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Bilder in der Nähe von Copenhagen

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A: Havneholmen Copenhagen Waterfront

von Flemming V. Larsen, 50 Meter entfernt

Havneholmen is a new part of Copenhagens waterfront in front of shopping center Fisketorvet. Here are...

Havneholmen Copenhagen Waterfront

B: Islands Brygge by night

von Christian Obel, 160 Meter entfernt

Islands Brygge by night

C: Copenhagen Harbour

von Christian Obel, 280 Meter entfernt

Copenhagen Harbour

D: Tømmergraven and Havneholmen

von Christian Obel, 370 Meter entfernt

Tømmergraven and Havneholmen

E: View from IDA Tower

von Flemming V. Larsen, 660 Meter entfernt

View from IDA Tower

F: Enghave Brygge

von Christian Obel, 820 Meter entfernt

Enghave Brygge

G: Nokken Strandvej

von Christian Obel, 960 Meter entfernt

Nokken Strandvej

H: Between containers with graffiti

von Svend Sønderby, 1.1 entfernt

Between some container at the end of Enghave Brygge. Enghave Brygge is the only peninsula in the sout...

Between containers with graffiti

I: Frederiksholmsløbet

von Christian Obel, 1.1 entfernt

Frederiksholmsløbet

J: Copenhagen Train Station

von Willy Kaemena, 1.2 entfernt

The Copenhagen Main Train Station. Here a regional train to Kalundborg and a train to Sweden.

Copenhagen Train Station

Das Panorama wurde in Copenhagen, Europe aufgenommen

Dies ist ein Überblick von 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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