European Union

Infobox Geopolitical organization
native_name = Collapsible list|title=
European Union
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_bg. "Европейски съюз" bg icon
_cs. "Evropská unie" cs icon
_da. "Den Europæiske Union" da icon
_nl. "Europese Unie" nl icon
_et. "Euroopa Liit" et icon
_fi. "Euroopan unioni" fi icon
_fr. "Union européenne" fr icon
_de. "Europäische Union" de icon
_el. "Ευρωπαϊκή Ένωση" el icon
_hu. "Európai Unió" hu icon
_ga. "An tAontas Eorpach" ga icon
_it. "Unione Europea" it icon
_lv. "Eiropas Savienība" lv icon
_lt. "Europos Sąjunga" lt icon
_mt. "L-Unjoni Ewropea" mt icon
_pl. "Unia Europejska" pl icon
_pt. "União Europeia" pt icon
_ro. "Uniunea Europeană" ro icon
_sk. "Európska únia" sk icon
_sl. "Evropska unija" sl icon
_es. "Unión Europea" es icon
_sv. "Europeiska unionen" sv icon

linking_name = the European Union






symbol_width = 95px
symbol_type = Presidency insignia
motto = United in diversity cite web| title = Symbols of the EU| url = http://europa.eu/abc/symbols/index_en.htm| publisher=Europa| accessdate = 2008-01-09] spaces|1
_la. "In varietate concordia"spaces|1(Latin)
anthem = "

map_caption =
map_width = 280px
admin_center_type = Political centres
admin_center = Brussels
Strasbourg
Luxembourg

largest_metropolitan_area = London
languages_type = Official languages
languages = Collapsible list |title=23 |Bulgarian |Czech |Danish |Dutch |English |Estonian |Finnish |French |German |Greek |Hungarian |Irish |Italian |Latvian |Lithuanian |Maltese |Polish |Portuguese |Romanian |Slovak |Slovenian |Spanish |Swedish
membership_type = Member States
membership = Collapsible list |title=27 |flag|Austria |flag|Belgium |flag|Bulgaria |flag|Cyprus |flag|Czech Republic |flag|Denmark |flag|Estonia |flag|Finland |flag|France |flag|Germany |flag|Greece |flag|Hungary |flag|Republic of Ireland |flag|Italy |flag|Latvia |flag|Lithuania |flag|Luxembourg |flag|Malta |flag|Netherlands |flag|Poland |flag|Portugal |flag|Romania |flag|Slovakia |flag|Slovenia |flag|Spain |flag|Sweden |flag|United Kingdom
ethnic_groups =
ethnic_groups_year =
demonym = European ["The New Oxford American Dictionary", Second Edn., Erin McKean (editor), 2051 pages, May 2005, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-517077-6.]
government_type = Sui generis
leader_title1 = Commission
leader_name1 = José Manuel Barroso (EPP)
leader_title2 = Parliament
leader_name2 = Hans-Gert Pöttering (EPP)
leader_title3 = Council
leader_name3 = France
leader_title4 = nowrap|European Council
leader_name4 = Nicolas Sarkozy (EPP)
sovereignty_type = Formation
sovereignty_note =
established_event1 = Paris Treaty
established_date1 = 18 April 1951
established_event2 = Rome Treaty
established_date2 = 25 March 1957
established_event3 = Maastricht Treaty
established_date3 = 7 February 1992
area_rank =
area_magnitude = 1 E12
area_km2 = 4,324,782
area_sq_mi = 1,669,807
percent_water = 3.08
population_estimate = 499,021,851 [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/European_Union_member_state]
population_estimate_rank =


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