Regions of Europe
Europe is often divided into regions based on geographical, cultural or historical criteria. Some common divisions are as follows.
Groupings by compass directions are the hardest to define in Euro...
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Sorry, Bernie — Scandinavia is no socialist paradise after all
Scandinavia is the American left’s Shangri-La. It is the land of social democracy and of all good things. It is the answer to any objection that new welfare benefits can’t be adopted here. But look h...
Russia Could Steamroll Into The Capitals Of NATO's Most Exposed Members In 36 Hours
Moscow would be able to conquer all the way to Estonia's capital, Tallinn, in the course of 60 hours, according to a new report from the think tank RAND Corp. The report, which attempted to answer the...
No, Bernie Sanders, Scandinavia is not a socialist utopia
The prosperity that Denmark, Sweden, and Norway enjoy today was built with free-market reforms in the past.
Migrant crisis: Activist convoy drives to Hungary
A convoy of private cars crosses from Austria to Hungary to collect stranded migrants, as thousands continue to make their way to western Europe. On Sunday a convoy of about 140 cars left Vienna for t...
Europe migrant crisis: Surge in numbers at EU borders
The number of migrants at the EU's borders reached a record high of 107,500 in July, officials say, as a sharp surge in expected asylum requests was reported in Germany. Germany has seen a wave of mig...
Bulgaria: A Travel Bargain for Luxury Lovers
For good wines, intoxicating scenery and spoil-yourself spa hotels at unbeatable values, this Eastern European country is a no-brainer
DNA Reveals The Origins Of Modern Europeans
Now we have another layer of information to help us reveal the history of European peoples: DNA sequencing. Along with our colleagues, we have been using genome sequencing technology to analyse the va...
DNA discovery: British people ate imported wheat 8,000 years ago
DNA evidence suggests the hunter-gatherers of Britain were importing wheat from their agrarian neighbors on mainland Europe as much as 8,000 years ago.
Silesia
Tourist advert of the Silesian Voivodship (also Silesia Province, Wojewodztwo Slaskie) located in Southern Poland. Silesian Voivodship is not only an indus...
Eastern Europe
Eastern Europe is the eastern part of the European continent. There is no consensus as to the precise area it refers to, partly because the term has a wide range of geopolitical, geographical, cultura...
Balkans
The Balkan Peninsula, popularly referred to as the Balkans, is a geographical region of Southeast Europe. The region takes its name from the Balkan Mountains that stretch from the east of Serbia to th...
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Central Europe
Central Europe (archaically "Middle Europe") is a region lying between the variously defined areas of the Eastern and Western parts of the European continent. The term and widespread interest in the r...
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Northern Europe
Northern Europe is the northern part or region of Europe. Geographically, northern Europe is usually taken to consist of Iceland, the Faroe Islands, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Latvi...
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Scandinavia
Scandinavia is a historical and cultural-linguistic region in Northern Europe characterized by a common ethno-cultural Germanic heritage and related languages. It comprises the three kingdoms of Norwa...
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Southern Europe
The term Southern Europe, at different times, has had different meanings, providing additional political, economic, civilizational and socio-cultural context to the definition in addition to the typic...
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Western Europe
Video taken by the crew of Expedition 29 on board the ISS on a pass over Western EuropeWestern Europe is the region comprising the westerly countries of Europe. While the term has a geographic...
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Euroregion
In European politics, the term Euroregion usually refers to a transnational co-operation structure between two (or more) contiguous territories located in different European countries. Euroregions rep...
Southeast Europe
Southeast Europe or Southeastern Europe is a geographical and political region located primarily in the Balkan peninsula. Sovereign states that are generally included in Southeastern Europe are, in al...
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Iberian Peninsula
The Iberian Peninsula (Asturian, Galician, Leonese, Mirandese, Portuguese, Spanish: Península ibérica; Catalan: Península Ibèrica; Aragonese, Occitan: Peninsula Iberica; French: Pénins...
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Arpitania
Arpitania (Arpitan and Italian: Arpitania, French: Arpitanie) consists of the lands where the Arpitan language is spoken or used to be the prevalent idiom. Arpes in Arpitan means Alps, thus the territ...
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Baltic region
The terms Baltic region, Baltic Rim countries, and Baltic Rim refer to slightly different combinations of countries in the general area surrounding the Baltic Sea.
The first to name it the Baltic ...
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Baltic states
The Baltic states (also known as the Baltics, Baltic nations or Baltic countries; Estonian: Balti riigid, Baltimaad, Latvian: Baltijas valstis, Lithuanian: Baltijos valstybės) are three no...
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Bohemia
15°E / 50°N 15°E / 50; 15Bohemia (Czech: Čechy; German:  Böhmen ; Polish: Czechy; French: Bohême; Latin: Bohemia) is a historical country of Central ...
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