April 18, 2017

Top 10 Facts About Europe

By BUDDY In Europe, FACTS, TRAVEL, World

we will tell you about the amazing facts about Europe Continent.

1.Some of the world’s greatest empires were founded on European land. This includes the ancient Roman Empire (the cradle of modern civilization, according to some historians), and later on the British, Spanish, and Russian Empires is one of the greatest facts about Europe.

 

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2.Vatnajökull (or Vatna Glacier) is Europe’s largest glacier with an area of more than 8,000 square kilometers. Located underneath it are several volcanoes.

 

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3.The largest recorded colony of ants in the world stretches 6,000 km (3,700 miles) from northern Italy, through the south of France to the Atlantic coast of Spain, and is made up of a species of Argentine ant (Linepithema humile) introduced into Europe approximately 80 years ago.

 

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4.Mount Elbrus is the highest mountain in Russia and in Europe, and the tenth most prominent peak in the world. A dormant volcano, Elbrus forms part of the Caucasus Mountains in Southern Russia, near the border with Georgia.Elbrus stands 20 km (12 mi) north of the main range of the Greater Caucasus and 65 km (40 mi) south-southwest of the Russian town of Kislovodsk. Its permanent icecap feeds 22 glaciers, which in turn give rise to the Baksan, Kuban, and Malka Rivers.

 

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5.Europe’s largest active volcano is Mount Etna, located in Sicila, in the southern part of Italy.It is the tallest active volcano in Europe continent, currently 3,329 m (10,922 ft) high, though this varies with summit eruptions. It is the highest peak in Italy south of the Alps. Etna covers an area of 1,190 km2 (459 sq mi) with a basal circumference of 140 km. 

 

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6.Interesting facts about Europe is that the Volga is the longest river in Europe continent. It is also Europe’s largest river in terms of discharge and watershed. The river flows through central Russia and into the Caspian Sea and is widely regarded as the national river of Russia.the Volga river system, which flows through an area of about 1,350,000 square kilometers (521,238 square miles) in the most heavily populated part of Russia. The Volga Delta has a length of about 160 kilometers (99 miles) and includes as many as 500 channels and smaller rivers.

 

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7.The International Organization of Vine and Wine (OIV) has estimated Italy’s wine production from the 2016 harvest at 48.8 million hectoliters.France and Italy compete for the top wine production region of the world. Spain is home to the largest vineyard acreage in the world. Germany and the UK way head of  Italy in terms of wine consumption per capita – with only France ahead on 42 liters per person.

 

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8.Perućica is one of the last remaining primeval forests in Europe continent. It is located in Bosnia and Herzegovina, near the border with Montenegro and is part of the Sutjeska National Park.Perućica Forest Reserve is 6km (3.7mi) long and 1–3km (0.62–1.86mi) wide and has an area of about 1,400 hectares (3,500 acres). It is a UNESCO recognized the site.

 

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9.Disneyland Paris originally Euro Disney Resort, is an entertainment resort in Marne-la-Vallée, a new town located 32 km east of the center of Paris, and is the most visited theme park in all of Europe.The resort covers 4,800 acres (19 km2) and encompasses two theme park, many resort hotels, a shopping, dining, and entertainment complex, and a golf course, in addition to several additional recreational and entertainment venues.

 

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10.Europe is home to the world’s smallest and largest countries. Vatican City, located in Rome, is considered the world’s smallest independent state. It is 0.2 square miles big. Russia is the world’s largest country with an area of 6,602,000 square miles.

 

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