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Wikipedia:

Sóller is a town and municipality near the north west coast of Mallorca, in the Balearic Islands of Spain. The town is some 3km inland, from the Port de Sóller, in a large, bowl-shaped valley that also includes the village of Fornalutx and the hamlets of Biniaraix and Binibassi. The combined population is around 13,000. A famous tramway, the Orange Express links Sóller to Port de Sóller.

Sóller is linked by the historic railway, the Ferrocarril de Sóller, and by a highway with a toll tunnel, to the Majorcan capital of Palma. The Andratx-Pollença highway also runs through the valley. The Ferrocaril was completed in 1911 after work began on the profits of the orange and lemon trade.

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Imágenes cercanas en Mallorca

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A: Plaça Constitució 2

por Jan Koehn, 20 metros de distancia

Wikipedia:Sóller is a town and municipality near the north west coast of Mallorca, in the Balearic Is...

Plaça Constitució 2

B: Tram at Plaça Constitució

por Jan Koehn, 20 metros de distancia

Wikipedia:Sóller is a town and municipality near the north west coast of Mallorca, in the Balearic Is...

Tram at Plaça Constitució

C: Ferrocarril de Sóller - Sóller Railway Station

por Jan Koehn, 260 metros de distancia

Wikipedia:Sóller Railway Station on the other hand is much larger, developed from a fortified house d...

Ferrocarril de Sóller - Sóller Railway Station

E: View From Es Cornador Gran 953m To Soller And Port De Soller On Mallorca

por Andy Bryant, a 2.8 km.

A view from Es Cornador in the Serra de Tramuntana mountains on the NW side of Mallorca.http://en.wik...

View From Es Cornador Gran 953m To Soller And Port De Soller On Mallorca

F: Spain. Mallorca. Fornalutx. Plaza

por Ildar Gabdrakhmanov, a 2.8 km.

Spain. Mallorca. Fornalutx. Plaza

G: Barranco de Biniaraix, Sóller, Mallorca

por Guillem Alemany, a 2.8 km.

This is one of the best areas in Mallorca to enjoy mountain trekking. The path that drives from Sólle...

Barranco de Biniaraix, Sóller, Mallorca

H: Mirador Ses Barques

por Wojciech Fuchs, a 2.8 km.

Mirador Ses Barques is a nice place for short brake. In this view point you will find a little restau...

Mirador Ses Barques

I: Spain. Mallorca. Fornalutx

por Ildar Gabdrakhmanov, a 2.8 km.

Spain. Mallorca. Fornalutx

Este panorama fue tomado en Mallorca, 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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