland Nuuk (Godthab)
Iceland Reykjavik
Ireland Dublin (City)
Latvia Riga
Lithuania Vilnius
Northern Ireland(UK) Belfast
Norway Oslo
Scotland (UK) Edinburgh
Sweden Stockholm
United Kingdom

  • Pound Sterling GBP

Wales (UK) Cardiff
Southern Europe
Country/currency Capital City/places we go
 Albania Tirana
 Andorra Andorra la Vella
Bosnia & Herzegovina Sarajevo
Croatia (Hrvatska) Zagreb
Cyprus Nicosia (Lefkosia)
Gibraltar (UK) Gibraltar
Greece Athens
Vatican City State Vatican City
Italy Rome – Milan
Macedonia, Rep. of Skopje
Malta Valletta
Montenegro Podgorica
Portugal Lisbon
San Marino San Marino
Serbia Belgrade
Slovenia Ljubljana
Spain Madrid

  • Lira TRY
Ankara – Istanbul

Western Europe
Country/currency Capital City/places we go
Austria Vienna (Wien)
Belgium Brussels
France Paris
Germany Berlin
Liechtenstein Vaduz
Luxembourg Luxembourg
Monaco Monaco
Netherlands The Hague, Amsterdam
Switzerland Bern – Zürich