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Cordoba streets

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Immagini nelle vicinanze di Spain

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A: Bailio´s Slope, Cordoba

di Daniel Nuevo, 140 metri di distanza

Bailio´s Slope, Cordoba

B: Bailio´s Slope, Córdoba

di Daniel Nuevo, 170 metri di distanza

Bailio´s Slope, Córdoba

C: Christ of the Lanterns, Cordoba

di Daniel Nuevo, 250 metri di distanza

Christ of the Lanterns, Cordoba

D: Orive gardens

di Daniel Nuevo, 270 metri di distanza

Orive gardens

E: madinat al-zahra. cordoba

di luis davilla, 400 metri di distanza

madinat al-zahra. cordoba

madinat al-zahra. cordoba

F: Corredera Square (Plaza de la Corredera)

di Daniel Nuevo, 430 metri di distanza

Corredera Square (Plaza de la Corredera)

G: Corredera Square (Plaza de la Corredera)

di Daniel Nuevo, 470 metri di distanza

Corredera Square (Plaza de la Corredera)

H: Cena en casa con Pablo y Maribel

di tonic, 500 metri di distanza

Cena en casa con Pablo y Maribel

I: Las Cañas Square. Cordoba

di Daniel Nuevo, 530 metri di distanza

Las Cañas Square. Cordoba

J: Tendillas square, Cordoba Spain

di Miguel Sepulveda, 540 metri di distanza

Tendillas square in the center of town. Meeting point and celebration of the citizens of Cordoba.In t...

Tendillas square, Cordoba Spain

Questo panorama è stato scattato in Spain, Europe

Questa è una vista generale di 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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