Yevpatoria Embankment. Heracles
Share
mail
License license
loading...
Loading ...

Fotografia panorâmica por VirtualCrimea EXPERT Criado em 13:44, 13/12/2011 - Views loading...

Advertisement

Yevpatoria Embankment. Heracles

The World > Europe > Ukraine

  • Gostar / Desgostar
  • thumbs up
  • thumbs down
comments powered by Disqus

Imagens próximas em Ukraine

map

A: Набережная Евпатории

Por Владимир Доброхотов, Menos de 10 metros de distância

Набережная Евпатории

B: Evpatoriya Naberezhnaya

Por Nikolay Grabchuk, 20 metros de distância

Evpatoriya Naberezhnaya

C:

Por Андрей Гугнинский, 120 metros de distância

D: "Атлет"

Por Владимир Доброхотов, 120 metros de distância

"Атлет"

E: Причал

Por Владимир Доброхотов, 170 metros de distância

Причал

F: Причал

Por Владимир Доброхотов, 170 metros de distância

Причал

G:

Por Андрей Гугнинский, 200 metros de distância

H: Центральный пляж

Por Владимир Доброхотов, 360 metros de distância

Центральный пляж

I: Вход в парк

Por Владимир Доброхотов, 470 metros de distância

Вход в парк

J: Набережная Евпатории

Por Владимир Доброхотов, 480 metros de distância

Набережная Евпатории

Esta panorâmica foi tirada em Ukraine, 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.

Compartilhe esta panorâmica