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Domain Encyclopædia .eu - European Union Brand Protection - .eu domain Registration.

Asian Domains: European Union (.eu)

  

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.eu Registration:

.eu registration your European Union domain, click here!

.eu is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for the European Union (EU). Launched 7 December 2005, the domain is available for organisations and citizens in EU member states. The TLD is administered by EURid, a consortium consisting of the natinal ccTLD registry operators of Belgium, Sweden, Italy and the Czech Republic. Trademark owners were able to submit registrations through a sunrise period, in an effort to prevent cybersquatting. Full registration started on 7 April 2006.

Background Information :

EU citizens, EU companies & trademark holders only.

Population

2008 estimate 499,021,851 (n/a) - Density 114/km2 (n/a) 289/sq mi

GDP

(PPP) 2007 (IMF) estimate - Total $14.712 trillion (n/a) - Per capita $28,213 (n/a)

Area

Total 4,324,782 km2 (n/a) 1,669,807 sq mi - Water (%) 3.08

Currency

Euro + 12 (de jure) ---- British pound Bulgarian lev Czech koruna Danish krone Estonian kroon Hungarian forint Latvian lats Lithuanian litas Polish zloty Romanian leu Slovak koruna Swedish krona

Government

Sui generis - Commission JosȨ Manuel Barroso - Parliament Hans-Gert Pȵttering - Council France - European Council Nicolas Sarkozy Formation - Paris Treaty 18 April 1951 - Rome Treaty 25 March 1957 - Maastricht Treaty 7 February 1992

Language

23Bulgarian Czech Danish Dutch English Estonian Finnish French German Greek Hungarian Irish Italian Latvian Lithuanian Maltese Polish Portuguese Romanian Slovak Slovenian Spanish Swedish

Motto

: United in diversity Anthem: Ode to Joy (orchestral) Political centres Brussels Luxembourg Strasbourg

Time Zone

(UTC+0 to +2) - Summer (DST) (UTC+1 to +3) The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of 27 member states, located primarily in Europe. It was established by the Treaty of Maastricht in 1993 upon the foundations of the pre-existing European Economic Community. With almost 500 million citizens, the EU combined generates an estimated 30% share of the world's nominal gross domestic product (US$16.8 trillion in 2007).

The EU has developed a single market through a standardised system of laws which apply in all member states, guaranteeing the freedom of movement of people, goods, services and capital. It maintains a common trade policy, agricultural and fisheries olicies, and a regional development policy. Fifteen member states have adopted a common currency, the euro. It has developed a role in foreign policy, representing its members in the World Trade Organisation, at G8 summits and at the United Nations. Twenty-one EU countries are members of NATO. It has developed a role in justice and home affairs, including the abolition of passport control between many member states under the Schengen Agreement.


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