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The sails sculpture

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Schlüsselworte: silba, sails, sculpture, sea, beach

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Bilder in der Nähe von Croatia

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A: Silba - port Žalić

von Vedran Penga, 90 Meter entfernt

Silba - port Žalić

B: Ferry docking

von Vedran Penga, 120 Meter entfernt

Ferry docking

C: Silba - Carpusina cove

von Vedran Penga, 280 Meter entfernt

Silba - Carpusina cove

D: Silba - view from Toreta

von Vedran Penga, 300 Meter entfernt

Silba - view from Toreta

E: Center of Silba village

von Vedran Penga, 410 Meter entfernt

Center of Silba village

F: Pocukmarak Cove

von Vedran Penga, 530 Meter entfernt

Pocukmarak Cove

G: Silba - Port of Mul

von Vedran Penga, 790 Meter entfernt

Silba - Port of Mul

H: Silba Cemetery

von Vedran Penga, 850 Meter entfernt

Silba Cemetery

I: Silba - Port Mul

von Vedran Penga, 860 Meter entfernt

Silba - Port Mul

J: Port Mul - view from pier

von Vedran Penga, 900 Meter entfernt

Port Mul - view from pier

Das Panorama wurde in Croatia, 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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