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A very broad term for a general area of the world which is made up of many individual countries, Europe is also the name of the continental plate which encompasses these countries.

The largest european country is Russia while the smallest is the Vatican City. Europe holds approximately 11% of the world's population and with a population of 710,000,000 it is considered the third most populated continent of the world.

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Rooster Bird Picture Funen Village Odense Denmark

A proud rooster wanders freely at the Outdoor Museum - The Funen Village in Odense, Denmark. The Rooster is a member of the chicken bird family.
A Rooster, bird, chicken, at the Outdoor Museum Village of Funen, Odense, Denmark, Europe.
Copenhagen Dusk Nyhavn Canal Entertainment District Denmark

Established in the 17th century, the district of Nyhavn in the beautiful city of Copenhagen features a canal, brightly coloured buildings, and is a popular entertainment district from dusk to dawn.
Definitely one of the busiest places to go out at night in Copenhagen is the Nyhavn district with countless bars and restaurants along the Nyhavn waterway with its row of anchored boats and colour ...
Vorupoer Fishing Boats North Sea Denmark

Fishing boats in the Vorupor harbour - a sandy beach along the danish coast of the North Sea.
Traditional fishing boats hauled out onto the sandy beach harbour in the town of Vorupoer which is located along the shores of the North Sea in Denmark, Europe.
Old Town Dresden Architecture

Night shot of the old town of Dresden the capital city of the State of Saxony in Germany, Europe.
Dresdens old town was nearly completely destroyed during the 2nd world war. However, in the last 30 years most of the old residences and churches were rebuilt and restored.
Little Mermaid Statue Copenhagen Tourist Attraction Denmark

Sculpted by Edvard Eriksen and unveiled on August 23, 1913, the Little Mermaid statue, or Lille Havfru in Danish, sits along the waterfront in the Copenhagen harbour and is a major tourist attraction.
It's a relatively small statue being only 1.25 metres high and is often greeted with surprise by tourists when they see just how small it is. The head of the Little Mermaid statue was modeled b ...
Sunset Clouds Reflection Austrian Alps Pinzgau Austria

A vivid sunset lights the evening sky and clouds and its reflection highlights the peaks of the Austrian Alps in the Pinzgau region of Austria.
During a spectacular sunset in the austrian alps the clouds began glowing bright orange when illuminated by the setting sun. A tiny cross atop one of the massive peaks of the Austrian alps, sta ...
Wild Horses Langeland Island Denmark Europe

Introduced to southern Langeland Island in Denmark as a means to keep the countryside tidy, a herd of wild horses graze and roam freely in the area and are now a tourist attraction.
These now wild horses were brought to Langeland several years ago to keep the grass in a certain large area of Langeland Island short and clean. Nowadays these magnificent animals roam around f ...
Langeland Island Beach Sunset Denmark Europe

The soft light of sunset brushes the sandy beach of Langeland Island. Langeland Island is situated in Denmark, Europe and is surrounded by the Baltic Sea.
A Danish island in the Baltic Sea at the marine intersection of the Great Belt and the Bay of Kiel, Langeland Island covers an area of 284 square kilometres (110 square miles). Although it is a ...
North Sea Sunset Vorupoers Jutland Denmark Europe

The sun sinks to the North Sea horizon during sunset over the beach in Vorupoer on the Jutland Peninsula of Denmark, Europe.
On the beach of Vorupoer at the danish west coast the boats and ships of the local fishermen are pulled up the sandy beach for the night. There are only very few places like this one left where th ...
Sunset Sheep North Sea Germany

A lone sheep stands on a ridge backdropped by vivid sunset colours over the North Sea on the Eiderstedt Peninsula of Germany, Europe.
In the vincinity of the Westerhever lighthouse thousands of sheep are roaming the area. One of these sheep was just staring at me as I photographed the sunset. Sheep during sunset on the Eiders ...
City Of Rome Aerial Picture Italy Europe

St Peter's Basilica offers one of the best aerial views of the historic city of Rome and the Vatican - a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Italy, Europe.
View from the top of St.Peters cathedral, the monumental centre of the Vatican, Rome, Italy. During the late afternoon hours the city is bathed in a wonderful soft light and on a clear day the vie ...
Historic St Angel Castle And Bridge Rome Italy

The historic St Angel Bridge leads across the Tiber River to the St Angel Castle in the city of Rome, Italy - these structures date date back to around the years 120-140 AD.
Late afternoon light on the St Angel bridge leading to angels castle, Rome Italy. The castle was an old fortress during the medieval times and was renamed St Angel Castle after the archangel Micha ...
St Peters Basilica Statues Vatican Rome Italy

