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It is said that we got the name from Phoenician princess. Her name was Europa.
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Where is Europe?

Answer . . . Europe is not an island nor a country but a continent which is located Eastward from the U.S. is divided by the North Atlantic ocean. Asia is to it's East. Europe comprises the westernmost peninsula of Eurasia. Countries such as Germany, France, Poland, Switzerland and Luxembourg are s (MORE)

How did Europe get its name?

In Greek mythology, Europa was a Phoenician princess who was abducted by Zeus in bull form and taken to the island of Crete, where she gave birth to Minos, Rhadamanthus and Sarpedon. For Homer, Europe (Greek: Εὐρώπη Eurṓpē; see also List of traditional Greek place names) (MORE)

Name one country in Europe?

Flag Country Capital Status . Åland Islands . Mariehamn. Autonomous region of Finland (recognized by international treaty). Albania . Tirana. Andorra . Andorra la Vella. Austria . Vienna. Belarus . Minsk. Belgium . Brussels. Bosnia and Herzegovina . Sarajevo. Bulgaria . Sofi (MORE)

Name three rivers in Europe?

Volga (3,692 km/2,294 mi), draining into the Caspian Sea * Danube (2,860 km/1,777 mi), draining into the Black Sea * Ural (2,428 km/1,509 mi), draining into the Caspian Sea * Dnieper (2,290 km/1,423 mi), draining into the Black Sea * Don (1,950 km/1,212 mi), draining into the Sea of Azov * (MORE)

The name of the shortcut from Europe to Asia?

The name of the shortcut from Europe to Asia was called theNorthwest Passage. Many explorers searched for it, but it was neverfound. However, with new technology and the melting of polar icecap, passing through the area is now possible.

What is the name of an active volcano in Europe?

Mount Vesuvius., Stromboli and Mount Etna are all active volcanoes in Europe. Iceland also has a significant number of active volcanoes (the most recent eruption being that of Grímsvötn in 2004) due to it's location on the Mid Atlantic Ridge. Please see the related links for more information (MORE)

What are the names of countries in Europe?

Albania Andorra Armenia Austria Azerbaijan . Belarus Belgium. Bulgaria. Bosnia-Herzegovina Croatia Cyprus. Czech Republic. Denmark. Estonia. Finland. France Georgia . Germany. Greece. Hungary Iceland . Ireland. Italy Kazakhstan Latvia Liechtenstein . Lithuan (MORE)

Who was Europe named after?

The word ' Europe' comes from the ancient Greek mythological figure, Europa . The Greek god Zeus fell in love with, or at least took a fancy to, Europa, a Phoenician noblewoman in this version, and hid among Europa's father's cattle, disguised as a very gentle and hugely attractive white bull. (MORE)

Name six countries in Europe?

Poland, Norway, Finland, Sweden, Ireland, and Germany... plusss... France, Switzerland, Spain, portugul, Italy, Greece, Luxembourg, denmark, the Netherlands, austria, England, Croatia, Czech republic, Slovakia, and a few more...

Who named Europe?

The name Europe came from ILLYRIANS, Europa was the daughter of Aphrodite, goddess of LOVE. FACT: Did you know that all of the worlds population came from Africa and then later migrated to other parts of the world, i.e Europe. Europeans didn't exist at the time, they were actually african (bla (MORE)

What is the name of the oldest bridge in Europe?

Písek Stone Bridge It is the oldest bridge on the area of Czech Republic and one of two oldest bridges in Central Europe , located in south Bohemian city of Písek . It was built around 1300.

Name mountain ranges in Europe?

Eastern Alps . Central Eastern Alps ( Austria , Switzerland , and Italy ) . Bergamo Alps . Hohe Tauern . Ankogel Group . Defereggen Mountains . Glockner Group . Goldberg Group . Granatspitz Group . Hafner Group . Kreuzeck Group . Rieserferner Group . Schober Group . Vened (MORE)

What is the name of Europe money?

There is no single answer to that question. Europe has many different countries, with many different currencies. 16 countries use a currency called the Euro, but there are many other countries with their own individual currencies.

Find the name of a country in Europe?

Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, M (MORE)

What is the name of the peninsula in Europe?

There are far too many, and Europe itself is a peninsula. Here are some of the largest peninsulas: Iberian Peninsula Scandinavian Peninsula Apennine Peninsula Balkan Peninsula Jutland Peninsula

What are the names of the plateaus in Europe?

England: Birmingham Plateau, East WarwickshirePlateau, Kinder Scout, Midlands Plateau, Salisbury Plain Iceland: Arnavatnsheiði, Kjölur, Sprengisandur Italy: Campo Felice, Campo Imperatore, Giara di Gesturi, KarstPlateau, Murgia Norway: Finnmarksvidda, Hardangervidda, Valdresflye Russia: Ce (MORE)

Name the five countries in Europe?

