by Jerome a Paris
Tue Jul 5th, 2005 at 09:51:31 AM EST
Promoted by Colman.
That's the map of the Council of Europe, the democracy and human rights watchdog in Europe (and the organisation which runs the European Court of Human Rights).
Its definition of a European country is simple: any country whose terrotory is partly or fully in Europe. No country has ever joined the EU without being a CoE member. This is the semi-official view of what the ultimate limits of Europe should be (with Belarus in once it sheds its dictatorship).
Below the fold are other versions of Europe:
(click for bigger version)
Council of Europe
International Dialing Codes
(I'll front page this diary at some point, but I don't want to bump the current stories)