"Eŭropoestasmalgrandakontinento."

Translation:Europe is a small continent.

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/FranklinRuan22

Without Russia, Brazil is bigger than europe

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ChristianofPeace

Even with Russia the US is nearly the same size as Europe. The USA = 99% the size of Europe.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/m0nsterh1gh

And what's so important about Brazil? Who cares about how many people are there?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JoeJScott
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That depends if you count Russia...

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Luis_Domingos
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Only part of Russia is actually in Europe: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/European_Russia. The Asian part would never be counted as being "part of Europe".

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JoeJScott
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I wasn't being serious, I'm aware of Russia's rare contiguous transcontinental status!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/deessee
deessee
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Mi pensis ke Eŭropo estas lando

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/KonradKond8
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Aŭstralio estas pli malgranda ol Eŭropo

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AdamScott794079
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2nd only to austrailia

9 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/kaybekwa

Eŭropo ne estas kontinento.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ysangkok
ysangkok
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The primarily physiographic term "continent" also incorporates cultural and political elements.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AdamScott794079
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Geographically, aren't eurasia and Africa one large continent? (they're not, as you said, but geographically)

9 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/grey236
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most continents are on their own tectonic plate and europe is on the eurasian plate but because of culture and the Ural mountains its considered its own continent

3 years ago
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