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Images à proximité de Tallinn

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A: Office of AS Tallink Grupp

Par Andrew Bodrov, à 240 mètres

AS Tallink Grupp is one of the largest passenger and cargo shipping companies in the Baltic Sea region.

Office of AS Tallink Grupp

B: Refilling the washer fluid

Par Andrew Bodrov, à 280 mètres

Refilling the washer fluid

C: Sadama Market, Tallinn, Estonia

Par Andrew Bodrov, à 360 mètres

Sadama Market, Tallinn, Estonia

D: Tallinn Maritime Days - Ahoy!

Par Andrew Bodrov, à 460 mètres

Tallinn Maritime Days - Ahoy!

E: The Battle for the Christmas tree

Par Andrew Bodrov, à 470 mètres

Historical combat reenactment is a recreational activity re-creating (re-enacting) the aspects of war...

The Battle for the Christmas tree

F: Great Coast Gate

Par Min Heo, à 480 mètres

Great Coast Gate

G: Tallinn Maritime Days - Ahoy!

Par Andrew Bodrov, à 530 mètres

Tallinn Maritime Days - Ahoy!

H: Tallinn Maritime Days - Ahoy!

Par Andrew Bodrov, à 540 mètres

Tallinn Maritime Days - Ahoy!

I: Tallinn Maritime Days - Steamship Admiral

Par Andrew Bodrov, à 540 mètres

Tallinn Maritime Days - Steamship Admiral

J: Tallinn Maritime Days - Ahoy!

Par Andrew Bodrov, à 560 mètres

Tallinn Maritime Days - Ahoy!

Ce panorama é été pris à Tallinn, 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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