France

  • (noun): A republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe.
    Synonyms: French Republic
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Some articles on france:

Napoleon - Titles, Styles, Honours and Arms
... Emperor Napoleon I of France House of Bonaparte Political offices Preceded by French Directory Provisional Consul of France 11 November – 12 December 1799 Became Consul New title Consulate ...
Napoleon - Reforms
... education, a tax code, road and sewer systems, and established the Banque de France (central bank) ... It was presented alongside the Organic Articles, which regulated public worship in France ... civilian and military achievements the order is still the highest decoration in France ...
Economy Of Saint Pierre And Miquelon
... although it represents only 25 percent of what France had sought ... The islands are heavily subsidized by France, which benefits the standard of living ... GDP purchasing power parity $48.3 million, supplemented by annual payments from France of about $60 million (2003 estimate) GDP per capita purchasing power parity $6,900 (2001 ...
Foreign Relations Of Tunisia - France
... Tunisia and France retain a special relationship due to their history, geographic location, and economic relationship ... In France there is a sizeable Tunisian diaspora, and the French language is widely used in Tunisia ... Ranked by country, France receives the largest amount of Tunisian exports, and France is number-one regarding Tunisian imports also ...
Napoleon - Legacy - Criticism
... Napoleon ended lawlessness and disorder in post-Revolutionary France ... and decision to reinstate slavery in France's oversea colonies are controversial and have an impact on his reputation ... Critics argue Napoleon's true legacy must reflect the loss of status for France and needless deaths brought by his rule historian Victor Davis Hanson writes, "After all, the military record is ...

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Famous quotes containing the word france:

    In France one must adapt oneself to the fragrance of a urinal.
    Gertrude Stein (1874–1946)

    The good critic is he who relates the adventures of his soul among masterpieces.
    —Anatole France (1844–1924)

    The law, in its majestic equality, forbids rich and poor alike to sleep under bridges, beg in the streets or steal bread.
    —Anatole France (1844–1924)