EU Member States by date of accession

Enter the year when each of these countries joined the European Union.
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EU Member State
Date of accession
Belgium
1957
France
Germany
Italy
Luxembourg
Netherlands
Denmark
1973
Ireland
United Kingdom
Greece
1981
Portugal
1986
Spain
Austria
1995
Finland
Sweden
Cyprus
2004
Czech Republic
Estonia
Hungary
Latvia
Lithuania
Malta
Poland
Slovakia
Slovenia
Bulgaria
2007
Romania
Croatia
2013
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Level 59
Jul 30, 2016
*cough* The Eu wasn't created until 1993.
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Level 72
Jul 31, 2016
Technically speaking you're right, but some of these countries founded or were admitted to the European Economic Community, which later became part of the European Union. Even the EU considers these years as the years of accession of the Member States: https://europa.eu/european-union/about-eu/countries_en