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  France - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
The 22 régions and 96 départements of metropolitan France.
France is divided into 26 administrative régions: 22 are in metropolitan France (21 are on the continental part of metropolitan France; one is the "territorial collectivity" of Corse, on the island of Corsica, commonly referred to as a région in common speech), and four are overseas régions.
In 2003, France's natural population growth (excluding immigration) was responsible for almost all the natural growth in European population: the population of the European Union increased by 216,000 inhabitants (without immigration), of which 211,000 was the increase in France's population alone, and 5,000 was the increase in all the other countries of the EU combined.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/France   (6510 words)

  
 Austral Islands - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Austral Islands (French: Îles Australes or Archipel des Australes) are the southernmost group of islands in French Polynesia.
The islands of Maria and Marotiri are not suitable for sustained habitation.
Geographically, the administrative subdivision of the Austral Islands (la subdivision administrative des (Îles) Australes) is identical in its electoral boundaries with the Austral Islands (circonscription des Îles Australes), one of French Polynesia's six electoral districts (circonsriptions électorales) for the Assembly of French Polynesia.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Austral_Islands   (225 words)

  
 France Information Center - france
Metropolitan France possesses a large variety of landscapes, ranging from coastal plains in the north and west, where France borders the North Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, to the Pyrenees mountains in the south-west and the Alps in the south-east, the latter containing the highest point in western Europe, Mont Blanc at 4810 m.
The French Republic is furthermore maps of france a member of the Secretariat of the Pacific logis de france Community (SPC) and of the Indian Ocean Commission (COI), and an map of tour de france associate member of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS).
France has 26 air france régions: 21 of these are in the continental part of metropolitan France, one is Corse on the island of Corsica (although strictly speaking Corse is in fact a "territorial collectivity", not a région, but is referred to as a région in common speech), 4 are overseas.
www.scipeeps.com /Sci-Official_Languages_D_-_G/France.html   (4047 words)

  
 ipedia.com: France Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Although the French monarchy is often dated to the 5th century, France's continuous existence as a separate entity begins with the 9th-century division of Charlemagne's Frankish empire into an eastern and a western part.
In recent decades, France's reconciliation and cooperation with Germany have proved central to the economic integration of Europe, including the introduction of the Euro in January 1999.
They continue to use the French Pacific Franc as their currency, which was unaffected by the French franc's replacement by the Euro in 2002.
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 FRANCE
Metropolitan France extends from the Mediterranean Sea to the English Channel and North Sea, and from the Rhine River to the Atlantic Ocean.
France is also a founding member of the United Nations, and a member of the francophonie, the G8, and the Latin Union.
Metropolitan France possesses a wide variety of cites from coastal plains in the north and west to mountain ranges in the south-east (the Alps) and the south-west (the Pyrenees).
www.solarnavigator.net /geography/france.htm   (5977 words)

  
 BT Research - France   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
France is also a member of the United Nations, NATO, the WTO, the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), and the Indian Ocean Commission (COI).
Metropolitan France covers 551,695 km² (213,010 sq mi) and possesses a wide variety of landscapes, from coastal plains in the north and west to mountain ranges of the Alps in the south-east, the Massif Central in the south-central and Pyrenees in the south-west.
France is the leading asylum destination in Western Europe with an estimated 50,000 applications in 2005 (a 15% decrease from 2004).
www.breathittteens.com /research.php?title=France   (6707 words)

  
 France Resource Center - france
France has 26 régions: 21 of these are in the continental part of metropolitan France, one is Corse on the island of Corsica (although strictly tour de france 2005 speaking Corse is in fact a "territorial collectivity", not a région, but is referred to as a région in common speech), 4 are overseas.
The Pacific ocean territories france continue to use the French Pacific Franc as their currency, which was not replaced by the euro like the French franc was in 2002.
The dominant map france concept of the relationships between the public sphere and religions is that of laïcité, which implies that the government does not intervene in religious dogma, and that religions should refrain from intervening in policy-making.
www.taxgloss.com /Tax-Banks_Cl_-_G-/France.html   (4123 words)

  
 France - ExampleProblems.com
France is a democracy organised as a unitary semi-presidential republic.
Template:Main article France has 26 régions: 21 of these are in the continental part of metropolitan France, one is Corse on the island of Corsica (although strictly speaking Corse is in fact a "territorial collectivity", not a région, but is referred to as a région in common speech), 4 are overseas.
The Pacific ocean territories continue to use the French Pacific Franc as their currency, which was not replaced by the euro like the French franc was in 2002.
www.exampleproblems.com /wiki/index.php/France   (5919 words)

  
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France extends from the Mediterranean Sea to the English Channel and the North Sea, and from the Rhine River to the Atlantic Ocean.
France has been 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 political, defence and security apparatus.
Corse on the island of Corsica (although strictly speaking Corse is in fact a "territorial collectivity", not a région, but is referred to as a région in common speech), 4 are overseas.
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/f/r/a/France.html   (5520 words)

  
 France: Administrative Divisions - K12 Academics
France is divided into 26 administrative regions: 22 are in metropolitan France (21 are on the continental part of metropolitan France; one is the "territorial collectivity" of Corse, on the island of Corsica, commonly referred to as a region in common speech), and four are overseas regions The regions are further subdivided into 100 departments.
The departments are numbered (mainly alphabetically) and this number is used, for instance, in postal codes and vehicle number plates.
Four of the departments are overseas departments (coterminous with the four overseas regions) which are an integral part of France (and the EU) and thus enjoy a status similar to metropolitan departments.
www.k12academics.com /france_ad_div.htm   (414 words)

  
 miraque53: France
France (pronounced [fʀɑ̃s] in French), known officially as the French Republic (French: République française), pronounced [ʀepyblik fʀɑ̃sɛz]), is a country whose metropolitan territory is located in Western Europe and that also comprises a collection of overseas islands and territories located in other continents.
[1] Metropolitan France extends from the Mediterranean Sea to the English Channel and North Sea, and from the Rhine River to the Atlantic Ocean.
Among the larger European economies, France and the United Kingdom are the only significant spenders on defence: France with 2.6% of GDP, and the UK at 2.4%, according to 2003 figures from NATO.
miraque53.blogspot.com /2006/07/france.html   (7219 words)

  
 The world's top marquesas islands websites   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Marquesas Islands (from Spanish Marquesas) is a group of islands in French Polynesia.
With a combined area of some 807 square miles (2090 km²), the Marquesas are among the largest island groups of French Polynesia and were formerly a major center of east Polynesian civilization.
The Marquesas Islands temporarily got national spotlight in the United States when the reality TV show was filmed here.
www.websbiggest.com /wiki-article-tab.cfm/marquesas_islands   (278 words)

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