Alarilla
Share
mail
License license
loading...
Loading ...

Panoramic photo by sezar blue Taken 08:28, 07/04/2013 - Views loading...

Advertisement

Alarilla

The World > Europe > Spain

  • Like / unlike
  • thumbs up
  • thumbs down

Vista desde la muela, pico situado en alarilla.

comments powered by Disqus

Nearby images in Spain

map

A: habitacion

by sezar blue, 12.8 km away

foto de una habitacion en mi casa

habitacion

B: spanish osborne bull gajanejos

by luis davilla, 17.1 km away

spanish osborne bull of gajanejos

spanish osborne bull gajanejos

C: spanish osborne bull gajanejos

by luis davilla, 17.1 km away

spanish osborne bull of gajanejos

spanish osborne bull gajanejos

D: The Infantado Palace - Facade - Guadalajara

by José Antonio González Nieto, 23.5 km away

The Infantado Palace - Declared a monument in 1914, it is the work of Juan Guas. Its façade is one of...

The Infantado Palace - Facade - Guadalajara

E: The Infantado Palace - Courtyard of the Lions - Guadalajara

by José Antonio González Nieto, 23.5 km away

The Courtyard of the Lions, on two levels with arches on twisted shaft columns on the upper floor and...

The Infantado Palace - Courtyard of the Lions - Guadalajara

F: Guadalajara, España desde lo alto de la montaña.

by Christian Gallegos, 23.6 km away

Guadalajara, España desde lo alto de la montaña.

G: Guadalajara - Town Hall - Plaza Mayor

by José Antonio González Nieto, 23.7 km away

Guadalajara - Town Hall. Dating from 1906. Worthy of note are its eclectic style facade and the wroug...

Guadalajara - Town Hall - Plaza Mayor

H: Guadalajara - El Jardinillo

by José Antonio González Nieto, 23.8 km away

Guadalajara - El Jardinillo

I: Guadalajara Plaza de Santo Domingo

by José Antonio González Nieto, 24.0 km away

Guadalajara Plaza de Santo Domingo

J: spanish osborne bull Guadalajara

by luis davilla, 24.9 km away

spanish osborne bull of guadalajara

spanish osborne bull Guadalajara

This panorama was taken in Spain, 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.

Share this panorama