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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.

Finspang Municipality is a Swedish municipality in Ostergotland County, in southeast Sweden. The municipality covers an area of 1059.8 square kilometers. Of the total population of 21477, 10878 are male, and 10599 are female. The population density of the community is 20 inhabitants per square kilometers. Of the municipal population, circa 13,000 live in the town Finspang.
Finspang is a traditional industrial city. The first industries were established in 1580 when a Royal factory for cannon and cannon balls was supervised. The industry was to continue for 300 years under supervision of the Dutch stemming family De Geer.
Finspang also have unformally established cooperation with seven other cities Dzierzgon in Poland, Finsterwalde in Germany, Joutsa in Finland, Nordborg in Denmark, Salaspil in Latvia, and Sibiu in Romania.

The industrial development in Finspang municipality has been a determining factor for its economic growth and population and although the industry is losing force in the last decades, the might of the sector services continues attracting new inhabitants in the city.

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