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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.
Apeldoorn is a municipality and a town in the province of Gelderland, about 60 miles east of Amsterdam, in central Netherlands. It is a regional centre. The western half of the municipality lies on the Veluwe ridge, the eastern half lies in the IJssel valley neighborhood is very picturesque and well wooded. The southwestern corner of the municipality is part of the Hoge Veluwe, a National Park. It is the final Battle Honour of The Royal Canadian Regiment in World War II. The City of Burlington, Canada is a partner city of Apeldoorn. It has total area of 341.13 kilometers and a population density of 459 per kilometers.
The oldest known reference to Apeldoorn, then called Appoldro, dates from the 8th century. The settlement came into being at the point where the old road from Amersfoort to Deventer crossed that from Arnhem to Zwolle. A 1740 map refers to it as Appeldoorn. Near Garderen is the Air Operations Control Station. It is the traffic control centre for all military air traffic in the Netherlands, as well as the centre for Air Battle Management, Air Surveillance, Fighter and SAM Control and Alerting.
A city known for its historic myths and traditions, scenic beauty, cooperative people and luxurious hotels and cottages, Apeldoorn is one of the favorite holiday destinations for most of the vacation lovers.

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