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27 August 2006, 20:47 CET Since joining the European Union in 1973, the Republic of Ireland (√Čire) has transformed itself from a largely agricultural society into a modern, technologica... Ireland country profile
27 August 2006, 19:40 CET Iceland is the westernmost European country, holding a strategic location between Greenland and Europe. The country is a potential candidate for EU membership. Iceland country profile
27 August 2006, 20:32 CET Formerly communist Hungary is one of the ten Eastern European countries that acceded to the European Union on 1 May 2004. Hungary is a landlocked state with man... Hungary country profile
27 August 2006, 20:20 CET Located near the crossroads of Europe and Asia, Greece forms the southern extremity of the Balkan peninsula in south-east Europe. Greece is a Member State of th... Greece country profile
27 August 2006, 20:05 CET Germany is a federal republic and a founder member state of the European Union. It has the biggest population of any EU country. After the collapse of the Berli... Germany country profile
27 August 2006, 19:47 CET France is one of the largest countries in Europe, stretching from the North Sea to the Mediterranean. France is a founder Member State of the European Union. France country profile
27 August 2006, 19:38 CET Finland became an independent state following the Russian revolution in 1917. Finland is one of the Member States of the European Union, having joined in 1995. Finland country profile
27 August 2006, 16:36 CET Estonia, the most northerly of the Baltic states, regained its independence from the Soviet Union in 1991. Estonia became a member of the European Union on 1 Ma... Estonia country profile
27 August 2006, 16:15 CET Denmark is a constitutional monarchy, ruled today under the 1953 constitution. Denmark has been a member state of the European Union since 1973. Denmark country profile
27 August 2006, 16:02 CET Croatia became an independent state in 1991 as part of the break-up of former Yugoslavia. Croatia is a candidate to become a member state of the European Union.... Croatia country profile
27 August 2006, 15:51 CET The Czech Republic became an independent state in January 1993 after Czechoslovakia split into its two constituent parts. The country became a member state of t... Czech Republic country profile
27 August 2006, 13:13 CET Cyprus is the largest island in the eastern Mediterranean, and is situated south of Turkey. Cyprus joined the European Union on 1 May 2004. Cyprus country profile
27 August 2006, 13:35 CET Bosnia and Herzegovina is a potential candidate country of the European Union. Bosnia Herzegovina country profile
27 August 2006, 13:21 CET Founded in 681, Bulgaria is one of the oldest states in Europe. Bulgaria became a Member State of the European Union on 1 January 2007. Bulgaria country profile
27 August 2006, 13:04 CET Albania is a potential candidate country of the European Union. Albania country guide
26 August 2006, 23:26 CET Belgium is a founder member of the European Union and a member of the euro zone. It is a hereditary Constitutional Monarchy and a Federal State. The country is ... Belgium country profile
26 August 2006, 23:09 CET Austria became a member of the EU on January 1, 1995. It is a Federal Republic composed of nine regions, one of which is the capital Vienna, subdivided into di... Austria country profile
26 August 2006, 12:55 CET Tourism relates to a wide range of areas, to name only a few: employment, regional development, education, environment, consumer protection, health, safety, new... EU Tourism sector
26 August 2006, 12:02 CET Open frontiers and affordable transport have given Europeans unprecedented levels of personal mobility. Goods are shipped rapidly and efficiently from factory t... Transport and the EU
26 August 2006, 11:47 CET On 11 June 1998, the Foreign Ministers of the 15 European Union Member States adopted an EU Code of Conduct on arms exports. The Code is a politically binding a... European Code of Conduct on Arms Exports