European Union

As part of our geographical work aimed at developing our children's understanding of our own country and its place in Europe and the Commonwealth we would like the children to memorise the countries of the European Union as outlined below.

Country

Year of Joining EU

Country

Year of Joining EU

France

1957

Sweden

1995

Belgium

1957

Austria

1995

Luxembourg

1957

Estonia

2004

Germany

1957

Latvia

2004

Italy

1957

Lithuania

2004

The Netherlands

1957

Poland

2004

Denmark

1973

Czech Republic

2004

United Kingdom

1973

Slovakia

2004

Republic of Ireland

1973

Hungary

2004

Greece

1981

Slovenia

2004

Portugal

1986

Cyprus

2004

Spain

1986

Malta

2004

Finland

1995