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Skopelos Town, port view

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A: Skopelos town, port view

Par Henk Keijzer, à 20 mètres

Skopelos Town, port view

Skopelos town, port view

B: Panagia Evagelistria Skopelos

Par Vasilis Triantafyllou, à 140 mètres

Panagia Evagelistria is one of the landmarks of the Skopelitian town scenery. It offers a beutiful vi...

Panagia Evagelistria Skopelos

C: Skopelos town, Port quay

Par Henk Keijzer, à 230 mètres

Skopelos town, Port quay

Skopelos town, Port quay

D: Skopelos Port and village

Par Virgilios Tsioulli, à 240 mètres

Skopelos Port  and village

E: Skopelos Port

Par Virgilios Tsioulli, à 280 mètres

Skopelos Port

F: Skopelos Island

Par Virgilios Tsioulli, à 290 mètres

Skopelos Island

G: Obreles Bar Skopelos Greece

Par Vasilis Triantafyllou, à 480 mètres

Obreles bar is one of the finest Cocktail Bars of Skopelos Islaland in Greece. One can enjoy all day ...

Obreles Bar Skopelos Greece

H: Skopelos Evening View Greece

Par Vasilis Triantafyllou, à 990 mètres

Skopelos Evening View Greece

I: Skopelos Island, Ageri

Par Henk Keijzer, A 2.1 km

Skopelos island, Ageri

Skopelos Island, Ageri

J: Skopelos island, Ageri

Par Henk Keijzer, A 2.1 km

Skopelos island, Ageri

Skopelos island, Ageri

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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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