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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.
Schwaz is well known for the quantity of cultural related attractions and monuments that the city has embraced. Schwaz is a city in Tyrol, Austria. It is the administrative center of the Schwaz district. Schwaz is located, in the lower Inn valley, and has a population of about 13,000 inhabitants. Schwaz received its city rights in 1898 by Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria. Schwaz is the birthplace of 16th century pulpit orator Georg Scherer and 20th century philosopher Hans Kochler.
At its height during the middle ages, it was an important silver mining center, providing mineral wealth for both the Fugger banking family and, through them, for the Austrian emperors. During this period, its population of about 20,000 inhabitants made it the second largest city in the Austrian Empire, after Vienna.

Presently, Schwaz experiences a sharp social, economic and population growth derivative of the strategic position of the locality and the high level of well being and quality of life that is enjoyed with respect to other places of Europe. This fact has consolidated along with other adjacent municipalities, as a great alternative for residence.

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