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Theogefiro

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Theogefiro is a natural bridge that created  by the impetuous  waters of river Kalamas (or by "god" as its name means) near the village of Lithino. In the past the residents used this bridge in order to pass the river but today they use the more safe metal bridge above it. During the hot summer the place is a real oasis.

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Immagini nelle vicinanze di Greece

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A: Theogefyro (God's Bridge)

di Kostas Vassiliou, 60 metri di distanza

Theogefyro (God's Bridge) near Lithino, Ioannina, Greece

Theogefyro (God's Bridge)

B: Kalamas River

di Leonidas Tzanis, 350 metri di distanza

Kalamas River

C: ΠΡ. ΗΛΙΑΣ

di giorgos ntagkas, 11.8 km di distanza

ΠΡ. ΗΛΙΑΣ

D: piges lagavitsas kefalovriso

di giorgos ntagkas, 11.8 km di distanza

Πηγές Λαγκάβιτσας κεφαλόβρυσο. καταπληκτικό μέρος με πλατάνια και παγωμένα νερά. Στο σημείο υπάρχει τ...

piges lagavitsas kefalovriso

F: ai.giannis

di giorgos ntagkas, 14.7 km di distanza

ΑϊΓιαννης κεφαλοχώρι φιλιάτες θεσπρωτία. Παλιά εκκλησία στη γλούσταμε το ομώνυμο πανηγύρι να τελείται...

ai.giannis

G: tsanos

di giorgos ntagkas, 15.2 km di distanza

oikia tsanou sth glousta

tsanos

I: Vrosina

di Leonidas Tzanis, 15.9 km di distanza

Vrosina

J: Ποταμός Καλαμάς-Ηπειρος

di Christos Tsekas, 16.0 km di distanza

Ποταμός Καλαμάς-Ηπειρος

Questo panorama è stato scattato in Greece, 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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