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Castelo Branco

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.
Castelo Branco is a city in the district of Castelo Branco in eastern Portugal. The city of Castelo Branco is made of one parish with a population of 31,242. The municipality has a total of 25 parishes and 56,001 people and an area of 1,438.2 square kilometers. The city itself is quite old and is named after its castle now in ruins. The most important monument in Castelo Branco is the Jardim do Paco Episcopal Garden of the Episcopal Palace. It is one of the most beautiful baroque gardens in Portugal and contains statues of allegories, kings and zodiacal signs, arranged around ponds, terraces and staircases.
Castelo Branco is home to a state-run polytechnic institute of higher education, comprising schools of agriculture, engineering, management, education, art and health. Castelo Branco is an attractive city with natural beauty and historical places, while traveling in Europe.

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