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A: Hotel Residencial Colibri Exterior View

by Carlos Chegado, 6.0 km away

Hotel Residencial Colibri exterior view in Costa da Caparica, Portugal. The Hotel has 30 rooms equipp...

Hotel Residencial Colibri Exterior View

B: Hotel Residencial Colibri Lobby Costa De Caparica Portugal

by Carlos Chegado, 6.0 km away

This is a view of the Lobby on Hotel Residencial Colibri in Costa da Caparica, Portugal. The Hotel ha...

Hotel Residencial Colibri Lobby Costa De Caparica Portugal

C: Hotel Residencial Colibri Reception Costa De Caparica Portugal

by Carlos Chegado, 6.0 km away

This is a view of the reception desk on Hotel Residencial Colibri in Costa da Caparica, Portugal. The...

Hotel Residencial Colibri Reception Costa De Caparica Portugal

D: Hotel Residencial Colibri Breakfast Costa De Caparica Portugal

by Carlos Chegado, 6.0 km away

This is a view of the Breakfast Buffet on Hotel Residencial Colibri in Costa da Caparica, Portugal. T...

Hotel Residencial Colibri Breakfast Costa De Caparica Portugal

E: Hotel Residencial Colibri Bedroom Balcony Costa De Caparica Portugal

by Carlos Chegado, 6.0 km away

This is a view of the Bedroom Balcony on Hotel Residencial Colibri in Costa da Caparica, Portugal. Th...

Hotel Residencial Colibri Bedroom Balcony Costa De Caparica Portugal

F: Hotel Residencial Colibri Bedroom Costa De Caparica Portugal

by Carlos Chegado, 6.0 km away

This is a view of a Bedroom on Hotel Residencial Colibri in Costa da Caparica, Portugal. The Hotel ha...

Hotel Residencial Colibri Bedroom Costa De Caparica Portugal

G: Hotel Residencial Colibri Breakfast

by Carlos Chegado, 6.0 km away

Hotel Residencial Colibri Breakfast . The Hotel has 30 rooms equipped with individually controlled ai...

Hotel Residencial Colibri Breakfast

H: Hotel Residencial Colibri Costa De Caparica Beach

by Carlos Chegado, 6.0 km away

Costa da Caparica Beach, Portugal. The Hotel Residencial Colibri has 30 rooms equipped with individua...

Hotel Residencial Colibri Costa De Caparica Beach

I: Hotel Residencial Colibri Costa de Caparica Beach

by Carlos Chegado, 6.1 km away

Costa da Caparica Beach, Portugal. The Hotel Residencial Colibri has 30 rooms equipped with individua...

Hotel Residencial Colibri Costa de Caparica Beach

J: Combino MST

by Willy Kaemena, 7.3 km away

Wikipedia: "The Combino is a low floor tram produced by Siemens Transportation Systems (formerly DUEW...

Combino MST

This panorama was taken in Portugal, 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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