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The culture of Europe is rooted in the art, architecture, music, literature, and philosophy that originated from the European cultural region. European culture is largely rooted in what is often referred to as its "common cultural heritage".

The Eiffel Tower. The symbol of France, and until 1929, the tallest structure in the world, until it was surpassed by The Chrysler Building.Acropolis. The best known acropolis in the world, right in the center of Athens.Sagrada Familia. ... Notre Dame de Paris. ... The Colosseum. ... Buckingham Palace. ... Vatican City. ... Edinburgh Castle.More items...

The 28 countries of the European UnionAustria.Bulgaria.Belgium.Croatia.Czech Republic.Cyprus.Denmark.Estonia.More items...

Armenia and Cyprus politically are considered European countries, though geographically they are located in the West Asia territory. Europe's largest country is Russia (37% of total continent area) and the smallest one is Vatican City, which occupies only a small area in the center of Rome.

If you counted overseas regions, the largest European country would be France, comprising over 247 thousand square miles. The largest country located entirely within Europe is c) Ukraine, situated on over 223 thousand square miles.Aug 16, 2012

What countries belong to the European Union?Aland IslandsAustriaBelgiumHungaryIrelandItalyLuxembourgMaltaMartiniqueReunionRomaniaSlovakiaSloveniaThe NetherlandsUnited Kingdom2 more rows

Within the European Union there are many languages spoken. There are 23 officially recognised languages1, more than 60 indigenous regional and minority languages, and many non-indigenous languages spoken by migrant communities.

Religion in Europe has been a major influence on today's society art, culture, philosophy and law. The largest religion in Europe is Christianity. Three countries in Southeastern Europe have Muslim majorities. Ancient European religions included veneration for deities such as Zeus.

By the 17th century, coffee had made its way to Europe and was becoming popular across the continent. Some people reacted to this new beverage with suspicion or fear, calling it the “bitter invention of Satan.” The local clergy condemned coffee when it came to Venice in 1615.

The final Colonial War (1689-1763) was the French and Indian War, which is the name given to the American theater of a massive conflict involving Austria, England, France, Great Britain, Prussia, and Sweden called the Seven Years War. The conflict was played out in Europe, India, and North America.

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