Geography of Europe
SS6G8 The student will locate
selected features of Europe.
Belgium
 Capital: City of Brussels
 King: Philippe of
Belgium
 Population: 11.02 million
(2011) World Bank
 Official languages:
French Language,
German Language,
Dutch Language
France
 Capital: Paris
 President: François
Hollande
 Population: 65.43
million (2011) World
Bank
 Currencies: Euro, CFP
franc
 Government: Unitary
state
Germany
 Capital: Berlin
 Population: 81.8 million
(2011) World Bank
 President: Joachim
Gauck
 Official language:
German Language
 Government: Federal
republic
Italy
 Capital: Rome
 Currency: Euro
 Prime minister: Enrico
Letta
 Official language: Italian
Language
Poland
 Capital: Warsaw
 Currency: Polish złoty
 Official language: Polish
Language
 Government:
Parliamentary republic,
Democracy
Russia
 Capital: Moscow
 Population: 143 million
(2011) World Bank
 President: Vladimir
Putin
 Government: Federal
republic
 Official language:
Russian Language
Spain
 Capital: Madrid
 Currency: Euro
 King: Juan Carlos I of
Spain
 Official language:
Spanish Language
 Government:
Constitutional monarchy
Ukraine
 Capital: Kiev
 Currency: Ukrainian
hryvnia
 Official language:
Ukrainian Language
 Government: Unitary
state
United Kingdom
 Capital: London
 Area: 94,058 sq miles
(243,610 km²)
 Population: 62.74
million (2011) World
Bank
 Currency: UK £
 Government: Unitary
state
Danube River
 2nd longest river
 Flows through 10
countries
Rhine River
 Originates in Swiss Alps.
 Has had a major
influence on history.
English Channel
 Narrow sea that
separates France and
England.
 In 1994, an underground
rail tunnel was built for
transportation under the
channel.
Mediterranean sea
 The world's largest inland sea, located between
Europe, Africa, and Asia.
European Plain
 A vast, flat area stretching from France’s Atlantic
coast to the Ural Mountains in Russia.
The Alps
 Mountains stretching
from eastern France and
northern Italy though
Switzerland and Austria.
Pyrenees
 A mountain Range that
extends between the
border of France and
Spain.
Ural Mountains
 The boundary between Europe and Asia.
Iberian Peninsula
 A peninsula that contains Spain and Portugal.
Scandinavian Peninsula
 In northern Europe and is occupied by Norway and
Sweden.
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Geography of Europe SS6G8 The student will locate …