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  About France - Travel, Maps, Flag and Information
France or the French Republic (République française in French) is a Western European country, with a number of overseas territories.
France is bordered by the United Kingdom (with a land border inside the Channel Tunnel), Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Monaco, Andorra, and Spain.
France was one of the founding members of the European Union and the United Nations.
www.canadiancontent.net /profiles/France.html   (938 words)

  
  Flag of France
The national flag of France (known in French as le drapeau tricolore, le drapeau bleu-blanc-rouge, le drapeau de la France, rarely, le tricolore and, colloquially, les couleurs) is a tricolour featuring three vertical bands coloured blue (hoist side), white, and red.
For many years the three stripes of the flag were not equally wide, being in the proportions 30 (blue), 33 (white) and 37 (red), the same proportions as the former flag of Paris.
The vertical striped flag was adopted by the army in 1812, replacing the previous flags which were often a white cross on red and blue.
www.xasa.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/f/fl/flag_of_france.html   (502 words)

  
 Martinique (France, Overseas Department)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The "snake flag" is a banner of the arms of Martinique, made of a blue field quartered by a white cross and with a white, L-shaped snake in each canton.
The snake flag was indeed the flag of the former French colony of Martinique and Saint Lucia.
This flag was adopted as an ensign in 1766, and was nothing but a variant of the civil ensign used by French vessels.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/mq.html   (844 words)

  
 French National Symbols: The Tricolore, Tricolor or Tricolour
The national flag shall be formed of the three national colours, set in three equal bands, vertically arranged so that the blue is nearest to the staff, the white in the middle, and the red flying.
This is the flag of Louisiana, adopted in 1861.
Its flag was the French flag with a cedar on the central white stripe.
www.languedoc-france.info /06141201_tricolore.htm   (1127 words)

  
 France Flag History and Design
The national flag of France is known to English speakers as the French tricolor (American English), the French tricolour (British English), or the tricolore.
The flag is also known as The Reunionese flag, or The Reunion's flag where it is used as the flag of the overseas department of France in Southern Africa.
Flag of a regiment of the Napoleonic era (3rd Swiss regiment), with the blue and red patrs in the corner, and the white part as a losange bearing inscriptions
www.bonjourlafrance.com /french_flag/france_flag.htm   (933 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Stade de Reims Champagne
Stade Reims was the outstanding team of France in the 1950s and early 1960 and reached the final of the UEFA Champions League twice in that era.
Raymond Kopa (born October 13, 1931 in Nœux-les-Mines, Pas-de-Calais, France), né Raymond Kopaszewski, was a French football player of Polish descent, integral to the French national teams of the 1950s.
The Coupe de France, the French Cup is a football cup competition open to both professional and amateur clubs in France.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Stade-de-Reims_Champagne   (1782 words)

  
 France   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The flag went out of use with Napoléon I's defeat at Waterloo, but was brought back in 1830 (again by Lafayette) and has remained in use ever since.
The national flag shall be formed of the three national colours, set in three equal bands, placed vertically so that blue is closed to the staff of the flag, white in the middle, and red at the fly.
The respective proportions of the vertical blue, white and red stripes on the French flag when used at sea as the civil or naval ensign or jack are 30:33:37, to give a good visual effect when flying, and are therefore called optical proportions.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/fr.html   (1005 words)

  
 Flag of France France Flag { France Flags }
We stock the France flag in Feet and Inches 5' x 3' or Metres 1.5 x 0.9m We aim to deliver to European destinations within three working days and worldwide within five.
Nevertheless, France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader among European nations.
At present, France is at the forefront of efforts to develop the EU's military capabilities to supplement progress toward an EU foreign policy.
www.qualityflags.co.uk /france.htm   (253 words)

  
 France Flag History and Design
The national flag of France is known to English speakers as the French tricolor (American English), the French tricolour (British English), or the tricolore.
The flag is also known as The Reunionese flag, or The Reunion's flag where it is used as the flag of the overseas department of France in Southern Africa.
The vertical striped flag was adopted by the army in 1812, replacing the previous flags which were often a white cross on red and blue.
www.bonjourlafrance.net /french_flag/france_flag.htm   (933 words)

