The Panorama of Szczecin
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The Panorama of Szczecin

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Imágenes cercanas en Poland

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A: The Panorama of Szczecin

por Szczecin, a menos de 10 metros de distancia

The Panorama of Szczecin

B: Wały Chrobrego

por Leszek Cuper, 30 metros de distancia

Wały Chrobrego

C: Chrobry's Embankments In The Evening

por Adam Ciarcinski, 60 metros de distancia

Chrobry's Embankments In The Evening

D: Szczecin Waly Chrobrego Hakenterrasse

por Alexander Jensko, 70 metros de distancia

The 500 meter long Haken Terrace (Polish: Wały Chrobrego) is the most famous architectural ensemble i...

Szczecin Waly Chrobrego Hakenterrasse

E: Chrobry Embankment

por Szczecin, 80 metros de distancia

Chrobry Embankment

F: Waly Chrobrego

por Adam Ciarcinski, 110 metros de distancia

Waly Chrobrego

G: Wały Chrobrego - Gmach Urzędu Marszałkowskiego

por Leszek Cuper, 130 metros de distancia

Wały Chrobrego - Gmach Urzędu Marszałkowskiego

H: Wały Chrobrego - Wyższa Szkoła Morska

por Leszek Cuper, 200 metros de distancia

Wały Chrobrego - Wyższa Szkoła Morska

I: Autums Leaves

por Adam Ciarcinski, 370 metros de distancia

Autums Leaves

J: Baszta siedmiu płaszczy

por Leszek Cuper, 440 metros de distancia

Baszta siedmiu płaszczy

Este panorama fue tomado en Poland, 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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