In spite of it being the second smallest continent in the world, Europe is home to 50 countries. Here is a list of European countries and capitals for your reference…
Did You Know?
Europe Day is celebrated on two days: 5 May (by Council of Europe) and 9 May (by European Union (EU)).
Europe is a continent whose landmass is bordered by the Arctic Ocean and other water bodies in the north, the Atlantic Ocean in the west, and the Mediterranean Sea in the south. The surface area of this continent is 10,180,000 square kilometers (3,930,000 square miles), which is about 2% of the Earth’s surface and about 6.8% of the total landmass on Earth.
The biggest country in Europe in area as well as by population is Russia. The Vatican City, on the other hand, is the smallest country in this continent. Although it is the second smallest continent by surface, it is the third most populous continent after Asia and Africa.
European Countries and Capitals
Here is a list of European countries with their capitals.
Capital: Andorra la Vella
Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Country: Czech Republic
Country: San Marino
Capital: San Marino
Country: United Kingdom
Country: Vatican City
Capital: Vatican City
Note that countries like Russia, Georgia, Turkey, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Armenia, Cyprus are geographically considered to lie in Asia.
With the introduction of the European Union, many European countries have the same currency (Euro), which has made traveling between these countries easier. This continent has become as good as one big country. Europe is not far away from Winston Churchill’s dream of ‘United States of Europe’.