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Throne Of Zeus Portes and Kazania Mount Olympus Greece

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A: Mt. Olympus - throne of Zeus - Greece

by Georgios Kosmas, 170 meters away

7 o’clock in the morning, way back home from the top of Olympus Mountain to Sp. Agapitos Refugee. Clo...

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B: Mount Olympus Stefani

by Leosthenes Pasipoularides, 260 meters away

Mount Olympus Stefani

C: Zonaria Trail Under Throne Of Zeus Mount Olympus Greece

by Vasilis Triantafyllou, 300 meters away

Zonaria Trail Under Throne Of Zeus Mount Olympus Greece

D: Apostolidis Refuge At Night Mount Olympus Greece

by Vasilis Triantafyllou, 500 meters away

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E: Giosos Apostolidis Refuge Mount Olympus Greece

by Vasilis Triantafyllou, 530 meters away

Giosos Apostolidis Refuge Mount Olympus Greece

F: Under Stefani peak - throne of Zeus - Mt. Olympus - Greece

by Georgios Kosmas, 540 meters away

7 o’clock in the morning, way back home from the top of Olympus Mountain to Sp. Agapitos Refugee. Clo...

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G: View-of-Stefani-louki-mytikas-mount-olympus-greece

by Vasilis Triantafyllou, 570 meters away

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H: Mount Olympus Kakalos Refuge Muses Plateau Greece

by Vasilis Triantafyllou, 580 meters away

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I: Summit Of Mount Olympus Mytikas Cloudy 2918m Greece

by Vasilis Triantafyllou, 590 meters away

Summit Of Mount Olympus Mytikas Cloudy 2918m Greece

J: Summit of Greece Mytikas Mount Olympus Greece

by Vasilis Triantafyllou, 600 meters away

This is Mytikas the summit of Greece on Mount Olympus at 2918 meters.

Summit of Greece Mytikas Mount Olympus Greece

This panorama was taken in Greece, 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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