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Geography – Europe

Posted on: December 9, 2015

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Population: 738,199,000 (Source: 2010 United Nations)

Area: 3,930,000 square miles

Ranking: It is the sixth largest and third most populous continent

Major Biomes: temperate forest, grasslands

Major cities:

  • Moscow, Russia
  • London, United Kingdom
  • St Petersburg, Russia
  • Berlin, Germany
  • Madrid, Spain
  • Rome, Italy
  • Kiev, Ukraine
  • Paris, France
  • Bucharest, Romania
  • Budapest, Hungary

Bordering Bodies of Water: Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean Sea, Bay of Biscay, North Sea, Baltic Sea, Black Sea

Major Rivers and Lakes: Danube River, Elbe River, Loire River, Po River, Rhine River, Volga River, Ladoga Lake, Onega Lake, Lake Geneva, Lake Como

Major Geographical Features: Alps, Ural Mountains, Pyrenees, Carpathian Mountains, Apennines, Massif Central plateau, North European Plain, the islands of Great Britain and Ireland, Iberian Peninsula

Map Coloring Activity: Color the countries in Europe in the map provided below

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Lastly, the map quiz game: http://online.seterra.net/en/vgp/3007

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Source: http://www.ducksters.com/geography/europe.php

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