France is the third largest country in Europe, and its inhabitants account for about 9.03 percent of Europe's population. France's population density is about 306 persons per square mile. This hexagonal-shaped nation stretches between the Mediterranean Sea in the south and the English Channel on the north. Much of France consists of flat, fertile plains and hills. The high Pyrenees form a natural border with Spain to the southwest, while the Alps rise along France's eastern borders with Italy and Switzerland.
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World Bank statistical data and graphs about economic and social development patterns in France. Data includes topics such as GNI per capita, school enrollment, and life expectancy.
This introduction to French cuisine comprises information about French cooking education and careers around the world plus a photograph of a typical French meal.
Borrowing from its mother country, the French Caribbean island of Martinique offers French cheeses, Parisian fashions, and colonial architecture in the capital, Fort-de-France.
A simple white marble cross at the American Cemetery in the French town of Romagne-sous-Montfaucon honors the life of a soldier lost during World War I. The grave is surrounded by a beautiful flower bouquet as well as small American and French flags.
Located in central Europe, Germany is bordered by Poland and the Czech Republic to the east, by Austria and Switzerland to the south, by France, Luxembourg, Belgium and the Netherlands to the west, and by Denmark to the north.
The country of Italy is located on a boot-shaped peninsula in southern Europe. It is surrounded by France, Austria, Switzerland, Slovenia, the Adriatic Sea, and the Mediterranean Sea.
The continent of South America consists of 12 countries, along with French Guiana which belongs to France. It is bounded on the east by the Atlantic Ocean and on the west by the Pacific Ocean.
These preserved trenches from World War I in France were dug in the deep woods, giving soldiers the cover they needed during battle. Today they are empty but for a couple of inches of snow, and the scene is peaceful and serene.
Lance Armstrong reaches a $US5 million settlement with the US Government in a whistle-blower lawsuit that could have sought $US100 million in damages from the disgraced cyclist stripped of seven Tour de France titles.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Fri, 20 Apr 2018 07:27:18 +1000.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has signalled her willingness to find compromises with France when it comes to reforming the European Union, as she hosted French President Emmanuel Macron for talks Thursday in Berlin.
Irish Independent. Thu, 19 Apr 2018 18:35:16 +0100.
As a parent living in France with one or more children you may have access to many, many different kinds of family benefits out there. Here's our guide to them.
The Local. Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:13:54 +0200.
Pentagon officials say there has been no indication the Syrian military is ready to launch another chemical weapons attack following last Saturday's missile strikes by the United States, France and Britain. But U.S. ...
Voice of America. Thu, 19 Apr 2018 13:28:09 -0400.