About Europe

Europe is a diversified and sometime complex collection of countries. They are made up of various ethnic peoples and cultures with deep histories for a traveler to discover. Europe’s unique geography also amplifies its natural beauty and wonder.

A little familiarity of the European countries, their cities, history, geography, people, languages and more, will only enhance your travel experience to this continent. 

History

Europe’s history is fascinating with events and people that have changed civilization and the world forever. While some have move civilization forward for the better, others have caused great destruction and death.

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Climate & Weather

While continental Europe lies at a latitude farther north then that of United States, its climate remains very temperate. This is because of the warm gulf current that comes all the way from the Caribbean and the North Atlantic drift warming the continent.

Politics

Many forms of governments today originated in European countries. Evolving from the first forms of democracy in Ancient Greece to todays European Union. The political philosophies of ancient Greeks like Plato stimulated the medieval period and Magna Carta.

European Information

While the United States is more similar to Europe than any other place in the world, they of course do some things differently than we do in America. Know how to convert and read dates, time, temperatures, measurements and more when traveling throughout Europe.

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Geography

Europe is one of seven continents. It is the second smallest continent in size with only Oceania being smaller. Europe is a large peninsula that extends out westerly from the Eurasia continent land mass.

Demographics

Demographics are the criteria about a society that can be broken down into many different fields of information. We will provide just some information that may be useful to the traveler in Europe.