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A: Rio - Antirio Bridge

Фотограф: Marcos Foundoukas, На расстоянии 2.2 км отсюда

Officially named Charilaos Trikoupis (Greek Prime Minister that first suggest the construction of the...

Rio - Antirio Bridge

B: Patra Sunset

Фотограф: Christo Bino, На расстоянии 7.8 км отсюда

Sunset over rocks in Patra

Patra Sunset

C: Nafpaktos Sunset

Фотограф: Christo Bino, На расстоянии 8.7 км отсюда

Nafpaktos sunset

Nafpaktos Sunset

D: Nafpaktos old port

Фотограф: Kostas Kaltsas, На расстоянии 8.7 км отсюда

Nafpaktos old port

E: The port of Nafpaktos

Фотограф: Henk Keijzer, На расстоянии 8.7 км отсюда

The port of Nafpaktos

The port of Nafpaktos

F: The port of Nafpaktos

Фотограф: Henk Keijzer, На расстоянии 8.8 км отсюда

The port of Nafpaktos

The port of Nafpaktos

G: Square near port at Patras

Фотограф: Charilaos Kalogirou, На расстоянии 9.4 км отсюда

Square near port at Patras

H: The last rays after sunset

Фотограф: Christo Bino, На расстоянии 9.7 км отсюда

The last rays after sunset

I: Stairs at Agiou Nikolaou Street - Night

Фотограф: Charilaos Kalogirou, На расстоянии 9.7 км отсюда

Stairs at Agiou Nikolaou Street - Night

J: Top of Stairs at Agiou Nikolaou - Patras

Фотограф: Charilaos Kalogirou, На расстоянии 9.7 км отсюда

Top of Stairs at Agiou Nikolaou - Patras

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Описание для места - 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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