France

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

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 - 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 ...
Napoleon - Legacy - Criticism
... and disorder in post-Revolutionary France ... the Haitian Revolution and decision to reinstate slavery in France's oversea colonies are controversial and have an impact on his reputation ... 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 unquestioned—17 years of wars, perhaps six million ...
Economy Of Saint Pierre And Miquelon
... territorial 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 ... million, supplemented by annual payments from France of about $60 million (2003 estimate) GDP per capita purchasing power parity $6,900 (2001 estimate) Inflation ...
Napoleon - Reforms
... 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 ... military achievements the order is still the highest decoration in France ...

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