Europe TodayBy Paavo, Sam H, Rebecca, Stella and Julian
Introduction of Modern EuropeEurope is a continent in the Eastern Hemisphere withlots of tourist attractions including the French Alps. Theoriginal Statue of Liberty was made in France, thenshipped to America. There are 47 independentcountries in Europe, including Western Russia which isthe most populated with 110,000,000 people. Thesmallest country is Vatican City and it is also the lowestpopulated. The largest country in Europe is Ukraine.
Population of Europe● 739,165,030 people were living in Europe in the year 2011.● The biggest countries in Europe are: Russia, Ukraine, France, Spain and Sweden.● Almost 13 million people came to visit Europe in 2006.Picture By: DanieVDMEiffel Tower, Paris, FranceFlickr.com
Culture And Daily LifeDid you watch the Olympics this year? Well, if you did, you may want to knowthat the Olympics were originally created in Greece, which is located inEurope, and was first held over 3,000 years ago. The olympic games arenow held every 4 years, and have become an occasion where many of thecountries of the whole world play and take part in.Picture By:Gavin LlewellynThe Olympic rings flagFrom Flickr CC
Culture and Daily Life● Europe has a lot of culture, like fashion, art, music, architecture, and design! The castle below is Kilkenny Castle in England. Photo By: Philipp_Roth Kilkenny Castle Flickr CC
Currency of Europe● 21 European countries use Euros and agreed to use this one currency, the Euro, instead of local currency like the lira in Italy. These 21 countries + 6 more (Here is a list of them) became the European Union.● There are 25 European Countries that dont use Euros. One Euro By XiXiDu Flickr.com
Geography of Europe ● There are 2,151,200,000 total acres inEurope. [Two billion, one hundred and fifty-one million, two hundred thousand] ● 80-90% of land is forest. ● Europes boundaries shape is from WWI and WWII ● Europe also created many architectural ideasthat are very popular. One of these is the Romansystem of aqueducts. The aqueduct was a way to sendwater from one place to another Like a plumbing system.Aqueduct north-west of Vindolanda Roman Fort by Andrew Curtis On Geograph
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