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.
French authorities have arrested an alleged militia leader suspected of war crimes in Central African Republic and will hand him over to the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, it said.
Reuters. Wed, 12 Dec 2018 15:44:41 -0500.
An intense manhunt in France has turned up no sign of the gunman who killed at least three people in what's being called a terror attack. The shooter opened fired near a Christmas market in Strasbourg on Tuesday. ...
CBS News. Wed, 12 Dec 2018 19:08:52 +0000.
BERLIN (AFP) - The suspect in the deadly shooting attack at a Christmas market in eastern France was jailed for burglary in Germany but was not deemed a potentially dangerous Islamist, German authorities said on Wednesday (Dec 12).
Straits Times. Thu, 13 Dec 2018 00:19:42 +0800.
Domine, Andre, ed. Culinaria France. Potsdam, Germany. H.F.Ullmann. 2008.