The name euro was officially adopted on 16 December 1995 in Madrid. The euro was introduced to world financial markets as an accounting currency on 1 January 1999, replacing the former European Currency Unit (ECU) at a ratio of 1:1 (US$1.1743).
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The UEFA European Football Championship, commonly known as the UEFA European Championship and informally as the Euros, is the primary association football competition contested by the senior men's national teams of the members of the Union of European Football Associations, determining the continental champion of Europe. Held every four years since 1960, in the even-numbered year between World Cup tournaments, it was originally called the European Nations' Cup, changing to the current name in 19
The idea for a pan-European football tournament was first proposed by the French Football Federation's secretary-general Henri Delaunay in 1927, but it was not until 1958 that the tournament was started, three years after Delaunay's death. In honour of Delaunay, the trophy awarde
The competition was expanded to eight teams in the 1980 tournament, again hosted by Italy. It involved a group stage, with the winners of the groups going on to contest the final, and the runners-up playing in the third place play-off. West Germany won their second European title
England hosted UEFA Euro 1996, the first tournament to use the nomenclature "Euro " and would see the number of teams taking part double to 16. The hosts, in a replay of the 1990 FIFA World Cup semi-final, were knocked out on penalties by Germany, who would go on to win in the Fi
The Henri Delaunay Trophy, which is awarded to the winner of the European Championship, is named in honour of Henri Delaunay, the first General Secretary of UEFA, who came up with the idea of a European championship but died five years prior to the first tournament in 1960. His son, Pierre, was in charge of creating the trophy. Since the first tournament it has been awarded to the winning team for them to keep for four years, until the next tournament. This trophy bore the words "Coupe d'Europe"
Before 1980, only four teams qualified for the final tournament. From 1980, eight teams competed. In 1996 the tournament expanded to 16 teams, since it was easier for European nations to qualify for the World Cup than their own continental championship; 14 of the 24 teams at the
To qualify, a team must finish in one of the qualifying spots or win a play-off. After this, a team proceeds to the finals round in the host country, although hosts qualify for the tournament automatically. The qualifying phase begins in the autumn after the preceding FIFA World
Sixteen teams progressed to the final tournament for the 2012 tournament. They were joint hosts Poland and Ukraine, the winners and the highest ranked second placed team from the nine qualifying groups as well as the winners of four play-off matches between the runners-up of the
Euro disco (or Eurodisco) is the variety of European forms of electronic dance music that evolved from disco in the late 1970s; incorporating elements of pop and rock into a disco-like continuous dance atmosphere. Many Euro disco compositions feature lyrics sung in English, although the singers often share a different mother tongue.
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European integration is the process of political, legal, economic (and in some cases social and cultural) integration of European states as it has been pursued by the powers sponsoring the Council of Europe since the end of World War II The European Union has been the focus of economic integration on the continent since its foundation in 1993.
The 2016 UEFA European Football Championship, commonly referred to as UEFA Euro 2016 or simply Euro 2016, was the 15th UEFA European Championship, the quadrennial international men's football championship of Europe organised by UEFA. It was held in France from 10 June to 10 July 2016.
- 2,427,303 (47,594 per match)
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Euro (symboli €, lyhenne e, kansainvälinen valuuttatunnus EUR) on Euroopan unionin yhteinen valuutta, joka otettiin käyttöön tilivaluuttana 1. tammikuuta 1999 ja käteisvaluuttana kahdessatoista EU-maassa 1. tammikuuta 2002.
A Zona Euro é composta pelos seguintes países da União Europeia, que adotaram a moeda comum: Alemanha, Áustria, Bélgica, Chipre, Eslováquia, Eslovénia, Espanha, Estónia, Finlândia, França, Grécia, Irlanda, Itália, Letónia, Lituânia, Luxemburgo, Malta, Países Baixos e Portugal, prevendo-se que com a expansão da União Europeia alguns dos aderentes mais recentes possam nos ...
Az új közös pénz nevéről a madridi csúcson (1995. december 15–16.) született megállapodás az akkori uniós tagok között; az euró ekkor kapta jelenlegi nevét. Így az EU-tizenötök rendelkeztek a közös pénz nevének írásmódjáról is, mely a döntés értelmében egyes szám, nem ragozott formában, minden tagállami nyelven egységesen euro, tekintet nélkül az egyes ...