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Bilder in der Nähe von Copenhagen

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A: Teglholmens Sydkaj

von Christian Obel, 520 Meter entfernt

Teglholmens Sydkaj

B: Sluseholmen

von Christian Obel, 770 Meter entfernt

Sluseholmen

C: Frederiksholmsløbet

von Christian Obel, 860 Meter entfernt

Frederiksholmsløbet

D: Fall in Sydhavnen

von Christian Obel, 910 Meter entfernt

Fall in Sydhavnen

E: Between containers with graffiti

von Svend Sønderby, 980 Meter entfernt

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

Between containers with graffiti

F: Art at Karens Minde

von Soren Sorensen, 990 Meter entfernt

Art at Karens Minde

G: Københavns Sydhavn

von Christian Obel, 1.1 entfernt

Københavns Sydhavn

H: Slusen ved Sjællandsbroen

von Christian Obel, 1.1 entfernt

Slusen ved Sjællandsbroen

I: Enghave Brygge

von Christian Obel, 1.2 entfernt

Enghave Brygge

J: Nokken Strandvej

von Christian Obel, 1.2 entfernt

Nokken Strandvej

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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