"EUROPE - the old World" Europe by Leipzig
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When I was younger, before the Wall came down, I travelled with my family to the regions in the so-called East European countries. After 1989 I flew together with my partents for summer holidays into Europe's south. Today I do not want to lie two weeks on a single beach making the sun buring my skin. I prefer to visit places with great architecture and culture. As I am a student I can not afford flights to exotic places.
Everytime I have saved a little money I jump in my car and drive around. I don't regret this. Europe has much to offer and I am happy to live on a continent with such a long history and culture. I hope to see all 44 European countries - so far I visited 22 of them.
On my Must-See-Tips I introduce you to regions I have been so far. Under General Tips I indexed several castles, palaces and royal residences I have seen so far. There must be a million castles in Europe. It's a lifetime job to visit all.
LOCATION: The Continent of Europe being the Western part of the Euro-Asian landmass, is bounded by the North Atlantic Ocean to the west, the Mediterranean Sea to the south, the Caucasus Mountains and Sea of Mamara to the Southeast, the Ural mountains to the east and the Arctic Ocean and icecap to the north.
POPULATION: 731,730,000 (446,600,000 in the EU)
AREA: 9,938,000 sq km (3,837,000 sq miles) (6th largest continent - 6,7% of Earth's land)
COUNTRIES: 44 (25 in the EU)
HIGHEST POINT: Mt. Elbrus at 5,633m (18,481 ft)
LOWEST POINT: the surface of the Caspian Sea, 28 m (92 ft) below sea level
CAPITAL CITIES: please see graphics to the right
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