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Air France
airline's global hub is at Charles de Gaulle Airport with Orly Airport. Air France's corporate headquarters, previously in Montparnasse, Paris, are located
Apr 29th 2017



French colonial empire
disturbances in Egypt prompted Britain to intervene, extending a hand to France. France's leading expansionist Jules Ferry was out of office, and Paris allowed
Apr 24th 2017



France
(present-day Marseille), on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea. This makes it France's oldest city. At the same time, some Gallic Celtic tribes penetrated parts
Apr 30th 2017



Economy of France
develop other manufacturing activities and contributing to economic growth. France'sFrance's tourism industry is a major component of the economy, as France is the
Apr 30th 2017



Overseas France
same status as mainland France's regions. French The French constitution provides that, in general, French laws and regulations (France's civil code, penal code
Apr 26th 2017



Foreign relations of France
fight in that war came to a staggering 1.3 billion livres. It "set off France's own fiscal crisis, a political brawl over taxation that soon became one
Apr 25th 2017



France national basketball team
2000. France's best result at the FIBA Basketball World Cup came in 2014, when it finished in third place. Throughout its history, France's national
Apr 26th 2017



French's
"French'sFrench's mustard" redirects here. Not to be confused with French mustard, a specific type. French’s is an American brand of prepared mustard condiments
Mar 6th 2017



Departments of France
Their boundaries served two purposes: Boundaries were chosen to break up France's historical regions in an attempt to erase cultural differences and build
Apr 14th 2017



France national football team
Montevideo. Lucien Laurent became notable in the match as he scored not only France's first World Cup goal, but the first goal in World Cup history. Conversely
Apr 27th 2017



France–United States relations
arrival in Paris was widely hailed. However, the two countries clashed over France's policy to weaken Germany and make it pay for the entire French war. The
Apr 30th 2017



France women's national football team
second Latin American team to win a Women's World Cup match. Therefore, France'sFrance's third and final group stage match against Mexico was a must-win. France
Apr 27th 2017



Demographics of France
and the United Kingdom, had virtually zero growth. The slow growth of France's population in the 19th century was reflected in the country's very low
Apr 28th 2017



History of France
disturbances in Egypt prompted Britain to intervene, extending a hand to France. France's leading expansionist Jules Ferry was out of office, and the government
Apr 29th 2017



Île-de-France
Vexin Francais and the Vexin Normand, the former being within the King of France's domain, the latter being within the Duke of Normandy's fief. The old provinces
Apr 26th 2017



Transport in France
spite of the closure of most of France's first generation tram systems in earlier years, a fast-growing number of France's major cities have modern tram
Mar 29th 2017



French First Republic
should any harm come to King Louis XVI. The foreign threat exacerbated France's political turmoil amid the French Revolution and deepened the passion and
Apr 26th 2017



New France
Champlain's status with New France's Huron and Algonquin allies, enabling him to maintain bonds that were essential to New France's interests in the fur trade
Apr 30th 2017



Regions of France
Although these territories have had these political powers since 1982, when France's decentralisation policy dictated that they be given elected regional councils
Mar 2nd 2017



Blacks in France
Caribbean ancestry. Some organizations, such as the Representative Council of France's Black Associations (French: Conseil representatif des associations noires
Apr 24th 2017



List of French Open men's singles champions
became an international event in 1925, which was won by Rene Lacoste. France's victory in the 1927 Davis Cup increased interest in the tournament and
Apr 11th 2017



French and Indian War
ceded Florida to Britain in exchange for the return of Havana, Cuba). France's colonial presence north of the Caribbean was reduced to the islands of
Apr 17th 2017



Football in France
they hosted the Cup. They defeated Brazil 3–0 in the final. Following France's 2001 Confederations Cup victory, they became, along with Argentina, the
Mar 13th 2017



France–Israel relations
the Second Intifada. After the election of Nicolas Sarkozy in May 2007, France's new leader said that he would refuse to greet any world leader who does
Feb 24th 2017



France Télévisions
and France 3 respectively. In August 2000, France Televisions S.A. was formed as a holding company for France's public television channels, absorbing control
Mar 28th 2017



