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As of mid-2019, the European Union comprised 28 states: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom.

Nonmembers on the European subcontinent include the states in former Yugoslavia (Albania, Boznia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia), Moldova, Norway, the ever-neutral Switzerland, and former USSR states Belarus and Ukraine. Turkey never did pass muster.