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Panoramabillede af Boris Bašić Taget 14:59, 02/10/2011 - Views loading...



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Billeder tæt på Croatia


A: Photo club Marin Getaldic

Af zeljko soletic, 310 meter væk

Photo club Marin Getaldic

B: Park

Af Stjepo Hladilo, 360 meter væk


C: Hotel Lapad Dubrovnik Croatia

Af ivan ivankovic, 470 meter væk

Hotel Lapad Dubrovnik Croatia

D: Dsc2287 Panorama

Af zeljko soletic, 490 meter væk

Dsc2287 Panorama

E: Panorama Uvala

Af Boris Bašić, 520 meter væk

Panorama Uvala

F: Captain bridge on MB Nona Ana

Af zeljko soletic, 660 meter væk

Captain bridge on MB Nona Ana

G: Captain M/B Postira on the bridge

Af zeljko soletic, 770 meter væk

Captain M/B Postira on the bridge

H: Bar in a cave - Hotel More

Af zeljko soletic, 800 meter væk

Bar in a cave - Hotel More

I: Crystal Serenity inside passage

Af Kudo Kenji Photograph, 820 meter væk

Crystal Serenity Live Views

Crystal Serenity inside passage

J: Hotel More beach bar

Af zeljko soletic, 820 meter væk

Hotel More beach bar

Dette panorama blev taget i Croatia, 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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