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It is the second smallest continent, forming the Western extension of Eurasia.

A continent in the Western part of the landmass lying between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, separated from Asia by the Ural Mountains on the East and the Caucasus Mountains and the Black and Caspian seas on the SE. It is separated from Africa by the Mediterranean Sea. It is the second smallest continent, forming the Western extension of Eurasia. The coastline is generally extremely indented and there are several peninsulas (notably Scandinavia, Italy, and Iberia) and offshore islands (including the British Isles and Iceland). It contains a series of great mountain systems in the south (Pyrenees, Alps, Apennines, Carpathians, Caucasus), a large central plain, and a Northern region of lakes and mountains in Scandinavia. Area: about 10 400 000 sq km (4 000 000 sq miles)

Here's a (possibly incomplete) list of tags for countries in europe (in alphabetical order):

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