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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.
Hannut is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Liege. On January 1, 2006 Hannut had a total population of 14,291. The total area is 86.53 square kilometers which gives a population density of 165 inhabitants per square kilometers.
Greater Hannut area includes seventeen villages are Abolens, Avernas-le-Bauduin, Avin, Bertree, Blehen, Cras-Avernas, Crehen, Grand-Hallet, Lens-Saint-Remy, Merdorp, Moxhe, Petit-Hallet, Poucet, Thisnes, Trognee, Villers-le-Peuplier, and Wansin. And The Battle of Hannut, which began May 12, 1940, is credited with being the first battle between tanks of World War II.
Like some of its sister municipalities and towns, Hannut is blessed with beautiful surroundings and a unique natural setting. The picturesque scenery, the majesty of nature, the slow pace of life, and the welcoming nature of its people all combine to make this region one of the most important tourist attractions in Europe.

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