With its culture, its art, its many facets, the Old Continent boasts a high population, with some states belonging to its borders that have fully entered the top 30 of the most populous states in the world.
What is, however, the ranking of the 30 States with the highest percentage of inhabitants in Europe? ForTravelAdviceLovers responds to this little, great curiosity, between old confirmations and some twists.
Position 5: Italy
Lagging behind this top five of the most populated European states is our beautiful country, loved by tourists who come to admire its beauties scattered throughout Italy, from Messina to Bressanone. A curiosity: Italy occupies the same position in terms of population density, behind only the Netherlands, Belgium, England and Germany.
- Capital: Roma
- Population: 60.340.328 inhabitants (of which 2.872.800 inhabitants in the capital)
- Area: 301.340 sq. Km
- Population density: 200,76 inhabitants per sq. Km
- Population growth rate:-0,15%
Position 4: United Kingdom
Although today the nation is no longer part of the European Union, the vast area of the United Kingdom, which also includes the northern area of Ireland, has been for some time the "promised land" of young people looking for work from all corners. of Europe. For this reason it is one of the most populated nations on the European territory. Third place, however, in terms of population density: 266,35 inhabitants per square km! Even more than Pakistan (261,04) and much more than China (143,7). And unlike Italy, the growth rate is positive ...
- Capital: London
- Population: 62.348.447 inhabitants (of which 8.787.892 inhabitants in the capital)
- Area: 242.521 sq. Km
- Population density: 266,35 inhabitants per sq. Km
- Population growth rate: 0,765%
Position 3: France
Bronze medal for France, a state that stands out in the world for being the Mecca of fashion, good food and art. The population, however, seems to be well distributed according to the data resulting from the density, which decisively distances itself from the states that precede and follow it. In fact, only 99 inhabitants per square km live in France, a symptom that there are still several regions and several areas with widely tolerable urbanization.
- Capital: Paris
- Population: 64.768.389 inhabitants (of which 2.229.621 inhabitants in the capital)
- Area: 675.417 sq. Km
- Population density: 99 inhabitants per sq. Km
- Population growth rate: 0,47%
Position 2: Germany
Silver medal to Germany, super power of the European Union, whose capital is Berlin, a city symbol of the division and subsequent reunification of peoples. Fourth place instead in terms of population density, behind the Netherlands, Belgium and the United Kingdom. But even here, as in Italy, the population growth rate is negative ...
- Capital: Berlin
- Population: 81.802.257 inhabitants (of which 3.531.201 inhabitants in the capital)
- Area: 357.030 sq. Km
- Population density: 228 inhabitants per sq. Km
- Population growth rate:-0.18%
Position 1: Russia
It is the most populated state in the whole of Europe, with its over 100 million inhabitants: it is Russia, the fascinating land of the ancient tsars and today one of the most decisive nations from a political, commercial and military point of view.
The vastness of its territory, combined with the climate that makes some areas extremely inhospitable also make it one of the most sparsely populated states in the world in terms of population density: less than 9 inhabitants per square km!
- Capital: Moscow
- Population: 140.702.000 inhabitants (of which 12.380.664 inhabitants in the capital)
- Area: 17.125.191 sq. Km
- Population density: 8,56 inhabitants per sq. Km
- Population growth rate:-0,06%