There are many interesting facts about Europe such as it is the sixth largest continent in the world with over four million square miles. Europe also has some very famous active volcanoes with the largest one that is still active being Etna, located in southern Italy in Sicily. Etna is not only the most active volcano in the world but also the tallest European volcano. Other interesting facts about Europe are that it is the home to both the smallest and largest country in the world. The largest country is Russia by both area and population and the smallest country is Vatican City State.