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Aussichtspunkt Gibraltar

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Bilder in der Nähe von Europe


A: The Rock

von Crafty Pip, 450 Meter entfernt

Panoramic view from the Moors Castle of Gibraltar taking in La Linea, Gibraltar airport , the Bay of ...

The Rock

B: Sports Hall Body Painting Panorama

von Lag Pres, 660 Meter entfernt

Sports Hall Body Painting Panorama

C: Sports Hall Body Painting 12 Panorama

von Lag Pres, 660 Meter entfernt

Sports Hall Body Painting 12 Panorama

E: gibraltar

von lukasz, 3.8 entfernt



F: Leuchtturm am Europa Point

von Jan Köhn, 3.9 entfernt

Der Leuchtturm wurde von Governor Sir Alexander Woodford zwischen 1838 und 1841 errichtet. Er wurde v...

Leuchtturm am Europa Point

G: Europa Point

von Jan Köhn, 4.0 entfernt

Der Europa-Punkt ist der südlichste Punkt von Gibraltar. An einem sonnigen Tag hat man über der Straß...

Europa Point

H: La Adelfilla

von Crafty Pip, 26.3 entfernt

La Adelfilla

I: A Bit of England in Spain

von Crafty Pip, 26.3 entfernt

A British styled garden in a Spanish environment designed from scratch and built as an ongoing projec...

A Bit of England in Spain

J: Castillo de Tarifa2

von Manolo Rubio, 27.5 entfernt

Castillo de Tarifa2

Das Panorama wurde in 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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