e u  The Numbers of the EuropeAn Union

1958: the European Economic Community was created as the result of the cooperation between six countries:Belgium, Italy, France, Germany, Luxembourg and Netherlands


1 currency chosen 'The Euro'

12 stars in circle as a symbol of unity and cooperation

The capital, Brussels

23 languages spoken

5 main institutions: the European Parliament. The members meet in Strasbourg.

European Parliament, European Council, the Council of the European Union, European Commission,Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), European Central Bank (ECB),European Court of Auditors (ECA),European External Action Service (EEAS), European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), European Committee of the Regions (CoR) and other Interinstitutional bodies

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

The Erasmus Programme gives university students the chance to study in another European country

The Council has the power to make EU Laws and decide the budget

The European Commission, the Union's executive body

The Court of Justice

The Court of Auditors

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

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