  
 France: Postal flag
It is a French Tricolore with the three stripes equally wide (odd for a flag at sea), a short swallow tail (1/3rd of the red stripe) and a small white canton (width: 3/4th of the width of the blue stripe; height: 1/4th of the height of the hoist) bearing in blue
The postal flag is shown in the poster with the fork extending all over the width of the red stripe and a larger white canton merging with the white stripe.
Supposing for instance that a vessel belonging to a nation at war with France were to fire a signal to bring her to, and, on her sailing on, were to fire into her.
flagspot.net /flags/fr~post.html   (719 words)

  
 The Flag of France: Tricolore - France.com
The national flag of France, more commonly known as the Tricolore (Tricolour), features three equal vertical bands coloured blue (hoist side), white and red.
It first appeared during the French Revolution and was a combination of the colours of the coat of arms of Paris (red and blue) and the royal colour (white), with the combination often being credited to the Marquis de Lafayette.
The original configuration had the colour red at the hoist side, but this was changed when the flag was officially adopted as the national flag on February 15, 1794 during the First Republic.
www.france.com /docs/327.html   (158 words)

  
 France Economy, France People, Culture, Flag
The flag of France has three equal vertical bands of blue (hoist side), white, and red, known as the French Tricouleur (Tricolor).
The economy of France is one of the highly developed economies in the European Union (EU).
Apart from this, France is also the European Union's most important agricultural nation and ships cereals, wine, cheese, and other agricultural products to the rest of Europe and the world.
www.mapsofworld.com /country-profile/france1.html   (464 words)

  
 Search: Flag of France
The flag of France represented a new revolutionary movement; as such,...
Flags of France - geography; Flags, Map, Economy, Geography...
France's flag (sometimes called the 'Tricolor') was adopted in 1789.
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 France (French) Flag
This France flag is authentically reproduced with special attention to detail and durability.
Each flag is available for outdoor use, made with a heavy polyester heading and two brass grommets.
Flag Description: Three equal vertical bands of blue (hoist side), white, and red; known as the French Tricouleur (Tricolor); the design and/or colors are similar to a number of other flags, including those of Belgium, Chad, Ireland, Cote d'Ivoire, Luxembourg, and Netherlands; the official flag for all French dependent areas
www.njflags.com /franceflag.html   (186 words)

  
 Flag of France
Flag of France (Nylon with Polesleeve & Fringe)
Flags through sizes 6'x10' feature strong, durable solid brass grommets.
All flags are finished with heavy-duty, no-shrink white header material for strength.
www.usflagmfg.com /index.php?page_id=flag_international&country=france   (161 words)

  
 france flag and description
The French flag was officially adopted on February 15, 1794.
The blue band is positioned nearest the flag-staff, the white in the middle, and the red on the outside.
All maps, graphics, flags and original descriptions created by Graphic Maps, a d/b/a of the Woolwine-Moen Group, unless otherwise noted and/or directly linked to the source, and use of same for any application whatsoever (with the exception of outline maps) requires written permission.
www.worldatlas.com /webimage/flags/countrys/europe/france.htm   (235 words)

  
 France Flag - World Flags 101 - Francian Flags
The flag of France consists of three equal vertical stripes - the left stripe is blue; the middle white; and the right side is red.
The French flag is based on a red, white and blue cockade (a badge of concentric circles) which was worn by King Louis XVI while addressing a revolutionary gathering in Paris.
The French flag was created in 1790, but with the colors were reversed to how they appear on the flag today.
www.worldflags101.com /f/france-flag.aspx   (261 words)

  
 France flag
We carry a wide variety of items for this flag including fullsize 3 by 5 foot flags which are ideal for indoor display and occasional outdoor use.
Flags are fully dyed and sewn on all sides with grommets.
Miniature desktop 4 by 6 inch flags are also available as well as mousepads, tshirts, enamel lapel pins, bumper decals, pin-back buttons, magnets, iron-on patches, and key chains.
www.politicalgifts.com /france.html   (343 words)

  
 France - Flag
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White was the colour of the Bourbon dynasty.
The star, which was added to the flag in 1793, initially had more than five points.
www.tiscali.co.uk /reference/encyclopaedia/countryfacts/france_flag.html   (197 words)

