What is France?

  • (noun): A republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe.
    Synonyms: French Republic
    See also — Additional definitions below

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
... 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 ... achievements the order is still the highest decoration in France ...
Napoleon - Legacy - Criticism
... Napoleon ended lawlessness and disorder in post-Revolutionary France ... Revolution and decision to reinstate slavery in France's oversea colonies are controversial and have an impact on his reputation ... 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 ...
Economy Of Saint Pierre And Miquelon
... longstanding 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 ... 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 rate (consumer prices) 2.1 ...
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 ...

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Famous quotes containing the word france:

    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)

    But as some silly young men returning from France affect a broken English, to be thought perfect in the French language; so his Lordship, I think, to seem a perfect understander of the unintelligible language of the Schoolmen, pretends an ignorance of his mother-tongue. He talks here of command and counsel as if he were no Englishman, nor knew any difference between their significations.
    Thomas Hobbes (1579–1688)

    France has lost a battle. But France has not lost the war!
    Charles De Gaulle (1890–1970)