Luftseilbahn Adliswil-Felsenegg
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Luftseilbahn Adliswil-Felsenegg

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A: Luftseilbahn Adliswil-Felsenegg Eingang

by Fritz Dallenbach, 10 meters away

Luftseilbahn Adliswil-Felsenegg Eingang

B:

by Fritz Dallenbach, 30 meters away

C: Kath. Church in Adliswil

by Fritz Dallenbach, 190 meters away

Kath. Church in Adliswil

D: Adliswil - am Ufer der Sihl

by Martin Gygax, 790 meters away

Adliswil - am Ufer der Sihl

E: Adliswil - Sportanlage Tüfi

by Martin Gygax, 950 meters away

Adliswil - Sportanlage Tüfi

F: Im Ris Zürich

by Fritz Dallenbach, 1.1 km away

Im Ris Zürich

G: not the most attractive place to live...

by Dieter Hofer, 3.4 km away

not the most attractive place to live...

H: Red Factory in Zürich

by Monika Moser Nagy, 3.6 km away

If you enter the Red Factory (Rote Fabrik)- former factory site in Zürich-Wollishofen, on the Lake Zü...

Red Factory in Zürich

I: View from AlbisPass

by Oleksandr Masai, 4.0 km away

View from AlbisPass (Passhohe 791M) Switzerland. We did bikes trip from Zurich to Zug over AlbisPass....

View from AlbisPass

J: Ironman 2011 Switzerland in Zürich, Transition Area

by Fritz Dallenbach, 4.2 km away

The transition area of the Ironman Switzerland 2011 in Zürich. On one side there is the bike park an ...

Ironman 2011 Switzerland in Zürich, Transition Area

This panorama was taken in Switzerland, 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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