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Renault Club Hrvatska

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A: Renault Club Hrvatska

by ivan ivankovic, 40 meters away

Renault Club Hrvatska

B: Procession to St. Blaise church in Gorica

by zeljko soletic, 330 meters away

Procession to St. Blaise church in Gorica

C: View from Gorica

by Boris Bašić, 340 meters away

View from Gorica

D: Silente, 15. 01. 2014. at Gruž

by zeljko soletic, 670 meters away

Silente, 15. 01. 2014. at Gruž

E: Silente, 15. 01. 2014. at waterpolo club Jug

by zeljko soletic, 690 meters away

Silente, 15. 01. 2014. at waterpolo club Jug

F: Silente, 25. 01. 2014. at Gruž

by zeljko soletic, 700 meters away

Silente, 25. 01. 2014. at Gruž

G: Touris ships in port of Gruž

by zeljko soletic, 860 meters away

handheld with plumbob shaved samyang 8mm nikon d700 2(-10)+ 2(+10). The ships were moving strongly

Touris ships in port of Gruž

I: New port of Dubrovnik

by zeljko soletic, 890 meters away

New 8 mm samyang test from hand, no libela, no centration, first panorama with 8mm full circular on f...

New port of Dubrovnik

J: Butiga Riva made with Nadir Samurai head - Made in Croatia

by zeljko soletic, 900 meters away

Testing new panoramic head with option for taking the perfect nadir and zenith from tripod without se...

Butiga Riva made with Nadir Samurai head - Made in Croatia

This panorama was taken in Croatia, 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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