Area

2,546,170 sq km

Currency

  • Euro (€) Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, Republic of Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain
  • Pound (£; also called 'pound sterling') Britain, Northern Ireland
  • Swiss franc (CHF, also Sfr) Switzerland

If Western Europe Were 100 People

  • 21 would be German
  • 17 would be French
  • 16 would be British
  • 16 would be Italian
  • 12 would be Spanish
  • 5 would be Dutch
  • 3 would be Greek
  • 10 would be other

Percentage: Religion

  • 61.8 Roman Catholic
  • 11.9 no religion
  • 7.8 Protestant
  • 7.6 would be other
  • 7.5 Greek Orthodox
  • 3.4 Muslim

Population

390.7 million

Population per Sq Km

  • Western Europe: 153
  • UK: 267
  • USA: 35

Time

  • Greenwich Mean Time/UTC Britain, Ireland, Portugal, Canary Islands (Spain)
  • Central European Time (GMT/UTC plus one hour) Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Spain (except Canary Islands), Switzerland
  • Eastern European Time (GMT/UTC plus two hours) Greece