Florianska gate, Krakow
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Florianska gate, Krakow

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Florianska gate in the city wall, with a look out to Florianska street on the south and to the Planty with the fortification Barbakan on the north side. Photo's taken on July 7, 2010.

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A: Chapel in Florianska gate

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In the tower of Florianska gate with a nicely decorated chapel is present, which is accessible as par...

Chapel in Florianska gate

B: On top of Florianska gate with look out in Florianska street

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On the balcony of the city wall just above the Florianska gate with a look out into Florianska street...

On top of Florianska gate with look out in Florianska street

C: Madonna under the Florianska gate

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Down south the Maria church can be discerned, up north the fortification Barbakan. Photo's taken on D...

Madonna under the Florianska gate

D: Brama Florianska Krakow Eq

de Jann Lipka, la distanta de 10 metri

Brama Florianska Krakow Eq

E: Kraków

de Maciej G. Szling, la distanta de 20 metri

Kraków

F: Cracow - Florianska Gate and Barbican - night tour

de Adam Czapla, la distanta de 30 metri

Cracow - Florianska Gate and Barbican - night tour

G: Kraków - ul Pijarska

de Richard Toman, la distanta de 30 metri

Kraków - ul Pijarska

H: The Florian Gate

de Karol Kwiatek, la distanta de 30 metri

The Florian Gate (St. Florian's Gate, Floriańska Gate) in Kraków, Poland (Polish: Brama Floriańska w ...

The Florian Gate

I: Kraków

de Maciej G. Szling, la distanta de 30 metri

Kraków

J: Barbican of Kraków and Florian Gate

de Karol Kwiatek, la distanta de 30 metri

The Barbican of Kraków (Polish: Barbakan Krakowski) is a fortified outpost or gateway – a barbican – ...

Barbican of Kraków and Florian Gate

Aceasta panorama a fost facuta in Krakow, Europe

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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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