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This is a list of the extreme points of Europe: the geographical points that are higher or farther north, south, east or west than any other location in Europe. Some of these positions are open to debate, as the definition of Europe is diverse.

Extremes of the European continent, including islands

See also: Extreme points of the European Union

Southernmost point on the island of Gavdos, Greece

Mainland Europe


Highest attainable by transportation

Lowest attainable by transportation

Extreme points attainable by train

Extreme station of the European continent, including islands

Continental Schengen area

See also


  1. ^ Ireland, which is part of the European continental shelf and which was connected to the continent by land during the last glacial period, includes points that are further west than Cabo da Roca (see Extreme points of Ireland).


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