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Hakadal Church Norway

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Hakadal church dates back to the beginning of 1600. It is a very attractive wooden structure. This church is about 45 minutes north of Oslo city center and is located a very scenic valley.

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A: Hakadal Railway Station Norway

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B: Country Lane Hakadal, Norway

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C: Country lane Hakadal, winter, Norway

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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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