France

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Economy Of Saint Pierre And Miquelon
... dispute with Canada, 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 estimate) Inflation ...
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
... lawlessness and disorder in post-Revolutionary France ... role in the Haitian Revolution 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 ...
Napoleon - Reforms
... and sewer systems, and established the Banque de France (central bank) ... It was presented alongside the Organic Articles, which regulated public worship in France ... achievements the order is still the highest decoration in 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 ...

More definitions of "France":

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

Famous quotes containing the word france:

    “Eh Bien you like this sacred pig of a country?” asked Marco.
    “Why not? I like it anywhere. It’s all the same, in France you are paid badly and live well; here you are paid well and live badly.”
    John Dos Passos (1896–1970)

    The moment Germany rises as a great power, France gains a new importance as a cultural power.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)

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