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This is a new piece of Eindhoven which is not (yet) covered by street view. This is for those who can't wait ;-)

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A: Netherlands-Eindhoven-Gagelboschplein-Leilinde-vijver

od Harry Zelfontspanner, 10 meters away

This is a new piece of Eindhoven which is not (yet) covered by street view. This is for those who can...


B: Netherlands-Eindhoven-Gagelboschplein-Warande

od Harry Zelfontspanner, 60 meters away

This is a new piece of Eindhoven which is not (yet) covered by street view. This is for those who can...


D: Willemstraat Eindhoven

od m@rtym@n, 2.8 km daleko

Willemstraat Eindhoven

Willemstraat Eindhoven

E: Netherlands-Eindhoven-Lichtstraat-DeBaron

od Harry Zelfontspanner, 2.8 km daleko

a relatively new piece of Eindhoven Apartments in central Eindhoven.


F: Lightshow At Philips stadion

od Studio Mambeau - Martijn Baudoin, 2.8 km daleko

Lightshow At Philips stadion

G: Stadionkwartier2, Eindhoven (2009)

od Bo de Visser, 2.9 km daleko

Stadionkwartier2, Eindhoven (2009)

H: Stadionkwartier1, Eindhoven (2009)

od Bo de Visser, 2.9 km daleko

Stadionkwartier1, Eindhoven (2009)

I: Netherlands-Eindhoven-NieuweEmmasingel1

od Harry Zelfontspanner, 3.0 km daleko

Eindhoven is a city in the Dutch province of North Brabant. Here you are in the city center on the Ne...


J: St. Catharinakerk, Eindhoven

od Mark Bruggema, 3.0 km daleko

St. Catharinakerk, Eindhoven

St. Catharinakerk, Eindhoven

This panorama was taken in Netherlands, Europe

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Do not confuse the EU with the Council of Europe, which has 47 member states and dates to 1949. These two bodies share the same flag, national anthem, and mission of integrating Europe. The headquarters of the Council are located in Strasbourg, France, and it is most famous for its European Court of Human Rights.

In spite of these two bodies, there is still no single Constitution or set of laws applying to all the countries of Europe. Debate rages over the role of the EU in regards to national sovereignty. As of January 2009, the Lisbon Treaty is the closest thing to a European Constitution, yet it has not been approved by all the EU states. 

Text by Steve Smith.

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