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A: Banja Koviljaca

by Vladimir Isakovic, 2.5 km away

Banja Koviljaca

B: Koviljaca Spa

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C: Kur-Salon

by Vladimir Isakovic, 2.6 km away

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D: Gucevo

by Vladimir Isakovic, 3.3 km away

Gucevo

E: Gucevo

by Vladimir Isakovic, 7.3 km away

Gucevo

F: The suburb of Loznica called "Basceluci" from the picnic place "Brvnara"

by Sasa Dragojevic, 7.6 km away

In the suburb of Loznica called "Basceluci", 2.5km from the city center is the place surrounded by fo...

The suburb of Loznica called "Basceluci" from the picnic place "Brvnara"

G: Orthodox Church of The Holy Virgin Loznica

by Sasa Dragojevic, 7.7 km away

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Orthodox Church of The Holy Virgin Loznica

H: Orthodox Church in Loznica

by Vladimir Isakovic, 7.8 km away

Orthodox Church in Loznica

I: Cultural Center Loznica

by Sasa Dragojevic, 8.0 km away

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Cultural Center Loznica

J: Loznica

by Vladimir Isakovic, 8.0 km away

Loznica, šetalište 01. 01. 2014.

Loznica

This panorama was taken in Bosnia and Herzegovina, 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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