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Bilder in der Nähe von England

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A: Rossall School Square East

von Dave Walker, 50 Meter entfernt

Rossall School Square East, near the Arch.Made from 220 photos taken with a Canon 350D with an EFS 17...

Rossall School Square East

B: Rossall School Square West

von Dave Walker, 50 Meter entfernt

Rossall School Square, outside Big School.Made from 220 photos taken with a Canon 350D with an EFS 17...

Rossall School Square West

C: Rossall School Chapel

von Dave Walker, 90 Meter entfernt

Shot with a Canon 350D and EF-S 17-85 lens, <a href='http://jam.nodalninja.com/affiliates/jrox.php...

Rossall School Chapel

D: Harriet comes home to Fleetwood museum, she is the only surviving example of the sailing smacks that fished from Fleetwood

von brian lee, 4.1 entfernt

Shot on a recent trip North to Fleetwood, note the side mounted propeller shaft. Completed in 1893 by...

Harriet comes home to Fleetwood museum, she is the only surviving example of the sailing smacks that fished from Fleetwood

E: Blackpool Promenade

von Eddie Smith, 9.3 entfernt

Blackpool Promenade

F: Green Drive by Luke Hinton

von L Hinton, 17.8 entfernt

Green Drive by Luke Hinton

G: Jubilee Tower

von Geoff Mather, 25.9 entfernt

The Jubilee Tower in commeration of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee in Lancashire overlooks Morecomb...

Jubilee Tower

H: Hesketh Park Southport

von Volker Uhl, 26.9 entfernt

Hesketh Park Southport

I: Hesketh Park Southport

von Volker Uhl, 26.9 entfernt

Hesketh Park Southport

J: Southport Summerday

von Volker Uhl, 27.5 entfernt

Southport Summerday

Das Panorama wurde in England, 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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