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Panoramabillede af Mariusz Kalinowski EXPERT Taget 22:03, 14/04/2012 - Views loading...

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A: Fota MK -tree

Af Mariusz Kalinowski, 70 meter væk

Fota MK -tree

B: Fota Gift Shop

Af Mariusz Kalinowski, 80 meter væk

Fota Gift Shop

C: Fota Wildlife Park

Af Mariusz Kalinowski, 120 meter væk

Fota Wildlife Park

D: Fota Incubation House

Af Mariusz Kalinowski, 250 meter væk

Fota Incubation House

E: Belvelly Castle

Af Rubens Cardia, 460 meter væk

Belvelly Castle is a typical medieval square tower dating from the fifteenth century, located near Co...

Belvelly Castle

F: Fota peacock

Af Mariusz Kalinowski, 860 meter væk

Fota peacock

G: Fota Castle Front

Af Mariusz Kalinowski, 1.1 km væk

Fota Castle Front

H: Fota Castle back

Af Mariusz Kalinowski, 1.1 km væk

Fota Castle back

I: Litte Island Bridge

Af Mariusz Kalinowski, 1.9 km væk

Litte Island Bridge

J: Forest with a Castle

Af Mariusz Kalinowski, 2.2 km væk

Forest with a Castle

Dette panorama blev taget i Ireland, 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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