As a continent with hugely diverse topography, the geographical facts about Europe are going to be an interesting collection. Each country could easily make a contribution with an interesting fact as the landscape changes so dramatically across small spaces, unlike other continents. Let’s take a short tour around some of the most notable geographical facts about Europe.
1. The Tallest Mountain in Europe
When it comes to geographical facts about Europe, and in particular the mountains, most people will assume that the names at the top of the list will be the famous Mont Blanc or the Matterhorn. In fact, the tallest mountain in Europe is in Kazakhstan and is called Khan Tengri, standing 22,999 feet high, some 4,500 feet higher than the next tallest, Mount Elbrus in Russia.