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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.

Schaerbeek is one of Europe most popular destinations, and is well known for the quantity of cultural related attractions and monuments that the city has embraced. Schaerbeek or Schaarbeek is one of the nineteen municipalities located in the Brussels-Capital region of Belgium. Schaerbeek is an old Dutch spelling for Schaarbeek. It has an area of 8.14 square kilometers. The population of Schaerbeek is 111,946 as of 2006 and its population density is 13,753 per square kilometers.

Schaarbeek is nicknamed the commune of donkeys. This name is suggestive of times when people of Schaarbeek, who were cultivators of sour cherries primarily for Kriek production, would arrive at the Brussels marketplace with donkeys laden with sour cherries. The period at which human activity started in Schaarbeek can be inferred from the stone-age flint tools that were recovered in the Josaphat valley. Tombs and coins dating from the reign of Hadrian were also found near the old Roman roads that crossed Schaarbeek’s territory.
Today, it is home to a powerful Turkish immigrant community, a significant part of which originates from Afyon, Turkey. It is also home to a large Moroccan population and other immigrant communities. The Schaarbeek Cemetery, despite its name, is actually in the neighboring municipality of Evere.

Their sights such as Schaarbeek counts a number of art deco and art nouveau houses, including the Maison Autrique. The impressive town hall was inaugurated by King Leopold II in 1887. The Clockarium is a clock museum and there is also a beer museum and a mechanical organ museum nearby. Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and pursue enthusiasm in its natural beauty and populace.

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