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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.
Hallein is a town in the Austrian state of Salzburg. It is located in east, along the Salzach river in the shadow of Untersberg, near the border with Germany. It is the district capital of Tennengau. According to the 2001 census, population was 18,399, and its area is 24.9 square kilometers.
Long known for salt mines in the mountain of Durnberg, settlements in the area have been traced 4000 years back. It was a Celtic community from 600 BCE, Before Christen Era until the Romans took over in 15 BCE. The name Hallein was instituted in the 13th century. Hallein was the site of a work camp annex to the Dachau concentration camp in World War II and the site of a displaced person Camp after the war.
Hallein is definitely one of the popular tourist attractions in Europe worth paying a visit while touring the country. This place leaves a pleasing and unforgettable memory and justifies the proud cultural tradition of Europe.

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