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  1. 1. The European Union By Scott and Tom
  2. 2. What is its purpose and what is its flag? <ul><li>The European union discuss issues from agriculture to transport. But the most important reason is for trade this is to try to combat the might of America and more recently china as a trading power. </li></ul><ul><li>The European union have a few symbols but their main one is their flag which looks like this. This flags is flying in every member state and every summit they go to. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Who’s in it? <ul><li>The European union has 27 members ranging from all over Europe. </li></ul><ul><li>Every country is supposed to have an equal fair role in what's done and said. </li></ul><ul><li>Each county takes charge of the EU for a short stint of a bout 6 months. </li></ul><ul><li>The director general is Franz-Hermann Br üner. </li></ul><ul><li>All members donate money but how much depends on how rich or poor they are. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Where? <ul><li>The EU discuss most of their issues in a parliament in Brussels. But sometimes the members travel to the country that the issues involve or whatever country is in charge at the time. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Some facts and figures <ul><li>The EU has a population of 496,000,000 it covers a total area of 1,670,152 square miles and out of it 27 members it speaks 23 languages. </li></ul><ul><li>The Maastricht treaty which started the EU was. Signed - 7 February 1992 </li></ul><ul><li>Enforced- 1 November 1993 </li></ul>
  6. 6. Currency <ul><li>Most of the European union has a currency called the euro which has a sign like this (€). </li></ul><ul><li>There is approximately 1.46 euros to the pound. Which means it is a weaker currency then sterling. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Slovenia <ul><li>Slovenia is a small country located in the centre of Europe the capital city is called Ljubljana it is bordered by four countries Austria Croatia Hungary and Italy. </li></ul><ul><li>It has a population of 2,010,347 </li></ul>
  8. 8. Slovenia <ul><li>Slovenia has good reasons for joining the EU. They would hope to have more money from the EU to improve their infrastructure and give their people a better standard of living. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Spain <ul><li>Spain is a large sized country in the south of Europe. Spain is a cultural destination which many people visit. It offers large beaches hot climates and historic monuments designed by big artists such as gaudy. Spain is an still an up and coming destination with people going there to see their culture and invest in their brilliiant properties. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Spain <ul><li>Spain has lots of national dishes such as Spanish omelette. It is the 3 rd most rich country in Europe with a population on 39.3 million. Its currency is the Euro. </li></ul>