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Europe is one of the five inhabited traditional continents of the Earth. Physically and geologically, Europe is the westernmost peninsula of Eurasia, west of Asia. Europe is bounded to the north by the Arctic Ocean, to the west by the Atlantic Ocean, to the south by the Mediterranean Sea, and to the southeast by the waterways adjoining the Mediterranean to and including the Black Sea and the Caucasus Mountains. On the east, Europe is divided from Asia by the water divide of the Ural Mountains and by the Caspian Sea. Europe is the world's second-smallest continent in terms of area and third-largest continent after Asia and Africa in population.

Almere is a new town and municipality in the central Netherlands, in Zuid-Flevoland, which is a polder reclaimed from the IJsselmeer. It was named after the old lake. Its first house was ready in 1976. The municipality of Almere consists of these city parts Almere Haven, Almere Stad, Almere Buiten, Almere Hout and Almere Poort. Almere area is 248.77 square kilometers, land area is 130.47 square kilometers and water area is 118.30 square kilometers and population recorded in 2006 was 178,884.

Almere Haven is the oldest part of Almere. Although Almere Haven does not have its own railway station, it is well connected to Amsterdam and the rest of Almere by a bus rapid transit system. Almere Haven has a small harbour with ferry connections to the Dutch mainland, and is surrounded by large groves of poplars containing buzzards, foxes, small deer, and owls. The closest wooded areas are Het Beginbos and Waterlandsebos. Almere Stad is the largest town part of Almere. The central railway station is located in Almere Stad as well as other main facilities. The centre of the city is located near the weer water. This lake is the geographically the centre of Almere. The townpart Almere Stad is located like a half moon around the lake.

Almere is definitely one of the popular tourist attractions in Europe worth paying a visit while touring the country. This place leaves a pleasing and unforgettable memory and justifies the proud cultural tradition of Europe.

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