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27 August 2006, 23:59 CET Montenegro is a potential candidate country for membership of the European Union. Montenegro country profile
27 August 2006, 23:51 CET The Netherlands, as the name indicates, is low-lying territory, with one third of the country at or below sea level. The Netherlands is a founder member state o... Netherlands country profile
27 August 2006, 23:42 CET Malta is a group of islands in the Mediterranean Sea. Malta became a Member State of the European Union on 1 May 2004. Malta country profile
27 August 2006, 23:07 CET The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia became independent in 1991 as part of the break up of Yugoslavia. FYROM is a candidate for membership of the European ... Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia country profile
27 August 2006, 22:40 CET The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is a small country surrounded by Belgium, France and Germany. Luxembourg is one of the founding countries of the European Communit... Luxembourg country profile
27 August 2006, 22:31 CET Lithuania is the southernmost of the three Baltic states – and the largest and most populous of them. Lithuania became a member state of the European Union on... Lithuania country profile
27 August 2006, 22:21 CET Latvia regained independence from the Soviet Union in 1991. The country became a member of the European Union on 1 May 2004. Latvia country profile
27 August 2006, 22:11 CET Italy is a founding Member State of the European Community, now the EU. Italy country profile
27 August 2006, 20:47 CET Since joining the European Union in 1973, the Republic of Ireland (Éire) 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