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Iberian Peninsula, Iberia(noun)
a peninsula in southwestern Europe
A peninsula located in the extreme southwest of Europe which includes modern day Spain, Portugal, Andorra and Gibraltar, bordered on the south and east by the Mediterranean Sea, and on the north and west by the Atlantic Ocean, with the Pyrenees forming the northeast edge of the peninsula, connecting it to the rest of Europe.
A peninsula situated in the extreme southwest of Europe, comprising (politically) Spain, Portugal, Andorra, Gibraltar, and a very small area of France, delineated from the rest of the European landmass by the Pyrenu00E9es and from other landmasses by the Atlantic Ocean, the Mediterranean Sea, and the Strait of Gibraltar.
The Iberian Peninsula, commonly called Iberia, is a peninsula located in the extreme southwest of Europe and includes the modern-day sovereign states of Spain, Portugal, Andorra and part of France, as well as the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar. It is the westernmost of the three major southern European peninsulas—the Iberian, Italian, and Balkan peninsulas. It is bordered on the southeast and east by the Mediterranean Sea, and on the north, west and southwest by the Atlantic Ocean. The Pyrenees form the northeast edge of the peninsula, separating it from the rest of Europe. In the south, it approaches the northern coast of Africa. It is the second-largest peninsula in Europe, with an area of approximately 582,000 km².
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