is the second smallest
continent, next to Australia, with a total land area of
approximately 4,000,000 square
miles and 24,000 miles of coastline.
is estimated to be 272 million with a
-0.1 percent rate of natural increase.
number approximately 60, falling into three main groups: Romance,
Germanic and Slavic.
in Europe are among the world's most developed, based on commercial
agriculture and industrial development, with per capita income
among the highest in the world.
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