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Immagini nelle vicinanze di Sweden

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A: Gothenburg by night

di Bengt, 100 metri di distanza

Summer in the city keeps us cooler.

Gothenburg by night

B: Kungsportsplatsen, Goteborg

di Mahmood Hamidi, 110 metri di distanza

Kungsportsplatsen, Goteborg

C: Gothenburg summer

di Bengt, 120 metri di distanza

Gothenburg by summer makes people human.

Gothenburg summer

D: Gothenburg Kungsgatan

di Jarek Ciszek, 250 metri di distanza

Gothenburg is the second-largest city in Sweden (after Stockholm) and the fifth-largest amongst the N...

Gothenburg Kungsgatan

E: Nordstan (Femman) Goteborg

di Mahmood Hamidi, 410 metri di distanza

For more panoramas from Goteborg visit photographer's web site at www.stockholm360.net

Nordstan (Femman) Goteborg

F: Gothenburg Gustaf Adolfs torg

di Marcin Klaban, 470 metri di distanza

Gothenburg is the second-largest city in Sweden (after Stockholm) and the fifth-largest amongst the N...

Gothenburg Gustaf Adolfs torg

G: Gothenburg Kungsportsavenyn

di Marcin Klaban, 480 metri di distanza

Gothenburg is the second-largest city in Sweden (after Stockholm) and the fifth-largest amongst the N...

Gothenburg Kungsportsavenyn

H: Heden 2012 Goteborg

di Lars Sjoland, 530 metri di distanza

Heden 2012 Goteborg

I: Kronhusbodarna Goteborg

di Lars Sjoland, 610 metri di distanza

Kronhusbodarna Goteborg

J: Kronhuset Goteborg

di Lars Sjoland, 640 metri di distanza

Kronhuset is the oldest building in Göteborg since it is made of bricks. Earlier building were made o...

Kronhuset Goteborg

Questo panorama è stato scattato in Sweden, 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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