Cheisacher Turm Innenansicht
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Cheisacher Turm Innenansicht

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Imágenes cercanas en Switzerland


A: Cheisacher Aussichtsturm

por Dieter Hofer, 10 metros de distancia

Der Cheisacherturm liegt in einer Landschaft, die es in sich hat. Sie gehört zum Aargauer Tafeljura, ...

Cheisacher Aussichtsturm

B: Cheisacher Tower

por Freiermuth Hanspeter, 30 metros de distancia

Cheisacher Tower

C: Laufenburg Boat

por Dieter Hofer, a 5.5 km.

Laufenburg Boat

D: Laufenburg - Bridge over the River Rhine

por Dieter Hofer, a 5.7 km.

Laufenburg ist eine Kleinstadt und Einwohnergemeinde im Kanton Aargau in der Schweiz. Der Hauptort de...

Laufenburg - Bridge over the River Rhine

E: Villigen, Swiss

por Ratibor Chumakov, a 7.6 km.


Villigen, Swiss

F: Railway bridge in Brugg, Switzerland

por Stefan Seiz, a 7.9 km.

Railway bridge crossing the river Aare. The trains travelling from Zürich to Basel cross this Bridge.

Railway bridge in Brugg, Switzerland

G: Swiss Light Source

por Ratibor Chumakov, a 7.9 km.

Panoram in SLS

Swiss Light Source

H: Swiss Light Source February

por David Haberthür, a 7.9 km.

Swiss Light Source February

I: Sls 2012 08 Fused

por David Haberthür, a 7.9 km.

Sls 2012 08 Fused

J: Inside the Swiss Light Source

por David Haberthür, a 7.9 km.

Inside the Swiss Light Source

Este panorama fue tomado en Switzerland, Europe

Esta es una vista general de 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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