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Bilder in der Nähe von Greece


A: greece_near_the_door

von Oleg Lobanov, weniger als 10 Meter entfernt


B: Hotel Lindos Princess - Rhodos

von Mikropolis, 50 Meter entfernt

Hotel Lindos Princess - Rhodos

C: costa lindia, Rodos, Greece

von Oleg Lobanov, 140 Meter entfernt

costa lindia, Rodos, Greece

D: near Lardos

von Oleg Lobanov, 190 Meter entfernt

near Lardos

E: lardos beach morning

von Oleg Lobanov, 390 Meter entfernt

lardos beach morning

F: Masha is driver!

von Oleg Lobanov, 950 Meter entfernt

Masha is driver!

G: Plakia Beach

von George Psaros, 2.3 entfernt

Plakia Beach-Pefkos-Pefki-Lindos-Rhodes-Greece

Plakia Beach

H: Lindos

von Papagrigoriou Athanasios Soulis, 3.0 entfernt


I: suite pool outside

von Papagrigoriou Athanasios Soulis, 3.2 entfernt

suite pool outside

J: Lindos Blu Hotel & Suites

von Iraklis Kavouklis, 5.4 entfernt

Lindos Blu Hotel & Suites, the premiere adult-only luxury hotel of Rhodes, rests on the magnifice...

Lindos Blu Hotel & Suites

Das Panorama wurde in Greece, 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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