European Union

An organization of economic and political union of some of the countries of Europe.

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What is maximum age to drive in EU?

Just about everyone has this doubt in mind before we aquire a left hand drive or perhaps right hand drive cars or trucks. Each state has unique definitions of rules so that you can govern the traffic. These are typically sometimes called statutory laws and there are actually mainly two typed with traffic namely Left fretting hand side traffic (LHT) plus right hand side page views (RHT). LHT rules report that all the traffic while in the road are aligned into the left side and RHT rules report that the vehicles must align into the right side of the trail. So based on all these traffic rules, the locations support the production with left hand drive and also right hand drive cars or trucks. Let us now discuss in the marketplace steering positions are preferred based on the type of traffic imposed while in the state. Most of a countries that support kept hand traffic support perfect hand drive vehicles plus vice versa. This is to make certain that the driver has an apparent view of other vehicles around but it helps to avoid crashes while overtaking. But there are exceptions in such a case and some countries including the Caribbean support LHD cars or trucks while still following LHT. Now, countries have started aiding both LHD and RHD vehicles and the great have the choice to find the one according to its comfort. Among the RHD cars or trucks, Wrangler is a great hit and has now shown a good exhibit. This right hand drive jeep contains a good user review and many of the owners feel the vehicle really is comfortable. The vehicle also has good speed and a good economy. It contains a good steering that allows the driver to use sharp turns and help them have got a proper control over the passenger truck. you also know click this:
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How many countries are waiting to join the EU?

Croatia has been accepted as a member and will join the European Union on July 1, 2013, becoming the 28th member.

Iceland, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, and Turkey are candidates for membership, and are undergoing checks for admission. Once cleared, they will become acceding members.

Albania has sent in their application, and once it is reviewed and accepted, will become a candidate.

Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo are potential candidates for the EU. They must send in an application to start the process; however, no applications have been received yet.

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Is Ibiza part of European Union?

Ibiza is an island belonging to Spain and Spain is a member of the European Union, so Ibiza is.

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Is Scandinavia part of the EU?

Sweden, Denmark and Finland are members of EU.

Norway and Iceland aren't.

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Does Norway use the Euro currency?

No, Norway do not use the euro.

The currency of Norway is the Norwegian krone.

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How many countries are the member of European Union?

As of the 1st of July 2013, the EU has 28 members:

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and United Kingdom.

All other countries in the world are not members of the EU.

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Which countries are in the European Union?

As of the 1st of July 2013, there are 28 countries in the European Union. There were six founding members of what was then called the European Economic Community or EEC. The full list, with the year of accession (joining) in brackets in each case, is as follows:

  • Italy (1957)
  • Belgium (1957)
  • France (1957)
  • Germany (1957)
  • Luxembourg (1957)
  • Netherlands (1957)
  • United Kingdom (1973)
  • Ireland (1973)
  • Denmark (1973)
  • Greece (1981)
  • Spain (1986)
  • Portugal (1986)
  • Finland (1995)
  • Sweden (1995)
  • Austria (1995)
  • Cyprus (2004)
  • Czech Republic (2004)
  • Estonia (2004)
  • Hungary (2004)
  • Latvia (2004)
  • Lithuania (2004)
  • Malta (2004)
  • Poland (2004)
  • Slovakia (2004)
  • Slovenia (2004)
  • Bulgaria (2007)
  • Romania (2007)
  • Croatia (2013)

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  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Netherlands
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • United Kingdom
Currency Conversions
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How much is the euro in Israeli shekels?

as of September 2012, 1 Euro = 5 Sheqels

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What advantages does Cyprus bring to EU?

-Strategic Location

-First Class Telecommunications

-Business Services

-Oil and Gas to be exploited starting in the next 5 years. EU the immediate benefactor

-Keeping the Turks out of the EU

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Visas - Document

Do EU citizens need a visa to Turkey?


Umm, yes we do. A visa is attained at the airport (port, border) in Turkey for the sum of £10, $20 or €15 (only cash is accepted). You can not step on Turkish soil without this visa. It is valid for multiple entry for 90 days and does not allow you to work.

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US Foreign Policy

Who are allies of Israel?

