Difference between revisions of "Western Europe"
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Western Europe is one of the regions of Europe.
Common region names
The notion "Western Europe" is sometimes confused with the Western Bloc, which was a Cold War name for the market economy countries of Europe as opposed to the Eastern Bloc behind the iron curtain. Hence e.g. Greece was concerned a part of the Western Bloc, while Yugoslavia was part of the Eastern Bloc even if geography would imply the other way round.