"Tree of Hippocrates - Kos island"
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"Tree of Hippocrates - Kos island"

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A: Kos - Hippocrates Platan square

door David Straka, 20 hier vandaan

Beautiful morning on the Hippocrates Platan square, completely free of tourists.The tree is in the ce...

Kos - Hippocrates Platan square

B: Kos-island-Κως

door Georgios Kosmas, 30 hier vandaan

Kos-island-Κως

C: Kos town

door Papagrigoriou Athanasios Soulis, 50 hier vandaan

this is the entrance of the center town of Kos. Island has the same name. shoot was taken from late a...

Kos town

D: Kos harbour

door Papagrigoriou Athanasios Soulis, 110 hier vandaan

this point of vue is from the other side, late afternoon before sunset. on thr right side of the Kos ...

Kos harbour

E: Kos Ancient Market

door Iraklis Kavouklis, 130 hier vandaan

What can reflect better the everyday lifestyle of a town that its own market? Ancient Agora, meaning ...

Kos Ancient Market

F: Kos harbour

door Papagrigoriou Athanasios Soulis, 160 hier vandaan

this is another picture panorama from the harbour of Kos, it was late afternoon, I just enjoy the mom...

Kos harbour

G: "Ancient Market in Kos island"

door Iraklis Kavouklis, 200 hier vandaan

"Ancient Market in Kos island"

H: "Kos town main square - Greece"

door Iraklis Kavouklis, 260 hier vandaan

Kos town main square - Greece

"Kos town main square - Greece"

I: "Fruit market in Kos town-Greece"

door Iraklis Kavouklis, 290 hier vandaan

"Fruit market in Kos town-Greece"

J: "Roman Odeion of Kos"

door Iraklis Kavouklis, 810 hier vandaan

"Roman Odeion of Kos"

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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