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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.
Gnesta is a Municipality in Sodermanland County, in central Sweden. Its seat is in Gnesta with some 5,000 inhabitants. the municipality Gnesta was created quite recently in the 1990s. It is in the middle of the cultural Sormland province. Although it only has around 10,000 permanent inhabitants, the population increases substantially in the summer due to the many summer houses.
Communcations are good, the commuting train north-east to Stockholm takes about an hour. Industry-wise, Gnesta mostly has small companies with few employed. There are about 800 registered companies in the municipality, and a large company would have 25-50 employees. From Statistics Sweden, 2004. Gnesta has four towns. Gnesta has about 5,000 inhabitants, Bjornlunda 760, Stjarnhov 573, Laxne 143.
Gnesta has two sister cities both with around 6,000 inhabitants are Saulkrasti, Latvia, Sundsore Municipality, Denmark. The local branch of Vansterpartiet, a minority party in the Gnesta municipal assembly, has broken ties with the mother organization to form a party of their own, Vänsterdemokraterna.

It can also be considered as the preeminent, historical and potential tourism destination that enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers to become one of the most visited places.

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