Where in Europe is same-sex marriage legal

Currently, these European countries permit same-sex couples to marry (in chronological order):

Netherlands (April 21, 2001);
Belgium (June 1, 2003);
Spain (July 3, 2005);
Norway (January 1, 2009);
Sweden (May 1, 2009);
Portugal (June 5, 2010);
Iceland (June 22, 2010);
Denmark (June 15, 2012);
France (May 28, 2013);
England (March 29, 2014);
Wales (March 29, 2014);
Scotland (December 16, 2014);
Luxembourg (January 1, 2015);
Ireland (June 2015 projected); and,
Finland (March 1, 2017 projected).

There are other jurisdictions that grant same-sex couples rights and responsibilities similar or even identical to legal marriage, but the jurisdictions listed above are the only ones where same-sex marriage is currently legal in Europe.

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