75 Intersting Fun Facts About Europe

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Welcome to the board of facts! This is where random, cool, interesting, fascinating, unknown, crazy as well as useless facts are brought together. In this article, we would be considering Europe. Europe has usually been considered the greatest continent by many; well let us check out some facts about it.

75 Intersting Fun Facts About Europe

 Vatnajokull (Iceland) is the largest glacier by volume in Europe
 Time zones in Europe ranges from UTC to UTC +6
 There are five peninsulas in Europe- the Iberian Peninsula, the Balkan Peninsula, the Scandinavian Peninsula, the Jutland peninsula and the Apennines peninsula
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 The top ten generous countries are located in Europe
 The Tomatina Festival is one of Europe unusual festival that is home to Spain. It occurs in August and everyone is involved in throwing tomatoes at each other
 The three countries that start with letter I are; Iceland, Ireland and Italy
 The thermometer was invented in Italy
 The tallest Ferris wheel in Europe is located in England
 The statue of Liberty was constructed in France and was designed by Frederic Bartholdi
 Europe is better than America
 The richer states of Europe tend to be in the West
 The popular James Bond is a European film
 The Piano and Violin was an European invention
 The only country in Europe that does not have an official language named after its own country is Yugoslavia. Its official language is Serbia
 The most forested country in Europe is Finland
 The main natural vegetation cover in Europe is mixed forest
 The longest Europe one-word name is that of a village in Wales, and it is Lanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogo
 The largest sand dunes in the world is the Dune du Pilat of Europe
 The largest island in the world is the Greenland, in the kingdom of Denmark
 If it was not for the Europeans, the U.S.A would not have existed today
 The largest ice care system in the world is called Werfel Ice Café in Europe
 The largest country in Europe is Russia
 The largest cities in Europe are Paris and London
 The Industrial Revolution started in Europe in the late eighteenth century
 The Great Famine of 1315-1317 was the first crisis that would strike Europe in the late Middle Ages
 The first country to join the Industrial Revolution in Europe was Great Britain
 The European Union has 25 countries members and was formed in 1957
 The economy of Europe is currently the largest on earth
 The Dark Ages in Europe lasted twice as long as the United States of America has been a country
 The country with smallest percentage of forested area is Iceland
 The continent of Europe is named for a Phoenician princess called Europa
 Democracy was invented in Europe almost 2000 years ago
 The brown bear is Europe’s largest predator
 The birthrate in Europe is stagnant
 Sweden has one of the highest population of those who believe there is no God
 Russia takes up 40% of Europe’s total land area
 Russia has 13,000 uninhabited villages
 Probably, 80-90% of Europe was once covered by forests
 Population density is 72.5/km2
 Polar bears may be found in Europe on Svalbard, Norway
 Poland, alone has generated 17 Nobel Laureates
 Over 60 million Europeans sodiers were mobilized during the first World War
 One unique event in the world is the Merry Cemetery in Sapanta, Romania
 Notable musicians in Europe include Bach, Mozart and Beethoven
 Mr. Bean was born in England
 Europe is the home of the finest civilizations
 Most of the countries in Europe use the universal currency called the Euro
 Monaco is the world’s richest country in terms of GDP per capita according to the World Bank Report
 Many of the greatest Empires in history were based in Europe such as the British Empire, the French Empire etc
 La Sapienza University is the largest University in Europe
 Golf started in Scotland
 Germany is the country that is surrounded by most countries in Europe- they are nine in total
 Germany is one of the most castles-populated in the world
 Georgia is home to the earliest hominid to have been discovered in Europe
 Famous European Philosophers are Socrates, Aristotle and Plato
 Europe is the second smallest continent with roughly 4 million sq mi
 Europe is the birthplace of Western Culture
 Europe is relatively a secular continent
 Europe is home to the smallest country in the world
 Europe is home to the highest number of migrants of all global regions
 Europe is designated as a continent for political reasons
 Europe is also a name of a moon of Jupiter
 Europe has one of the lowest fertility rates in the world
 Europe contain seven regions including The British Isles and the Scandinavia
 Europe comes from ancient Greek and means broad, wide-gazing, broad of aspect
 Etna is Europe’s largest volcano located in Southern Italy
 England is the foundational country of cricket
 Croatia was the first country to eradicate slavery in the continent
 Christopher Columbus was born in Europe
 Christianity is the largest religion
 By the end of the second World War, Europe had more 40 million refugees
 Both world Wars were largely focused upon Europe
 An European country, France is moving is moving inland around 7m each year
 Adolf Hitler was a European. He was not a German but from Austria
 Abortion is illegal in the island of Malta

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author avatar Niamh
8th Jun 2013 (#)

these facts are great but they werent very specific... i am writing a story and needed some interesting things and i only found maybe 5.

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author avatar George
20th Jun 2013 (#)

Awful

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author avatar John
23rd Jul 2013 (#)

This is horrible. Some of these facts are opinion and some aren't even accurate. Get a new job.

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author avatar Kendall Shackelford
15th Oct 2013 (#)

But there are different facts under different subjects.Look it up.

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author avatar Humbuggoaway
3rd Dec 2013 (#)

it is kind of bad i mean its not true info

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author avatar Joe
10th Aug 2013 (#)

Guys... I had no idea that Adolf Hitler was European, be respectful! This was very helpful!!! xD

/wasted 5 minutes of his life reading/

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author avatar Jasade13
13th Nov 2013 (#)

it is bad i found 4 on here get a real job not one that is very bad

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author avatar Harry
28th Nov 2013 (#)

Hello

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author avatar Harry
28th Nov 2013 (#)

:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D

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author avatar Bard
20th Dec 2013 (#)

"The only country in Europe that does not have an official language named after its own country is Yugoslavia. Its official language is Serbia"

The list's best fact

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author avatar Ciera
20th Feb 2014 (#)

this is confusing

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author avatar Ciera
20th Feb 2014 (#)

NEED HEPL PLZ

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author avatar Jenna
20th Feb 2014 (#)

You were wrong when you said that europe has the largest economy. It's the states. Look it up before you run your mouth.

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author avatar Gabrielle henry
20th Feb 2014 (#)

these facts are really interesting and educational

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author avatar Dave
27th Feb 2014 (#)

@Jenna - when the EU (European Union) is considered as a whole, it has the largest economy in the world. The US is in second place:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_GDP_(nominal)

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author avatar Josi
14th Mar 2014 (#)

JENNA
Gosh, don't be mean. They didn't "run their mouth" they typed it:)

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author avatar Booty chedder
27th Mar 2014 (#)

fail

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author avatar Antonio
8th Apr 2014 (#)

these facts ABSOLUTELY SUCK

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author avatar Antonio
8th Apr 2014 (#)

:)

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author avatar James
11th Apr 2014 (#)

u guys are sad especially u jenna u should know ur roll and SHUT UR MOUTH cause ur ass must get jeilous of ur mouth always TALKING SHIT

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author avatar Fuckubitches
24th Apr 2014 (#)

fuck u all take a dick up ur ass

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author avatar Wow.....
19th Aug 2014 (#)

Europe is better than America WOW

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author avatar KuteKittyKat
11th Sep 2014 (#)

This had some really interesting, educational facts that reall y helped. Thank You. Not

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author avatar Venkatesh
2nd Dec 2014 (#)

these facts are helpful to children and me also these facts are superb,amazing.

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author avatar Venkatesh
2nd Dec 2014 (#)

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