How Many Schengen Countries are there currently?

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How Many Schengen Countries are there currently?

Do you have any information about the geographies and the features of the different countries from the different regions of the world? What do you think about the politic unions that are available in the world? What can be the effects and the results of those countries’ being in one union? Today we are going to make a short analysis about the European Union and we will give some specific information about the number of the schengen countries that are available in the European Union. As all we know, after the world wars there are lots of the different unions all around the whole world and those unions are emerged by the huge countries in order to prevent the wars at first point and after that reason, it is possible to count lots of the different reasons of emerging the different unions. Another point is that, countries have to develop themselves on the field of the economy and because of this reason they are going to be the members of the unions that are available in the different regions of the world.

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As all we know, one of the most important unions in the world is the European Union and it is also one of the most powerful unions recently. First of all, let’s look at the history of the European Union and the Schengen agreement.

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The History of European Union

When we say the name of the union of European Union, we can think that it is an union that is formed by the 28 different countries and lots of those countries’ are in the region of the European continent. The history of the European Union can be based upon the period that is after the World War II and after that date the union has been developing and increasing itself and it seems that in the future the union will be grown too much extent. Totally there are 28 members of the union and there are 5 different candidate countries and those ones are Iceland, Macedonia, Serbia, Montenegro and Turkey. When we look at the history of the Schengen agreement, we can see that the agreement is hold in the date of the 14 June 1985 among the 5 different countries and the goal of the agreement is that to remove to all customs among those countries that are the member of the European Union and when we look at the number of the countries that are the member of the Schengen agreement we can see that there are 22 EU countries. The people who are the citizens of those countries can go to the country without getting a visa directly. When it is look at the names of the countries we can see this list:

-  Austria

-  Belgium

-  Cyprus

-  Czech Republic

-  Denmark

-  Estonia

-  Finland

-  France

-  Germany

-  Greece

-  Hungary

-  Iceland (not a European Union Member State)

-  Italy

-  Latvia

-  Liechtenstein (not a European Union Member State)

-  Lithuania

-  Luxembourg

-  Malta

-  Netherlands

-  Norway (not a European Union Member State)

-  Poland

-  Portugal

-  Slovenia

-  Slovakia

-  Spain

-  Sweden

-  Swiss (not a European Union Member State)

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