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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.

Enns is a city situated in Europe in Upper Austria, located 281 meters above sea level on the river Enns, which forms the border to Lower Austria. Enns is Austria's oldest city. The document conferring the privileges of a city to the town dating to the year 1212 can be visited in the local museum. The landmark of Enns is the city tower, which is 60 meters high. The city has an area of 33,27 square kilometers with a population density of 319 Inhabitants per square kilometers. In 1991, Enns had 10192 inhabitants according to the census. The number grew to 10639 in the census of 2001.

The community can be subdivided into the neighborhoods of Einsiedl, Enghagen, Enghagen am Tabor, Enns, Ental, Erlengraben, Hiesendorf, Kottingrat, Kristein, Kronau, Lorch, Moos, Rabenberg and Volkersdorf. The industrial development in this city has been a determining factor for its economic growth and population, the might of the sector services continues attracting new inhabitants in the city. Enns is also said to be as the town of best geographical environment and can trace its origins back to prehistoric times.

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