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St. Elisabethen Kirche

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A: Theatre Square, Basel

di Dieter Hofer, 80 metri di distanza

Theatre Square, Basel

B: Elisabethenkirche

di Markus Lissner, 80 metri di distanza

Elisabethenkirche

C: Elisabethenkirche - Interior

di Luis Marques, 90 metri di distanza

Elisabethenkirche is located in Basel, Switzerland. It was built between 1857 and 1865, in Neo-Gothic...

Elisabethenkirche - Interior

D: Elisabethenkirche

di Luis Marques, 110 metri di distanza

Elisabethenkirche is located in the center of Basel, Switzerland. Built between 1857 and 1865 in neo-...

Elisabethenkirche

E: Basel Theaterplatz

di Markus Lissner, 120 metri di distanza

Metallskulptur von Richard Serra

Basel Theaterplatz

F: Guggekonzärt z Basel

di Werner Getzmann, 140 metri di distanza

Guggekonzärt z Basel

G: Basel Kunstmuseum

di Markus Lissner, 210 metri di distanza

Basel Kunstmuseum

H: On Barfüsser place in Basel you can now enjoy the sun

di Werner Getzmann, 220 metri di distanza

On Barfüsser place in Basel you can now enjoy the sun

On Barfüsser place in Basel you can now enjoy the sun

I: "Waggis"at the Carnival in Basel

di Werner Getzmann, 230 metri di distanza

This beautiful "Waggis" resting in a small street in Basel. The Basel carnival lasts 3 days and it is...

"Waggis"at the Carnival in Basel

J: Turmspitze des Basler Muensters

di Peter M, 310 metri di distanza

Turmspitze des Basler Muensters

Questo panorama è stato scattato in Switzerland, 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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