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 28 Member States and its 510 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 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 present economic crisis 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 and the support of the Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies, the Robert Schuman Foundation has published the 1st 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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European Union - mise à jour le 3rd February 2020
  Euro Area - mise à jour le 30th January 2020
Germany - mise à jour le 30th January 2020
Lying between the Black Sea and the Mediterranean, between Europe and Asia, Bulgaria is a country whose history dates back a long way, it has endured multiple influences, notably Byzantine and Ottoman. Slav nationalism, supported by Tsarist Russia helped Bulgaria win a certain amount of independence at the end of the 19th century. But a drive towards an ethno-national structure meant that it joined the Triple Alliance and then the Fascist camp in both world wars, each time finding itself on the losing side. It was subject to strict Soviet control which ended in 1990. There then followed a period of political instability with terrible corruption which delayed its integration into the European Union until 2007.
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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