Do you care to know the largest countries in the European Union? The European Union (EU) was established with the entry into force of the Treaty on European Union on November 1, 1993. The EU is made up of 27 European states, also known as member states. The surface of all of them covers an area of more than 4 million square kilometers.
The climate, landscape, and economy of the European Union are greatly influenced by its coasts, which total 65,993 kilometers long. Furthermore, the EU has the third-longest coastline in the world, behind only the coasts of Australia and Canada.
France, the largest country in the EU
With 643 801 km², France occupies almost a fifth of the entire surface of the European Union. Metropolitan France – as the French territories located in Europe are known – has 551,500 km², while overseas France – located outside Europe – has another 90 thousand km².
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The 15 Largest Countries in the European Union
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