Map of Continental Europe Pictures
Continental Europe, additionally referred to as acreage Europe or artlessly the Continent, is the abstemious of Europe, absolutely excluding European islands. Notably, in British English usage, the appellation agency Europe excluding the United Kingdom, the Isle of Man, the Channel Islands, Ireland and Iceland.
One accepted analogue of "Continental Europe" is the European landmass excluding the UK, Ireland and Iceland. Two added island nations afar from Continental Europe are Malta and the Republic of Cyprus. However, in added areas of Europe there are differing account as to how the appellation should be defined.
Some definitions of Continental Europe extend the boundaries of the abstemious to its bounded boundaries, appropriately including nations that are aural the animated boundaries of the Ural Mountains and the Caucasus Mountains.