There are a total of 51 countries in Europe: . Iceland . Ireland . United Kingdom . Portugal . Spain . Andorra . France . Monaco . Malta . Vatican City . San Marino . Italy . Austria . Liechtenstein . Switzerland . Luxembourg . Belgium . Netherlands . Germany . Denmark . Nor (MORE)

What can you do when you get to Europe?

That is a question that is impossible to answer because there are so many things you could do in Europe. There are many places to go, things to see, food to eat, experiences to have, people to meet, culture to see, music to hear and so on. The best is to go and enjoy it and have fun.

What is the name for the dollar in Europe?

The US Dollar is known as the Dollar or US Dollar in Europe. Europe has over 50 countries and they have various currencies. 17 of those countries use the Euro as their currency, which is probably what you are referring to.

What are the names of western europe countries?

Answers differ if you mean Western Europe in Europe's main 5 regions. According to the CIA (US) & Encyclopedia Britannica, Western Europe includes Portugal, Spain, Andorra, France, Monaco, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Germany, the United Kingdom, and Ireland. According to the UN, Western Europe incl (MORE)

What are all of the names of the countries in Europe?

Iceland Ireland United Kingdom Portugal Spain Andorra France Monaco Italy San Marino Vatican City Malta Austria Liechtenstein Switzerland Luxembourg Belgium Netherlands Germany Denmark Norway Sweden Finland Russia Estonia Latvia Lithuania Belarus Ukraine Moldova Romania Bulgaria Turkey Cyprus Georg (MORE)

How many countries are there in Europe and name them?

There are 50 European countries: Austria, Azerbaijan, Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Vatican, Great Britain, Germany, Hungary, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, M (MORE)

What continent is named after a place in Europe?

No continent is named after a place in Europe. There are, however, countries, cities, states, etc. named after places or people from Europe. New York has had several names originating in Europe. It was first called New Netherland, then New Amsterdam, then New York after the Duke of York, then New (MORE)

When did Europe get its name?

It is unknown to when Europe was actually first called Europe; the only thing known about the name is the etymology.

What are the names of the ethnic groups in Europe?

There are too many to name. There are hundreds of ethnic groups present in Europe, native alone. Some examples are English, Spanish, French, Italian, German, Swedish, Russian, Ukrainian, Greek, Polish, Serbian, Turkish, Sami, Basque, Corsican, and Sicilian.

What are two names of schools in Europe?

I got 2 in the UK... Tile Hill Wood School and Language College for Girls and Our Lady of the Assumption Roman Catholic Primary School... They are both in Coventry, in the Tile Hill Area.

What is the name of the countries of Europe and America?

The countries of Europe and America (what from an 'Old World' perspective would be the 'West') are collectively known as the Occident (from Latin : occidens meaning where the sun sets) as opposed to Asia, or the Orient (from Latin: oriens meaning where the sun rises ).

What are the names of the countries in the continent of Europe?

Europe includes the countries Norway, Sweden, Finland, Ireland, Britain, France, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Denmark, Italy, Hungary Romania, Bulgaria, Poland, Greece, Albania, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Serbia, Croatia, Montenegro, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Slovenia, Ma (MORE)

What is a name of a ace in Western Europe?

Perhaps you mean race? Race is considered to be the largest ethnic categorization. There are three races: Caucasians, Asians, and Africans. Race depends not only on your skin color (which it truly doesn't), but also on your ancestor's origins, your bone structure, etc. Europeans are Caucasians, as (MORE)

How common is the name Fred in Europe?

Fred usually is short for Frederick, which is German for peaceful ruler. Many countries in Europe that are German speaking frequently use this name. It is popular in England and Wales as the 95th popular name to have.

Is Dido the name of a singer from Europe?

The singer known as Dido was born on Christmas Day 1971 in London and her albums have been hits throughout Europe. Her birth name was Florian Cloud de Bounevialle Armstrong, but Dido has been her nickname since childhood.

What is the name of the southern Europe coastline?

The coastline of Europe is long and complex. It is sometimes unofficially referred to as the Mediterranean, because the Mediterranean is the main sea to the south of Europe, although there are smaller seas adjoining it like the Adriatic and the Ionian Sea.

What is Europe named after?

There is no one definitive explanation for the origin of Europe'sname. In Greek mythology, Europa was a Phoenician princess who wasabducted by Zeus in bull form and taken to the island of Crete,where she gave birth to Minos. However it is not clear how this name came to be applied to a wholegeograph (MORE)