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Number of European Union Members

How many European Union members are there?

27.

There are 27 sovereign member-states of the European Union. These 27 members consist of 20 republics, 6 kingdoms and one grand duchy. The earliest precursor of the E.U., the European Coal and Steel Community, had only 6 member-states in 1951.  The 2 latest members, Bulgaria and Romania, acceded to the E.U. in January 2007.

This fact is verified on : March 8, 2010.





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