Europe, the world's second-smallest continent by surface area, comprises of the westernmost peninsula of Eurasia, and shares 2% of the Earth's surface and about 6.8% of its land area. It is the third-most populous continent after Asia and Africa, having about 11% of the world's population.

26,237 Questions

What key ingredient changed attitudes about chocolate in Europe?

The Answer is "Sugar"


- milk

- sugar

- vanilla

- cocoa butter


Who is the patron saint of Basque country?

The patron saint of the Basque country is St. Ignatius of Loyola.


Is Fuerteventura part of Europe for holiday insurance purposes?

Fuerteventura is part of Spain, which is member of EU, so indeed, you just need insurance for Europe (European Union).

Global Warming
Carbon Footprints

What country has the smallest carbon footprint?

Kiribati, a small island nation in the Pacific Ocean, has the smallest carbon footprint. It is particularly vulnerable to sea-level rise from global warming, and its President signed the Bandos Island declaration on 10 November 2009. This was a promise by Kiribati and nine other countries to show moral leadership and start greening their economies by voluntarily committing to carbon neutrality.

The Bible

Which Europeans descended from peoples in the Bible?

Jesus commissioned His disciples to go and preach the good news of the Kingdom of God to the "lost tribes of the House of Israel." Not to the Jews or Gentiles.

"...Go not into the way of the Gentiles, and into any city of the Samaritans enter ye not: but go rather to the lost sheep of the House of Israel. And as ye go, preach, saying, The Kingdom of Heaven is at hand." (Matt.10:5-7)

The House of Israel were the vast majority of the Hebrew tribes who were scattered into Asia originally by Assyria [ancient Germans], approximately 130 years before the Jews went into Babylonian captivity [II Kings 17]. The House of Israel became known to history and the world as the "lost ten tribes of the House of Israel."

The Jews returned from Babylon after 70 years -- the House of Israel never did.

With the defeat and dispersal of the Assyrian empire... so were the "lost sheep" further scattered and they migrated into the European continent and the British Isles.

These tribes eventually emerged as European nations. Many of them, however, were still in and around the Asian arena at the time of the disciples.

It was to these whom Jesus sent His disciples, who also disappeared from the Bible record and world history following Jesus' ascension into heaven. After that, we read a few token names of disciples like Peter, James, John and some of their works. But, mostly we read of Paul and his commission to the Gentiles.

The "lost sheep of the House of Israel" still don't know who they are to this day -- but it was they to whom Jesus commissioned His disciples to plant the seeds of His Word, and it was they who eventually emerged in Europe as "Christ-professing nations" in what was to be called by some as the "free world."

Although this list is disputed by some... and denied by others... here is where the "lost sheep" ended up:

Reuben: France

Asher: Belgium & Luxembourg

Simeon & Levi: Scattered

Gad: Switzerland

Judah [the Jews]: Scattered & in Israel [Palestine, today]

Naphtali: Sweden

Zebulun: Holland

Ephraim: Britain

Issachar: Finland

Manasseh: the United States of America

Dan: Denmark & Ireland

Benjamin: Norway


How many deserts does Europe have?

Europe has no major deserts, but some very small ones in countries such as Spain and Italy.


What mountain range separates Europe and Asia?

The Urals form the main dividing line between the two continents, along with the Caucus Mountains. What do you think!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Ural and Caucasus mountains
THe Ural Mountains
The Urals and the Caucus Mountains both separate Asia and Europe.
There are several landforms that separate Europe and Asia:

The Ural Mountains

The Caspian Sea

The Caucus Mountains

The Black Sea

The Bosporus Strait

The Mediterranean Sea


Are Cuban Cigars legal in Europe?

Yes , only the US has embargoed Cuban cigars .


When is fall in Europe?

A season ends and starts on either an equinox or a solstice (whichever it starts with it will end with the opposite). Fall starts on the Autumn Equinox and ends on the Winter Solstice. However, Equinoxes and Solstices do not stay on the same day every year. The Autumn Equinox starts on either September 22 or September 23 and the Winter Solstice starts on either December 21 or December 22. So Fall starts in Europe on September 22/23 and ends on December 21/22.


Is Europe bigger or smaller than the US?

Europe is 10,180,000 km2 (about 3,393,000 sq. miles) while the US is only 9,826,675 km2 (about 3,275,558 sq. miles), so Europe is larger.


What are two territories of Spain that are not part of Europe?

Ceuta and Melilla in Africa.


Where does Europe meet Asia?

If we include Western Russia as part of Europe, then this would be at the Ural Mountains in Russia. The other place where Europe meets Asia is at the city of Istanbul in Turkey - a place where east really does meet west.


What is the northernmost country of Europe?

Russia, followed by Norway.

The northernmost point of Europe is Cape Fligely, Russia (European portion). However, if you exclude Russia then the northernmost point is Rossøya, Norway (which is a part of the Svalbard Islands, a Norwegian territory).

Salary and Pay Rates
Police and Law Enforcement

How much money do police officers in Europe make?

Europe has many different countries and the rates of pay for the police officers in those countries would vary by a lot.


Can I use a US shaver in Europe?

Yes, but you need to check the input voltage on the label of the shaver. Most are 100-240v so it will accept the input ok. The other issue is the type of plug it has on it. Depending whether it is a rechargeable or just plain mains-only shaver it will probably have a two pin plug. If the pins are round, they will fit into any bathroom shaver socket. If they are flat, they are designed to go into a regular wall socket, so you will need a travel plug for the country you are travelling to.

<<>> Most shavers are able to use 100-240 v but they have an adjustment which must be set to the new voltage when you change country. My shaver can be switched to 110 v, 120 v , 220 v and 240 v and if it is connected to the wrong voltage it might not work and/or it might be damaged.

Beach Vacations

What countries in Europe are hot in october?

Southern states, Portugal, Spain (and their African islands), Italy, Greece, Croatia, Turkey, Cyprus, Malta, southern France.


Is Morocco an European country?

Morocco is a North-African Arab country, however it has heavy influence from Europe (mostly from France and Spain, although Morocco has placed influenced on Europe as well, mostly Spain). Morocco even considers itself a European type country, as it has tried to join the European Union with this argument.

Electrical Wiring
VW Transporter

What kind of electricity used in train?

Ac current. Ac current is easily controlled for voltage and frequency. The diesel engine runs a generator that generates AC current for use in the electric drive motors on each drive wheel.


Where is Birmingham located in Europe?

Birmingham is a city in the United Kingdom, located in the constituent country of England.


How do people in Europe measure weight?

Every country in Europe uses the metric system, meaning they would measure weight in kilograms, grams, etc.


What European countries practice atheism?

Atheism is not a religion, and cannot be "practiced." It is a single stance on a single issue. It is simply the absence of belief in gods. There are European countries which have a large majority of atheists.

According to Wikipedia, the five most secular (non-theist) European countries are Estonia, Czech Republic, Sweden, Denmark and Norway.


What is Europe's famous flower?

the tulip


What mountain range in Europe divides Spain and France?

The Pyrenees Mountains (in French: Les Pyrénées - in Spanish: Los Pirineos) form the natural border between France and Spain, and completely engulf the tiny nation of Andorra. The border separating the two countries runs at the highest point of the Pyrenees mountain range.


What mountain range divides Europe from Asia?

The Ural Mountains as well as the Caucasus Mountains.


What do people who consider Europe and Asia to be one contintent call it?



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