Beach Grabenstrasse by Night
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Beach Grabenstrasse by Night

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Panorama's in de omgeving van Grisons


A: Ochsenplatz

door Peter M, 80 hier vandaan


B: Chur Obertor

door Thomas Schwarz, 80 hier vandaan

Chur Obertor

C: Ochsenplatz_by_Night

door Rico Riedi, 90 hier vandaan


D: Tiefbauamt_Grabenstrasse_by_Night

door Rico Riedi, 120 hier vandaan


E: Fontanapark Chur Vor Denkmal

door Rico Riedi, 120 hier vandaan

Fontanapark Chur Vor Denkmal

F: Gansplatz

door Andrew Usatyuk, 130 hier vandaan


G: Fontanapark Chur Hinter Denkmal

door Rico Riedi, 130 hier vandaan

Fontanapark Chur Hinter Denkmal

H: Arcas_26_by_Night

door Rico Riedi, 150 hier vandaan


I: Fontanapark Chur Rueckseite

door Rico Riedi, 160 hier vandaan

Fontanapark Chur Rueckseite

J: Lindenquai_by_Night

door Rico Riedi, 160 hier vandaan


Dit panorama is genomen in Grisons, Europe

Dit is een overzicht van 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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