Europe is a of many new and old nations. Everybody that Great Britain, France, Italy, and Greece have existed for hundreds or even thousands of , but did you know that such as Slovakia and Croatia were formed as recently as twenty one years ago? In , Serbia and Montenegro a nation eight years ago! The new European countries were formed they declared independence from countries that them. 1991, fifteen new countries have formed in Europe, and two former countries, Yugoslavia and Czechoslovakia no longer exist.