Monegros´s Desert. Tozal de la Cobeta
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Panoramabillede af jasanchezp EXPERT Taget 12:07, 14/03/2010 - Views loading...


Monegros´s Desert. Tozal de la Cobeta

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En Huesca no son todo montañas, también existen zonas deserticas con curiosas formaciones esculpidas por la acción de la erosión.

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A: Sena square

Af Jesús Ferrer, 11.6 km væk

In the Plaza Mayor of the City Council met Sena. Aragonese style building of brick and priedra.

Sena square

B: Sena, church

Af Jesús Ferrer, 11.6 km væk

Parish Church of Sena, population of the region "Los Monegros, in the province of Huesca.It is locate...

Sena, church

C: Villanueva de Sigena, square

Af Jesús Ferrer, 14.4 km væk

Villanueva de Sigena, belongs to the Monegros region is the town where Miguel Servet was born. In the...

Villanueva de Sigena, square

D: Ontinena

Af Jesús Ferrer, 22.0 km væk

Ontiñena is a small village that belongs to the region of Bajo Cinca Huesca. For its municipal Alcana...


E: Alcolea, Santa Cruz

Af Jesús Ferrer, 24.5 km væk

Cinca valley from the viewpoint of the Alcolea's Santa Cruz.

Alcolea, Santa Cruz

F: Alcolea, Square mosen Ramón Salas

Af Jesús Ferrer, 24.8 km væk

Square Ramón Mossèn Halls Alcolea de Cinca. As in other small towns, the town hall and the church sha...

Alcolea, Square mosen Ramón Salas

G: Alcolea, placeta de Ramon J. Sender

Af Jesús Ferrer, 24.8 km væk

Square dedicated to Ramón J. Sender in Alcolea de Cinca.

Alcolea, placeta de Ramon J. Sender

H: Cinca River

Af Jesús Ferrer, 26.4 km væk

Cinca river in its passage through the bridge of Alcolea. Despite his apparent calm, sometimes the wa...

Cinca River

I: Santalecina church

Af Jesús Ferrer, 26.5 km væk

Street from the church in Santalecina, Huesca. As in many other populations, the storks have "invaded...

Santalecina church

J: Albalate, square

Af Jesús Ferrer, 27.1 km væk

Mayor square, Albalate de Cinca. In this square is the birthplace of a great voice, Miguel Fleta, the...

Albalate, square

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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