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St. Elisabeth Cathedral and Chapel of St. Michael - Kosice

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Immagini nelle vicinanze di Slovakia


A: St. Elisabeth Cathedral - Kosice

di Martin Berta, 50 metri di distanza

The St. Elisabeth Cathedral (Slovak: Dóm svätej Alžbety, Hungarian: Szent Erzsébet-székesegyház, Germ...

St. Elisabeth Cathedral - Kosice

B: Kosice

di Pouli Ko, 70 metri di distanza


C: East - Slovakian Gallery Kosice

di Martin Berta, 110 metri di distanza

If will be more people than trees then the earth will die.

East - Slovakian Gallery Kosice

D: Synagogue Kosice

di Martin Berta, 180 metri di distanza

Synagogue Kosice

E: Synagogue Kosice

di Martin Berta, 190 metri di distanza

Synagogue Kosice

F: Main street-Kosice

di Martin Berta, 230 metri di distanza

Main street-Kosice

G: Plague Column Kosice

di Martin Berta, 320 metri di distanza

Plague Column Kosice

H: Cavearia Theatru - Kosice

di Martin Berta, 400 metri di distanza

Cavearia Theatru - Kosice

I: London style

di Rudolf Madár, 460 metri di distanza

London style

J: California style

di Rudolf Madár, 470 metri di distanza

California style

Questo panorama è stato scattato in Slovakia, 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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