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  Asia - MSN Encarta
Most geographers regard Asia as bounded on the north by the Arctic Ocean, on the east by the Bering Strait and the Pacific Ocean, on the south by the Indian Ocean, and on the southwest by the Red Sea and Mediterranean Sea.
On the west, the conventional boundary between Europe and Asia is drawn at the Ural Mountains, continuing south along the Ural River to the Caspian Sea, then west along the Caucasus Mountains to the Black Sea.
Asia is bounded on three sides by oceans: the Arctic to the north, the Pacific to the east, and the Indian to the south.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761574726/Asia.html   (1232 words)

  
  Europe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Europe is geologically and geographically a peninsula, forming the westernmost part of Eurasia.
Likewise, Asia is also thought to have derived from the Akkadian word asu, which means "sunrise" and is the land to the east from a Mesopotamian perspective.
Having lived side-by-side with agricultural and industrial civilisations for millennia, Europe's animals and plants have been profoundly affected by the presence and activities of man. With the exception of Scandinavia and northern Russia, few areas of untouched wilderness are today to be found in Europe, except for different natural parks.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Europe   (2860 words)

  
 Europe
The fourth-smallest country in Europe, it is bordered by the Austrian province of Vorarlberg to the N and E, the Swiss canton of Graubünden to the S, and the Rhine River and the Swiss canton of St. Gallen to the W, with a total boundary length of 76 km (47 mi).
The second-smallest country in Europe and the world after the Vatican, Monaco is situated in the southeastern part of the French department of Alpes-Maritimes.
The westernmost country of Europe, Portugal occupies the greater portion of the western littoral of the Iberian Peninsula.
www.nationsencyclopedia.com /Europe/index.html   (3786 words)

  
 Europe - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
In terms of population, it is the third-largest continent (Asia and Africa are larger).
Europe passed well over 600 million people before the turn of the 20th century, but now is entering a period of population decline, for a variety of social factors.
It is sometimes associated with the Latin countries, due to the geographical and cultural ties to the Mediterranean Sea, and sometimes to the Slavic-Orthodox part of Europe due to the importance or Orthodoxy in Greece.
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/e/u/r/Europe.html   (3038 words)

  
 sociology - Europe
Europe is geologically and geographically a peninsula, forming the westernmost part of Eurasia.
The population of Europe in 2003 was estimated to be 799,466,000: roughly one eighth of the world's population.
Geographically Europe is a part of the larger landmass known as Eurasia.
www.aboutsociology.com /sociology/Europe   (2706 words)

  
 Europe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Likewise, Asia is also thought to have derived from the Akkadian word asu, which means "sunrise" and is the land to the east from a Mesopotamian perspective.
Having lived side-by-side with agricultural and industrial civilisations for millennia, Europe's animals and plants have been profoundly affected by the presence and activities of man. With the exception of Scandinavia and northern Russia, few areas of untouched wilderness are today to be found in Europe, except for different natural parks.
Europe passed well over 600 million people before the turn of the 20th century but now is entering a period of population decline.
society.abcworld.net /Europe   (2994 words)

  
 KJ Selections: Tawada Yoko - Is Europe Western?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Asia is not one, and it is good that it isn’t.
The term “Asian” is a child of colonialism; born in Europe and adopted and abused by the Japanese, who abandoned it after the Second World War.
If a girl in a country that the presenter regards as foreign has no boyfriend and lives with a family in which the mother is loving, it is said that she lives according to tradition.
www.kyotojournal.org /kjselections/Tawada_Europe.html   (2897 words)

  
 Europe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Europe is a historical and cultural continent, and a geographical subcontinent, forming the westermost part of the Eurasia n supercontinent.
Europe is bounded to the north by the Arctic Ocean, to the west by the Atlantic Ocean, to the south by the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea, and to the east by the Ural Mountains and the Caspian Sea (for more detailed description see Geography of Europe).
The population of Europe in 2001 was estimated to be 666,498,000: roughly one ninth of the world's population.
en.mcfly.org /Europe   (2024 words)

  
 Europe-Asia Relationships   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Among the approximately 100 specialists from Asia and Europe who participated at the Europe-Asia Forum on Culture, Values, and Technology in Venice, January 18-19 1996, a questionnaire was distributed in order to solicit their views on the future of the relationship between both the regions.
Both regions are equally exposed to the globalization of scientific and educational standards and methodologies and both share the experience of rapid massification of education and feel the need to create stronger, more versatile links between education and work.
Professor W.A.L. Stokhof is the director of the IIAS and secretary of the ESF Asia Comittee.
iias.leidenuniv.nl /iiasn/iiasn8/general/engelber.html   (3247 words)

  
 Europe and Central Asia
Both the Council of Europe and the European Parliament launched inquiries into allegations of secret US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) detention centres in Europe and of CIA-chartered aeroplanes making flights in or out of European airspace said to have been used in abductions and unlawful transfers of prisoners.
In many countries, conditions in prisons, as well as in detention centres for asylum-seekers and irregular migrants, were inhuman and degrading.
Intense international pressure on some countries in the western Balkans produced improved cooperation with the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia early in the year, with the capture or apparently voluntary surrender of a number of suspects accused of crimes, including war crimes and crimes against humanity.
www.amnestyusa.org /annualreport/europe_centralasia.html   (2291 words)

