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Panoramabillede af Елена Леонтьева Taget 12:02, 07/09/2011 - Views loading...


Pinsk.Palace Mateusz Butrymowicz

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A: Crossroads at the palace Butrimovich

Af Vladimir, 40 meter væk

Crossroads at the palace Butrimovich

B: Pinsk. Butrimovich Palace.

Af Vladimir, 70 meter væk

The Butrimovich PalaceThe beautiful biulding with antique terraces on side wings and five high stairs...

Pinsk. Butrimovich Palace.

C: Pinsk .Gymnasium

Af Vladimir, 170 meter væk

Old Pinsk GymnasiumFew Belarusian schools can be proud to be so old. The 150th anniversary of Pinsk G...

Pinsk .Gymnasium

D: Pinsk.In the end of quay.

Af Vladimir, 190 meter væk

Pinsk.In the end of quay.

E: Pinsk.Square at theatre.

Af Vladimir, 370 meter væk

Pinsk.Square at theatre.

F: Pinsk. Heigher Seminary on the Embankment.

Af Vladimir, 380 meter væk

Pinsk embankment appears to be the citizens’ most favorite leisure place. While noisy town roads are ...

Pinsk. Heigher Seminary on the Embankment.

G: Pinsk.Theater

Af Vladimir, 400 meter væk

     Pinsk. The Polessye Theatre of DramaIt is hard to pass by the Polessye Theatre of Drama placed r...


H: Pinsk. Сathedral .

Af Vladimir, 440 meter væk

Pinsk is a small ancient town on the left bank of the river Pina in Polessye, the southern region of ...

Pinsk. Сathedral  .

I: Pinsk.Franciscan Cathedral

Af Елена Леонтьева, 470 meter væk

The Catholic Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary and the Monastery of the Franciscans were bu...

Pinsk.Franciscan Cathedral

J: Pinsk. Polessye University

Af Елена Леонтьева, 570 meter væk

Pinsk. Polessye   University

Dette panorama blev taget i Belarus, 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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