Europe is a diverse and fun continent, with many countries, colors, regions, and cultures. Many tourists go to Europe each year to visit Paris, London, and many other famous cities. There are few people that do not adore the dialects and beauty of Europe. Everything from the landscape, to the women is stunning.
Vatican city is a popular religious place that Catholics and religious people go to yearly to visit the religious monuments. Even though the Vatican is in the middle of a highly populated area, it is very small and has a tiny population. Less than 1,000 residents live in the Vatican City. A lot of people do not even know that it is also considered a nation of its own.
Europe is massive. There is a lot of debates on where it begins and where it ends. Different scholars believe different things, but its not a lie that Europe has over 700 million residents. That is more than the United States and Mexico combined. Europe has everything to please anyone, literally. Travelers neglect that Europe is not just a shopping and monument attraction. It has much more to offer its residents and visitors.
Sweden was the first country in Europe to start a census of its citizens. It began counting them in the 1400s, can you imagine what that would be like without a computer? Slavery was prevalent in Europe, but the Republic of Dubrovnic ended it before any other country did. That was the first step in a revolution for Europeans.
On a poll taken it was found that 10 European countries were the most charitable in the entire world. That is an impressive fact, especially since no other continent can claim that role! Europe has also had its share of wars and battles and blood shed. Even after all of the wars that have taken place on European soil, it still remains one of the kindest and most friendly places. It is a fact that Europe is as strong as it is beautiful, and people often forget all that its nations has gone through over the centuries. Europe once had 70 different countries than it did now, but they have disappeared and melded into all of its other nations since. Imagine how hard geography would be if they still existed!
Great Britain was the first place to join the industrial revolution. It was an important revolution that has changed the way the entire world works, and grows. The dark ages for Europe was also an extremely long period of time, and it was longer than the age of the United States.
Europe is a great place to visit and filled with fun facts and information to expand your historical knowledge with.
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