Gothenburg by night
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Gothenburg by night

The World > Europe > Sweden

Schlüsselworte: city, people, nightlife

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Summer in the city keeps us cooler.

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Bilder in der Nähe von Sweden

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A: Kungsportsplatsen, Goteborg

von Mahmood Hamidi, 20 Meter entfernt

Kungsportsplatsen, Goteborg

B: Gothenburg summer

von Bengt, 40 Meter entfernt

Gothenburg by summer makes people human.

Gothenburg summer

C: Gbg Kungsportsbron

von Mahmood Hamidi, 100 Meter entfernt

Gbg Kungsportsbron

D: Gothenburg Kungsgatan

von Jarek Ciszek, 170 Meter entfernt

Gothenburg is the second-largest city in Sweden (after Stockholm) and the fifth-largest amongst the N...

Gothenburg Kungsgatan

E: Nordstan (Femman) Goteborg

von Mahmood Hamidi, 320 Meter entfernt

For more panoramas from Goteborg visit photographer's web site at www.stockholm360.net

Nordstan (Femman) Goteborg

F: Gothenburg Gustaf Adolfs torg

von Marcin Klaban, 360 Meter entfernt

Gothenburg is the second-largest city in Sweden (after Stockholm) and the fifth-largest amongst the N...

Gothenburg Gustaf Adolfs torg

G: Kronhusbodarna Goteborg

von Lars Sjoland, 510 Meter entfernt

Kronhusbodarna Goteborg

H: Kronhuset Goteborg

von Lars Sjoland, 530 Meter entfernt

Kronhuset is the oldest building in Göteborg since it is made of bricks. Earlier building were made o...

Kronhuset Goteborg

I: Gothenburg Kungsportsavenyn

von Marcin Klaban, 580 Meter entfernt

Gothenburg is the second-largest city in Sweden (after Stockholm) and the fifth-largest amongst the N...

Gothenburg Kungsportsavenyn

J: Domkyrkan, Göteborg

von Andréas Silverblad, 600 Meter entfernt

Domkyrkan, Göteborg

Das Panorama wurde in Sweden, 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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