Watch Sporcle's founder, Matt, name all the countries of Europe, mostly by following bordering countries.
Europe's largest country is Russia (37% of total continent area), and the smallest one is Vatican City, which occupies only a tiny territory in the center of Rome. The most visited travel destination in this part of the world is France with its capital Paris as the best place of interest, followed by Spain, Italy, the United Kingdom, and Germany.
This list of European countries by population presents the list of 50 countries and 8 territories and dependencies located in Europe, broadly defined.Transcontinental countries are included if they are members of the Council of Europe.The constituent countries of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales are combined as the United Kingdom.. The most populated country in Europe is Russia.
You have five minutes to name them all. Note: This includes all states recognized by the UN, and ends at the geographic boundaries of the Ural mountains and the Black Sea.
There are 44 countries in Europe today, according to the United Nations. The full list is shown in the table below, with current population and subregion (based on the United Nations official statistics). Not included in this total of "countries" and listed separately are:
Learn all the countries of Europe by playing this fun geography game! Just click the map to answer the questions.
Below is a list of most states in Europe, in order of geographical area.Europe's total geographical area is 10.186 million km². Some states (marked *) are only partially located in Europe.Those are ranked according to the size of their European part only.
Europe Shares Some of its Countries. Though the continent of Europe is divided into 50 countries, there are several countries that have territory in both Europe and Asia. Turkey, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, and Russia are considered to be “transcontinental” with portions of their countries on multiple continents.
Armenia and Cyprus geographically are in Asia, but politically and culturally they also are considered as a part of Europe. The largest of the Asian countries by area is Russia, which occupies about 30% of the total territory of the continent. The smallest one of the independent states is the Maldives.
The EU was not always as big as it is today. When European countries started to cooperate economically in 1951, only Belgium, Germany, France, Italy, Luxembourg and the Netherlands participated. Over time, more and more countries decided to join. The Union currently counts 28 EU countries. The 28 member countries of the EU By alphabetical order