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Bilder in der Nähe von Ireland

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A: Saint Colman's Cathedral Interior

von Rubens Cardia, 220 Meter entfernt

Saint Colman's Cathedral is a Roman Catholic Church starting to built in Cobh, County Cork, Ireland i...

Saint Colman's Cathedral Interior

B: Saint Colman's Cathedral

von Rubens Cardia, 260 Meter entfernt

Saint Colman's Cathedral is a Roman Catholic Church starting to built in Cobh, County Cork, Ireland i...

Saint Colman's Cathedral

C: Cobh Co.Cork Ireland

von Marek Szarejko, 300 Meter entfernt

Cobh  is a sheltered seaport town on the south coast of County Cork, Ireland  with a population of ar...

Cobh Co.Cork Ireland

D: Annie Moore Statue

von Rubens Cardia, 530 Meter entfernt

This statue, at Cobh harbour, is in honnor to the first immigrant who had registered at Ellis Island ...

Annie Moore Statue

E: Barnahely Castle 2

von Mariusz Kalinowski, 3.7 entfernt

Barnahely Castle 2

F: Barnahely Castle

von Mariusz Kalinowski, 3.7 entfernt

Barnahely Castle

G: Currabiny View

von Mariusz Kalinowski, 4.2 entfernt

Currabinny Woods are a beautiful natural amenity only 4 miles from Carrigaline. They can be reached b...

Currabiny View

H: Currabinny Woods

von Mariusz Kalinowski, 4.2 entfernt

Currabinny Woods are a beautiful natural amenity only 4 miles from Carrigaline. They can be reached b...

Currabinny Woods

I: Belvelly Castle

von Rubens Cardia, 4.3 entfernt

Belvelly Castle is a typical medieval square tower dating from the fifteenth century, located near Co...

Belvelly Castle

J: Camden Fort- Harbor

von Mariusz Kalinowski, 4.5 entfernt

About Rescue Camden Rescue Camden is a Voluntary Community Committee set up in 2010 to help with the ...

Camden Fort- Harbor

Das Panorama wurde in Ireland, 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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