Cala Tuent 1
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Cala Tuent 1

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A: Cala Tuent Baum1

by photonensammler panoramen, 140 meters away

a park of many old olive trees at cala tuent at mallorca, shot with canon D550, 8mm fisheye lens, 6 p...

Cala Tuent Baum1

B: Cala Tuent2

by photonensammler panoramen, 140 meters away

Cala Tuent2

C: Cala Tuent3

by photonensammler panoramen, 140 meters away

Cala Tuent3

D: Cala Tuent4

by photonensammler panoramen, 140 meters away

Cala Tuent4

E: cala tuent olive tree

by photonensammler panoramen, 140 meters away

cala tuent olive tree

F: cala tuent olive tree

by photonensammler panoramen, 140 meters away

cala tuent olive tree

G: Cala Tuent Baum2

by photonensammler panoramen, 200 meters away

Cala Tuent Baum2

I: Mallorca, Sa Calobra

by Frank Ellmerich, 2.3 km away

Wikipedia:Bis 1932 lebten in dem winzigen Dorf Sa Calobra 32 Menschen. Das Dorf konnte nur über den S...

Mallorca, Sa Calobra

J: Sa Calobra Bay

by Marco Maier, 2.3 km away

Sa Calobra Bay

This panorama was taken in Mallorca, Europe

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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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