Ski lodge "Kristlmoaralm"
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Ski lodge "Kristlmoaralm"

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Immagini nelle vicinanze di Austria


A: Ski lodge "Kristlmoaralm"

di Jan Koehn, 10 metri di distanza

Ski lodge "Kristlmoaralm"

B: Kolping Ski lodge

di Jan Koehn, 170 metri di distanza

Kolping Ski lodge

C: Kolping

di Jan Koehn, 200 metri di distanza



di fritzi001, 3.7 km di distanza

E: Lienz Hauptplatz

di Roland Lahner, 4.7 km di distanza

Lienz Hauptplatz

F: Lienz Johannesplatz

di Roland Lahner, 4.7 km di distanza

Lienz Johannesplatz

G: Lavant Golf Course

di fritzi001, 7.8 km di distanza

Lavant Golf Course


di Mark Weber, 8.7 km di distanza

I: Church in Heiligenblut

di Rafael DeVill, 19.5 km di distanza

Heiligenblut is situated in the high-Alpine region of the Hohe Tauern, at the foot of the Großglockne...

Church in Heiligenblut

J: Heiligenblut, Austria

di Heiner Straesser -, 19.5 km di distanza

A sunny autumn-day in Heiligenblut. From here you can drive to the glacier at the foot of the Grossgl...

Heiligenblut, Austria

Questo panorama è stato scattato in Austria, 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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