Questions which are specific to the continent and countries of Europe.

Examples of questions specific to the continent and countries Europe are those about:

  1. Data originating or concerning Europe
  2. European coordinate systems (e.g. OSGB36, ETRF, ED50)
  3. European GIS Standards (e.g. European metadata standard CEN/TC287)
  4. European Geospatial Technology (e.g. Galileo GNSS)

The United Nations regards Europe as comprising the following sub regions and countries:

Eastern Europe

  • Belarus
  • Bulgaria
  • Czechia
  • Hungary
  • Poland
  • Republic of Moldova
  • Romania
  • Russian Federation
  • Slovakia
  • Ukraine

Northern Europe

  • Åland Islands
  • Channel Islands
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Faeroe Islands
  • Finland
  • Guernsey
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Isle of Man
  • Jersey
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Norway
  • Sark
  • Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands
  • Sweden
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Southern Europe

  • Albania
  • Andorra
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Croatia
  • Gibraltar
  • Greece
  • Holy See
  • Italy
  • Malta
  • Montenegro
  • Portugal
  • San Marino
  • Serbia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Western Europe

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • France
  • Germany
  • Liechtenstein
  • Luxembourg
  • Monaco
  • Netherlands
  • Switzerland
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