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A: Estonia, Tallinn, Old Dominican Monastery Museum Entrance

Por Thomas Blanket, 10 metros de distância

Estonia, Tallinn, Old Dominican Monastery Museum Entrance

B: Medieval Old Tallinn, Katariina str.

Por Andrew Bodrov, 20 metros de distância

Medieval Old Tallinn, Katariina str.

C: Blowing shop, Katariina str.

Por Andrew Bodrov, 20 metros de distância

Blowing shop, Katariina str.

D: St.Katherine's passage

Por Min Heo, 30 metros de distância

St.Katherine's passage

E: Ichthus (Art studio in former Monastery)

Por Андрей Гр, 50 metros de distância

Ichthus (Art studio in former Monastery)

F: Old Dominican Monastery Claustrum

Por Allan Der, 50 metros de distância

Medeval monastery in Tallinn, Estonia and founded in 1246. Pictured here is the Claustrum (Clausure) ...

Old Dominican Monastery Claustrum

G: Medieval Old Tallinn, Viru street

Por Andrew Bodrov, 80 metros de distância

Medieval Old Tallinn, Viru street

H: Viru gate

Por Min Heo, 90 metros de distância

Viru gate

I: Medieval Old Tallinn, Viru street

Por Andrew Bodrov, 110 metros de distância

Medieval Old Tallinn, Viru street

J: Viru Street in Old Town Tallinn

Por Allan Der, 120 metros de distância

Viru street in Old Town Tallinn has shops and attractions for tourist. Here is a small museum of tort...

 Viru Street in Old Town Tallinn

Esta panorâmica foi tirada em Tallinn, 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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