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Interesting Facts about Europe

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Interesting Facts about Europe

Name The European flag, 12 golden stars
Use Council flag representing the 47 member states of the Council of Europe, union flag representing the 28 member states of the EU
Proportion 2:3
Adopted : 8 December 1955 (CoE) / 29 June 1985 (EEC)
Design : A circle of twelve five-pointed yellow stars on a blue field.
Designed by Arsène Heitz, Paul M. G. Lévy

Interesting Facts about Europe 

#1 One of the facts about america is Europe has 46 countries and the largest country is Ukraine.

#2 There are more than 200 languages spoken in Europe.

#3 It is believed that the Mediterranean Sea was a desert and dried out over the course of 600,000 years.

#4 According to the Greek myth, the name Europe came from the Phoenician princess Europa who was seduced by Zeus, when he disguised himself as a bull and then took her to Crete.

#5 One of the interesting Europe facts many of us don’t know that statue of liberty was made in France designed by Frederic Bartholdi and given as a gift to the United States of America.

#6 The largest and smallest countries in the world are in Europe; Russia and Vatican.

#7 The most visited place in Europe is Disneyland, Paris.

#8 The leaning tower of Pisa took almost 200 years to build and is still leans.

#9 Green land in the biggest island in the world.

#10 Sweden has more McDonald’s per capita than any other country in Europe.

#11 Switzerland forbids late-night trips to the bathroom and flushing the toilet paper after 10 pm to avoid the noise pollution.

#12 Every year in Finland, people compete to see who can carry their wives fastest and farthest.

#13 In Europe, the longest town name is Llanfair-pwllgwyngyll-gogery-chwyrn-drobwll-llan-tysilio-gogo-goch, which is located in Wales.

#14 In France, it is against the law to call your pig Napoleon.

#15 In Germany, breaking plates is a very famous way to celebrate a couple’sapproaching marriage.

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