In 2004, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania finally attained their long-standing strategic goals and became members of both the European Union and NATO.
Are the Baltic states part of Northern Europe?
While the Baltic states were long considered Eastern European, the United Nations now categorizes them as being in Northern Europe.
What E is a Baltic member of the EU?
The three Baltic Member States of the European Union are: Estonia (EE), Latvia (LV) and Lithuania (LT).
Is Baltic an ethnicity?
Are Latvians Slavic or Nordic?
Slavic is an adjective for Slavs (an ethnic group) Latvians are not Slavs. Nordic is by contrast geographic. The Baltics are not usually considered Nordic, albeit in the broadest stretch they sometimes are.
What are Nordic and Baltic countries?
The NB-8 (Nordic–Baltic Eight) format comprises Denmark, Iceland, Norway, Finland, Sweden, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia. There has been ongoing active cooperation between the Baltic and Nordic countries since early 1990s.