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  1. 1. European Union and Northern Ireland These are the countries that are in the EU:- countries that have joined the EU in 2004:- Cyprus (Greek part) the Czech Republic Estonia Hungary Latvia Lithuania Malta Poland Slovakia and Slovenia. Austria (EUR) Belgium (EUR) Denmark Finland (EUR) France (EUR) Germany (EUR) Greece (EUR) Ireland (EUR) Italy (EUR) Luxembourg (EUR) Netherlands (EUR) Portugal (EUR) Spain (EUR) Sweden United Kingdom of Great Britain
  2. 2. What is the E.U.? <ul><li>The European Union (EU) is a supranational and intergovernmental union of 25 (27 as of 1st January 2007) independent, democratic member states. </li></ul><ul><li>The European Union is the world's largest confederation of independent states, established under that name in 1992 by the Treaty on European Union (the Maastricht Treaty). </li></ul><ul><li>However, many aspects of the Union existed before that date through a series of predecessor relationships, dating back to 1951. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Italy <ul><li>Main Language-Italian </li></ul><ul><li>Monuments-Leaning tower of Piza, Colacium. </li></ul><ul><li>Pope is in Rome </li></ul><ul><li>Capital city-Rome </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Population of Italy (in 2005): 58,103,033 </li></ul><ul><li>Main religions: Roman Catholic </li></ul><ul><li>currency in Italy: euro (EUR) </li></ul><ul><li>Agricultural crops: apples , corn (maize). Grapes ,olives, oranges, peaches, potatoes, tomatoes, wheat . </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Types of food: pasta and pizza . </li></ul><ul><li>Languages of Italy: Italian, german (parts of trentino-Alto Adige region are predominantly german speaking) french (small french-speaking minority in Valle d’Aosta region). </li></ul>Italy
  6. 6. FRANCE! Frances capital city is Paris. The population is 59.6 million. The main language is French. Their currency is Euros. The area in france is 552 thousand.
  7. 7. <ul><li>President is Jacqiues Chiral. </li></ul><ul><li>Prime minister is Dominique de villepin. </li></ul><ul><li>Accession to the E.U- march 25th 1957. </li></ul><ul><li>Located in Western Europe. </li></ul><ul><li>France was one of the founding members of the E.U. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>There are 4 french armed forces- </li></ul><ul><li>Army </li></ul><ul><li>Navy </li></ul><ul><li>Airforce </li></ul><ul><li>Military police. </li></ul>

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