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Repparfjord river, Porsanger peninsula, Finnmark

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Billeder tæt på Norway

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A: Near Skaidi

Af Martin Hertel, 18.0 km væk

Near the small village of Skaidi at the junction of the road to Hammerfest an to Kirkenes, Murmansk a...

Near Skaidi

B: Skaidi2

Af Martin Hertel, 18.1 km væk

Skaidi2

C: Kvalsund Bridge

Af Martin Hertel, 24.1 km væk

Suspension bridge over the Kvalsund that separates the island Kvalöya from the norwegian mainland. Ac...

Kvalsund Bridge

D: Norway military bunker

Af Andrei Kuznetcov, 37.2 km væk

Norway military bunker

E: Norway military bunker in a mountain

Af Andrei Kuznetcov, 37.3 km væk

Norway military bunker in a mountain

F: Hammerfest Varden By Night

Af Martin Hertel, 43.5 km væk

View down from the viewpoint Varden to Hammerfest, probably the northernmost city on earth

Hammerfest Varden By Night

G: Hammerfest Varden

Af Martin Hertel, 43.5 km væk

View down to the harbour of Hammerfest, propably the northernmost town in the world

Hammerfest Varden

H: Hammerfest - Arktisk Kultursenter

Af Martin Hertel, 43.7 km væk

View to Hammerfest harbour and the Arktisk Kultursenter.

Hammerfest - Arktisk Kultursenter

I: northern lights cathedral in alta. norway

Af luis davilla, 51.7 km væk

northern lights cathedral in alta. norway

northern lights cathedral in alta. norway

J: alta museum in norway

Af luis davilla, 55.3 km væk

alta museum in norway

alta museum in norway

Dette panorama blev taget i Norway, 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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