Aristotle School 02 Naousa Greece
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Aristotle School 02 Naousa Greece

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A: Aristotelis' school

by Nikos Biliouris, 10 meters away

In the region of Naoussa there are also important Macedonian graves at a village named Lefkadia, wher...

Aristotelis' school

B: Isvori in Aristotelis school

by Nikos Biliouris, 20 meters away

Isvori in Aristotelis school

C: Aristotle School 01 Naousa Greece

by Vasilis Triantafyllou, 30 meters away

Aristotle School 01 Naousa Greece

D: Waterfall in the entrance to Naousa

by Nikos Biliouris, 2.0 km away

In the entrance to Naousa we see a big waterfall from river Arapitsa.

Waterfall in the entrance to Naousa

E: The big waterfall in the entrance to Naousa

by Nikos Biliouris, 2.0 km away

In the entrance to Naousa we see a big waterfall from river Arapitsa.

The big waterfall in the entrance to Naousa

F: The city park "Kioski"

by Nikos Biliouris, 2.1 km away

The city park "Kioski"

G: Fairyland in Naousa

by Nikos Biliouris, 2.1 km away

Fairyland  in Naousa

H: The Carnival of Naousa

by Nikos Biliouris, 2.4 km away

 The carnival dances of the “Boules” of Naousa are also associated with the Greek War of Independence...

The Carnival of Naousa

I: Tsami Karatasoy Square

by Christodoulos St, 2.4 km away

Tsami Karatasoy square, Naousa, central Macedonia, Greece

Tsami Karatasoy Square

J: Dressing up the Genitsaros

by Nikos Biliouris, 2.4 km away

The Carnival of Naousa is an old Greek traditional event and attracts many visitors.  Men wearing tra...

Dressing up the Genitsaros

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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".

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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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