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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.
Matosinhos is a Portuguese city and municipality. It is bordered to the south by the city of Porto and lies within the Greater Porto area. The city includes the parishes freguesias of Matosinhos and Leca da Palmeira and has a population of 28,488 as per 2001. The municipality has a population of 168,451 in 10 parishes. The total area is of 62.2 square kilometers and density is of 2,708 square kilometers.
The city was the place of birth of the architect Siza Vieira. It was also the place of death of the poet Florbela Espanca. Matosinhos municipality is home to Leixoes Sport Club and Leca FC. Matosinhos is the kind of town you daydream about. It is an attractive city with natural beauty and historical places, while traveling in Europe.

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