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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.

Viseu is a city and a municipality in central Portugal. In 2001, the population of the city was 96,810 and an area of 507.1 square kilometers. The city name goes back to the end of the Roman Empire and the early middle ages where its name is derived from the Roman term viso.
The city of Viseu has an almost central position in relation to the District lying on the so-called Viseu Plateau. It is surrounded by a mountainous system constituted to the north by the Leonil, Montemuro and Lapa hills, to the northeast by the Arado hills, to the south and southeast by the Serra da Estrela. The city is famous for its wine and annual agricultural fair. Viseu, together with Leiria, is one of the fastest growing economic centers in the country.

Europe is a popular travel destination for visitors and globe trotters from all over the world who appreciate its beautiful landscapes, rich culture, various local cuisine, hospitality and safety.

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