Europe is not a country, it is a continent. There are seven continents including Europe, Asia, North America, South America, Africa, Antarctica and Australia, which is the only continent that is also a country. More »

The countries considered to comprise northern Europe are: Iceland, Ireland, the United Kingdom, the Faroe Islands, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Iceland, the United Kingdom, Ireland and... More »

Some of the countries that make up Europe include the United Kingdom, France and Spain. European countries are divided into European Union member states and non-member states. More »

Europe, also called Europa, is located in the Western and Northern Hemispheres on the European continent. Europe lies north of the African continent, south of the Arctic continent, west of the Asian continent and east of... More »

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 »

National Geographic explains that Europe is considered a continent because it has historic and cultural rather than strict physical boundaries from Asia. While Asia and Europe are divided roughly by the Aegean Sea, the D... More »

Europe is a continent made up of the western peninsula of the Eurasian landmass. The boundaries that separate Europe from Asia and Africa are the Ural and Caucasus Mountains in the east and the Caspian, Aegean and Black ... More »