Adršpach Rock Town #2
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Adršpach Rock Town #2

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A: Adršpach Rock Town #1

by Adam Czapla, 60 meters away

Adršpach Rock Town #1

B: Adršpach Rock Town #5

by Adam Czapla, 430 meters away

Adršpach Rock Town #5

C: Adršpach Rock Town #4

by Adam Czapla, 450 meters away

Adršpach Rock Town #4

D: The Rock Town Loop

by Jakub Laštovička, 690 meters away

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E: Adršpach-Teplice Rocks

by Emile Duijker, 730 meters away

The rocks in the Czech Republic between the towns Adrspach and Teplice nad Metuji are famous of it's ...

Adršpach-Teplice Rocks

F: Adersbach Felsenstadt

by Marian Wozny, 820 meters away

wikipedia:http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adersbach-Weckelsdorfer_Felsenstadt

Adersbach Felsenstadt

G: Adersbach-Weckelsdorfer Felsenstadt

by Marian Wozny, 820 meters away

wikipedia:Adersbach-Weckelsdorfer Felsenstadt

Adersbach-Weckelsdorfer Felsenstadt

H: Sandsteinfelsen Adršpach Tschechien

by Marian Wozny, 820 meters away

wikipedia:http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adersbach-Weckelsdorfer_Felsenstadt

Sandsteinfelsen  Adršpach  Tschechien

I: Skalne Miasto Felsenstadt

by Marian Wozny, 820 meters away

wikipedia:http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adersbach-Weckelsdorfer_Felsenstadt

Skalne Miasto Felsenstadt

J: Adrspach Rock Town

by Petr Gerhardt, 1.1 km away

Adršpach rock town is the smaller part of area Teplicko-adršpašské skály (Teplice-Adršpach rock area)...

Adrspach Rock Town

This panorama was taken in Europe

This is an overview of 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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