The byword for diversity that, despite the divisions and fissures between nations, symbolises a continent defined by a mutual cultural heritage stretching back over countless millennia.
England Capital: London Currency: Pound Language: English Throbbing: Gristle Writer: M R James
Italy Capital: Rome Currency: Euro Language: Italian Prince: Machiavelli Tower: Pisa
The Netherlands Capital: Amsterdam Currency: Euro Language: Dutch Tiptoe: Tulips Water: Zuiderzee
Norway Capital: Oslo Currency: Krone Language: Norsk Riise: John Arne Venue: Rockefeller
Portugal Capital: Lisbon Currency: Euro Eusebio: Mozambique Gala: Drop Language: Portuguese
Spain Capital: Madrid Currency: Euros Language(s): Asturiano; Aragonese; Aranese; Basque; Catalan; Galician; Spanish Quixote: Don Zubizarreta: Andoni