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Vor Frelsers Kirke

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A: The Church of Our Saviour

Por Carsten Larsen, 60 metros de distância

The Church of Our Saviour (Danish: Vor Frelsers Kirke) is a baroque church in Copenhagen, Denmark, mo...

The Church of Our Saviour

B: One of the entrances to Freetown Christiania, Copenhagen

Por Vil Muhametshin, 130 metros de distância

Christiania, also known as Freetown Christiania (Danish: Fristaden Christiania) is a self-proclaimed ...

One of the entrances to Freetown Christiania, Copenhagen

C: Christianshavn, Copenhagen

Por Vil Muhametshin, 170 metros de distância

Christianshavn, Copenhagen

D: Copenhagen Metro

Por Ninoslav Adzibaba, 220 metros de distância

Copenhagen Metro

E: Wilders Canal at Christianshavn

Por Flemming V. Larsen, 300 metros de distância

Wilders Canal at Christianshavn

F: Cafe at Danish Architecture Centre

Por Flemming V. Larsen, 430 metros de distância

Cafe at Danish Architecture Centre

G: Daily file at the urban part of Freetown Christiania, Copenhagen

Por Vil Muhametshin, 480 metros de distância

The community of the FreetownMeditation and yoga have always been popular among the Christianites, an...

Daily file at the urban part of Freetown Christiania, Copenhagen

H: Painting on the wall - Freetown Christiania, Copenhagen

Por Vil Muhametshin, 720 metros de distância

Painting on the wall - Freetown Christiania, Copenhagen

I: At the bridge in Freetown Christiania, Copenhagen

Por Vil Muhametshin, 750 metros de distância

This bridge connects urban and rural parts of Freetown Christiania.

At the bridge in Freetown Christiania, Copenhagen

J: The Black Diamond Building

Por Flemming V. Larsen, 760 metros de distância

The Black Diamond is one of the new (1999) buildings on the waterfront of Copenhagen. The building wa...

The Black Diamond Building

Esta panorâmica foi tirada em Copenhagen, 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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