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Buchs Katholische Kirche

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Imagens próximas em Switzerland


A: Buchs flaniert - Autofreie Bahnhofstrasse

Por Marc Gruber, 100 metros de distância

Buchs flaniert - Autofreie Bahnhofstrasse

B: Jahrmarkt

Por Marc Gruber, 460 metros de distância


C: Werdenbergsee

Por Marc Gruber, 490 metros de distância


D: Werdenberg See

Por Thomas Schwarz, 530 metros de distância

Werdenberg See

E: Buchs Kappellistrasse

Por Thomas Schwarz, 560 metros de distância

Buchs Kappellistrasse

F: Werdenberg Fachwerk 1

Por Thomas Schwarz, 630 metros de distância

Werdenberg Fachwerk 1

G: Werdenberg Fachwerk

Por Thomas Schwarz, 660 metros de distância

Werdenberg Fachwerk

H: Werdenberg Schloss 1

Por Thomas Schwarz, 690 metros de distância

Werdenberg Schloss 1

I: Werdenberg Castle

Por Bernhard Ehrminger, 710 metros de distância

Werdenberg Castle

J: Werdenberg Schloss 2

Por Thomas Schwarz, 730 metros de distância

Werdenberg Schloss 2

Esta panorâmica foi tirada em Switzerland, Europe

Esta é uma visão geral de 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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