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Presidents meet with the press

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Bilder in der Nähe von Tallinn

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A: Festival Light Walks in Kadriorg, Tallinn

von Andrew Bodrov, 140 Meter entfernt

Light walks in Kadriorg is an annual festival in Kadrioru Park to send away the summer season. For th...

Festival Light Walks in Kadriorg, Tallinn

B: The Seagull (Villu Jaanisoo, KUMU Art Museum)

von Andrew Bodrov, 200 Meter entfernt

An installation, featuring 87 sculpted heads from children to Joseph Stalin via Estonian folk heroes....

The Seagull (Villu Jaanisoo, KUMU Art Museum)

D: Project "Guests" (KUMU Art Museum)

von Andrew Bodrov, 240 Meter entfernt

Project "Guests" (KUMU Art Museum)

E: Kumu - New Art Museum of Estonia

von Andrew Bodrov, 240 Meter entfernt

Kumu - New Art Museum of Estonia

F: Luigetiik (Swan Pond) in Kadriorg, Tallinn with the statue of Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald

von Rainer Ots, 410 Meter entfernt

View of the Luigetiik (Swan Pond) and statue of the writer Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald in the Kadri...

Luigetiik (Swan Pond) in Kadriorg, Tallinn with the statue of Friedrich Reinhold Kreutzwald

G: "A path in the forest" installation by Tetsuo Kondo

von Andrew Bodrov, 510 Meter entfernt

"A Path in the Forest", an installation designed by a talented Japanese architect Tetsuo Kondo, offer...

"A path in the forest" installation by Tetsuo Kondo

H: Park Kadriorg Japanese Garden

von Andrew Bodrov, 530 Meter entfernt

Park Kadriorg Japanese Garden

I: Park Kadriorg Japanese Garden

von Andrew Bodrov, 550 Meter entfernt

Park Kadriorg Japanese Garden

J: Park Kadriorg Japanese Garden

von Ormar Tamm, 560 Meter entfernt

Park Kadriorg Japanese Garden

Das Panorama wurde in Tallinn, 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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