Why is Europe called Europe?
In ancient Greek mythology, Europa was a Phoenician princess whom Zeus abducted and took to the island of Crete.
Later, Europa became a name for the area of central-north Greece, and by 500 BC its meaning had been extended to the lands to the north.
Later, Europa became a name for the area of central-north Greece, and by 500 BC its meaning had been extended to the lands to the north.
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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…ome of the countries that make up Europe.. Europe is a large peninsula on the western end of the Eurasian continent, and is located directly north of the African continent, separated from Africa by the Mediterranean Sea. Its eastern limit is the Caucuses mountains. Britain and Ireland are considered part of Europe, as are other adjacent small islands such as parts of Fenno-scandia. It is also located right next to Asia it is one of the biggest continents in the world where is Europe located? (MORE)
It's not \nBut Eastern Europe was prior to World War 1. There was a lot of tension between and among the countries and the first spark (the assassination of Ferdinand) set off the explosion.
Europe is called a "peninsula of peninsulas" because it is 1 giant peninsula made of a lot of smaller peninsulas.
One three nation grouping is called the Baltic States consisting of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. Another example would be the Lowland or Benelux countries: the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg. Another example could be the Apennine (or Italian) countries: Italy, San Marino, and Vatican City. Y…et another such example would be the Iberian countries: Portugal, Spain, and Andorra. (MORE)
The Eastern European Plain is also known as the Russian Plain. Ithas also been referred to as the Sarmatic Plain.
Before the modern state of Turkey was formed after World War I, it was the Ottoman Empire. Towards the end of its existence, the Ottoman Empire was called the Sick Man of Europe because it was losing a lot of wars and the territory it once controlled.
They are called Eurasia because they are on the same land mass, unlike the other continents which show more geographical separation.
... it is called ... A DOLLAR! No country in Europe has a currency called dollar. Examples of countries with currencies called dollar are USA, Canada, Australia, Singapore, and more besides.
It is called the "peninsula of peninsulas" because it is a collection of peninsulas. This is true because it has around 5 peninsulas in it. Some of these peninsulas are the Balkin peninsula, the Iberian peninsula, the Italian peninsula, etc.
They are called hurricanes, or whatever the translation is in the language of the country of interest, However, actual hurricanes are very rare in Europe, though other storms may produce hurricane or near hurricane force winds.
Because of the kind of soil in Ukraine, farms are very productiveof various grain crops.
If you mean people born in Europe, then Europeans. But if you mean the first nations, it is hard to say. I believe the first people there were the Celts and thus Celts would be more appropriate.. As opposed to Celts, Native Europeans might work.
i can find lot of opportunity in various sector such as study, seeing beautiful sight------
Switzerland is one of the beautiful countries.It is located in the Central Europe. The borders of Switzerland touch Germany to the north,France to the west,Austria to the east and Italy to the south.The climate varies with altitude.It has cold, cloudy, rainy and snowy winters, and cool to warm, clou…dy, humid summers with occasional showers. Mountains of the Switzerland are very popular, Alps in south and Jura in northwest. It has a central plateau of rolling hills, plains and large lakes. The highest point is Dufourspitze at 4,634m while Lake Maggiore is just 195m above sea level. Switzerland is unequalled and outstanding country. You will get some of the really best Swiss experiences involving incredible mountains and lakes, stunning sports -- summer or winter, lively towns, stylish, quaint hillside villages, and all tied together with an efficient transport system. Switzerland is well known for its terrific beers, rich food and amazing pastries and chocolates. Bern is a tiny, quiet, riverside elegance and is the capital of Switzerland. View the old town's cobbled streets and arcaded buildings date from the 11th Century to 18th Century. In the south of Bern, the Lake Thun area affords castle freaks the opportunity to pleasure themselves repeatedly on 12th and 13th Century fortifications. Geneva is situated at the southwest tip of the Lake Geneva and near France. It is well cultured and metropolitan. It offers numerous museums and beautiful architecture including the old town. Lausanne is situated on the other side of the lake. It is stylish and pleasantly walkable and alive with varied street action and nutty cafes. Zurich is gorgeously located astride a river, boxed in by Lake Zurich and distant snowy mountains. So, Switzerland is the playground of Europe. (MORE)
It is called a dollar, same as it is called everywhere else in the world. No country in Europe has a currency called dollar. Examples of countries with currencies called dollar are USA, Canada, Australia, Singapore, and more besides.
The grasslands in Europe is called north European plains. some say it is part of eurasia
Europe is not unified with a single currency. The Euro is the currency of the European Union, and is usuallyincorrectly associated with Europe as a whole. Eighteen out oftwenty-eight EU members, on top of six non-members, currently usethe Euro. Most countries in Europe use their own currencies.
