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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.
Grastorp municipality is a small Swedish municipality in Vastra Gotaland County, in western Sweden where the town Grastorp is seat. Grastorp is located right in the middle of Vastra Gotaland County, by the shores of lake Vänern. The population of the city was 3,000. The area has been inhabited at least since the Viking Age as it contains several runestone. To the left a stone by the church at Sal. The incription reads Torgard satte denna sten efter Toke, sin frände, meaning Torgard raised this stone for Toke, his friend.
Grastorp was none the less only a small rural community without any town until the second half of the 19th century. Due to its population increase, it received rights as a koping on November 4, 1898.
Grastorp is also known as the town of best geographical environment and has traced its origins back to prehistoric times. Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and can also enjoy its natural beauty concealed by the beautiful landscapes.

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