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Countries of Europe Summary

The following list summarizes the 43 major European countries. I have included population, area, population density, the European countries capitals, major language, and major religion(s).

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Countries of Europe Summary Chart (43)

  Western
  Europe (7)

Population
(1,000s)
Area
(sq. mi.)
Density
P/SM

Capitol City

Language

Religion
(most - least)

Belgium

10,200

11,787

866

Brussels

Flemish

Catholic

France

58,400

211,207

276

Paris

French

Catholic

Ireland

3,500

27,137

131

Dublin

English

Catholic

Luxembourg

422

999

422

Luxembourg

French

Catholic

Monaco

32

2

16,000

Monaco

French

Catholic

Netherlands

15,600

16,033

976

Amsterdam

Dutch

Cath.- Prot.

UK

58,600

94,251

621

London

English

Protestant

146,900

361,416

407

  Central
  Europe (8)

Pop.
Area
Density

Capitol City

Language

Religion

Austria

8,000

32,378

249

Vienna

German

Catholic

Czech Republic

10,300

30,450

339

Prague

Czech

Cath.-A-Pro.

Germany

84,000

137,830

610

Berlin

German

Prot.- Cath.

Hungary

9,900

35,919

277

Budapest

Hungarian

Catholic

Liechenstein

31

62

507

Vaduz

German

Catholic

Slovakia

5,300

18,933

284

Bratislava

Slovak

Catholic

Slovenia

1,946

7,821

248

Ljubljana

Slovenian

C

Switzerland

7,200

15,940

454

Bern

Ger.-Fr.-It.

Cath.- Prot.

125,000

271,512

461

  Southern
  Europe (7)

Pop.
Area
Density

Capitol City

Language

Religion

Andorra

75

181

413

Andorra la Vella

Catalan

Catholic

Italy

57,500

116,341

494

Rome

Italian

Catholic

Malta

379

122

3,109

Valletta

Maltese

Catholic

Portugal

9,800

35,456

277

Lisbon

Portuguese

Catholic

San Marino

25

24

1,029

San Marino

Italian

Catholic

Spain

39,200

195,364

200

Madrid

Castilian

Catholic

Vatican

0.84

0.17

 5,040

Vatican

Italian

Catholic

107,100

347,488

308

  Eastern
  Europe (16)

Pop.
Area
Density

Capitol City

Language

Religion

Albania

3,200

11,100

297

Tirane

Albanian

Muslim-Orth.

Belarus

10,440

80,153

130

Minsk

Belarussian

O - C - M

Bosnia-Herzegovina

2,600

19,741

132

Belgrade

Serbo-Croatian

M - O - C

Bulgaria

8,600

42,855

202

Sofia

Bulgarian

Orthodox

Croatia

5,027

21,359

235

Zagreb

Croatian

C - O

Cyprus

753

3,572

211

Nicosia

Greek - Turk.

O - M

Estonia

1,400

17,462

83

Tallinn

Estonian

Luth.- Orth.

Greece

10,500

50,949

208

Athens

Greek

Orthodox

Latvia

2,400

24,946

97

Riga

Latvian

Lu.-Cat.-Ort.

Lithuania

3,600

25,213

144

Vilnius

Lithuanian

Catholic

Macedonia

2,100

9,781

216

Skopje

Macedonian

Orth.- Mus.

Moldova

4,475

13,012

343

Chisinau

Moldovan

E. Ortho.

Poland

38,700

120,728

320

Warsaw

Polish

Catholic

Romania

21,300

92,043

233

Bucharest

Romanian

Orthodox

Serbia/ Montenegro

10,600

39,518

274

Belgrade

Serbian

O - M - C

Ukraine

50,685

233,100

217

Kiev

Ukrainian

U. Ortho.

105,500

454,267

232

  Northern
  Europe (5)
  
(Scandinavia)

Pop.
Area
Density

Capitol City

Language

Religion

Denmark

5,200

16,639

317

Copenhagen

Danish

Lutheran

Finland

5,100

130,119

39

Helsinki

Finnish

Lutheran

Iceland

273

39,699

7

Reykjavic

Icelandic

Lutheran

Norway

4,400

125,050

35

Oslo

Norwegian

Lutheran

Sweden

8,900

173,732

51

Stockholm

Swedish

Lutheran

24,000

485,239

49

Europe Total

508,000

1,919,922

265

people
(,000s)

square
miles



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