One of the entrances to Freetown Chri...
Share
mail
License license
loading...
Loading ...

Fotografie panoramica de Vil Muhametshin PRO EXPERT MAESTRO Fotografiat 12:45, 10/01/2011 - Views loading...

Advertisement

One of the entrances to Freetown Christiania, Copenhagen

The World > Europe > Denmark > Copenhagen

  • Iti place / nu-ti place
  • thumbs up
  • thumbs down

Christiania, also known as Freetown Christiania (Danish: Fristaden Christiania) is a self-proclaimed autonomous neighbourhood of about 850 residents, covering 34 hectares (85 acres) in the borough of Christianshavn in the Danish capital Copenhagen. Civic authorities in Copenhagen regard Christiania as a large commune, but the area has a unique status in that it is regulated by a special law, the Christiania Law of 1989 which transfers parts of the supervision of the area from the municipality of Copenhagen to the state.

Find more at Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freetown_Christiania

comments powered by Disqus

Imagini apropiate de Copenhagen

map

A: Vor Frelsers Kirke

de MoUzEs- Maciej J. Lorek, la distanta de 130 metri

Vor Frelsers Kirke

B: The Church of Our Saviour

de Carsten Larsen, la distanta de 180 metri

The Church of Our Saviour (Danish: Vor Frelsers Kirke) is a baroque church in Copenhagen, Denmark, mo...

The Church of Our Saviour

C: Christianshavn, Copenhagen

de Vil Muhametshin, la distanta de 250 metri

Christianshavn, Copenhagen

D: Wilders Canal at Christianshavn

de Flemming V. Larsen, la distanta de 280 metri

Wilders Canal at Christianshavn

E: Copenhagen Metro

de Ninoslav Adzibaba, la distanta de 350 metri

Copenhagen Metro

F: Daily file at the urban part of Freetown Christiania, Copenhagen

de Vil Muhametshin, la distanta de 360 metri

The community of the FreetownMeditation and yoga have always been popular among the Christianites, an...

Daily file at the urban part of Freetown Christiania, Copenhagen

G: Cafe at Danish Architecture Centre

de Flemming V. Larsen, la distanta de 440 metri

Cafe at Danish Architecture Centre

H: Painting on the wall - Freetown Christiania, Copenhagen

de Vil Muhametshin, la distanta de 590 metri

Painting on the wall - Freetown Christiania, Copenhagen

I: At the bridge in Freetown Christiania, Copenhagen

de Vil Muhametshin, la distanta de 630 metri

This bridge connects urban and rural parts of Freetown Christiania.

At the bridge in Freetown Christiania, Copenhagen

J: The Royal Danish Playhouse

de Ninoslav Adzibaba, la distanta de 690 metri

The Royal Danish Playhouse

Aceasta panorama a fost facuta in Copenhagen, 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.

Distribuie aceasta panorama