Second smallest continent on Earth
- Europe is world’s second smallest continent in terms of area.
- World’s smallest country, the Vatican, and the largest country, Russia, both are in Europe.
- Ancient Greece located in Europe is considered the birthplace of western culture.
- Cave Lion became extinct in South Eastern Europe about 2,000 years ago.
- The World War I originated in Europe and involved the whole of the continent. 40 million people died in the battle.