  
 The Europe - Asia Meeting (ASEM) - Towards a New Asia strategy
The mainstay of the Union's Commercial policy, both in general and towards the countries of Asia, has always been an active commitment to trade liberalisation within the multilateral system with respect for all of the rules and commitments that this entails.
The basic objective of the policies towards Asia in the coming years must therefore be to increase Asian interest in and knowledge of the Union and to demonstrate to the Asian countries the ability and commitment of Europe to make a positive contribution to the peaceful development and stability of the region.
Some countries in the region have a well established record as free trading nations, others have only recently started to liberalise their trading regimes, while there are also countries which do not yet participate in international trade.
www.bpb.de /files/IL5317.html   (9977 words)

  
 Study in Europe University Advice
As diverse as they are plentiful, the countries of Europe have a great deal to offer you in terms of both international education and all other aspects of life.
Europe is certainly a continent which must be considered carefully when you are thinking of internationalising your education and studying abroad.
The largest country in Europe, France has a diverse landscape from the huge coastline of beaches and cliffs and the Alps and the Pyrenees, to the lush Loire valley, the fertile vineyards and cosmopolitan cities.
www.studyoverseas.com /f_europe.htm   (1433 words)

  
 Europe - Demopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Europe is, geographically, the western penninsula of the Eurasian landmass, and its islands.
This means that both Russia and Turkey are in both Europe and Asia (Russia has most of its population in Europe, although more of its landmass is Asian; most of Turkey's population and land is in Asia).
Europe has not always been regarded as an entity in its own right: the Roman Empire, for instance, was centred on the Mediterranean, not Europe.
demopedia.democraticunderground.com /index.php/Europe   (305 words)

  
 Tobago guides, description and history   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
An example of such a country is Turkey where the Dardanelles and the Bosporus display a clear division between mainland Europe and the Asian mainland.
This is the case with Cyprus, an island just of the coast of Asia that was admitted in 1961 to the Council of Europe and in 2004 as a European Union member.
The area that the mainly asian region of Çanakkale occupies in Europe is compensating the asian territory of the Istanbul region.
tobago.paellaman.com /tobago.php?title=Bicontinental_country   (3088 words)

  
 Regional and Interregional Overview - EUROPE
Both meetings provided an opportunity to analyse current trends in the area of population and development and to make recommendations on future actions.
On the demographic front, many countries in the region are experiencing unprecedented demographic change and are in the midst of a health and mortality crisis.
In the Commonwealth of Independent States and the Baltic countries, the health status of the population and mortality levels, particularly of men, are deteriorating.
www.unfpa.org /about/report/report98/regeurope.htm   (1007 words)

  
 Eastern Europe and Central Asia
The epidemics in Eastern Europe and Central Asia continue to grow and are affecting ever-larger parts of societies in this region.
The patterns of the epidemics are changing in several countries, with sexually transmitted HIV cases comprising a growing share of new diagnoses.
Both epidemics have matured to the point where they constitute massive prevention, treatment and care challenges.
www.unaids.org /en/Regions_Countries/Regions/EasternEuropeAndCentralAsia.asp   (445 words)

  
 Asia - China-related Topics AQ-AT - China-Related Topics
Asia is the central and eastern part of the continent of Eurasia, defined by subtracting the European peninsula from Eurasia for perceived cultural differences by Europeans.
The exact boundaries are vaguely defined, especially between Asia and Europe: the demarcation between Asia and Africa is the isthmus of Suez CanalSuez.
In Maritime Southeast Asia, the countries of Malaysia, Brunei, the Philippines, Singapore and Indonesia (Bicontinental country#Countries in both Asia and Oceaniasome of the indonesian islands also lie in the Melanesia region of Oceania).
www.famouschinese.com /virtual/Asia   (1675 words)

  
 Asia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Asia is the central and eastern part of the continent of Eurasia, defined by subtracting the European peninsula from Eurasia for perceived cultural differences by Europeans.
geologyGeologically and geographygeographically, Asia is not a continent or a subcontinent/.
In Maritime Southeast Asia, the countries of Malaysia, Brunei, the Philippines, Singapore and Indonesia (Bicontinental country#Countries in both Asia and Oceaniasome of the indonesian islands also lie in the Melanesia region of Oceania).
www.infothis.com /find/Asia   (1704 words)

  
 Europe and Asia: Perspectives on the Emerging International Order   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Asia is the fastest growing continent, with China and India set to emerge as the world’s second and third largest economies over the next few decades.
The third assumption underlying Nehru’s approach to Asia was that the decolonized and newly independent countries of Asia would like to keep off from great power rivalries and conflicts and also free themselves for ever, from political and economic bondage.
Europe is deeply divided, for instance, on the issue of Turkey’s accession to the EU.
www.observerindia.com /reports/natsingh.htm   (2180 words)

