Eastern European Time (EET) is 2 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).This time zone is in use during standard time in: Europe, Asia, Africa.Europe, in particular ancient Greece, was the birthplace of Western civilization.
Politically, Europe is divided into about fifty sovereign states of which the Russian Federation is the largest and most populous, spanning 39% of the continent and comprising 15% of its population.
After gaining independence, the First Republic of Armenia adopted the modern Armenian tricolor.
The independent Armenian government selected the colours used during the last period of Rubenid Dynasty, red, blue and yellow.
Europe had a total population of about 740 million (about 11% of world population) as of 2015 The European climate is largely affected by warm Atlantic currents that temper winters and summers on much of the continent, even at latitudes along which the climate in Asia and North America is severe.
Further from the sea, seasonal differences are more noticeable than close to the coast.