Peninsula

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A peninsula is a piece of land that is bordered on three or more sides by water. A peninsula can also be a headland, cape, island promontory, bill, point, or spit.

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Eurasia

Continental Europe

Balkan "Peninsula"

Denmark

Italy

Iberian Peninsula

-encompassing continental Spain and Portugal, Andorra and the British dependency of Gibraltar.

Scandinavian Peninsula

-encompassing Sweden and Norway

United Kingdom

England
Scotland
Wales
Northern Ireland

Republic of Ireland

Russia

See also Peninsulas of Russia

Kazakhstan

Middle East

Indian subcontinent and South Asia

China

Korean Peninsula

The whole land mass encompassing North and South Korea is a peninsula.

Japan

See also Peninsulas of Japan
Kyūshū
Honshū

South East Asia

Philippines

Indonesia

The Americas

Canada

Greenland

Chile

Mexico

Central America

South America

Caribbean

United States of America

Australia & Oceania

Australia

File:Mornington peninsula02.jpg
A beach on the Mornington Peninsula

New Zealand

Papua New Guinea

Africa

Antarctica

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