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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.
Spetses is an island in Greece. Until 1948, it was part of the old prefecture of Argolidocorinthia that is now split into Argolis and Corinthia. In ancient times, it was known as Pityoussa and later as Petses. The town is the only settlement on the island and was one of the two only provinces in Greece that has fewer than five settlements and two municipalities. It is presently an independent municipality. Ferries arrive regularly from Piraeus and Plaka near Leonidio and Nafplion on the Peloponnese. Use of motor vehicles is severely restricted on the island, so the public transportation system is generally provided by horse and carriage and water taxis. Some conventional taxis and buses are in operation, but they require a special license. The total population is of 3,916, the total area is of 27,12 square kilometers and the total population density is of 144 square meters.

Spetses is also known as the town of best geographical environment and has traced its origins back to prehistoric times. Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and can also enjoy its natural beauty concealed by the beautiful landscapes.

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