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Götheborg Ostindiefararen

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Götheborg is a sailing replica of an 18th century Swedish East Indiaman. It is the world's largest operational wooden sailing vessel. The original sank off Gothenburg, Sweden on 12 September 1745 while approaching its home harbour after returning from her third voyage to China. All sailors survived, but the ship was lost. The built of the replica started in 1995After various tests and achieving its safety certificates, the vessel sailed for China in October 2005. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Götheborg_(ship)

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Imágenes cercanas en Sweden

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A: Götheborg Ostindiefararen

por Lars Sjoland, 40 metros de distancia

Götheborg is a sailing replica of an 18th century Swedish East Indiaman. It is the world's largest op...

Götheborg Ostindiefararen

B: Götheborg Ostindiefararen

por Lars Sjoland, 80 metros de distancia

Götheborg is a sailing replica of an 18th century Swedish East Indiaman. It is the world's largest op...

Götheborg Ostindiefararen

C: Warf Damen Gothenburg Sweden

por Stig Nordlander, 350 metros de distancia

Today the wharf performs a few types of reparations, maintenance work, and renovation of ships. It cu...

Warf Damen Gothenburg Sweden

D: Kronhuset Goteborg

por Lars Sjoland, 380 metros de distancia

Kronhuset is the oldest building in Göteborg since it is made of bricks. Earlier building were made o...

Kronhuset Goteborg

E: Kronhusbodarna Goteborg

por Lars Sjoland, 390 metros de distancia

Kronhusbodarna Goteborg

F: Gothenburg Kungsgatan

por Jarek Ciszek, 560 metros de distancia

Gothenburg is the second-largest city in Sweden (after Stockholm) and the fifth-largest amongst the N...

Gothenburg Kungsgatan

G: Gothenburg Gustaf Adolfs torg

por Marcin Klaban, 560 metros de distancia

Gothenburg is the second-largest city in Sweden (after Stockholm) and the fifth-largest amongst the N...

Gothenburg Gustaf Adolfs torg

H: Feskekorka Fish Market

por Mahmood Hamidi, 580 metros de distancia

Göteborgs fish market Feskekorka, for more panoramas of Goteborg visit the photographer's web site.

Feskekorka Fish Market

I: Norra Allegata Feskekorka 2

por Mahmood Hamidi, 630 metros de distancia

Norra Allegata Feskekorka 2

J: Canal Feskekorka Goteborg

por Mahmood Hamidi, 640 metros de distancia

To see more panoramas from the photographer visit his web sit at www.stockholm360.net

Canal Feskekorka Goteborg

Este panorama fue tomado en Sweden, 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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