Monument to Adam Mickevich
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Monument to Adam Mickevich

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Imágenes cercanas en Ukraine

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A: Mickevych square

por Denny A. Ovchar, 60 metros de distancia

Mickevych square

B: Mickevich square, cinema "Lumier"

por Denny A. Ovchar, 90 metros de distancia

Mickevich square, cinema "Lumier"

C: Grushevskogo str.

por Denny A. Ovchar, 120 metros de distancia

Grushevskogo str.

D: Rynok square and citie's rathouse

por Denny A. Ovchar, 150 metros de distancia

Rynok square and citie's rathouse

E:

por Роман Осташ, 150 metros de distancia

F: Kurbas and Hruchevsky streets crossroad

por Denny A. Ovchar, 170 metros de distancia

Kurbas and Hruchevsky streets crossroad

G: Stanislaw cityhall at Rynok (market) square

por Denny A. Ovchar, 180 metros de distancia

 Market Square with the Town Hall in the middle is the heart of Ivano-Frankivsk from its formation to...

Stanislaw cityhall at Rynok (market) square

H: Winter "financial district" on Nezalezhnosti street

por Denny A. Ovchar, 180 metros de distancia

Winter "financial district" on Nezalezhnosti street

I: Night at Nezalezhnosti str. near "Aval"

por Denny A. Ovchar, 180 metros de distancia

Night at Nezalezhnosti str. near "Aval"

J: Greek Catholic cathedral

por Denny A. Ovchar, 190 metros de distancia

Greek Catholic cathedral

Este panorama fue tomado en Ukraine, 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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