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Närliggande bilder i Northern Spain


A: Kiosko of Seat of the castle of pamplona

av jose-ignacio-teran, mindre än 10 meter bort

Kiosko of Seat of the castle of pamplona

B: Seat of the castle of pamplona

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Seat of the castle of pamplona

C: Img 384165

av josu barandiaran, 160 meter bort

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D: Plaza del Ayuntamiento de Pamplona

av jose-ignacio-teran, 180 meter bort

Plaza del Ayuntamiento de Pamplona

E: Church of San Saturnino of Pamplona

av jose-ignacio-teran, 220 meter bort

Church of San Saturnino of Pamplona

F: Florencio Ansoleaga Pamplona

av jose-ignacio-teran, 230 meter bort

Florencio Ansoleaga Pamplona

G: Plaza San Francisco de Pamplona

av jose-ignacio-teran, 260 meter bort

Plaza San Francisco de Pamplona

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av josu barandiaran, 280 meter bort

The Constable Palace is a building dating from 1550. A few of years ago it was transformed into a pla...

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I: San Jose

av josu barandiaran, 380 meter bort

This is a small square by the side of the Catedral. It gives way to the city walls, along a narrow st...

San Jose


av Lademanda manda, 3.4 km bort

Es uno de los barrios con mas personalidad de Iruña, situado en las afuerasde la ciudad en la parte s...


Det här panoramat togs i Northern Spain, 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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