A field of seats, laid out for mass, are looked over by the statues of Andrew, Christ the Redeemer, and John the Baptist, atop the St Peters Basilica in the Vatican, Rome, Italy.
View from the top of St.Peters cathedral, the monumental centre of the Vatican, Rome, Italy. During the late afternoon hours the city is bathed in a wonderful soft light and on a clear day the vie ...
Power Generation Jutland Denmark Europe

Flat, open expanses of fields are the perfect location for windmills used in power generation. The flat meadows of Jutland in Denmark are often covered by masses of yellow canola which surround giant windmills.
Driving through the flat landscape of Jutland in Denmark you very often stumble across the yellow patches of Canola fields. These oil-rich plant is more and more used to manufacture bio diesel for ...
Piazza Veneto Dusk Rome Italy

As dusk falls on Piazza Veneto in the city of Rome, Italy the lights give off a subtle glow which highlights the statues and historic buildings of the square.
Blue hour mood at Piazza Veneto in Rome, Italy. At this hour of the day the flow of tourists is diminishing and a more quet mood - as quiet as is gets in Rome anyway - sets in. The statue of the r ...
Natural Harbour Nymindegab Denmark Europe

The West Coast of Denmark is dotted by inlets, fjords, and natural harbours such as near the the community of Nymindegab .
In some smaller fjords along the danish west coast natural harbours like this one near Nymindegab can be found. A fishing boat tied up to a wooden wharf in a natural harbour near the town of Ny ...
Meersburg Old Castle Germany Europe

The charming medieval town of Meersburg is a popular destination on the shores of Lake Constance in the Baden-Wuerttemburg region of Germany. The town is home to two castles - the old and new.
One of the prettiest cities on the shores of Lake Constance is Meersburg, an ancient city on the hillside aloing the lake. The old town is well known to tourists all over the world as a place for good ...
Stormy North Sea Denmark Europe

The treacherous stormy waters of the North Sea pummel the pier in the town of Vorupoer along Denmark's west coast.
During stormy weather the pier in the danish west coast town of Vorupoer is not accessible, but showed this dramatic view when the waves were crashing on the rocky tip of the pier.
Restored Scottish Castle Of Eilean Donan

Now beautifully restored to its former glory, the Eilean Donan Castle sat for nearly 200 years in ruins surrounded by some of the most stunning scottish scenery.
The very neat castle of Eilean Donan sits on a small island in Loch Duich near Dornie, Scotland. The castle is one of the most famous ones of scottish castles, not only because of staring as the McLeods ...
Rannoch Moor Destination Scotland UK

The water surface of a lake in Rannoch Moor turns to molten gold in the early morning lighting, a wonderful destination for sunrise photography in Scotland, United Kingdom.
One of the best experience a visitor to scotland can make is to get up early (in the summer around 4 am) and enjoy the sunrise in a remote location such as the Rannoch Moor. Although the Moor is crossed ...
Vorupoer Harbour Denmark Sunset Picture

Ominous clouds gather above fishing boats in the Vorupoer Harbour, while the sunset lights the horizon of the North Sea, Denmark.
The fishermen at the danish west coast are still working with small boats, setting their nets with buoys while operating out of sandy beach harbors. In these harbors the boats are simly dragged on ...
Purple Rhododendron Flowers Glen Etive Scotland

Contrasting with the lush green scenery of the Glen Etive Valley, a bright purple Rhododendron plant flowers on the shores of the lake.
The small, remote valley of Glen Etive in the Glencoe area near Fort William rewards the visitor with narrow roads but broad looks. In the early summer every flower blooms and sets the valley in a colorful fire ...
Isle Of Skye Sunset Scotland UK

A glowing ball of fire - the sun reaches the horizon and casts dramatic sunset colours across the sky above the Isle of Skye in Scotland, UK.
The perfect day on the Isle of Skye can be ended perfectly by watching the sunset at the quiet and remote location of Trumpan on the peninsula of Waternish. Here, beneath the ruins of an ancient church ...
Cawdor Castle Nairn Scotland UK

Situated near the town of Nairn, the Cawdor Castle is a 14th century castle which has evolved over 600 years, and is still home to the Cawdor family in Scotland, UK.
Cawdor castle is the second castle in Scotland claiming the place to be where Shakespeares Duncan killed Macbeth. In reality Macbeth was killed in the battle of Elgin, some 30 miles away. Today the ...
Trumpan Sunset Isle Of Skye Scotland UK

Silhouetting the coastline near Trumpan on the Isle of Skye in Scotland, the sunset illuminates the sky above.
The perfect day on the Isle of Skye can be ended perfectly by watching the sunset at the quiet and remote location of Trumpan on the peninsula of Waternish. Here, beneath the ruins of an ancient church ...
Trumpan Isle Of Skye Hebrides Islands Scotland