Neo-Europes are places in the temperate zones of the world in which they are most like Europe. Many Neo-Europes were distinct from Europe but as explorers discovered these lands they (either consciously and/or accidentally) changed the landscapes to make it more like their home. This was done by t…erminating natives and introducing a wide variety of new animals and plants. (MORE)
There are many parts of Europe which are separated from the rest of the European continent.\n. \nThe main parts are:\nThe British Isles (UK, Ireland, Isle of Man)\nScandinavia (Norway, Sweden, Finland and Iceland - Denmark is connected directly to the main land mass)\nislands like Cyprus, Malta, Gr…eek islands (MORE)
In the British Isles this pattern is known as the Plough. It is also occasionally referred to as the Butcher's Cleaver in northern England. In Ireland the figure is sometimes called the Starry Plough and has been used as a political symbol. It was formerly called by the old name Charles' Wain ("wain…" meaning "wagon," and derived from the still older CarlswÃ¦n) as it still is in Scandinavia, Karlavagnen, Karlsvogna, or Karlsvognen. A folk etymology holds that it was named after Charlemagne, but this common Germanic name originally meant the men's wagon (the churls' wagon), in contrast to the women's wagon (the Little Dipper). Similarly, in Romanian and most Slavic languages it is known as "the Great Wagon", as opposed to "the Small Wagon," the Little Dipper. In German it is called GroÃer Wagen (Great Cart). An older Odin's Wain may lie behind these northern concepts.. In Finland the figure is known as Otava and widely used as a cultural symbol. In Finnish dialects, the word otava means a 'salmon net', but this word is largely obsolete in modern Finnish. (MORE)
Many travelers bring their mobile electronics. However, if you arein need of the international operator while in Europe you can dial.01. When you call the operator make sure you know the country codeof the country you want to call.
There is no one money in Europe. 26 countries use the Euro (symbol 'â¬') as a common currency. All the countries in Europe (with the exception of Liechtenstein) have their own individual currencies.
Europe does not have a parliament as such. Europe consists of over50 countries, each of which has its own Parliament. There is anorganisation called the European Union, which has 28 of Europe'scountries as members. It has a parliament which is simply known asthe European Parliament.
It is not really known when the continent became known as Europe, all that we know is that the name comes from the Greek Mythological person Europa, a Phoenician woman who had an affair with Zeus.
You could call them Northern European, Germanic, or simply European. You may also call them by their nationality, such as Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, etc. You could call them Scandinavian or Nordic. It can even go down to regional or city denominations, such as TeledÃ¸l or Stockholmare. You co…uld call one who lives in Northern Europe many things, as long as it is applicable in a sense. For example, if an Asian immigrant is living in Northern Europe, you cannot truly call them Germanic. Another example is that a Finn or Icelander would normally not be considered Scandinavian, but Nordic. (MORE)
The term was first applied to the Ottoman Empire. That would now be where modern Turkey is and some of the other areas of south-eastern Europe .
The " Marshall Plan " also known as the ERP ( E uropean R ecovery P rogram)
Dial +1 then area code then cell or landline number...To call cheaper to a cell phone you can use Skype or from PC to PC Skype or Google talk is free !
Because the game was invented here, a long time before American "Football". Question really ought to be, why do you call football "soccer". Grrr! ---- Soccer is an English coloquial version of the phrase 'Association Football' .The game is called Football NOT Soccer. The word 'Soccer' was used t…o describe on particular form of league of football. (MORE)
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.
A European =P though to be honest they'd probably prefer to be called after their specific country of origin... eg. German if they come from Germany ect
It was part of the Seven Year's War but the particular part of that we call the French and Indian War has no specific name in Europe.
There was no Europe as we know it it Roman times. The various parts of Europe were called by their provincial names, such as Hispania for Spain, Gallia for parts of France, Thrace for roughly Bulgaria, Britannia for Britain. The dividing lines between the provinces were not the same as present day c…ountries either. (MORE)
Because... Russia never boasted their military power, but everyone knew they had it and still have it. They still call them the sleeping bear because it would be very, very unwise for a country to screw with a country like Russia. Russia in WWII was not ready for war, but they had the means to milit…arize the entire country, and they did. (MORE)
