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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.

Lidingo Municipality, is a Swedish municipality just east of Stockholm in southeast central Sweden and a part of the Stockholm metropolitan area. It is chiefly located on the island Lidingo, but also incorporates few smaller islands in the surroundings, most notably the islets Fjaderholmarna within the Stockholm archipelago. Area is 30.49 square kilometers, and population is 41,407 in 2005.                    
The island Lidingo is connected to the city of Stockholm by two bridges. One is for cars and one for the Lidingobanan suburban tramway and pedestrians. The bridges lead directly to Ropsten, a station of the Stockholm subway.
Lidingo traces its history to at least 600 Before Christ, from when remains have been found. According to legend, Lidingo was a place where the Vikings would gather before setting sails to eastern areas. Therefore when the city arms was to be chosen in 1928 a viking ship became the motive, in the colors of the Swedish flag.
The island itself hosts very few industries, a relatively well-known one being AGA AB, which established production on the island in 1912. Much of the populated land area is built with one-family houses; a total of 36 percent of the population, or 7 020 people 2006, live in such houses and, to a large extent, commute to work in Stockholm or other municipalities of Greater Stockholm. There are also number conference mansions in the northern parts of the island, providing a part of the industry of Lidingo.

As it is often regarded as among the most beautiful parts of Europe one of the most visited places amongst the most die-hard travelers the world over.

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