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Ionian Sea Corfu

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Panorama's in de omgeving van Greece

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A: Greek Village

door Sergey Kalinin, 110 hier vandaan

Sunshine Vacation Clubs Corfu

Greek Village

B: Entry - Sunshine Corfu

door Sergey Kalinin, 180 hier vandaan

Entry - Sunshine Corfu

C: Sunshine Vacation Clubs

door Sergey Kalinin, 190 hier vandaan

Sunshine Vacation Clubs

D: Sunshine Vacation Clubs Corfu

door Sergey Kalinin, 200 hier vandaan

Sunshine Vacation Clubs Corfu

Sunshine Vacation Clubs Corfu

E: Bridge

door Sergey Kalinin, 210 hier vandaan

Bridge

F: Sunshine Vacation Clubs Corfu

door Sergey Kalinin, 230 hier vandaan

Sunshine Vacation Clubs Corfu

Sunshine Vacation Clubs Corfu

G: Sunshine Corfu Morning

door Sergey Kalinin, 230 hier vandaan

Sunshine Corfu Morning

H: Sunshine Corfu - Night

door Sergey Kalinin, 240 hier vandaan

Sunshine Corfu - Night

I: Church - Nissaki

door Sergey Kalinin, 520 hier vandaan

Church - Nissaki

J: Tavern "Panos" at krouzeri beach

door Costas Vassis, 1.2 hier vandaan

Tavern "Panos" at krouzeri beach

Dit panorama is genomen in Greece, 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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