To learn everything about the European Union: a full, up to date analysis of the Member States, the Union and the euro area.
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Permanent Atlas
of the European Union
With its 27 Member States and its 447 million inhabitants the European Union is the leading economic power in the world.
And yet when people speak of it, they only mention the problems experienced in its construction and it remains largely misunderstood.
This third edition of the Atlas of the European Union is a work of reference that presents the Union, its institutions, each of its Member States and their overseas territories via their history, their culture and their reality. With over 50 maps, original information sheets and synthetic statistics, it offers a unique view of Europe and is accessible to all.

It is a vital tool to get to know and to understand the issues at stake in the 21st century, the current challenges and the opportunities for Europe and the euro in a world in transformation.
Written by experts at the Robert Schuman Foundation – one of the very foremost think-tanks devoted to European integration – the Atlas provides easy to find information on Europe.

Innovative because it is permanent, meaning that via free access to the website, its content is regularly updated so that everyone can access the most recent data on an ever-evolving Europe at any time.
With the Editions Marie B, the Robert Schuman Foundation has published the 3rd English edition of the Permanent Atlas of the European Union, a book full of geopolitical information.

The information in this Atlas is regularly updated. To access it, enter your email address below and the ISBN of the book.

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Romania - mise à jour le 31th May 2022
  Germany - mise à jour le 30th May 2022
Austria - mise à jour le 30th May 2022
Open by tradition to the world and international trade the Portuguese economy has undergone significant modernization thanks to its entry into the European Union in 1986. Portugal achieved impressive results which reduced emigration in the part of the population. Accession to the Union was then seen as a means to establish Portugal amongst other democracies; this former kingdom built a vast colonial empire during the Renaissance and in the following centuries, benefited extensively from the expansion of world trade before abolishing the monarchy in 1901 and witnessing the rise of Salazar in a dictatorship that lasted from 1932 to 1974. Since 2007 Portugal has suffered severely from the financial crisis.
Permanent Atlas of the European Union, 30 information sheets and analyses to learn everything there is to know about the European Union. .
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