Sweets de landasstraat 27 arnhem
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Sweets de landasstraat 27 arnhem

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A: Sonsbeek park

by Coos Dam, 160 meters away

In early spring a view on the white villa and the old water mill (now an information center) in Sonsb...

Sonsbeek park

B: trainstation arnhem

by Studio Mambeau - Martijn Baudoin, 190 meters away

trainstation arnhem

C: Zijpendaalseweg 24 arnhem

by Studio Mambeau - Martijn Baudoin, 190 meters away

Zijpendaalseweg 24 arnhem

D: Vesta vergaderzaal

by Studio Mambeau - Martijn Baudoin, 210 meters away

Vesta vergaderzaal

E: Vesta lounge

by Studio Mambeau - Martijn Baudoin, 210 meters away

Vesta lounge

F: Vesta centrale hal

by Studio Mambeau - Martijn Baudoin, 220 meters away

Vesta centrale hal

G: Vesta entree

by Studio Mambeau - Martijn Baudoin, 220 meters away

Vesta entree

H: The Botha square near Sonsbeek Park

by Coos Dam, 220 meters away

The Bothaplein in Arnhem.

The Botha square near Sonsbeek Park

I: Zijpendaalseweg 24 b Arnhem

by Studio Mambeau - Martijn Baudoin, 230 meters away

Zijpendaalseweg 24 b Arnhem

J: visitorcentre de watermnolen sonsbeek park

by Studio Mambeau - Martijn Baudoin, 230 meters away

visitorcentre de watermnolen sonsbeek park

This panorama was taken in Netherlands, 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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