Category Archives: Europe

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Belarus Population, Main Cities and Geography

Belarus Population and cities Population According to Countryaah website, Belarus has around 9.5 million residents. Ethnic composition About 84% of the country’s residents are Belarusians, another 8% are Russians. The roughly 3% Poles and 2% Ukrainians mostly live near the respective national borders. The remaining minorities include Latvians, Gypsies (mainly Jerli), Lithuanians and Slovaks. Religious… Read More »

Italy Population, Main Cities and Geography

Italy: population and cities Population Population According to Countryaah website, Italy has a total of 60.7 million residents. Ethnic composition In Italy there are mainly Italians, Sardinians minorities such as Slovenes, Albanians and Greeks. Religious affiliation In Italy, the majority of all residents practice the Roman Catholic faith. There are also around 1 million Muslims,… Read More »

Liechtenstein Population, Main Cities and Geography

Liechtenstein Population and cities Population Population According to Countryaah website, Liechtenstein has approx. 36,300 residents. Ethnic composition Approximately 65% Liechtensteiners, 11% Swiss, 6% Austrians, as well as approx. 3% each of German, Italian, Yugoslav and Turks live in Liechtenstein. Religious affiliation Currently around 78% of the population of Liechtenstein are Catholic, 8% Protestant and 5%… Read More »

Lithuania Population, Main Cities and Geography

Lithuania Population and cities Population According to Countryaah website, Lithuania has about 3.2 million residents. Ethnic composition In Lithuania there are approx. 83.5% Lithuanians, approx. 6.3% Russians, approx. 6.7% Poles, approx. 1.2% Belarusians, approx. 0.7% Ukrainians, approx. 0.1 % Latvians and a German minority. Religious affiliation In Lithuania there are predominantly Catholics (approx. 80%). There… Read More »

Latvia Population, Main Cities and Geography

Latvia Population and cities Population Population According to Countryaah website, Latvia has a total of around 2.2 million residents. Ethnic composition In Latvia there are 59% Latvians, 28% Russians, 4% Belarusians, 3% Ukrainians, 2.5% Poles and 1% Lithuanians. Religious affiliation In Latvia there is the Evangelical Lutheran Church, the Roman Catholic Church, the Russian Orthodox… Read More »

Kosovo Population, Main Cities and Geography

Kosovo Population and cities Population Number of population According to Countryaah website, Kosovo has a total of around 1.8 million residents, of which around 91% were Albanians, 4% Serbs and 5% others. Ethnic composition As already mentioned live in Kosovoca. 91% Albanians, approx. 4% Serbs and Montenegrins and approx. 5% of other origins. Religious affiliation… Read More »

Luxembourg Population, Main Cities and Geography

Luxembourg: population and cities Population According to Countryaah website, Luxembourg has a total of approx. 576,000 residents. Ethnic composition There are 307,000 Luxembourgers living in Luxembourg. Other residents are 90,000 Portuguese, 41,700 French, 40,000 Italian, 19,400 Belgians and Germans Religious affiliation Church and state are separated and from the 2017/2018 school year the previous religious… Read More »

Ireland Population, Main Cities and Geography

Ireland: population and cities Population According to Countryaah website, Ireland has around 4.5 million residents. Ethnic composition In Ireland live almost exclusively Irish. Religious affiliation approx. 87% Roman Catholic Catholics, 3% Anglicans, 0.8% Muslims. National languages The official language of Ireland is English. In addition, Irish, an ancient Celtic language, which is also called Gaelic,… Read More »

Macedonia Population, Main Cities and Geography

Macedonia Population and cities Population According to Countryaah website, Macedonia has around 2.1 million residents. Ethnic composition Macedonians: 64.2% Albanians: 25.2% Turks: 3.9% Roma: 2.7% Serbs: 1.8% Bosniaks 0.8% Vlaxes 0.5% other 1% Religious affiliation Macedonian Orthodox Church 32.4% Muslim 16.9% Catholics 0.5% evangelical methodists. Jews without denomination 4.5% National language The official language is… Read More »

Malta Population, Main Cities and Geography

Malta Population and cities Population Population According to Countryaah website, Malta has around 419,000 residents. Due to its small area, the country is one of the most densely populated countries in Europe and has one of the highest population densities in the world. The island of Gozo has about 30,000 residents and only 4 people… Read More »

