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Netherlands-Eindhoven-Markt

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Eindhoven is a city in the Dutch province of North Brabant. Here you are in the city center on "de Markt" (the market), a square with many terraces and restarants. There is also a statue of Frits Philips, son of Anton Philips, the founder of Philips.

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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.

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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. 

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