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On a map of the world, locate the continent of Europe. On a map of Europe, locate the Atlantic Ocean, Arctic Ocean, Norwegian Sea, and Barents Sea. Locate the Volga, Daube, Ural, Rhine, Elbe, Seine, Po, and Thames Rivers. Locate the Alps, Pyrenees, and Balkan Mountains. Locate the countries in the northern, southern, central, eastern, and western regions of Europe.


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The 40 Countries of Europe and their Capitalseurope_pol_2004.jpg


Albania (Tirana)
Andorra (Andorra-la-Vella)
Austria (Vienna)
Belarus (Minsk)
Belgium (Brussels)
Bosnia-Herzegovina (Sarajevo)
Bulgaria (Sofia)
Croatia (Zagreb)
Czech Republic (Prague)
Denmark (Copenhagen)
Estonia (Tallinn)
Finland (Helsinki)
France (Paris)
Germany (Berlin)
Greece (Athens)
Hungary (Budapest)
Iceland (Reykjavik)
Ireland (Dublin)
Italy (Rome)
Kosovo (Prishtina)
Latvia (Riga)
Lithuania (Vilnius)
Luxembourg (Luxembourg)
Macedonia (Skopje)
Moldova (Kishinev)
Netherlands (Amsterdam)
Norway (Oslo)
Poland (Warsaw)
Portugal (Lisbon)
Romania (Bucharest)
Russia (west) (Moscow)
Serbia & Montenegro (Belgrade)
Slovenia (Ljubljana)
Slovak Republic (Bratislava)
Spain (Madrid)
Sweden (Stockholm)
Northern Europe: dark blue /Western Europe:  light blue /Eastern Europe:  dark pink /Southern Europe:  lime green
Northern Europe: dark blue /Western Europe: light blue /Eastern Europe: dark pink /Southern Europe: lime green

Switzerland (Bern)
Turkey (west) (Ankara)
Ukraine (Kiev)
United Kingdom (London)
  • England
  • Northern Ireland
  • Scotland
  • Wales

European nations bordering or containing the…

Atlantic Ocean: (bordering) Greenland, Iceland, Ireland, United Kingdom, France, Spain, Portugal
Atlantic Ocean: (bordering) Greenland, Iceland, Ireland, United Kingdom, France, Spain, Portugal


Arctic Ocean: (bordering) Russia
Arctic Ocean: (bordering) Russia


Norwegian Sea: (bordering) Greenland, Iceland, Norway
Norwegian Sea: (bordering) Greenland, Iceland, Norway


Barents Sea: (bordering) Norway, Sweden, Finland, Russia
Barents Sea: (bordering) Norway, Sweden, Finland, Russia


Volga River: (contained by) Russia
Volga River: (contained by) Russia


Danube River: (contained by) Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria, Romania
Danube River: (contained by) Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria, Romania

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Ural River:(contained by) Russia, Kazakhstan (note, runs from Europe into Asia; good example of the porous nature of the “borders” between the two continents).
Ural River:(contained by) Russia, Kazakhstan (note, runs from Europe into Asia; good example of the porous nature of the “borders” between the two continents).


Rhine River: (contained by) Netherlands, Germany, France, Switzerland
Rhine River: (contained by) Netherlands, Germany, France, Switzerland


Elbe River: (contained by) Germany, Czech Rep.
Elbe River: (contained by) Germany, Czech Rep.


Seine River: (contained by) France
Seine River: (contained by) France


Po River: (contained by) Italy
Po River: (contained by) Italy


Thames River: (contained by) United Kingdom
Thames River: (contained by) United Kingdom


Alps Mountains: (bordering) France, Italy, Switzerland, Austria
Alps Mountains: (bordering) France, Italy, Switzerland, Austria


Pyrenees Mountains: (bordering) Spain and France (contain Andorra)
Pyrenees Mountains: (bordering) Spain and France (contain Andorra)


Balkan Mountains: (bordering) Bulgaria
Balkan Mountains: (bordering) Bulgaria





Sources:

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