Moldova Population, Main Cities and Geography

Moldova Population and cities Population According to Countryaah website, Moldova has around 3.5 million residents. Ethnic composition The country’s population consists of about 64.5% Moldovans (an ethnic subgroup of the Romanians). Furthermore, 13.8% Ukrainians, 13% Russians, 3.5% Gagauz (autonomous Turkic people in the extreme south of the country), 2% Bulgarians and 1.5% Jews live in… Read More »

Montenegro Population, Main Cities and Geography

Montenegro Population and cities Population According to Countryaah website, Montenegro has around 632,300 residents. Ethnic composition In Montenegro there are 43% Montenegrins, 32% Serbs, 13% Bosniaks, 7% Albanians, 1% Croats as well as Roma and Sinti. Religious affiliation Approx. 75% of the population in Montenegro is Serbian Orthodox, 3.5% Roman Catholic and 15% Islamic. National… Read More »

Monaco Population, Main Cities and Geography

Monaco Population and capital Population According to Countryaah website, Monaco has about 35,500 residents. However, around 30,000 French and 5,000 Italians come to the city-state every day to work. Ethnic composition The population of Monaco is made up of around 47% French, 17% Italian, 15% Monegasque and 3% German. Religion About 90% of the residents… Read More »

Netherlands Population, Main Cities and Geography

Netherlands: population and cities Population Population According to Countryaah website, the Netherlands has a total of around 16.7 million residents. Ethnic composition Nationalities besides the Dutch: Indonesians: 2.4% Germans: 2.4% Turks: 2.2% Suriname: 2.0% Moroccans: 1.9% Religions Catholics: 28% Protestants: 19% Muslims: 6% Jews: 40,000 Other confessions: 4% without commitment: 44% National language The national… Read More »

Norway Population, Main Cities and Geography

Norway: population and cities Population Population According to Countryaah website, Norway has a total of around 5.3 million people. Ethnic composition Around 96% are Norwegians, including the minorities of around 40,000 Saami (Lapps) and around 10,000 Finns (Kvener). The proportion of foreigners is around 4%. Religious affiliation Norway has an official Protestant state church based… Read More »

Poland Population, Main Cities and Geography

Poland: population and cities Population Population According to Countryaah website, Poland has about 38.5 million residents. Ethnic composition 98.7% of the citizens are of Polish descent. 0.6% are Ukrainians and 0.7% belong to other nationalities (Germans, Russians, Belarusians). Religion 95% of the population are Roman Catholics, 1.3% are Polish Orthodox, 0.3% are Protestants, 0.1% are… Read More »

Portugal Population, Main Cities and Geography

Portugal Population and cities Population Population According to Countryaah website, Portugal has about 10.6 million residents. Ethnic composition About 98% of the population are Portuguese. The largest minority groups in Portugal are Brazilians, Africans and Spaniards. Religion In Portugal 93% of the population are Roman Catholic. In addition, Protestants, who make up the largest religious… Read More »

Romania Population, Main Cities and Geography

Romania: population and cities Population Population According to Countryaah website, Romania has a total of around 21.4 million residents. Ethnic composition In Romania there are 85.5% Romanians as well as Hungarians, Roma, Ukrainians and Serbs. Religious affiliation In Romania there are 87% Orthodox Christians as well as Catholics, Protestants (see: Christianity), Judaism and followers of… Read More »

Russia Population, Main Cities and Geography

Russia Population, cities Population According to Countryaah website, the Russian Federation, including Crimea, has a little under 150 million residents. Around 75% of the Russian population live in the European part of Russia, although around 75% of the country’s area is in Asia. Ethnic groups There are around 160 different ethnic groups in Russia, although… Read More »

Slovenia Population, Main Cities and Geography

Slovenia Population, cities Population Population According to Countryaah website, Slovenia has a total of around 2.1 million residents. Ethnic composition Approx. 88% of Slovenians live in Slovenia, as well as Italians, Hungarians, Croats, Serbs/Montenegrins, Bosnians, Macedonians, Albanians and Roma. Religious affiliation In Slovenia mainly Catholics live, alongside Protestants and Serbian Orthodox, approx. 1% Muslims and… Read More »

