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Images à proximité de Spain

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A: Masia Perdida - Terraza de la azotea

Par Peter Holland, à 20 mètres

Masia Perdida - Terraza de la azotea

B: Masia Perdida - Zona chill out

Par Peter Holland, à 40 mètres

Masia Perdida - Zona chill out

C: Masia Perdida - Gazebo

Par Peter Holland, à 60 mètres

Masia Perdida - Gazebo

D: Centro Veterinario Mandor L'Eliana

Par Peter Holland, A 7.7 km

Centro Veterinario Mandor L'Eliana.  Just in front of the main Metro station.  Visible from the main ...

Centro Veterinario Mandor L'Eliana

E:

Par Jaime Brotons, A 10.4 km

F:

Par Jaime Brotons, A 10.5 km

G: The silos of Burjassot

Par Paco Lorente, A 10.7 km

We are at the Burjassot town, 6km. away from Valencia city, on this special square named "Los Silos"....

The silos of Burjassot

H: Picayo

Par Peter Holland, A 12.9 km

The trail up to the cross overlooking El Picayo.

Picayo

I: El Picayo Cross

Par Peter Holland, A 13.3 km

El Picayo Cross

J: Main Library of Valencian Community

Par Paco Lorente, A 13.4 km

  By his own definition, "is the main bibliographic center of Valencia, with the mission to collect, ...

Main Library of Valencian Community

Ce panorama é été pris à Spain, Europe

Ceci est un aperçu 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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