Norra Allegata Feskekorka 2
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Norra Allegata Feskekorka 2

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A: Canal Feskekorka Goteborg

by Mahmood Hamidi, 10 meters away

To see more panoramas from the photographer visit his web sit at www.stockholm360.net

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B: Feskekorka Fish Market

by Mahmood Hamidi, 50 meters away

Göteborgs fish market Feskekorka, for more panoramas of Goteborg visit the photographer's web site.

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C: Warf Damen Gothenburg Sweden

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D: Götheborg Ostindiefararen

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E: Götheborg Ostindiefararen

by Lars Sjoland, 650 meters away

Götheborg is a sailing replica of an 18th century Swedish East Indiaman. It is the world's largest op...

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F: Götheborg Ostindiefararen

by Lars Sjoland, 660 meters away

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G: Gothenburg Kungsgatan

by Jarek Ciszek, 660 meters away

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H: Oscar Fredrik churgh Goteborg

by Mahmood Hamidi, 750 meters away

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Oscar Fredrik churgh Goteborg

I: Gothenburg by night

by Bengt, 790 meters away

Summer in the city keeps us cooler.

Gothenburg by night

J: Goteborg Oscar Fredriks Church

by Mahmood Hamidi, 790 meters away

Oscar Fredrik Church in Gothenburg.The church is named after King Oscar II's full name. The king visi...

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This panorama was taken in Sweden, 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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