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Nyhavn Copenhagen

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Beautiful Summer day in Copenhagen

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A: Copenhagen Nyhavn Autumn

Par Leif Nygaard Eilertsen, à 10 mètres

Nyhavn - or New Port, if translated literally - is one of the few remaining examples on the old port ...

Copenhagen Nyhavn Autumn

B: Nyhavn Copenhagen

Par Marcus Hamilton, à 40 mètres

The Nyhavn area of Copenhagen used to be a 'Sailor's delight', but is now a bustling centre with plen...

Nyhavn Copenhagen

C: New Harbor, Copenhagen

Par Brian Opyd, à 110 mètres

Early morning along New Harbor in the city of Copenhagen Denmark. A vintage lightship is moored in th...

New Harbor, Copenhagen

D: Nyhavn

Par Flemming V. Larsen, à 120 mètres

The picturesque Nyhavn with its beautiful old houses along the canal with wooden ships were once the ...

Nyhavn

E: Denmark, Copenhagen, Nyhavn Port

Par Thomas Blanket, à 220 mètres

Denmark, Copenhagen, Nyhavn Port

F: Nyhavn, Copenhagen, Denmark

Par Mahmood Hamidi, à 220 mètres

Nyhavn is a colourful 17th century waterfront, canal and popular entertainment district in Copenhagen...

Nyhavn, Copenhagen, Denmark

G: The Royal Danish Playhouse

Par Ninoslav Adzibaba, à 240 mètres

The Royal Danish Playhouse

H: Copenhagen Starling Box Theatre

Par Leif Nygaard Eilertsen, à 280 mètres

The Royal Theatre located in Copenhagen, Denmark, includes a separate scene, The Starling Box (rough ...

Copenhagen Starling Box Theatre

I: Royal Danish Playhouse and panorama

Par claudio-agostini, à 290 mètres

The building, designed by Lundgaard & Tranberg, is dedicated to the Royal Danish Theater (dramati...

Royal Danish Playhouse and panorama

J: COP15 Climate Labyrinth 20091216

Par Leif Nygaard Eilertsen, à 300 mètres

The environmental program under the United Nations and the Hard Rain project display the Climate Laby...

COP15 Climate Labyrinth 20091216

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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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