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Thessaloniki By Night Other SIde Walking 02

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A: Thessaloniki By Night Other SIde Walking 01

by Vasilis Triantafyllou, 220 meters away

Thessaloniki By Night Other SIde Walking 01

B: K Thessaloniki April 26 2008

by Valentin Arfire, 240 meters away

I have spend a very short visit to this magnificent town and here are some panoramas they are from Ap...

K Thessaloniki April 26 2008

C: Thessaloniki By Night Aristotelous Square

by Vasilis Triantafyllou, 260 meters away

Thessaloniki By Night Aristotelous Square

D: J Thessaloniki April 26 2008

by Valentin Arfire, 270 meters away

I have spend a very short visit to this magnificent town and here are some panoramas they are from Ap...

J Thessaloniki April 26 2008

E: Karnaval night in Thessaloniki

by Alexander Hadji, 270 meters away

Karnaval (Αποκριές) night in Thessaloniki, Greece. 24 February. The carnival season in Greece is also...

Karnaval night in Thessaloniki

F: Aristotelous Square, Thessaloniki

by Chrýssa Sofroná, 270 meters away

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Aristotelous Square, Thessaloniki

G: Aristotelous Square, Thessaloniki

by Stefan Solakov, 270 meters away

Aristotelous Square is one of the main squares of Thessaloniki, Greece. It is located in the western ...

Aristotelous Square, Thessaloniki

H: Thessaloniki

by Konstantinos Nichoritis, 270 meters away

Thessaloniki

I: Aristotelous - Nikis

by Nikos Georgiou, 280 meters away

Shot taken at sunset on the pedestrian walkway running along the seafront of the city of Thessaloniki...

Aristotelous - Nikis

J: I Thessaloniki April 26 2008

by Valentin Arfire, 290 meters away

I have spend a very short visit to this magnificent town and here are some panoramas they are from Ap...

I Thessaloniki April 26 2008

This panorama was taken in Greece, Europe

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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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