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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.
Lycksele Municipality is a Municipality in Vasterbotten County, in northern Sweden. Its seat is in the city Lycksele, with 6,000 inhabitants. The town Lycksele is situated along the Ume River, which drains the lake Storuman in north-west, and continues south-east through the province, emptying near the city Umea in the Gulf of Bothnia on the east coast. The population of the municipality was 12,785, area is 5,560 square kilometers, and density is 2.3 per square kilometers.
The municipality traces its history to the Lycksele Parish, which was in effect during the 19th century, with very similar borders and size 5,000-5,500 square kilometers.  When it was turned into a municipality with the 1970s reform, it became one of Sweden's 20 largest. Lycksele is the oldest permanent Sami settlement in Swedish Lappland. The first Swedish Sami school, Skytteanska skolan, was built here in 1634.
Just south of the town is an airport, from where one reaches Stockholm in about 80 minutes. Previously, the intersecting railroad between Umea and Storuman was the main means of transportation, but its significance has diminished and passenger traffic has been discontinued. There are now daily buses to towns like Umeå, Storuman, Tarnaby.  The European route E12, also known as Blue Route, that windless along the Ume River, passes through the town.
Lycksele is definitely one of the popular tourist attractions in Europe worth paying a visit while touring the country. This place leaves a pleasing and unforgettable memory and justifies the proud cultural tradition of Europe.

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