Republic of Albania- Republika e ShqipÃ«risÃ« . Republic of Armenia- Hayastan Hanrapetoutyoun. Principality of Andorra- Principat d'Andorra. Republic of Austria- Republik Osterriech. Republic of Azerbaijan- AzÉrbaycan RespublikasÄ±. Republic of Belarus- Respubliki BieÅaruÅ'/ R…espubliki BieÅaruÅ'iya. Kingdom of Belgium- Koninkrijk Belgie/ Koningreich Belgien/ Royaume Belgique. Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina- Republika Bosna I Hercegovina. Republic of Bulgaria- Republika Balgariya. Republic of Croatia- Republika Hrvatska. Republic of Cyprus- Kypriaki Dimokratia/ Kibris Cumhuriyeti. Czech Republic- Ceska Republika. Kingdom of Denmark- Koningeriget Danmark. Republic of Estonia- Eesti Vabariik. Faroe Islands- FÃ¸royar/ FaerÃ¸erne. Republic of Finland- Soumen Tasavalta . Republic of France-RÃ©publique France . Republic of Germany- Republik Deutschland. Republic of Greece- Helliniki Dimokratia. Georgia- Sak'art'velo. Hungary-Magyar . Iceland-Island. Ireland-Eire. Italy-Italia. Latvia-Latvija. Liechtenstein-Liechtenstein. Lithuania-Lietuva. Luxembourg-Luxembourg/Luxemburg/Letzembuerg. Macedonia-Makeonija. Malta-Malta. Moldova-Moldova. Monaco-Monaco. Montenegro-Crna Gora. Netherlands-Nederland. Norway-Noreg/Norge. Poland-Polska. Portugal-Portugal. Romania-Romania. Russia-Rossija. San Marino-San Marino. Serbia-Srbija. Slovakia-Slovenska Republika. Slovenia-Slovenija. Spain-Espana. Sweden-Sverige. Switzerland-Schwiezze/Suisse/Svizzera/Svizra/Helvetia. Turkey-Turkiye United Kingdom-United Kingdom/Unitit Kinrick/Rioche Aonaichte/Taeyrnag Unideg England-England Scotland-Scotland/Scotland/Alba Wales-Cymru/Wales Northern Ireland-Tuaisceart Eireann Ukraine-Ukrajina/Ukraina Vatican-Vaticanum Vojvodina-Vojvodina . Cherkessia-Cerkessija. Crimea-Krym. Naxcivan-Naxcivan. Abkishniakh-Abkicniakh. Turkish Republic of Thrace-Turkianiki Dimokratia Thraki/ Turkce Cumhuriyeti Thrakiye. Turkish Republic of Anatolia-Turkce Cumhuriyeti Anadoli/ Turkianiki Dimokratia Anadolias. Bosno-Croat Federation of Bosnia-Herzegovina/ Bosnia-Bosne-Hrvatske Zevaz Bosna I Hercegovina/ Bosna. Serb Republic of Bosnia-Herzegovina/ Herzegovina-Republika Srbije Bosna I Hercegovina/ Hercegovina. Kosovo Republican of Serbia-Kosovo Republika Srrbije. (MORE)
Country would be Russia with 140,000,000 (or European Russia, 110,000,000) City would be Moscow with Moscow (15,000,000)
You are probably thinking of a serf. Serfs were basically like slaves; they were tied to the land and forced to work. They were like peasants but they did not have freedom, peasants had freedom.
Most European countries don't observe a Labor Day as it is observed in the US. The Labor Day of the US was established in part to counter the May Day observances of European socialists and communists, which occures on the first day of May each year.
Because it was a strategic location in the center of western Europewhere many wars were fought in which many of Europe's great powersonce participated.
It was called black triangle because the burning coal was blackening the air and it's between three country that meet, Germany, Poland, and Czech Republic
Australia is a long way from Europe. The continents of Asia, Africa and (if you come the other way Americas, are between us an Europe. To give you an idea of say London to Melbourne. You travel across France, Germany, Italy and Greece, through the Middle East, India and the Sub Continent, Asia, Indo…nesia, Papua/New Guinea and then you fly across Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria, then into Melbourne. Or, you can fly out of London, over France, down over Morocco, Egypt, Ethiopia, and the rest of the African continent, over Madigascar, across the Indian Ocean, across more than 2,000 miles of Australia and into Melbourne. From London to Melbourne is about 20 hours flying time, the different airline routes means a trip of 22 to 26 hours depending on the number and length of stops. From Melbourne to Los Angeles is around 17 hours flight time (2011) at a top speed of 1050 k.p.h. (across the Pacific). I left Melbourne at 11.00 a.m. Australian Eastern Time on Friday and landed in Los Angeles at 9.00 a.m. on the same day. There is about a 17 hour time difference (Australia seeing sunrise before U.S). (MORE)
it is sometimes called Mediterranean Europe because the countries found in southern europe are located on the mediterranean sea.
Europe is not a country, it is a continent. Just like Canada is a country in the North American continent, France or Spain or Greece or many more are countries on the continent of Europe. Continents do not have anthems, countries do, so obviously Europe does not have an anthem as it is not a country…. (MORE)
The United States. This is because America is usually referred to as the continents of North and South America. In some languages, people of the United States aren't even referred to as Americans for this reason (such as Spanish).
The largest plain in Europe is known as either the European Plain or the Great European Plain.
I searched using Google Earth - when I centred the globe on america, and typed in 'northern europe' to the search box, it immediately rotated the view to show the continent of Europe. Therefore, I'm assuming any town called northern europe does not exist in america.
There is no specific term for large churches in Europe. However, the central church of a diocese, the seat of a bishop is called a cathedral and the word is sometimes used incorrectly to describe a large church. Other descriptions for large churches are "minster" and "abbey" although, like cathedr…al, these both have specific meanings and don't serve to describe the size of a church building. (MORE)
Yes you can. Simply dial 0044 (the international code for the UK) then 844 (you omit the leading zero) - then the rest of the number. How much you get charged will depend on the carrier you use.
If you are referring to the nineteenth century then the Ottoman Empire (Turkey) was someimes called this.
People from Europe can be called European. As Europe is a continent, it has many countries, so Europeans generally identify themselves by the country they are from.