Europe

Overview

  • Population: 746,419,440 
  • Land Area: 3.9 million square miles 
  • Largest Country (by land area): Russia 
  • Smallest Country (by land area): Vatican City 
  • Largest Country (by population): Russia 
  • Major Biomes: Temperate Forest, Mediterranean Scrub Forest, Boreal Forest, and Tundra. 
  • Longest River: Volga River 
  • Highest Mountain: Mount Elbrus 
  • Largest Lake: Lake Ladoga 
  • Largest Desert: Oleshky Sands 
  • Languages: Russian, German, French, English 
  • Inventions: Caravel, Space Suit, Cinematograph, Power Transformer, Submarine, Telephone 

Fun facts 

  • In Switzerland it is illegal to flush a toilet after 10pm 
  • Europe is named after a Phoenician princess called Europa 
  • Europe is world’s second smallest continent 
  • Europe gave birth to western civilization 
  • There are 50 Countries in Europe 
  • Although Europe is second smallest in land area, but it’s third largest in population