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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.
Larissos is a municipality in the western part of Achaea in Greece. Its seat of administration is in the village Lappa. Its distance from Patras is 37 kilometers southwest and 58 kilometers north of Pyrgos. The nearest communities are Metochi and Kalogria to the north, Araxos also to the north, Bonteika to the east and Riolos to the south. It is the seat of the municipality of Larissos. The municipal boundary of Larissos and Movri is about 500 meters east of town hall. It is part of the community of Metochi. The community has about 200 to 250 dwellings.The town has a square, a school, and next to is a small town hall of Larissos, and a train station. Forests are founded along with a few roads in the south, one in the north and one in the west. Nearby is a small tiny hydro station southwest of Lappa. Its northwest and northeast is covered with mixed farming with access to Araxos Airport. It had a population of 8,683 inhabitants in 2001 living with an area is 225.73 square kilometers giving a population density of 38 inhabitants per square kilometer.
Greece lies at the juncture of Europe, Asia, and Africa. It is heir to the heritages of classical Greece, the Byzantine Empire, and nearly four centuries of Ottoman rule. Greece is a developed country, member of the European Union and a member of the Economic and Monetary Union of the European Union.

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