There is no standard definition of Western vs Eastern Europe. This quiz was created to evenly split Europe to make it easier to study, and the countries that are included were based on a teacher request.
On February 12, 2019, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) officially became the Republic of North Macedonia , settling the nearly 30 year long dispute with Greece over the name Macedonia.
Turkey and Russia are transcontinental states, having territory in both Europe and Asia. Azerbaijan, Georgia and Kazakhstan, which are not included on this map, also span the Asian-European boundary.
declared independence from Serbia on 17 February 2008. Serbia still considers Kosovo to be one of its regions. As of 11 June 2013, the Republic of Kosovo has received 103 diplomatic recognitions as an independent state. 101 out of 193 (52.3%) United Nations (UN) member states, 22 out of 27 (81%) European Union (EU) member states, 24 out of 28 (86%) NATO member states, and 33 out of 57 (58%) Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) member states have recognised Kosovo. Serbia does not recognise it.