The Balkan Peninsula in southeastern is located between the Adriatic Sea and the Black Sea. The region has a mixed scenery with many tall mountain ranges, as well as deep forests, plains and rivers.

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, is the capital city of with a metropolitan population of 3.7 million inhabitants.

is a country in southeastern Europe, on the southern tip of the peninsula.

is a country on the western shores of the Black Sea; except for , it is north of the .

, officially the Republic of is a country in the , west of the Black Sea.


is a Mediterranean country that bridges and the .

The Republic of is a landlocked country in the heart of the .

is a country at the crossroads of and the , on one of the major land routes from to the .

is a country in the with nearly 3 million inhabitants.

is a European country located on the .

is a largely mountainous country in .

is a country in the , on the Adriatic Sea, home to 680,000 people.

is a small land-locked country in , north of the , surrounded by to the southwest, across the Prut river, and to the north and east.

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  • Location:
  • Latitude of center: 44° 12' 36" (44.21°) north
  • Longitude of center: 22° 9' (22.15°) east
  • Wikidata: Balkans
  • Wikimedia Commons: Balkans

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French: Balkans, German: Balkanhalbinsel, Italian: Balcani, Portuguese: Bálcãs, Spanish: Península balcánica
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