Europe is the world's 5th largest continent by surface area (10,180,000 square kilometers) and it covers about 6.8 % of the world's total surface area. It is skirted by the Arctic Ocean in the North, Atlantic Ocean in the West, Mediterranean Sea in the South and Ural and Suez watershed divides to the East.

Europe map

Europe is primarily called as the birth place of western culture. It is divides into 50 countries where Russia, [took out-being] the largest and also most populated, covers more than 40 % of the whole continent.This country is one of the most traveled destinations in the world since it offers so many diverse cultures. Whether you are searching for Expedia city breaks to Athens or a weekend trip to Prague, Europe has it all.

The United Kingdom, Poland, Denmark, Sweden, Portugal, Spain and Bulgaria are some of the major countries of the continent. Lake Balaton in Hungary is the largest lake and the Volga (3690 km) is the longest liver of Europe. English, Greek, Italian, Portuguese, German are the primary languages spoken.

The climatic zone of Europe majorly lies in the Temperate Zone. Due to the influence of Gulf Stream, the temperature of Europe is milder when compared to nearby regions. Europe is the home of the World's famous Alps Mountain ranges.

The major natural vegetation of this continent is mixed forest with very favorable growth condition.


There are 14 Europe web directory related resources in this category!

  • BBC Europe
    Official BBC page for Europe. Offers the most important news items concerning the continent and the countries which compose it.

  • Council of Europe
    The official website of the Council of Europe which includes 47 countries and represents over 820 million citizens. Laws, practices and activities of the Council are to be found on the website.

  • EPO
    The European Patent Organization website. Offers users information about claimed patents and the ability to register new patents or trade those already bought.

    The official European Union website. Offers information about participant states, the general purpose of the organization and news concerning the EU states.

  • Europe - National Geographic
    Official National Geographic page dedicated to Europe. Travel articles mostly, portraying important tourist destinations in the continent.

  • European Commission
    Official multilingual website of the European Commission. Offers a wide variety of reading materials and news articles which regard member countries of the Commission.

  • European Parliament
    Official multilingual website of the European Parliament. Explains its role, the projects started and describes its activities. Members are also presented.

  • European Sources Online
    General purpose informative website about the EU, member states and information regarding EU citizens.

  • European Tour
    General purpose tourism website aimed at promoting European tours and vacations. Offers information for travelers and European citizens alike.

  • Internet Week Europe
    International European Festival which is aimed at acknowledging and celebrating the expansion of online practices and web integration in Europe.

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