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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.

Farres is a municipality in the central part of the prefecture of Achaea, Greece. Its seat of administration is in the town Chalandritsa. It is on a road connecting Patras and Kalavryta. In 2001, the population of the city was 6,300 with an area of 241.85 square kilometers. The city has a small school, a lyceum, a gymnasium, a health centre, a church, a small post office, a train station and a square which includes some trees and a fountain. It also has a museum of folklore and local history located in a restored water mill. The Speedway of Patras is situated southwest of the area.

A city known for its historic myths and traditions, scenic beauty, cooperative people and luxurious hotels and cottages, Farres is one of the favorite holiday destinations for most of the vacation lovers.

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