Flags World Word Provides the some details of Countries in Europe. Conventionally there are four main geographical regions or subregions in Europe.
Some Facts about Europe
Europe is the second-smallest continent, and it could be described as a large peninsula or as a subcontinent. Europe is the western portion of the Eurasian landmass and is located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere. Several larger islands belong to Europe, such as Iceland or the British Isles with the UK and Ireland.
With an area of 10.2 million km² (3,938,000 sq mi), Europe is 20% larger than the contiguous United States. The European Union has an area (without the UK) of over 4.23 million km² (1.6 million sq mi).
How many countries are there in Europe?
Europe is shared by 50 countries. By the conventional definition, there are 44 sovereign states or nations in Europe. Not included are several countries namely Turkey, which occupies only a small part of East Thrace on the European Balkan Peninsula.
Cyprus, an island in the Mediterranean Sea, is geographically part of Asia Minor (Middle East).
The Faroe Islands, an island group between the Norwegian Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean are a self-governing territory of the Kingdom of Denmark.
Greenland, which geographically belongs to North America, is as well an autonomous Danish territory.
Kosovo is a partially recognized state in the Balkans.
A small piece of Western Kazakhstan is also considered to be part of Europe.
Country Pop. (1000) Maps Capital
Denmark 5,814 Denmark Map Copenhagen
Estonia 1,304 Estonia Map Tallinn
Faroe Islands (DK) 50 Faroe Is. Map Tórshavn
Finland 5,561 Finland Map Helsinki
Greenland (DK) 56 Greenland Map Nuuk (Godthab)
Iceland 341 Iceland Map Reykjavik
Ireland 4,847 Ireland Map Dublin (City)
Latvia 1,911 Latvia Map Riga
Lithuania 2,864 Lithuania Map Vilnius
Northern Ireland (UK) 1,885 Ireland Map Belfast
Norway 5,401 Norway Map Oslo
Scotland (UK) 5,424 UK Map Edinburgh
Sweden 10,053 Sweden Map Stockholm
United Kingdom 6,959 UK Map London Birmingham, Manchester Wales (UK) 3,125 UK Map Cardiff
Austria 8,766 Austria Map Vienna (Wien)
Belgium 11,563 Belgium Map Brussels
France 65,481 France Map Paris
Germany 82,439 Germany Map Berlin
Liechtenstein 38 Vaduz
Luxembourg 597 Luxembourg Map Luxembourg
Netherlands 17,133 Netherlands Map The Hague,Amsterdam
Switzerland 8,608 Switzerland Map Bern - Zürich
Belarus 9,434 Belarus Map Minsk
Bulgaria 6,989 Bulgaria Map Sofia
Czech Republic 10,631 Czechia Map Prague
Hungary 9,655 Hungary Map Budapest
Moldova 4,030 Moldova Map Chisinau
Poland 38,028 Poland Map Warsaw
Romania 19,483 Romania Map Bucharest
Russian Federation 143,896 European Russia Map Moscow
Slovakia 5,451 Slovakia Map Bratislava
Ukraine 43,795 Ukraine Map /Crimea Map Kiev
Albania 2,938 Albania Map Tirana
Andorra 77 Andorra la Vella
Bosnia & Herzegovina 3,502 Bosnia & Herzegovina Map Sarajevo
Croatia (Hrvatska) 4,140 Croatia Map Zagreb
Cyprus 1,198 Cyprus Map Nicosia (Lefkosia)
Gibraltar (UK) 35 Gibraltar
Greece 11,125 Greece Map Athens
Italy 59,217 Italy Map Rome - Milan
Kosovo 1,809 Pristina
North Macedonia, Rep. of 2,087 Macedonia Map Skopje
Malta 433 Valletta
Monaco 38 Monaco
Montenegro 629 Montenegro Map Podgorica Portugal 10,255 Portugal Map Lisbon
San Marino 34 San Marino Serbia 8,733 Serbia Map Belgrade Slovenia 2,082 Slovenia Map Ljubljana Spain 46,441 Spain Map Madrid Turkey (East Thrace) 1,000 Turkey Map Ankara - Istanbul Vatican City State 1 Holy See Map Vatican City
With a height of 5,642 m, Mount Elbrus is Europe's highest mountain. The dormant volcano lies in the Caucasus Mountains in southern Russia.
Major Geographical Regions of Europe
Major geographical regions in Europe are Scandinavia and the Scandinavian Peninsula, the Baltic Sea, the North Sea, the British Isles, the Great European Plain, the Central European Uplands, the Alps, the Mediterranean, the Italian Peninsula and the Apennine Mountains, the Iberian Peninsula, the Pyrenees, the Balkans and the Balkan Peninsula, the Black Sea and the Caucasus. There are Countries in Europe.
Languages of Europe
Major languages of Europe are English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Nordic Languages, and East European languages.