Europe is a continent that located between the Northern hemisphere and Eastern hemisphere and bordered by three oceans which are, the Arctic ocean, Atlantic ocean and the Mediterranean ocean. United Stations stated that Europe currently has 44 countries and has the highest number of annual visitor. There are so many interesting facts about Europe and here some of the facts about Europe that you should to know:-
1. The Italian do not drink cappuccino after 11 a.m
In italy, they don’t drink cappuccino after lunch and that is their culture and major violation in food culture in their country. Cappuccino is named by the franciscans monk in early of 16th century which, “capuchin” is means monk and “cappuccio” is means hood. So thus, cappuccino means “little hood”. The main reason behind the rule is because of Cappuccino contains high level of sugar and milk than coffee and it will make you to get a problem with digestion. So when you are traveling to Italy, don’t get shocked when they refuses to serve you a cappuccino.
2. The Sagrada familia Church is taking longer to build than the pyramid
La Sagrada Familia Church is located at Barcelona, Spain. What is interesting about this Building is, it is still under construction since 1882 and take longer to build than the pyramids in Egypt and more longer than you think. As this building has the most unique architecture, La Sagrada Familia Church been designated as one of the UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984.
3. The last rainforest in Perucica, Bosnia
Do Europe have a rainforest? The answer is yes and it located at Perucica, Bosnia. This rainforest is the last rainforest in Europe which is some of the trees there are more than 300 years old! This unique place is been listed in UNESCO World Heritage Site because of its uniqueness.
4. Croissants were invented in Austria
Did you know that Croissant is actually invented in Austria and not France. Everyone must thought that the origin country of this bread is from France but it is only a part of bread’s history in France.
5. Brussels airport sells more chocolate than any place on earth
Belgium airport which is located at Brussels, is the biggest seller of chocolate in the world. Every minute, the chocolate will be sold about 1.5kg, 2 tonnes per a day and 800 tonnes per a year ! you can find many of chocolate brands and the good news is , you can get the best price of chocolate at there!
6. Russia has over 13,000 uninhabited villages
Russia, the largest country in the world with an area 17,098,242 km², is the country that has 13,000 uninhabited villages. Many of place that left behind because of they lack of infrastructure and education. Because of that matter, many of them were forced to get out of the villages and move to the cities.
7. Grand Bazaar, Istanbul is the most visited in Europe
Grand bazaar, Istanbul, is the most visited place in Europe. Every year, it will received over 15,000 visitor. Since there are so many tourist from local and international come to visit, the grand bazaar been expanded to give the opportunities for other local to get a chance to make a business and also give the comfortable for the visitor who comes there. The various pattern of carpet, ceramics, jewelry, will catch your attention in this place.
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