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Tabitha and Jazz's EU thing


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Tabitha and Jazz's EU thing

  1. 1. European Union The European union is a supranational and intergovernmental union of 27 independent, democratic member states. It is the world's largest confederation of independent states, established under that name in 1992 by the Treaty on European Union (the Maastricht Treaty). However, many aspects of the Union existed before that date through a series of predecessor relationships, dating back to 1951.
  2. 2. These are the countries of the E.U. Austria Belgium Bulgaria Denmark Finland France Greece Germany Ireland Italy Luxembourg Netherlands Portugal Romania Spain Sweden United Kingdom of Great Britain Northern Ireland
  3. 3. France <ul><li>President: Jacques Chiral </li></ul><ul><li>Prime minister: Dominique de Villepin </li></ul><ul><li>Capital City: Paris </li></ul><ul><li>Located in Western Europe </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>One of the founding member of the E.U. </li></ul><ul><li>Accession: March 25 1957 </li></ul><ul><li>4 French armed forces: </li></ul><ul><li>-Army </li></ul><ul><li>-Navy </li></ul><ul><li>-Air force </li></ul><ul><li>-Military Police </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Language: French </li></ul><ul><li>Food: Wine, cheese, baguettes, frogs legs, snails </li></ul><ul><li>Popular sport: Football </li></ul><ul><li>Common religion: Roman catholic </li></ul>
  6. 6. Denmark! <ul><li>Population:5.4million </li></ul><ul><li>Capital City: Copenhagen </li></ul><ul><li>Main language: Danish </li></ul><ul><li>Currency: Danish Krone </li></ul><ul><li>Area (km2): 43.1 thousand </li></ul><ul><li>Denmark joined the E.U. in 1973 the same year as the U.K.! </li></ul>Random Facts
  7. 7. Denmark! <ul><li>Interesting fact: Lego comes from Denmark! </li></ul>Geography! <ul><li>The longitude is 15 °11’55” </li></ul><ul><li>Latitude 57°45’ 7” </li></ul><ul><li>In winter sunrise is at 8a.m. and set at 3:30a.m. </li></ul><ul><li>In summer sunrise at 3:30a.m. and set at 10p.m. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Denmark! History! <ul><li>People have been inhabiting Denmark since about 12,500 BC </li></ul><ul><li>The roman’s had trade with the Danes </li></ul><ul><li>The first Danes came to Denmark between Pre-Roman and Germanic Iron Age </li></ul><ul><li>The Vikings came from Denmark! </li></ul>Conclusion: Denmark Rocks My Socks!!!!