Europe has always been a diverse collection of different cultures, languages, peoples, ideals, religions, laws etc. There is no common thread to the countries that are included as part of the EU apart from they happen to be on the same continent. In fact, some people of Europe have more in common with other continents such as Asia, North America and North Africa, so when the European Union was first thought of there were many skeptics that this...Read More
The EU and its Borders
The member states of the EU are: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom.