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Eurozone

The Eurozone is comprised of the 18 European Union nations that use the Euro as their common currency and legal tender. Unlike non Euro country’s members of the Eurozone are unable to set their own fiscal policy; instead that responsibility lies with the European Central Bank.

Eurozone member nations

Click each country for more information about the 18 Eurozone members:

Austria – adopted the Euro in 1999

Belgium – adopted the Euro in 1999

Cyprus – adopted the Euro in 2008

Estonia – adopted the Euro in 2011

Finland – adopted the Euro in 1999

France – adopted the Euro in 1999

Germany – adopted the Euro in 1999

Greece – adopted the Euro in 2001

Ireland – adopted the Euro in 1999

Italy – adopted the Euro in 1999

Latvia – adopted Euro in 2014

Luxembourg – adopted the Euro in 1999

Malta – adopted the Euro in 2008

Netherlands – adopted the Euro in 1999

Portugal – adopted the Euro in 1999

Slovakia – adopted the Euro in 2009

Slovenia – adopted the Euro in 2007

Spain – adopted the Euro in 1999

EU members set to adopt the single currency in the future once entry conditions are met: Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Lithuania, Romania.

Eurozone key figures

Key European Union leaders

Key political figures in the Eurozone