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Europe in numbers

Country
Join Date
Surface (km²)
Population
(millions)
Language(s)
Belgium 1957 30510 10,35 Dutch French German
France 1957 547030 59,64 French
Germany 1957 357000 82,56 German
Italy 1957 301230 56,46 Italian
Luxembourg 1957 2586 0,45 French German
Netherlands 1957 41526 16,19 Dutch
Denmark 1973 43094 5,39 Danish
Ireland 1973 70280 3,93 Irish English
United Kingdom 1973 244820 59,09 English
Greece 1981 131940 11,02 Greek
Portugal 1986 92390 10,41 Portuguese
Spain 1986 504782 40,68 Spanish
Austria 1995 83900 8,16 German
Finland 1995 337030 5,21 Finnish Swedish
Sweden 1995 449964 8,94 Swedish
Cyprus 2004 9250 0,71 Greek
Czech Republic 2004 78900 10,14 Czech
Estonia 2004 45226 1,36 Estonian
Hongary 2004 93000 10,16 Hongarian
Latvia 2004 65200 3,46 Latvian
Lithuania 2004 64590 2,33 Lithuanian
Malta 2004 316 0,4 Maltese English
Poland 2004 312700 38,61 Polish
Slovakia 2004 48850 5,42 Slovak
Slovenia 2004 20270 2 Slovenian
Bulgaria 2007 110910 7,8 Bulgarian
Romania 2007 237500 22,33 Romanian
Turkey ? 780580 67,31 Turkish

 

Year

Surface (Km²)
Population (millions)
Density (hab/km²)
Nb of languages
1957
1279882
225,65
176
4
1973
1638076
294,05
180
7
1981
1770016
305,05
172
8
1986
2367188
356,17
150
10
1995
3238082
378,48
117
12
2004
3976384
453,07
114
22
2007
4324794
483,2
112
23
? Turkey
5105374
550,51
108
24

Source: CIA WorldFact Book 2002

 

Other statistics can be found on the Eurostat website.