Southern Europe - Region facts
Southern Europe is a region of Europe.
Although there is no precise definition, the UN regional categorisation scheme for statistical purposes coincides with general notions of what states comprise Southern Europe:
The Iberian Peninsula
Spain, Portugal, Andorra.
The Italian peninsula
Italy, Vatican City, San Marino, Malta.
The Balkan Peninsula
Albania, Bulgaria, Greece, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Republic of Macedonia, Serbia and Montenegro, Slovenia, the European part of Turkey.