Tomb of the Unknown Soldier - Warsaw
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Tomb of the Unknown Soldier - Warsaw

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Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is a monument in Warsaw, Poland, dedicated to the unknown soldiers who have given their lives for Poland. It is one of many such national tombs of unknowns that were erected after World War I.

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A: Piłsudski Square in Warsaw

di Wojciech Sadlej, 50 metri di distanza

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Piłsudski Square in Warsaw

B: Poland, Warsaw, Saski Garden

di Thomas Blanket, 70 metri di distanza

Poland, Warsaw, Saski Garden

C: Saxon Garden - Warsaw

di Jarek Ciszek, 70 metri di distanza

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Saxon Garden - Warsaw

D: Poland, Warsaw, Piłsudski Square

di Thomas Blanket, 110 metri di distanza

Poland, Warsaw, Piłsudski Square

E: Metropolitan Building - courtyard

di Kamil Kurowski, 150 metri di distanza

Night view at Metropolitan building courtyard.

Metropolitan Building - courtyard

F: Presidental Palace

di Jarek Ciszek, 300 metri di distanza

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Presidental Palace

G: Polish people gathered at the presidential palace after a plane crash near Smolensk

di Marcin Klaban, 300 metri di distanza

Polish people gathered at the presidential palace after a plane crash near Smolensk. Burns dozens and...

Polish people gathered at the presidential palace after a plane crash near Smolensk

H: Presidential Palace

di Bartek Winnicki, 310 metri di distanza

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Presidential Palace

I: Hanna Ewa Masojada "Dream spaces" exhibition in the Artist's House Gallery

di Wojciech Sadlej, 370 metri di distanza

Hanna Ewa Masojada "Dream spaces" exhibition in the Artist's House Gallery /view 1/ Warsaw 4-28 Febru...

Hanna Ewa Masojada "Dream spaces" exhibition in the Artist's House Gallery

J: Hanna Ewa Masojada "Dream spaces" exhibition in the Artist's House Gallery

di Wojciech Sadlej, 370 metri di distanza

Hanna Ewa Masojada "Dream spaces" exhibition in the Artist's House Gallery /view 3/ Warsaw 4-28 Febru...

Hanna Ewa Masojada "Dream spaces" exhibition in the Artist's House Gallery

Questo panorama è stato scattato in Warsaw, 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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