Den Hoorn Lookwest Noord First Pole
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Den Hoorn Lookwest Noord First Pole

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A: Pinksterbloem street

di Thijs Berkman, 490 metri di distanza

Pinksterbloem street

B: Delft Veld 23 Harnaschpolder

di Mark de Graaf, 690 metri di distanza

Project om de buurt dichter bij elkaar te brengen. Kunst in de wijk oa mogelijk gemaakt door Han van ...

Delft Veld 23 Harnaschpolder

C: Veld23 Delft Boomhut

di Mark de Graaf, 720 metri di distanza

Veld23 Delft Boomhut

D: Den Hoorn village entrance, The Netherlands

di Thijs Berkman, 860 metri di distanza

Den Hoorn village entrance, The Netherlands

E: noisy toilet

di Mark de Graaf, 1.4 km di distanza

noisy toilet

F: Op Hodenpijl Schipluiden

di Mark de Graaf, 1.9 km di distanza

Op Hodenpijl Schipluiden

G: View on the village 't Woudt in Holland

di Willem Schulte, 2.2 km di distanza

View on the small village 't Woudt in Midden-Delfland in Holland at the most beautifull moment of the...

View on the village 't Woudt in Holland

H: Graffiti at Irene Tunnel in Delft

di Mark de Graaf, 2.2 km di distanza

Graffiti at Irene Tunnel in Delft

I: The village 't Woud

di Hans Molenkamp, 2.3 km di distanza

The very small village with the old Dutch name 't Woud is situated near the city of Delft. It is a ve...

The village  't Woud

J: Delft Prinsenhof Garden

di Mark de Graaf, 2.3 km di distanza

Delft Prinsenhof Garden

Questo panorama è stato scattato in Netherlands, 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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