Random Facts #14

  • Europe houses the most countries
  • A Greek legend says that Europe got its name from a Phoenician princess named Europa
  • More chocolate in consumed in Europe then anywhere else
  • The Perucica forest is the last rainforest surviving in Europe
  • Russia, Turkey, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Georgia have land in both Asia and Europe
  • The longest name in Europe belongs to a town in Wales called Lanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogo
  • People in the Czech Republic drink the most beer with Seychelles in 2nd, Austria in 3rd and Germany in 4th.
  • Europe is part of a supercontinent called Eurasia(Europe and Asia)
  • About 741 million people live in Europe
  • The tallest mountain in Europe is Mount Elbrus in Russia
  • The Vatican is considered the smallest confirmed country and is home to the Pope
  • The Disneyland located in Paris, France is the most popular tourist attraction
  • 10 villages in Scandinavia have the shortest city names consisting of only one letter
  • There are no Mosquitos in Iceland
  • A penguin was knighted in Norway
  • Many of the worlds strongest men are from Poland

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