Europe and the EU

Europe and the EU - Western and Eastern Europe multiple...

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Unformatted text preview: Western and Eastern Europe multiple ethnicity diverse cultures cold to tropical climate development to transitional Western Europe Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Iceland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK, etc. Eastern Europe Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Ukraine, etc. Formed in 1993 Expanded from European Economic Community (ECC, also known as Common Market ) created in 1957 Gradual elimination of duties and quota 27 EU members as of 2007 Bulgaria and Romania joined in Jan. 2007 Euro: Common currency initiated in 2001 R e m i n d e r Year Countries joining (EU members) Total 1957 Belgium France West Germany Italy Luxembourg Netherlands 6 1973 Denmark Republic of Ireland United Kingdom 9 1981 Greece 10 1986 Portugal Spain 12 1995 Austria Finland Sweden 15 2004 Cyprus Czech Republic Estonia Hungary Latvia Lithuania Malta Poland Slovakia Slovenia 25 2007 Bulgaria Romania 27 R e m i n d e r EU is the 1st- world exporter for textiles and...
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