Although the second smallest in terms of land area, Europe is the third most populous continent in the world. With some of the world’s most well-known structures and cities, Europe is a playground for the adventurous soul.
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Fun Facts About Europe
Countries: 50 Sovereign States have land in the continent of Europe
Languages: 200+ are spoken, but only 24 have official status. English is the most widely spoken.
Europe is home to:
Both the largest and the smallest countries in the world (Russia and Vatican City respectively).
The world’s most connected airport, London Heathrow.
Two of the world’s most active volcanoes, Mount Vesuvius in Italy and Eyjafjallajökull in Iceland.
More than 270 species of mammals.
Santa. The North Pole is in Europe!
One of the richest, and most recognisable football teams in the world, Manchester United.
One of the New7 Wonders of the World: the Coliseum, in Italy.