Facts of the European Union and Continent


The European Union

Everybody is speaking about the continent and union but some times it is difficult to count especially the members. Lets give some brief Facts of European Union so that everybody has a knowledge about the EU.

Facts of European Union

The European Union is a unique economic and political union between 28 European countries. The EU was created in the aftermath of the Second World War. The first steps were to foster economic cooperation. The idea was that those countries which are trading with each other become economically interdependent to avoid conflict.

The European Economic Community (EEC) was created in 1958 while the main reason was increasing economic cooperation between six countries. These countries were Belgium, Germany, France, Italy, Luxembourg and the Netherlands.

Map of European Union

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