Italy is on the continent of Europe located on a southern peninsula. It is bordered by the countries of France, Switzerland, Austria and Slovenia. Italy is also bordered by the Adriatic, Ionian and Tyrrhenian Seas. Rome ... More »

France is located on the continent of Europe. France is bordered by the countries of Belgium, Andorra, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Monaco, Spain and Switzerland. France is the third-largest country in Europe and the larg... More »

Switzerland is located in central Europe. This landlocked country is bordered by Germany and France to the north, Liechtenstein and Austria to the east, Italy to the south and France to the west and southwest. Slightly l... More »

Italy is where the Renaissance blossomed, and it is where the Roman Empire was located. Italy is famous for its cuisine, architecture, music and arts. As of 2014, 96 percent of the population is Italian, and Italian is t... More » Geography Europe

Europe is the second smallest continent, with an area of 3,937,083 square miles. While Australia is the smallest of the seven continents with an area of 3,132,061 square miles, Antarctica is the third smallest continent ... More »

The continental Netherlands lies within the continent of Europe. The Netherlands also has three islands located in the Caribbean. The Netherlands borders the North Sea and is situated between Germany and Belgium. More »

The Mongols never occupied Europe but sparked a renaissance thanks to the art, fashion, food and technology they introduced to residents of the continent. Historians say the Europeans enjoyed all the benefits of an encou... More »