Europe (orthographic projection)

Europa on a world map

Europa or Europe is a continent that comprises the westernmost part of Eurasia. Europa is bordered by the Arctic Ocean to the north, the Atlantic Ocean to the west, and the Mediterranean Sea to the south. To the east and southeast, Europa is generally considered as separated from Asia by the watershed divides of the Ural and Caucasus Mountains, the Ural River, the Caspian and Black Seas, and the Bosporus. Covering 10.18 million square kilometres, Europa is the second smallest continent after Oceania.