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A Restaurant nicely situated in Djurgården.

Djurgården is Sweden’s most beloved amusement and recreation area. Every year, its attractions are enjoyed by some 5.5 million visitors from all over the world, and at least as many come here simply to take a walk or picnic in the grass.

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Närliggande bilder i Sweden


A: Tekniska museet

av Daryoush Tahmasebi, 150 meter bort

Tekniska museet

B: Liljevalchs Konsthall Stockholm

av Daryoush Tahmasebi, 150 meter bort

Liljevalchs Konsthall Stockholm

C: At your service

av Rafael DeVill, 190 meter bort

Old shop in Stockholm's Skansen, the first open air museum and zoo in sweeden. It is located on the i...

At your service

D: Skansen Christmas market and atractions

av Jann Lipka, 190 meter bort

Traditional Christmas celebration at Skansen means time travel into the past  at least 100 years . No...

Skansen Christmas market and atractions

E: historic-tram-Djurgaarden-Stockholm- Sweden

av Jann Lipka, 190 meter bort

Vintage coach of Swedish Tramway Society, http://www.sparvagssallskapet.se/djurgardslinjen/english.ph...

historic-tram-Djurgaarden-Stockholm- Sweden

F: Djurgårdskajen

av Mahmood Hamidi, 220 meter bort

A quay in Djurgården where you can take a boat to and from Stockholm city centre to.


G: Winter sunset at Skansen open-air museum, Stockholm

av Vil Muhametshin, 270 meter bort

Skansen is the first open air museum and zoo in Sweden and is located on the island Djurgården in Sto...

Winter sunset at Skansen open-air museum, Stockholm

H: The Biological Museum

av Mahmood Hamidi, 300 meter bort

The Biological Museum is situated at Djurg?rden. It was built in 1893 to a design by architect Agi Li...

The Biological Museum

I: Skogaholm Manor

av Marco Baiocco, 370 meter bort

This is the Skogaholm Manor in Stockholm Skansen park. Skansen is the first Sweden open air museum an...

Skogaholm Manor

J: Skogaholm herrgård, skansen

av Jacek Gancarson, 380 meter bort

Skogaholms herrgård visar en mellansvensk herrgård i slutet av 1700-talet, med huvudbyggnad, flyglar ...

Skogaholm herrgård, skansen

Det här panoramat togs i Sweden, Europe

Detta är en översikt av 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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