  
 National Flag of France
This illustration of the France Flag is available for immediate download as a single flag or as part of a complete set of international flags.
Two sizes for each country flag are available: one in the official proportions as specified by the particular country and one in a standardized 3:5 ratio.
Both the EPS and WMF versions are vector based graphics allowing you to print high resolution flags at any size from as small as a postage stamp to as large as a billboard.
www.flagart.com /flags/france-nl.htm   (443 words)

  
 France Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
France is the country for which the word chic was invented - seductive and aloof, old-fashioned and forward-looking, but always characterised by a certain je ne sais quoi.
But while France is undoubtedly a place to eat and drink to your heart's content, there's much more to this fascinating country than cutting-edge cuisine.
The mighty Merovingians ruled in France from the 5th to the 8th centuries.
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/europe/france   (397 words)

  
 France Flag, Flag of France(French Flag), Picture of France Flag, France National Flag, National Flag of France
France Flag, Flag of France(French Flag), Picture of France Flag, France National Flag, National Flag of France
USA gained its independence from British rule on 4th of July 1776.
France - Newspapers and Periodicals    France - Historic Routes    France - Parks and Gardens    The Eiffel Tower    France - National Parks    France - Religious Buildings    France - World Heritage Sites    France Regions and Landscapes   
www.mapsofworld.com /flags/france-flag.html   (382 words)

  
 French Flag
These French flags are the made to the highest standards in the USA.
We stock the France flag in 4x6 inch, 12x18 inch, 2ft x 3ft, 3ft x 5ft and 4ft x 6ft sizes in nylon and 3ft x 5ft in Superknit polyester.
The France flag lapel pin is a great way to show your support for your country.
www.united-states-flag.com /world-france.html   (460 words)

  
 Express Flags | France Country Flag, French Flags
Authentic seals and designs are always correct in proportion to flag size.
Lightweight outdoor polyester is available in limited sizes as an economical alternative to nylon if extended outdoor use is not required.
We also can customize these flags with fringe and pole pockets for use indoors and in parades.
www.expressflags.com /france.htm   (104 words)

  
 French Flag - Flag Of France   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
If you would like to use this flag of France or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the same page.
If you would like to use this map of France or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the same page.
If you would like to use this information for France or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the same page.
www.appliedlanguage.com /flags_of_the_world/flag_of_france.shtml   (240 words)

  
 France Flag 4' X 6'
Background: Although ultimately a victor in World Wars I and II, France suffered extensive losses in its empire, wealth, manpower, and rank as a dominant nation-state.
At present, France is at the forefront of European states seeking to exploit the momentum of monetary union to advance the creation of a more unified and capable European defense and security apparatus.
Flag Sets for Parades, Armed Services Flags, UN Member Flags, Religious Flags, Flag Poles and more.
www.epicflags.com /franceflag4x6.html   (194 words)

  
 American Flag Blog » The American Flag in France
She had this to say about the flag, "The American flag means freedom, not the American government.
True, the American flag is a symbol of freedom and not of political ideology.
And Jean-Jacques Gravey, who puts an American flag in front of his house every June, says it’s "a recognition of the men who liberated us…a tribute to the American nation and the soldiers." Then, speaking of the war in Iraq, he says, "The war now seems to me more like an economic war for oil.
www.flagstuff.com /blog/2005/10/19/the-american-flag-in-france   (468 words)

  
 France Flag
The French flag is one of the most easily recognized flags in the world and the inspiration for countless others.
Originally designed by King Louis XVI when he combined the red and blue colors of Paris and the white flag of the Bourbons.
The same flag was later adopted by the new French Republic.
www.ultimateflags.com /int/france.html   (54 words)

  
 Flag of France Italian Charm - Enamel Charms - I-Charms.com
Flag of France Italian Charm - Enamel Charms - I-Charms.com
The beautiful Flag of France Italian Charm is just must-have for all native French.
Wonderful flag is painted in blue, white and red enamel on a premium stainless steel base.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: UEFA Intertoto Cup
The 1938 Football World Cup was played in France, the second tournament in a row to be played in Europe.
Bixente Lizarazu (born December 9, 1969 in Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France) is a football (soccer) left defender and midfielder for Bayern Munich and the France national football team.
Many clubs dislike the competition and see it as disruptive in the preparation for the new season.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/UEFA-Intertoto-Cup   (4045 words)

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