A Celtic Cross in Trumpan marks the coast of the Isle of Skye, an Island which is part of the Hebrides group of Islands in Scotland, UK.
The perfect day on the Isle of Skye can be ended perfectly by watching the sunset at the quiet and remote location of Trumpan on the peninsula of Waternish. Here, beneath the ruins of an ancient church ...
Cawdor Castle Flower Garden Scotland

A charming english country flower garden surrounds the graceful Cawdor Castle in Scotland, UK.
Cawdor castle is the second castle in Scotland claiming the place to be where Shakespeares Duncan killed Macbeth. In reality Macbeth was killed in the battle of Elgin, some 30 miles away. Today the ...
Scenic Glen Etive

The landscape surrounding the shores of scenic Loch Etive turns into a vibrant carpet of colours as flowers bloom in the Glen Coe area, Scotland, UK.
The small, remote valley of Glen Etive in the Glencoe area near Fort William rewards the visitor with narrow roads but broad looks. In the early summer every flower blooms and sets the valley in a colorful fire ...
Sacre Coeur Church Architecture Paris France

Situated on Mont Martre, the Basilica of Sacre Coeur (church) is a fine example of architecture dating from the late 1800's and early 1900's in Paris, France.
One of the most scenic views visiting Paris is the Mont Martre, a little Hill within Paris. On the top of Mont Martre is a little, but very famous church - the Sacre Coeur.
Picture Of Pont Alexandre Paris France

The Seine River in Paris, France is crossed by many beautiful bridges such as Pont Alexandre which is lined by columns topped by statues of gold.
Visiting Paris one of the must-seen is the river Seine with it's bridges. One of the most popular an scenic bridges is the "pont Alexandre". At both ends of this bridge you can adore huge columns with ...
Sacre Coeur Mont Martre Paris France

The Basilique du Sacre Coeur (Basilica of the Sacred Heart), a Roman-Byzantyne style church, is situated on Mont Martre in the city of Paris, France .
One of the most scenic views visiting Paris is the Mont Martre, a little Hill within Paris. On the top of Mont Martre is a little, but very famous church - the Sacre Coeur.
Picture Of The Eiffel Tower And Moon Paris France

The hard, straight lines of the Eiffel tower structure with the soft round appearance of the rising moon in Paris, France.
Visiting Paris one of the must-seen is the Eiffel tower. Standing just in front of it, it is far too huge to see it in whole. Going east over the Seine you can reach the place of Trocadero within minutes, ...
Stirling Castle Throne Room Scotland

A place which was once of the utmost importance was the throne room in the Stirling Castle of Scotland.
On Stirling castle for centuries the scottish kings ruled and lived. Only after the final english takeover of scotland this time was over. The castle is today open for visitors, well renovated and ...
Picture Of A Highland Cow Statue

A statue of a Brave Heart Highland Cow in the old town area of Edinburgh, Scotland.
One of the small details you may find wandering through Edinburghs old town along the Royal Mile is a statue of a Highland Cow with a Brave Heart theme.
Dreieich Castle Dusk Germany Europe

The evening lights illuminate the Castle ruins of Dreieich as dusk falls over Germany, Europe.
The castle ruin of Dreieich near Frankfurt, Germany, provides nice views, especially during the blue hour, when the night lights illuminate the area.
Picture Of Fishing Boats At Sunset Denmark

Two fishing boats sit high and dry on the beach in Vorupoer during sunset over the North Sea, Denmark.
The fishermen at the danish west coast are still working with small boats, setting their nets with buoys while operating out of sandy beach harbors. In these harbors the boats are simly dragged on ...
Yellow Canola Flowers Denmark

A sight to lighten any mood, yellow canola flowers blooming prolifically in a field in Jutland, Denmark.
Driving through the flat landscape of Jutland in Denmark you very often stumble across the yellow patches of Canola fields. These oil-rich plant is more and more used to manufacture bio diesel for ...
Photo Of Sweetheart Abbey Scotland

Archways stand among the ruins of Sweetheart Abbey with a carpet of brilliant green grass flowing beneath them in Scotland, Europe.
The ruins of sweetheart abbey in southwestern scotland tell a heartbreaking story. It is said that the wife of an ancient king mourned the loss of her beloved husband so much that she not only built ...
Dusk Frankfurt Germany

The illuminated skyline of Frankfurt as dusk heralds the end of a fine day in the Hessen region of Germany.
During the blue hour this scenery was seen from a busy railroad bridge in the east of Frankfurt. With the ever changing light the city starts glowing in a golden light.
Picture Of St Monans Fife Scotland

The quaint fisher town of St Monans with its picturesque harbour in Scotland, Europe.
In the small town of St.Monans, just across the Forth of Fife from Edinburgh, a pretty small harbor awaits the visitor. While the town is less well know to tourists like Anstruther just 5 miles away, ...
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