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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, which is to the 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, 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.
Askersund municipality is a municipality, in Orebro County, in central Sweden where the town Askersund is seat. It has an area of 819 square kilometer with a population of 11,477. The city is located in the northern bay of lake Vattern. The town Askersund traces its origin from the 14th century.
In 1643, it was significant enough to receive its charter as one of the cities in Sweden. In the 19th century, Askersund was planned to be the site of one of the two supply fortresses for Karlsborg Fortress, located on an island in lake Vattern, now belonging to Karlsborg municipality.
Askersund is a beautiful place. As it is often regarded as among the most beautiful parts of Europe, it is one of the most visited places amongst the most die hard travelers the world over.

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