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Cordoba streets

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Bilder in der Nähe von Spain

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A: Bailio´s Slope, Cordoba

von Daniel Nuevo, 140 Meter entfernt

Bailio´s Slope, Cordoba

B: Bailio´s Slope, Córdoba

von Daniel Nuevo, 170 Meter entfernt

Bailio´s Slope, Córdoba

C: Christ of the Lanterns, Cordoba

von Daniel Nuevo, 250 Meter entfernt

Christ of the Lanterns, Cordoba

D: Orive gardens

von Daniel Nuevo, 270 Meter entfernt

Orive gardens

E: madinat al-zahra. cordoba

von luis davilla, 400 Meter entfernt

madinat al-zahra. cordoba

madinat al-zahra. cordoba

F: Corredera Square (Plaza de la Corredera)

von Daniel Nuevo, 430 Meter entfernt

Corredera Square (Plaza de la Corredera)

G: Corredera Square (Plaza de la Corredera)

von Daniel Nuevo, 470 Meter entfernt

Corredera Square (Plaza de la Corredera)

H: Cena en casa con Pablo y Maribel

von tonic, 500 Meter entfernt

Cena en casa con Pablo y Maribel

I: Las Cañas Square. Cordoba

von Daniel Nuevo, 530 Meter entfernt

Las Cañas Square. Cordoba

J: Tendillas square, Cordoba Spain

von Miguel Sepulveda, 540 Meter entfernt

Tendillas square in the center of town. Meeting point and celebration of the citizens of Cordoba.In t...

Tendillas square, Cordoba Spain

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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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