The collective group of countries which use the Euro as their common currency.
Common name for the European single currency area created in 2002.
The area where the Euro is the official currency.
A name commonly given to the 12 countries in Europe which have the Euro as their national currency.
The geographical and economic area including those European Union countries which have adopted the euro.
An area comprising all the countries that recognise the euro as their national currency.
The eurozone is the geographical area in which the euro has replaced national currencies. This at present covers the countries of France, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Ireland, Greece, Austria, Finland, Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. The United Kingdom, Denmark, Sweden and the 10 countries joining the EU this year are currently outside the eurozone.
Also called Euroland. This is the geographic region of the European Union countries that have adopted the Euro as their form of currency.
The Eurozone (also called Euro Area, Eurosystem or Euroland) is the subset of European Union member states which have adopted the euro, creating a currency union. The European Central Bank is responsible for monetary policy within the zone.