The Panorama of Szczecin
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The Panorama of Szczecin

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A: The Panorama of Szczecin

de Szczecin, la mai putin de 10 metri

The Panorama of Szczecin

B: Wały Chrobrego

de Leszek Cuper, la distanta de 30 metri

Wały Chrobrego

C: Chrobry's Embankments In The Evening

de Adam Ciarcinski, la distanta de 60 metri

Chrobry's Embankments In The Evening

D: Szczecin Waly Chrobrego Hakenterrasse

de Alexander Jensko, la distanta de 70 metri

The 500 meter long Haken Terrace (Polish: Wały Chrobrego) is the most famous architectural ensemble i...

Szczecin Waly Chrobrego Hakenterrasse

E: Chrobry Embankment

de Szczecin, la distanta de 80 metri

Chrobry Embankment

F: Waly Chrobrego

de Adam Ciarcinski, la distanta de 110 metri

Waly Chrobrego

G: Wały Chrobrego - Gmach Urzędu Marszałkowskiego

de Leszek Cuper, la distanta de 130 metri

Wały Chrobrego - Gmach Urzędu Marszałkowskiego

H: Wały Chrobrego - Wyższa Szkoła Morska

de Leszek Cuper, la distanta de 200 metri

Wały Chrobrego - Wyższa Szkoła Morska

I: Autums Leaves

de Adam Ciarcinski, la distanta de 370 metri

Autums Leaves

J: Baszta siedmiu płaszczy

de Leszek Cuper, la distanta de 440 metri

Baszta siedmiu płaszczy

Aceasta panorama a fost facuta in Poland, 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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