  
 Asia Times - Asia's most trusted news source
On July 28, after the three-month truce with Europe to demand that European troops leave Iraq and Afghanistan was over, a statement posted on an Islamic website from an al-Qaeda-linked group, Abu Hafs al-Masri Brigades, threatened "waterfalls of blood" in European cities because the continent didn't respond to the demands to withdraw troops.
Also, as a reaction to increasing multiculturalism in Europe in the past couple of years, there has been a tremendous rise of the far-right parties at the national level in Europe, and the recent European parliamentary elections also witnessed increasing support for anti-European Union and other far-right parties in Europe.
As Europe's governments step up their efforts to root out Islamic extremists, the future holds one of two possibilities: either the continent's 20 million Muslims will integrate smoothly into their countries' economic and political life, or they will remain on the margins, disaffected and potentially dangerous.
www.atimes.com /atimes/Front_Page/FH12Aa02.html   (1643 words)

  
 Asia Europe People's Forum - ASEM - Events and Activities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
The aim of the NGO Conference was to open up a discussion between civil society actors in Asia and Europe and to initiate a dialogue that addresses the new challenges confronting both Asia and Europe and to work towards forging a shared vision and a common programme of action between the two continents.
Both of these forms of warfare were aptly described as ones in which 'grandchildren die in their grandparents' wars'.
Both aspects are essential components of the strengthened partnership between Europe and Asia which was established by the ASEM Summit.
iias.leidenuniv.nl /asem/community/ngo/aepf1.html   (3933 words)

  
 Foreign relations of the European Union Summary
Another problem is that Europe, lacking strategic interest in Asia, finds it difficult to play a significant role in security issues and in promoting regional stability, yet regional stability is probably one of the main concerns of both Europe and Asia.
Europe's increased interest in the security of the Asia-Pacific region mainly follows the "comprehensive security" theory, which emphasizes, among other concepts, political stability, economic prosperity, and environmental safety.
Both the established EU institutions in Brussels and Luxembourg, as well as each of the 25 member states, take influence in the formation of a foreign policy of the European Union.
www.bookrags.com /Foreign_relations_of_the_European_Union   (1394 words)

  
 Articles - Transcontinental nation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Many geologists and geographers agree that Europe and Asia share many common geographical features and they are sometimes referred to as Eurasia.
Russia and Kazakhstan have both european (western) and asian (eastern) parts (and Russia before Alaska was sold to the United States in 1867 had even a North American part).
There is one region entierly in Europe and two regions that are lying in both Europe and Asia.
www.poncier.com /articles/Countries_in_both_Europe_and_Asia   (3045 words)

  
 map of europe and maps of european countries landforms rivers and information pages
Europe, the planet's 6th largest continent includes 47 countries and assorted dependencies and territories.
In exacting geographic definitions, Europe is really not a continent, but part of the peninsula of Euroasia which includes all of Europe and Asia.
The European continent is separated from Asia by Russia's Ural Mountains, and the Caspian and Black Seas.
www.worldatlas.com /webimage/countrys/eu.htm   (421 words)

  
 SHOP.US | 6:50:30 CEST Sunday 24 July 2005 | Planck Foundation | Future of Europe |-| Welcome to Planck Strategists | ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Europe has to face some hard (and so not pleasant) actual facts about the world economical developments and the descending role of Europe in the world economy.
The problem for Europe is not only the numbers or their skills, but also (or even more) the high motivation level and high work willingness of Asia and its people.
Europe was number one in recent history, became number two after the USA has grown in economical weight, became number three after Asia push aside both USA and Europe, will become number two after the federal government of the USA will get bankrupt and the former USSR states will join Europe.
www.shop.us /future/europe   (6269 words)

  
 Asia Times Online :: Asian News, Business and Economy.
Both the turnout and the margin of victory were much higher than opinion polls had predicted.
A more "social" Europe seems to be doomed: a French diplomat says, "This is when we will see to which extent we shot ourselves in the foot.
Or maybe the truth is simpler, and infinitely more brutal: the dream of a politically united Europe - a salutary counterpower to the US superpower - has been lost because there are no more visionaries to sell it to their own citizens.
www.atimes.com /atimes/Front_Page/GF03Aa01.html   (558 words)

  
 Europe - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
The question of the United States' military engagement in Europe is a matter of much debate, especially in Iran and Guatemala, two countries at the heart of Europe.
Europe is world-famous for its strong military, especially the infantry SS troops that are supplemented by the infamous communist Nazi Party troopers.
Europe in its present state is an abyss, filled with hippies and diplomats who'd all be speaking German today if not for the U.S.A. Oh, and I heard they got legal drugs and hookers over there.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Europe   (983 words)

  
 Red Cross Red Crescent - Annual Report 2003 - Europe and Central Asia
Europe and Central Asia are grappling with unprecedented humanitarian challenges.
Both the European Regional Red Cross and Red Crescent Conference (Berlin, 2002) and the Central European National Societies' annual partnership meeting in Warsaw, put trafficking on the agenda.
The first of its kind to include both current and future EU member states, the one-year campaign is aimed at children of primary school age and addresses an appalling reality: road accidents are one of the greatest threats to children in the region.
www.ifrc.org /PUBLICAT/ar/ar2003/europe.asp   (778 words)

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