Zwanburgermolen, Warmond
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Zwanburgermolen, Warmond

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The Zwanburgermolen is the windmill taking care of the water level of the Zwanburger Polder.

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A: Lock of the Zwanburger Polder

by Henk Keijzer, 80 meters away

The small hand operated lock of the Zwanburger Polder

Lock of the Zwanburger Polder

B: The crews of the Vriendentrouw and the KL16 preparing dinner during the Gouden Gaffel Races 2006, Warmond

by Henk Keijzer, 160 meters away

The crews of the Vriendentrouw and the KL16 preparing dinner during the Gouden Gaffel Races 2006, War...

The crews of the Vriendentrouw and the KL16 preparing dinner during the Gouden Gaffel Races 2006, Warmond

C: Tussen Koe en Kunst 2010 - Demonstratie Ganzendrijven

by Henk Keijzer, 180 meters away

Tussen Koe en Kunst 2010 - Demonstratie Ganzendrijven

Tussen Koe en Kunst 2010 - Demonstratie Ganzendrijven

D: Tussen Koe en Kunst 2010 - Roofvogelshow

by Henk Keijzer, 180 meters away

Tussen Koe en Kunst 2010 - Roofvogelshow

Tussen Koe en Kunst 2010 - Roofvogelshow

E: Warmond, Kaagweek 2009, Tobbetje steken

by Henk Keijzer, 180 meters away

Tobbetje steken tijdens de Warmondse Kaagweek 2009

Warmond, Kaagweek 2009, Tobbetje steken

F: Performance of Children's Circus Atleta in Park Groot Leerust, Warmond

by Henk Keijzer, 190 meters away

Performance of Children's Circus Atleta in Park Groot Leerust, Warmond

Performance of Children's Circus Atleta in Park Groot Leerust, Warmond

G: Intocht van Sinterklaas in Warmond

by Henk Keijzer, 190 meters away

Intocht van Sinterklaas in Warmond

Intocht van Sinterklaas in Warmond

H: Boerderij De Burcht - 1

by Henk Keijzer, 200 meters away

Boerderij De Burcht - 1

I: Performance of Children's Circus Atleta in Park Groot Leerust, Warmond

by Henk Keijzer, 200 meters away

Performance of Children's Circus Atleta in Park Groot Leerust, Warmond

Performance of Children's Circus Atleta in Park Groot Leerust, Warmond

J: Nicoline shows the results of the painting workshop during Tussen Koe en Kunst 2009

by Henk Keijzer, 210 meters away

Nicoline shows the results of the painting workshop during Tussen Koe en Kunst 2009

Nicoline shows the results of the painting workshop during Tussen Koe en Kunst 2009

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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