EUROPE 101 WTF IS EUROPE ANYWAY? THIS IS EUROPE Europe Is a continent. It Is not a country. The people who live there are called Europeans. THIS IS THE EUROPEAN UNION EEU1 Also not a country. It Is a political and economic union ol 28 countries. The people who live n the EU are European Citizens. European Citizens are able to travel, move, work, and retire Ireely in any ol these countries. Same lor citizens ot Horway, Iceland, and Lichtenstein. THIS IS THE EUROZONE Thus, countries have a common currency, lire Euro. Lilhuania Isioinlogtne Eororono Ia2015 Kosovo and Montenegro also use the Euro, but are not part ol the Eurozone' THIS IS SCHENGEN In this area, there are no internatinal borders. People can travel by land, or by air. without the need to carry a passport, or any other document. Croatia. CyprusISouthernl. Bulgaria and Romania, are Joining soon.. The contusion is understandable. But. all you need to know, is that countries in Europe rc!^ 0!her and thev lil(e doin9 ,hin9S '»aether so they may sometimes actllkethey are one big country. But they aren't. And even though there is nothing wrong witn relerlng to this area as one. it is really unhelpfull. Vacations in Europe could be vacations In the Greek Islands, the Swiss Alps. Paris or Moscow. So please don't do that... Now, lets take a look at some European Organizations and their member countries.. C? European Organization for Nuclear Research European Space Agency European Broadcasting Union AKA: Who can participate in the Eurovision Song Contest.. The gayest thing in the world. Google with caution' THATSALL Here, have a delicious stutled baked potato!