Serbia Population, Main Cities and Geography

Serbia Population and cities Population According to Countryaah website, Serbia has around 7.3 million residents. Ethnic composition Many different ethnic groups live in Serbia. The Serbs make up the majority. There are also Bosnians, Hungarians, Croats, Albanians, Macedonians and Roma and Sinti. Religion The Serbian Orthodox faith is mainly practiced in Serbia. There are also… Read More »

Slovakia Population, Main Cities and Geography

Slovakia: population, cities Population Population According to Countryaah website, Slovakia has a total of about 5.4 million residents. Ethnic composition Approx. 4,615,000 Slovaks, approx. 521,000 Hungarians, approx. 90,000 Roma, approx. 44,600 Czechs, approx. 24,000 Rhutians, approx. 11,000 Ukrainians, approx. 5,400 Carpathian Germans, approx. 2,600 Poles, approx. 2,300 Moravia and approx. 900 Croats. Religious affiliation Approx.… Read More »

San Marino Population, Main Cities and Geography

San Marino Population, cities Population Population According to Countryaah website, San Marino has around 32,500 residents. The residents are referred to as San Marines. Ethnic composition The country’s residents are of Italian origin. In addition, around 12% Italians live in San Marino. Religion About 95% of the population are Roman Catholic Christians. The rest are… Read More »

Switzerland Population, Main Cities and Geography

Switzerland: population and cities Population According to Countryaah website, Switzerland has around 8.6 million residents – slightly less than 24% of them are foreigners. Ethnic composition Mainly Swiss live here, along with around 299,000 Italians, 291,000 Germans, 250,000 Portuguese, 69,000 French and 74,000 Spaniards. Religious affiliation 41.8% of the Swiss are followers of the Roman… Read More »

Sweden Population, Main Cities and Geography

Sweden Population and cities Population According to Countryaah website, Sweden has over 10 million residents since 2017. It must be taken into account that residents are not identical to citizens. Ethnic composition About 90.8% of the population are Swedes. The largest ethnic minority are Finns with 2.5%, Yugoslavs and Bosnians with 1% and Iranians with… Read More »

Spain Population, Main Cities and Geography

Spain: population and cities Population According to Countryaah website, Spain has about 46.2 million residents. Ethnic composition The population of Spain is made up of around 74.5% Spaniards, around 17% Catalans, 6.5% Galicians, 1.5% Basques and around 0.5% people of other ethnicities. Religious affiliation About 95% percent of Spaniards are baptized Roman Catholics. There are… Read More »

Turkey Population, Main Cities and Geography

Turkey: population, cities Population Population According to Countryaah website, Turkey has about 80 million residents. Ethnic composition Mainly Turks (approx. 80%) live in Turkey, besides Kurds, Zaza, Arabs, Circassians, Georgians, Lasen, Armenians, Abkhazians, Chechens, Yezidi, Ubyches, Greeks, Bulgarians, Albanians, Jews and other ethnic groups. Religion About 99% of the Turkish population belong to Islam. National… Read More »

Ukraine Population, Main Cities and Geography

Ukraine: population and cities Population Population According to Countryaah website, Ukraine has about 45.7 million residents. Ethnic composition The majority (approx. 73%) of the population consists of Ukrainians. 11.36 million are Russians, which corresponds to about 22% of the population. Other minorities are: Jews: approx. 486,000 Belarusians: approx. 440,000 Moldavans: around 325,000 Crimean Tatars: approximately… Read More »

Vatican City Population, Main Cities and Geography

Vatican state: population Population Population According to Countryaah website, around 3,400 people are employed by the Holy See and in the Vatican State, but only around 70 people actually live in the Vatican City and of these around 400 are citizens of the Vatican State. In addition to the Pope, there are cardinals, prelates and… Read More »

Iceland Population, Main Cities and Geography

Iceland: population and cities Population According to Countryaah website, Iceland has around 319,000 residents and is the most sparsely populated country in Europe. Ethnic composition Around 96% of Iceland’s residents are native Icelanders. Religious affiliation Around 80% of Icelanders belong to the Evangelical Lutheran Icelandic State Church, 2.4% of Icelanders are Catholics. But there are… Read More »