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Närliggande bilder i Belarus


A: Pinsk.The Jesuit College .

av Vladimir, 220 meter bort

Here is the central Pinsk square, the heart of the town. In ancient times here was an Old Market with...

Pinsk.The Jesuit College .

B: Pinsk. Ancient Settlement and Stronghold.

av Vladimir, 240 meter bort

Pinsk. Ancient  Settlement and Stronghold.Under thin soil layer there are ancient Pinsk buildings - w...

Pinsk. Ancient  Settlement and Stronghold.

C: Pinsk. The Central Square

av Vladimir, 270 meter bort

Pinsk. The Central SquarePinsk starts from here. A high chimney with stork nest seen both from the ri...

Pinsk. The Central Square

D: Pinsk.Theater

av Vladimir, 340 meter bort

     Pinsk. The Polessye Theatre of DramaIt is hard to pass by the Polessye Theatre of Drama placed r...


E: Pinsk. Сathedral .

av Vladimir, 350 meter bort

Pinsk is a small ancient town on the left bank of the river Pina in Polessye, the southern region of ...

Pinsk. Сathedral  .

F: Pinsk.Franciscan Cathedral

av Елена Леонтьева, 370 meter bort

The Catholic Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary and the Monastery of the Franciscans were bu...

Pinsk.Franciscan Cathedral

G: Pinsk.Square at theatre.

av Vladimir, 380 meter bort

Pinsk.Square at theatre.

H: Pinsk from the bridge...

av Vladimir, 450 meter bort

Pinsk from the bridge...

I: Pinsk. Heigher Seminary on the Embankment.

av Vladimir, 510 meter bort

Pinsk embankment appears to be the citizens’ most favorite leisure place. While noisy town roads are ...

Pinsk. Heigher Seminary on the Embankment.

J: Pinsk .Gymnasium

av Vladimir, 580 meter bort

Old Pinsk GymnasiumFew Belarusian schools can be proud to be so old. The 150th anniversary of Pinsk G...

Pinsk .Gymnasium

Det här panoramat togs i Belarus, 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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