Over Sant Pol de Mar
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Over Sant Pol de Mar

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A: St Pol de Mar Roof Terrace - enjoy the sunset

by Jürgen Schardt, 90 meters away

St Pol de Mar Roof Terrace - enjoy the sunset

B: Roof Sant POL DE MAR Spain

by Jürgen Schardt, 130 meters away

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Roof Sant POL DE MAR Spain

C: Sant Pol de Mar and Hermitage of Sant Pau

by Miguel Angel Moya, 280 meters away

Sant Pol de Mar and Hermitage of Sant Pau

D: Church St Jaume on the top of St Pol De Mar

by Jürgen Schardt, 320 meters away

Church St Jaume on the top of St Pol De Mar

E: Sant Pol de Mar - Spain Beach at early night

by Jürgen Schardt, 680 meters away

Sant Pol de Mar - Spain Beach at early night

F: Sant Pol de Mar

by Sorry, 1.7 km away

Sant Pol de Mar

G: Canet de Mar

by dieter henrion, 2.6 km away

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H: H Top Hotels Amaika Calella Barcelona Restaurant

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I: H Top Hotels Amaika Calella Barcelona Dinner Buffet

by Carlos Chegado, 2.7 km away

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J: H Top Hotels Amaika Calella Barcelona Swimming Pool

by Carlos Chegado, 2.7 km away

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This panorama was taken in Spain, 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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