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Panorama's in de omgeving van Slovakia

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A: Countess - Tomb

door Jozef Lenarcic, 8.8 hier vandaan

Countess Antonia Vandernath Hoyos born, lived in Kosice sometimes at the beginning of the 19th centur...

Countess - Tomb

B: Hola Hora

door Jozef Lenarcic, 8.9 hier vandaan

Hola Hora is one of the hills around Humenného. Its altitude is 301.2 m.Like any other hill, so even ...

Hola Hora

C: Military Cemetery in Humenne

door Jozef Lenarcic, 9.9 hier vandaan

Military Cemetery in Humenne

D: Dupna Cave

door Jozef Lenarcic, 12.4 hier vandaan

Dupna Cave

E: Vihorlat Mountains

door Jozef Lenarcic, 14.6 hier vandaan

Vihorlat Mountains (Slovak: Vihorlatské vrchy; Ukrainian: Вигорлат, Vyhorliat) or colloquially Vihorl...

Vihorlat Mountains

F: Vihorlat Mountains - ridge

door Jozef Lenarcic, 14.7 hier vandaan

Vihorlat Mountains (Slovak: Vihorlatské vrchy; Ukrainian: Вигорлат, Vyhorliat) or colloquially Vihorl...

Vihorlat Mountains - ridge

G: Polana

door Peter Streňo, 15.5 hier vandaan

Drevenná besiedka s ohniskom a posedením pod vrcholom kopca Vihorlat.Nachádza sa približne 7km nad ob...

Polana

H: Starina - Gazdoran

door Jozef Lenarcic, 20.1 hier vandaan

Starina reservoir is located in the easternmost tip of Slovakia, in the northeastern part of Zemplína...

Starina - Gazdoran

I: VNT - Vihorlat National Telescope, 1000/9000

door Marek Harman, 21.3 hier vandaan

VNT - Vihorlat National Telescope, 1000/9000

J: Astronomické observatórium na Kolonickom sedle

door Marek Harman, 21.3 hier vandaan

Astronomické observatórium na Kolonickom sedle

Dit panorama is genomen in Slovakia, 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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