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Europe is one of the five inhabited traditional continents of the Earth. Physically and geologically, Europe is in 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 worlds second smallest continent in terms of area and third largest continent after Asia and Africa in population.
Peniche is a seaside municipality in Portugal, with approximately 28,164 inhabitants. The present mayor is Antonio Correia Santos, elected by the Unitarian Democratic Coalition. It is composed of 6 parishes. It covers an area of 78.0 square kilometer with a population of 28,164. The density of Peniche is 358 per square kilometer. The Berlengas islands are a part of the municipality, off the coast of Peniche. They are one of the worlds first protected areas, the Berlengas nature reserve. During summer, the islands can be visited taking a ferryboat from Peniche.

As it is often regarded as among the most beautiful parts of Europe, it is one of the most visited places amongst the most die hard travelers the world over. Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and gain enthusiasm in its natural beauty and populace. Peniche enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers.

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