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Rasunda Church

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Nearby images in Sweden


A: Rasunda Church

by Kah Wai Lin, 30 meters away

Rasunda Church

B: Friends Arena

by Lennart Mollerstrom, 740 meters away

Friends Arena is a covered soccer arena which opened in November 2012. All around it, construction wo...

Friends Arena

C: Sundbyberg Church

by Kah Wai Lin, 990 meters away

Sundbyberg Church

D: Stockholm, Solna Centrum underground station

by Gabor Bodis, 1.2 km away

Stockholm underground station - Solna Centrum

Stockholm, Solna Centrum underground station

E: Hagalund Church

by Kah Wai Lin, 1.4 km away

Hagalund Church

F: Hagalund Church

by Kah Wai Lin, 1.4 km away

Hagalund Church

G: Loftets Church

by Kah Wai Lin, 1.7 km away

Loftets Church

H: Bällstaån, board walk

by Krister Bergenfeldt, 2.1 km away

The Bällstaån (Ballsta river) flows throu Sundbyberg north of Stockholm, Sweden. An old industrial ar...

Bällstaån, board walk

I: Fish Pond in Haga park's Butterfly house in Stockholm

by Mahmood Hamidi, 2.5 km away

The fish pond in Fj?rilshuset (Butterfly house). The Butterfly house consists of over 800 kvm and has...

Fish Pond in Haga park's Butterfly house in Stockholm

J: The Copper Tents

by Lennart Mollerstrom, 2.5 km away

The Copper Tent is located in the Haga Park or in Swedish "Hagaparken". It was built to house the roy...

The Copper Tents

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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