Advantage And Disadvantage Of Europe

910 WordsSep 14, 20174 Pages
Europe is the second smallest continent, but it has many advantages because of its geographical position. Europe is located between the parallels 36º and 70º of north latitude. Europe because of its geographic position the temperate climates predominate in the continent. One of its greatest advantages is the weather because is generally pleasant and good climates for agriculture, and that increase the production which helps the economy. Europe is close between Asia and Africa which facilitates the commencement also possess a large part of massive land and an extensive and diverse fauna and flora. Even though Europe has a lot of advantages because of its weather, ironically one of its major weaknesses is caused by the weather too. What…show more content…
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