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Where is the dividing line between Europe and Asia?

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As established by the Russian Federation, the dividing line between Europe and Asia is the Ural Mountains. The Urals are a range in Western Russia that runs from the Arctic Ocean to the Ural River in Kazakhstan.

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The country of Turkey considers itself part of both Europe and Asia and uses the Bosphorus Straight as the dividing line, which puts the city of Istanbul and a small part of the country in Europe and a majority of Turkey's landmass in Asia. It's also important to note that in some parts of the world, Europe and Asia are considered a single continent, Eurasia.

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