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List of Schengen Countries in Europe and Capitals 2016

List of Schengen Countries in Europe and Their Capitals

What are schengen countries

Established in 1995, members consisting of 26 states, they are the countries in the visa agreement which acknowledges the removal of internal boarders among all member states for the free movement of people, services and goods. It also includes the agreement of common rules for controlling external borders and fighting criminals by strengthening similar judicial system and cooperation of police. { list of Schengen countries in Europe }

list of schengen countries in europe

For those asking : How many countries in Schengen region ? There are 26 countries in total.

For those asking : Why it is called Shengen : The visa was called Shengen visa because the agreement was signed near a small town in Luxembourg called Schengen, situated within the boarder of both France and Germany. The signing took place aboard the ship Princesse Marie-Astrid on the Moselle River, Luxembourg.

With the recent update and changes in the EU due to brexit, the exit of United Kingdom from the European Union, alot of people are interested in knowing the countries that are still remains in the EU and the list of countries in the Schengen region

So below are the updated list of Schengen Countries in Europe and their Capitals

  • Austria – Vienna
  • Belgium – Brussels
  • Czech Republic – Prague
  • Denmark – Copenhagen
  • Estonia – Tallinn
  • Finland – Helsinki
  • France – Paris
  • Germany – Berlin
  • Greece – Athens
  • Hungary – Budapest
  • Iceland – Reykjavik
  • Italy – Rome
  • Latvia – Riga
  • Liechtenstein – Vaduz
  • Lithuania Vilnius
  • Luxembourg Luxembourg city
  • Malta Valletta
  • Netherlands – Amsterdam
  • Norway – Oslo
  • Poland – Warsaw
  • Portugal – Lisbon
  • Slovakia – Bratislava
  • Slovenia – Ljubljana
  • Spain – Madrid
  • Sweden – Stockholm
  • Switzerland – Bern

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