Europe

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Europe is a continent (in a political/cultural sense) at the western end of the Eurasian land mass, usually defined as being west of the Ural mountain range and north of the Caucasus. Most of its countries are members of the European Union.

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[edit] Countries

Countries of Europe include:

[edit] Religion in Europe

Here are the results of the Eurobarometer Poll 2005, in which participants were asked if they believed that "there is a God", if they believed that "there is some sort of spirit of life force", or if they "didn't believe there is any sort of spirit, God or life force".[1]

Country "I believe
there is a God"
"I believe there is some
sort of spirit or life force"
"I don’t believe there is any sort
of spirit, God or life force"
Malta 95% 3% 1%
Cyprus 90% 7% 2%
Greece 81% 16% 3%
Portugal 81% 12% 6%
Poland 80% 15% 1%
Italy 74% 16% 6%
Ireland 73% 22% 4%
Slovakia 61% 26% 11%
Spain 59% 21% 18%
Austria 54% 34% 8%
Lithuania 49% 36% 12%
Germany 47% 25% 25%
Luxembourg 44% 28% 22%
Hungary 44% 31% 19%
Belgium 43% 29% 27%
Finland 41% 41% 16%
United Kingdom 38% 40% 20%
Latvia 37% 49% 10%
Slovenia 37% 46% 16%
France 34% 27% 33%
Netherlands 34% 37% 27%
Denmark 31% 49% 19%
Sweden 23% 53% 23%
Czech Republic 19% 50% 30%
Estonia 16% 54% 26%
EU25 52% 27% 18%
Romania (not in EU25) 90% 8% 1%
Bulgaria (not in EU25) 40% 40% 13%
Croatia (not in EU) 67% 25% 7%
Switzerland (not in EU) 48% 39% 9%
Iceland (not in EU) 38% 48% 11%
Norway (not in EU) 32% 47% 17%
Turkey (not in EU) 95% 2% 1%

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