EL GALLO DE MORON
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EL GALLO DE MORON

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A: EL GALLO DE MORON

by mikelmgm, less than 10 meters away

EL GALLO DE MORON

B: EL GALLO DE MORON

by mikelmgm, less than 10 meters away

EL GALLO DE MORON

C: Molino antiguo de Agua.

by Rafael Fernandez, 1.0 km away

Molino antigua para la extraccion de agua. Estos molino se tiraban con buelles, mulos y caballos.

Molino antiguo de Agua.

D: Dawn at Hacienda Las Alcabalas

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Dawn at Hacienda Las Alcabalas

E: Medieval Castle

by Mark Florko, 16.4 km away

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Medieval Castle

F: Torre de la membrilla

by manuel berrosa, 24.5 km away

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G: Olvera Church Andalucia

by Mark Florko, 27.0 km away

A clear spring day overlooking the town of Olvera 

Olvera Church Andalucia

H: Olvera Castle

by Mark Florko, 27.0 km away

Dominating the area, like the top of a pyramid, is Parroquia de Nuestra Señora de la Encarnación (the...

Olvera Castle

I: Algodonales - Avenida de la Constitucion

by Carsten Arenz, 27.2 km away

Algodanales is a village in the Province Cadiz and has an impressive village square on which you can ...

Algodonales - Avenida de la Constitucion

J: Spanish church interior

by Mark Florko, 29.3 km away

An ornate church interior near Olvera in Andalucia.

Spanish church interior

This panorama was taken in Spain, Europe

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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".

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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