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Народний дім

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Коломи́я — центр Коломийського району Івано-Франківської області, адміністративний центр Коломийської районної ради, місто обласного підпорядкування, розташоване на річці Прут. Розташоване у південно-східній частині області, за 65 км від Івано-Франківська. Вузол залізничних і автомобільних шляхів. Населення — 70 тисяч осіб (2006). Коломия відома з середини ХІІІ століття як центр видобутку солі; зазнала значних руйнувань під час турецько-татарських нападів XVI—XVII століть; у 2-й половині XVII — на початку XVIII століття у околицях міста діяли загони опришків. Від середини XIX століття місто пережило підйом культурно-національного розвитку. За часів І світової війни — у зоні бойових дій. Від 1939 року — у складі УРСР; райцентр від 1940 року. Від 1991 року — у незалежній Україні; значний економічний, освітній і культурний осередок Покуття і заходу держави.

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A: Museum of filk art of Gutsulshina and Pokuttya

by Denny A. Ovchar, 30 meters away

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B: Kolomyja 03

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C: Kolomyja theater and monument to Irchan

by Denny A. Ovchar, 150 meters away

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D: Музей писанка

by Stepan Jatsyk, 150 meters away

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E: Theater in Kolomyja

by Denny A. Ovchar, 150 meters away

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F: Pysanka (Easter egg) museum

by Denny A. Ovchar, 150 meters away

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G: Kolomyya - Vidrodzhennya sq.

by maxumiv, 350 meters away

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H: Monument to Shevchenko at Vidrodzhennya square

by Denny A. Ovchar, 350 meters away

Monument to Shevchenko at Vidrodzhennya square

I: Kolomiya - city lake Komsomolskoye 2011

by Klever, 860 meters away

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Kolomiya - city lake Komsomolskoye 2011

This panorama was taken in Ukraine, 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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