Spain, Montserrat Surroundings
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Spain, Montserrat Surroundings

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View from the small terrasse on the mountain of Montserrat - just below The Apostle's square.

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Bilder in der Nähe von Spain

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A: Spain, Montserrat, Monasterio, Convent Crypt

von Thomas Blanket, 240 Meter entfernt

Spain, Montserrat, Monasterio, Convent Crypt

B: Santa Maria de Montserrat

von Sorry, 260 Meter entfernt

Santa Maria de Montserrat

C: monsteriomontserrat

von Arturo Elias, 280 Meter entfernt

monsteriomontserrat

D: Spain, Montserrat, Monasterio, Atrium

von Thomas Blanket, 320 Meter entfernt

Atrium of the basilica of Santa Maria de Montserrat.

Spain, Montserrat, Monasterio, Atrium

E: Basilica of Santa Maria de Montserrat

von Sorry, 320 Meter entfernt

Basilica of Santa Maria de Montserrat

F: Santa Maria de Montserrat Monastery

von Valentin Arfire, 320 Meter entfernt

Montserrat (mountain) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montserrat_...

Santa Maria de Montserrat Monastery

G: Plaza Monasterio Montserrat

von Arturo Elias, 330 Meter entfernt

Plaza Monasterio Montserrat

H: Spain, Montserrat, Monasterio, Convent Entrance

von Thomas Blanket, 340 Meter entfernt

A photo of the entrance to the Santa Maria de Montserrat convent -  a Benedictine abbey located on th...

Spain, Montserrat, Monasterio, Convent Entrance

I: 2013 Montserrat Path

von Antushev Vladimir, 360 Meter entfernt

2013 Montserrat Path

J: Frente al Monasterio de Monterrat

von Arturo Elias, 370 Meter entfernt

Frente al Monasterio de Monterrat

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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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