WHICH YEAR MARKED THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE EUROPEAN UNION?

The EU was officially established with the Maastricht Treaty in 1993, creating a political and economic union. This was an important milestone, establishing clear rules for the future single currency, as well as for foreign and security policy and closer cooperation in justice and home affairs

HOW MANY COUNTRIES WERE PART OF THE ORIGINAL EEC?

The EEC was formed by the Treaty of Rome in 1957 with six founding members: Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands. The treaty lays the foundation for working together for economic integration and growth through trade, creating a common market based on the free movement of goods, people, services and capital. 

WHICH COUNTRY IS NOT A MEMBER OF THE EUROPEAN UNION?

While it’s part of the European Economic Area (EEA), Norway is not an EU member. Norway has a close relationship with the EU also through several other bilateral agreements. The EU and Norway also have very close and active cooperation on foreign policy and security issues.

WHICH CITY HOSTS THE HEADQUARTERS OF THE EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK (ECB)?

The ECB, responsible for the Euro currency and the financial politics of the countris part of the so-called Eurozone, is headquartered in Frankfurt, Germany.
Check this link to find out where the major European institutions are located.

EUROPEAN COAL AND STEEL COMMUNITY (ECSC) WAS FOUNDED…

The treaty of Paris, establishinbg the ECSC, a precursor to the EU, was signed in 1951 and took action on July 23, 1952. 
The founder members of ECSC were Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg and the Netherlands.

WHAT IS THE MOTTO OF THE EUROPEAN UNION?

United in Diversity, the motto of the European Union, first came into use in 2000. It signifies how Europeans have come together, in the form of EU, to work for peace and prosperity, while at the same time being enriched by the continent’s many different cultures, traditions and languages.

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