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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.
Somme-Leuze is a municipality and village in the Belgian province of Namur. On the 1st of January 2006 the municipality had 4,656 inhabitants living within a total area of 95.09 square kilometers giving a population density of 49 inhabitants per square kilometer. Namur is a province of Wallonia, one of the three regions of Belgium. It borders, clockwise from the West, on the Walloon provinces of Hainaut, Walloon Brabant, Liege and Luxembourg in Belgium, and on France.
Belgium derives its name from the Latin name of the most northern part of Gaul, Gallia Belgica, named after a group of mostly Celtic tribes, Belgae. Historically, Belgium has been a part of the Low Countries, which also include the Netherlands and Luxembourg and used to cover a somewhat larger region than the current Benelux group of states. From the end of the middle Ages until the seventeenth century, it was a prosperous centre of commerce and culture. Belgium, at that time called the Southern Netherlands, was the site of many battles of old between the European powers, and has been dubbed the battlefield or cockpit of Europe, more recently, Belgium was a founding member of the European Union, hosting its headquarters, as well as others like the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, NATO.

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