Known as part of the Old Continent, Europe has a surface of only 10,832,312 km², so much so that it qualifies as one of the smallest continents on Earth. As for numbers, however, it surprises with the high density of the 805.974.129 inhabitants that occupy it revealing one of the most populated reality in absolute, preceded only by Asia and Africa.
Its past is full of significant events, wars of conquest, cultural revolutions and artistic movements that have led today, the 48 states of which it is composed, to be destinations of great appeal from the point of view of tourism, caskets of wonders able to tell visitors about the millennia of history that have influenced European economics, art, architecture and culture.
The precious testimonies of the past eras have left their mark: the Renaissance leads to its cradle par excellence, Florence while, from the religious point of view, most of the European population is linked to the Catholic religion whose
The alpine arc that contemplates the Italian Dolomites and the peaks of France, Switzerland, and Austria is a naturalistic background to an important business related to sports tourism, while food and wine - another important axis of European culture - can claim to be vineyards of Italy, France or Portugal.
The destinies of Europe are decided in Brussels, a dynamic city considered by many (along with Strasbourg and Luxembourg) the capital of Europe as it is home to the European Commission and the Council of the European Union. The city also hosts a second seat of the European Parliament.