1 currency chosen 'The Euro'
12 stars in circle as a symbol of unity and cooperation
The capital, Brussels
Legislative power, supervision of the executive, budgetary powers.
The Council of Union (or the Council of Ministers) is the main decision- making institution. It consists of 28 ministers of the member states
Brexit: A referendum - a vote in which everyone (or nearly everyone) of voting age took part was held on Thursday 23 June, 2016, to decide to leave or remain in the European Union.
The referendum ended with 51.9% of votes in favour of leaving the EU