Tallinn at evening
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Tallinn at evening

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Bilder in der Nähe von Tallinn

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A: The terrace at the Radisson

von Андрей Гр, 60 Meter entfernt

The terrace at the Radisson

B: Tallinn at night

von Max Stargate, 180 Meter entfernt

Tallinn at night

C: Tallinn.Centre.Tornimjae7

von Андрей Гр, 190 Meter entfernt

Tallinn.Centre.Tornimjae7

D: Vitaclinika, Tallinn, Estonia

von Andrew Bodrov, 200 Meter entfernt

Vitaclinika, Tallinn, Estonia

E: Tower buildings in Tallinn

von Janne, 260 Meter entfernt

Tower buildings in Tallinn

F: Viru Shopping Center

von Andrew Bodrov, 310 Meter entfernt

Viru Shopping Center

G: Viru Shopping Center, Tallinn, Estonia

von Andrew Bodrov, 320 Meter entfernt

Viru Shopping Center, Tallinn, Estonia

H: Tallinn at night

von Andrew Bodrov, 340 Meter entfernt

Tallinn at night

I: Estonian Street Workout Championship 2014

von Andrew Bodrov, 380 Meter entfernt

Estonian Street Workout Championship 2014

J: Estonian Street Workout Championship 2014

von Andrew Bodrov, 380 Meter entfernt

Estonian Street Workout Championship 2014

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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