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Can Rotger

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A: Llibreria Poussinet

Af Ajuntament de Sant Lluís, 100 meter væk

Llibreria Poussinet

B: Redorka

Af Ajuntament de Sant Lluís, 110 meter væk

Redorka

C: Esglèsia de Sant Lluís

Af Ajuntament de Sant Lluís, 160 meter væk

During his short French domination of the island, from 1756 to 1763, the account ofLannion, governor ...

Esglèsia de Sant Lluís

D: Carnisseria Can Miquel

Af Ajuntament de Sant Lluís, 170 meter væk

Carnisseria Can Miquel

E: Petit Món

Af Ajuntament de Sant Lluís, 180 meter væk

Petit Món

F: Pescadería San Luís

Af Ajuntament de Sant Lluís, 180 meter væk

Pescadería San Luís

G: Calzados Escorpio

Af Ajuntament de Sant Lluís, 190 meter væk

Calzados Escorpio

H: Super Sant Lluís

Af Ajuntament de Sant Lluís, 190 meter væk

Super Sant Lluís

I: Batista Complements

Af Ajuntament de Sant Lluís, 190 meter væk

Batista Complements

J: Es Forn de Baix

Af Ajuntament de Sant Lluís, 200 meter væk

Es Forn de Baix

Dette panorama blev taget i Spain, Europe

Dette er et overblik over Europe

Europe is generally agreed to be the birthplace of western culture, including such legendary innovations as the democratic nation-state, football and tomato sauce.

The word Europe comes from the Greek goddess Europa, who was kidnapped by Zeus and plunked down on the island of Crete. Europa gradually changed from referring to mainland Greece until it extended finally to include Norway and Russia.

Don't be confused that Europe is called a continent without looking like an island, the way the other continents do. It's okay. The Ural mountains have steadily been there to divide Europe from Asia for the last 250 million years. Russia technically inhabits "Eurasia".

Europe is presently uniting into one political and economic zone with a common currency called the Euro. The European Union originated in 1993 and is now composed of 27 member states. Its headquarters is in Brussels, Belgium.

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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