Where is the geographic center of Europe?

Where is the geographic center of Europe?

If one plugs the search phrase “geographic center of Europe” into Google, we find numerous claims to this honor. It all depends on where you put the borders of “Europe”.

The Site of Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty has an article by Valentinas Mite on the matter indicating that the French have calculated that the geographic center of Europe (if one includes Iceland) is in Lithuania.

Karl Schlögel has a superb article in German entitled

“Remapping Europe oder: was die Wissenschaften leisten könnten, das neue Europa zu denken” Vortrag an der Viadrina am 17. Mai 1999 (unkorrigierte Version).