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Skolsko

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A: Skolsko 11 03 2010

by Zvonko Marjanovic, 10 meters away

Skolsko 11 03 2010

B: Jesen U Dvoristu Medicinske Skole 13 11 09

by Zvonko Marjanovic, 60 meters away

Jesen U Dvoristu Medicinske Skole 13 11 09

C: Medicinska skola 26 09 09 dvoriste

by Zvonko Marjanovic, 100 meters away

Medicinska skola 26 09 09 dvoriste

D: Most Kod Pivare

by Zvonko Marjanovic, 130 meters away

Most Kod Pivare

E: Cair

by Zvonko Marjanovic, 630 meters away

Cair

F: CAIR 05.07.09

by Zvonko Marjanovic, 720 meters away

CAIR 05.07.09

G: Skull Tower, Nish, Serbia

by Saša Stojanović, 900 meters away

The Skull Tower (Serbian: Ћеле Кула, Ćele Kula, Turkish: Kelle Kulesi) is a monument to 19th century ...

Skull Tower, Nish, Serbia

H: Vojvode Mišića vs Vojsvoe Tankosića { Niš }

by Saša Stojanović, 1.1 km away

Vojvode Mišića vs Vojsvoe Tankosića { Niš }

I: City of Niš [night view]

by Saša Stojanović, 1.3 km away

Night view from the building during the evening. More panoramas can be found at Panorame Srbije website.

City of Niš   [night view]

J: Wedding

by Aleksic Ivan, 1.4 km away

Traditional wedding in Orthodox church in Nis city,Serbia   

Wedding

This panorama was taken in Serbia, 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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