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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.

Knivsta is a Swedish municipality in Uppsala County, in central Sweden. Of the total population of 12,586 in that 6,317 are male, and 6,269 are female. Its seat is in Knivsta, with 7,100 inhabitants. On January 1, 2003 Knivsta was separated from Uppsala to once again form a separate municipality, located in Uppsala County. The coat of arms symbolise the Stones of Mora where, in ancient times, the Swedish Kings were elected.
A city known for its historic myths and traditions, scenic beauty, cooperative people and luxurious hotels and cottages, Knivstais one of the favorite holiday destinations for most of the vacation lovers. The industrial development in Knivsta 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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