Top 10 geography of Europe factsGeography quiz
Not including Andorra, which European capital is located at the highest altitude? Madrid.
Due to its altitude of 667 m (2,188 ft) above sea level, The Madrid region features a Mediterranean climate with cool winters, including sporadic snowfalls and minimum temperatures often below freezing.
Which river passes through or touches the borders of the large number of countries? Danube.
Danube passes through or touches ten countries: Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Serbia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Romania, Ukraine and Moldova. Its drainage basin extends into nine more.
When did the course of the Baltic Sea coastline finally form? About 2,000 years ago.
The Baltic Sea is one of the largest brackish inland seas by area, and occupies a basin formed by glacial erosion during the last few ice ages. It is about 1,600 km (990 mi) long, an average of 193 km (120 mi) wide, and an average of 55 metres (180 ft) deep. The maximum depth is 459 m (1,506 ft).The current course of the shoreline was formed about 2 thousand years ago.
Where are the land belonging to Spain? In Europe and in Africa.
Spain officially the Kingdom of Spain , is a country mostly located on the Iberian Peninsula in Europe. Its territory also includes two archipelagoes: the Canary Islands geographically belonging to Africa and the Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean.
Where is that chapel located? In France.
Saint-Michel d'Aiguilhe is a chapel in Aiguilhe, near Le Puy-en-Velay, France. It was built in 969 on a volcanic plug 85 metres high. The chapel is reached by 268 steps carved into the rock. It was built to celebrate the return from the pilgrimage of Saint James.
The largest active volcano and the highest peak in Iceland is...? Öræfajökull.
Öræfajökull is the largest active volcano in the country, and on the summit crater's north-western rim is Hvannadalshnúkur, the highest peak in Iceland at 2,110 metres (6,920 ft). Geographically, Öræfajökull is considered part of Vatnajökull, and the area covered by glacier is within the boundary of Vatnajökull National Park.