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City Hall Bridge

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Palavras-chave: luzern, lucerne

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A: Luzern Waterfront 2

Por Valentin Arfire, 10 metros de distância

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LucerneFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaLucerne is a city in north-c...

Luzern Waterfront 2

B: Chapel Bridge - Lucerne Switzerland

Por i360HD, 10 metros de distância

The Chapel Bridge (German: Kapellbrücke) is a covered wooden footbridge spanning diagonally across th...

Chapel Bridge - Lucerne Switzerland

C: Switzerland Lucerne Rathaussteg

Por Markus Kaeppeli, 10 metros de distância

Switzerland Lucerne Rathaussteg

D: Luzern 2 - Switzerland

Por Attila Farkas, 20 metros de distância

Svájc legszebb városa este

Luzern 2 - Switzerland

E: Lucerne, Switzerland

Por Fabian, 20 metros de distância

Lucerne, Switzerland

F: Luzern - Switzerland

Por Attila Farkas, 60 metros de distância

Svájc legszebb városa este

Luzern - Switzerland

G: Kapellbrücke, Lucerne

Por Roberto Scavino, 80 metros de distância

Kapellbrücke, Lucerne

H: Luzern Town Hall , Switzerland

Por Benoit Nicolet, 90 metros de distância

Luzern Town Hall , Switzerland

I: Kapellbruecke

Por Willy Kaemena, 90 metros de distância

Lucerne Kapellbruecke is the oldest  covered wooden bridge  from 1332

Kapellbruecke

J: Luzern

Por Martin Gygax, 90 metros de distância

Luzern

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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