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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.
Atvidaberg municipality is a Swedish municipality in Ostergotland, in southeast Sweden. Its seat is in the town Atvidaberg with 7,000 inhabitants. It is locally known as Atvid. In the year 1970, the industry was dominated by Facit, which made calculators. It was a major sponsor of the soccer team Atvidaberg, one of Sweden's strongest team in the 1970s. When Facit went bankrupt in the second half of 1970s, it led to the downfall and degradation of the team. Atvidaberg has an area of 690 square kilometer with population of 11,817.
With the copper findings in the medieval age, a mining district was initiated. The town Atvidaberg became the seat of a mining industry community. The town's development was to be directed by the noble family of Adelsward. Through investments in the 19th and early 20th century the town developed into a modern industrial city.
Atvidaberg is a beautiful town. 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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