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Imagini apropiate de Spain

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A: Puertas De Tierra

de Angel Castro, la distanta de 180 metri

Puertas de Tierra, Cádiz. Defensive strength of the city. Built to defend against constant attacks fr...

Puertas De Tierra

B: flowers square

de Marcos Piñero, la distanta de 220 metri

flowers square

C: Plaza San Juan de Dios, Cadiz

de Gary Davies, la distanta de 510 metri

One of many picturesque streets in the old town of Cadiz, this tree-lined area near the port was buil...

Plaza San Juan de Dios, Cadiz

D: Catedral de Cadiz 12 Cripta Exposicion Paño Catafalco

de Manolo Rubio, la distanta de 540 metri

Catedral de Cadiz 12 Cripta Exposicion Paño Catafalco

E: Catedral de Cadiz 10 Cripta Cristo de las aguas

de Manolo Rubio, la distanta de 540 metri

Catedral de Cadiz 10 Cripta Cristo de las aguas

F: Catedral de Cadiz 15 Sagrado Corazon

de Manolo Rubio, la distanta de 540 metri

Capilla del Corazón de Jesús.- Presidida por una escultura del titular en bronce, obra de Benlliure e...

Catedral de Cadiz 15 Sagrado Corazon

G: Catedral de Cadiz 03 Capilla de la Asunción

de Manolo Rubio, la distanta de 550 metri

Catedral de Cadiz 03 Capilla de la Asunción

H: Catedral de Cadiz 08 Cripta Vista Central

de Manolo Rubio, la distanta de 550 metri

Catedral de Cadiz 08 Cripta Vista Central

I: Catedral de Cadiz 09 Cripta Virgen del Rosario

de Manolo Rubio, la distanta de 550 metri

Catedral de Cadiz 09 Cripta Virgen del Rosario

J: Catedral de Cadiz 01 Capilla de la Asunción

de Manolo Rubio, la distanta de 550 metri

Catedral de Cadiz 01 Capilla de la Asunción

Aceasta panorama a fost facuta in Spain, Europe

Aceasta este un ansamblu a 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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