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The Eurozone (also called Euro area or Euroland) is the set of countries in the European Union which have adopted the Euro (€) currency. The European Central Bank is responsible for managing the supply of money within the eurozone and political decisions are taken by the "euro group", which is a meeting of the politicians from each euro country in charge of that country's economy.
Official members[change | change source]
There are 18 members in the Eurozone
Joined on 1 January 2001
Joined on 1 January 2007
Joined on 1 January 2009
Joined on 1 January 2011
Joined on 1 January 2014
There are other countries outside the European Union which use the euro as well, but these are not officially in the eurozone.