Spans across 3,930,000 sq. miles, contains 46 countries. Eurasisa is divided into two continents - Europe & Asia along the watershed divides of the Ural and Caucasus Mountains, the Caspian, Black Seas & the Ural River. The Russian Federation spans across Europe& Asia. Map: Mediterranean Sea, Black Sea, Caspian Seam, Aegean Seam, North Sea, Baltic Sea, Norwegian Seam, White Sea & the mountainous regions of the Alps, Pyrenees, Carpathian Mountains, Great plains of North Europe & Scandinavia.
The Caucasus Mountains are the highest mountains in Europe. Around 15 million people live in the Caucasus region; people settled here because of the fertile land which made the mountains highly suited to farming. Image by Flickr – SusanAstray.