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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.
Gerakas, is a suburb in the northern part of Athens, Greece. The nearest Athens Metro subway station is at Doukissis Plakentias subway station. The area was made up of farmlands. Farmlands used to dominate the land which included groves. In the 1970s and the 1990s, urban development and a few businesses replaced much of the farmlands. Also, the industrial area is around the western part. Today, most of the land is residential area. Gerakas has a few empty spaces which turned into parks. The Parnitha can be seen, and so can the Penteli mountains to the northeast. The higher parts of the mountains of Aegaleo and the Hymettus to the south can also be seen. The total population is 13,921 with area of 7.80 square kilometers and population density of 1,785 per square kilometers.

Gerakas is also known as the town of best geographical environment and has traced its origins back to prehistoric times. Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and can also enjoy its natural beauty concealed by the beautiful landscapes.

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