Israel has several allies, the main ones include USA, UK, Germany, Turkey and India. Amongst others are Canada, China and Czech Republic. While, USA is the biggest ally, India is fast emerging as the second biggest strategic partner.

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Spanish Language and Culture

What are facts about spanish speaking countries?

Every year, Mexico City sinks a little bit more below sea level. It also is one of the top cities with horrible air quality.

In Spain, it's not unusual to eat your cereal with chocolate milk.

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Newfoundland and Labrador

Is Newfoundland Part of the European Union?

No, and I have no idea why anyone would think a Canadian province could be a part of the European Union.

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What are the steps in developing a new financial assistance service?

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What is geographically smallest member state of EU?

The smallest member of the European Union in terms of size is the Republic of Malta. Malta is just 122 miles squared and takes up 0.0007% of the EU. Malta is a country made of an archipelago of 7 islands in the Mediterranean 50 miles south of Sicily. Malta's capital, Valletta, is just 0.3 miles squared - the smallest capital in the EU.

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Does Montreal have a European feel to it?

Yes. Many people consider it to be the most European city in North America.

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Meteorology and Weather

What European countries are warm in December?

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The Difference Between

What is the difference between Europe and the EU?

The EU is the European Union, which is an organisation of which 28 European countries are currently members. Europe is a continent consisting of different countries, including those 28 and many others. Many countries in Europe are not members of the European Union, for example Switzerland, Norway, Albania and Armenia, amongst others.

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Are there any Christian bookstore in vaughan Ontario?

Good question, for I live in Vaughan also and I am looking for Christian bookstore in order to get some KJV Cambridge Bibles, some Chick Tracts ( and some Smith Wigglesworth books, so I am likewise in need.
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7775 Yonge Street
Thornhill, ON L3T 2C4

(905) 762-0402 God bless in Yeshua's name!

History, Politics & Society
Coins and Paper Money
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Is there any country not using coins?

Laos and Belarus use only paper money. Laos is one of the poorest countries in the world with only $1 in circulation per capita.

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The clinker theory is associated with?

clinker theory is associated with growth

History of Europe
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Why was the European Union formed?

Some of the reasons for the establishment of the European Union (EU)

Already in the 1920s some politicians (such as Briand and Stresemann) tried to achieve reconciliation between France and Germany as the basis for establishing a durable peace in Europe. A few intellectuals, such as Fritz von Unruh in Germany, even talked and wrote about a union of sorts between France and Germany. However, the Great Depression and the rise of the Nazis wrecked their efforts.

After WW2 there were fresh efforts, however. Initially, the countries actively involved were France, West Germany, Italy and the Benelux countries. The move also had the support of Churchill. It began in 1951 with European Coal and Steel Community which created a common market for coal and steel amongst 6 member-states (West Germany, France, Italy, Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg).

The next step was a customs union - the European Economic Union (1957) - with tax harmonization in some areas. It was also felt that economic interdependence would strengthen peace. The first expansion occurred in 1973 when Britain, the Irish Republic and Denmark joined. The EU has continued to expand and now consists of 27 countries with an overall population of about 492 million people (2007). Additional countries are clamoring for admission. After all, nothing succeeds more than success.

Britain appears to be a reluctant member. It has still not succeeded in finding a post-imperial role for itself. Moreover, at key junctures many British politicians have badly underestimated the potential of the EU - and still do so.

So trade is easier in between the countries, and if they are in the EU, they can just have a common currency.

Business & Finance
World Currencies
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What country first minted the euro?

France first minted the euro in 1998. 12 countries simultaneously introduced euro coinage on 1st January 2002. Preparations had been taking place in place for over two years. During this time many of the mints in Europe would have been minting large amounts of euro coinage to replace existing currencies. It is likely unknown and somewhat irrelevant which country was the first to mint coins.

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What countries in western Europe do not belong to the European union?

Iceland*, Andorra, Monaco, Vatican City, San Marino, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, and Norway are the only Western European countries not a part of the European Union.

*- Iceland is currently in the midst of becoming a member of the European Union, however, has yet to become one so still qualifies.

Business and Industry
International Business and Trade
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What major businesses use countertrade with foreign countries?

I would recommend that you buy the book "A Multinational Analysis of Firms Using International Countertrade" by Hawthorne Press. You can buy it online direct from their Web site or Amazon.


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