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A: Footbridge over Drava river

door Igor Adamec, 240 hier vandaan

Footbridge over Drava river

B: Bridge Over the River Drava - Osijek.

door Vlatko Šplihal, 350 hier vandaan

Here we are in Osijek, in the middle of the suspension pedestrian bridge over the river Drava. This i...

Bridge Over the River Drava - Osijek.

C: Osijek - Ante Starcevic Square

door Vlatko Šplihal, 560 hier vandaan

Here we are in Osijek, largest city in eastern Slavonia.  We are located at Ante Starcevic Square (Tr...

Osijek - Ante Starcevic Square

D: Osijek cathedral

door Igor Adamec, 610 hier vandaan

Osijek cathedral

Osijek cathedral

E: Osijek - Cathedral - Church of St Peter and St Paul - Croatia

door Vlatko Šplihal, 630 hier vandaan

Here we are in Osijek, in the co-cathedral built by Bishop Josip Juraj Strossmayer in 1898.The church...

Osijek - Cathedral - Church of St Peter and St Paul - Croatia

F: Osijek - Church Of St Michael

door Vlatko Šplihal, 800 hier vandaan

Here we are in Osijek, largest city in eastern Slavonia. In old fortress of Osijek. Built in 1687 th ...

Osijek - Church Of St Michael

G: Osijek - Holy Trinity Square

door Vlatko Šplihal, 940 hier vandaan

Here we are in Osijek, largest city in eastern Slavonia. In old fortress of Osijek. Built in 1687 th ...

Osijek - Holy Trinity Square

H: View at the Osijek old town

door Igor Adamec, 1.0 hier vandaan

View from walkway along the right bank of Drava river, at the walls of Osijek old town called Tvrđa (...

View at the Osijek old town

I: Osijek Old Town - Tvrđa-2

door Igor Adamec, 1.0 hier vandaan

View at the Church of Holy Cross, inside Osijek Old Town - Tvrđa, whose patron is St. Anthony, and th...

Osijek Old Town - Tvrđa-2

J: Osijek Old Town - Tvrđa-1

door Igor Adamec, 1.1 hier vandaan

Osijek old town-Tvrđa

Osijek Old Town - Tvrđa-1

Dit panorama is genomen in Croatia, 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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