Senate (France)
Senate tend to be less tense and generally receive less media coverage. France's first experience with an upper house was under the Directory from 1795
Apr 28th 2017



French Resistance
into the Charlemagne Division of the Waffen SS. In the aftermath of France's defeat in June 1940, the overwhelming consensus was that Germany would
Apr 28th 2017



Communes of France
14.88 square kilometres (5.75 sq mi). The median area of metropolitan France's communes at the 1999 census was even smaller, at 10.73 square kilometres
Apr 12th 2017



Outline of France
in France (See also Transboundary sites) "Region" is also the name of France's main type of political division Metropolitan France (in Western Europe)
Jan 11th 2017



France in the twentieth century
in population growth (except for the Republic of Ireland) and in 2003, France's natural population growth (excluding immigration) was responsible for almost
Apr 2nd 2017



French Revolution
power in the Seven Years' War was a costly disaster, with the loss of France's colonial possessions in continental North America and the destruction of
Apr 29th 2017



France's Songs of the Bards of the Tyne - 1850
France & Co. in 1850. Songs of the Bards of the Tyne (full title – “France's Songs of the Bards of the Tyne; A choice selection of original songs, chiefly
Nov 5th 2016



Free France
this, de Gaulle turned his attention to France's vast overseas empire. De Gaulle was optimistic that France's colonies in western and central Africa,
Apr 30th 2017



First French Empire
the "Recess of 1803", which brought Bavaria, Württemberg and Baden to France's side. William Pitt the Younger, back in power over Britain, appealed once
Apr 28th 2017



Urban area (France)
urbaine (literal and official translation: "urban area") is an INSEE (France's national statistics bureau) statistical concept describing a core of urban
Mar 16th 2017



Islam in France
breaches the separation of church and state and would increase tensions in France's multicultural society, whose Muslim and Jewish populations are both the
Apr 15th 2017



United States Ambassador to France
The United States Ambassador to France is the official representative of the President of the United States to the head of state of France. There has been
Apr 7th 2017



France–Iran relations
Princesses of France", tried to persuade the shah to recognize her as France's sole legitimate representative. Wishing to reinforce exchanges, the Shah
Feb 21st 2017



Metropolitan France
French Guiana, and Mayotte—have the same political status as metropolitan France's regions. Metropolitan France and these five overseas regions together are
Apr 24th 2017



French Algeria
rest of French North Africa, was never considered part of France. One of France's longest-held overseas territories, Algeria became a destination for hundreds
Apr 25th 2017



French cuisine
shifted French cooking away from its foreign influences and developed France's own indigenous style. Cheese and wine are a major part of the cuisine.
Apr 21st 2017



France–Gabon relations
Since independence, Gabon has been "one of France's closest allies in Africa". During the 1960s Gabon was France's sole source of Uranium and the French government
Jan 29th 2017



Pierre Mendès France
with Pleven, Mendes France resigned. Nonetheless, de Gaulle valued Mendes France's abilities, and appointed him as a director of the International Bank for
Apr 25th 2017



French wine
world. French wine traces its history to the 6th century BC, with many of France's regions dating their wine-making history to Roman times. The wines produced
Apr 11th 2017



French Guiana
(€15,416), the highest in South America, but only 49% of metropolitan France's average GDP per capita that year, and 57.5% of the metropolitan French
Apr 29th 2017



Chad–France relations
in 1981 had coincided with conditions of near-anarchy in Chad, leading France's Socialist Party to reaffirm its ideological stance against high-profile
Apr 1st 2017



French Navy
was thoroughly determined to follow a strong foreign policy to extend France's power and glory. Around that time, the French Navy was involved in a multitude
Apr 27th 2017



French people
19th and 20th centuries were rapidly assimilated into French culture. France's population dynamics began to change in the middle of the 19th century,
Apr 30th 2017



Lists of French films
"French films" redirects here. For the Finnish band, see French Films (band). This is a list of films produced in the French cinema, ordered by year and
Jan 9th 2017



Flag of France
"citizen-king", Louis-Philippe, restored the tricolore, and it has remained France's national flag since that time. On 25 February 1848 Lamartine, during the
Apr 28th 2017





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