Stavanger Night Burbonsurf
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Stavanger Night Burbonsurf

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Images à proximité de Norway


A: Ships Stavanger Norway

Par Bartosz Olejowski, à 50 mètres

Ships Stavanger Norway

B: Norwegian Petroleum Museum

Par Heiko Pieper, à 140 mètres

Norwegian Petroleum Museum

C: Norwegian Petroleum Museum

Par Heiko Pieper, à 230 mètres

Norwegian Petroleum Museum

D: Msc Opera Stavanger Norway

Par Bartosz Olejowski, à 260 mètres

Msc Opera Stavanger Norway

E: Vagen Stavanger Norway

Par Bartosz Olejowski, à 440 mètres

Vagen Stavanger Norway

F: 130222 Breiavatnet Bandstand Stavanger

Par Oliver Guest, à 630 mètres

I just thought this would be a cool place to view the lake and the cathedral from. This was my first ...

130222 Breiavatnet Bandstand Stavanger

G: Hundvag, Jadarholm, Stavanger, Norway

Par Rimantas Vaupsas, A 1.6 km

Hundvag, Jadarholm, Stavanger, Norway

H: Picnic in Hundvaag

Par Rimantas Vaupsas, A 2.0 km

Beautiful evening and wonderful view at Hundvåg, Stavangerneed to enter more words to fill 170 symbol...

Picnic in Hundvaag

I: 130224 Mosvatnet Ice

Par Oliver Guest, A 2.3 km

This is a nice little lake, walking distance from the centre of town. Normally people walk, run or cy...

130224 Mosvatnet Ice

J: MB C180 interior at Hundvag, Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway

Par Rimantas Vaupsas, A 2.9 km

MB C180 2001 interior at Hundvag, Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway during sunny day in Guest parking place...

MB C180 interior at Hundvag, Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway

Ce panorama é été pris à Norway, 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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