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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about France.
See also changes related to France, or pages that link to France or to this page or whose text contains "France".

Parent topics

  • Europe [r]: Sixth largest continent; area 10,000,000 km2; pop. 720,000,000 [e]

Subtopics

Regions

  • Auvergne [r]: Region of southwestern Europe, politically in France and culturally in Occitania. [e]
  • Brittany [r]: Brittany (Bretagne in French) is the most westerly province of Metropolitan France, previously known as Armorica (Armorique), with its own culture and language (Breton) [e]

International relations

Heads of State

Second Republic

Third Republic

Fourth Republic

Fifth Republic

Prime Ministers

Fifth Republic

Culture

History

Military

Medieval

Napoleonic Wars

First World War

Second World War

Postcolonial

Cold War

Post-Cold War

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  • French in Canada [r]: The linguistic heritage resulting from French colonization of parts of Canada. [e]
  • Francophobia [r]: Hostility toward or distrust of French people, French culture, and/or France in general. [e]
  • Francoprovençal language [r]: Romance language spoken in central eastern France, western Switzerland and northwestern Italy. [e]
  • Islamophobia [r]: An intense suspicion of all who practice Islam, tending to associate both peaceful and militant Muslims with Jihadist and Islamist views [e]

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  • Alps [r]: European mountain range stretching from Austria and Slovenia to Switzerland and France; contains Mont Blanc, the highest point of which is 4,808 meters. [e]
  • Ancient Celtic music [r]: The music and instruments of the ancient Celts until late Antiquity. [e]
  • Auvergne [r]: Region of southwestern Europe, politically in France and culturally in Occitania. [e]
  • Baccalauréat [r]: An academic degree which French students sit for at the end of the lycée (secondary school). [e]
  • Blaise Pascal [r]: French mathematician, physicist, and philosopher. [e]
  • Brenne Natural Regional Park [r]: Natural Park in Berry and Limousin (France). [e]
  • Brest, Brittany [r]: City in western Brittany (France), on the Atlantic Ocean. [e]
  • Breton language [r]: Celtic language spoken in Brittany. [e]
  • Camargue Natural Regional Park [r]: Natural Park in Camargue (Provence, France), at the junction of the Rhone River and the Mediterranean Sea. [e]
  • Cardinal Mazarin [r]: (1602-1661) A French cardinal and statesman who controlled the French government while Louis XIV was young. [e]
  • Catalan Countries [r]: Cultural territory of southwestern Europe where Catalan is the native language. [e]
  • Catalan language [r]: A Romance language spoken in the Catalan Countries (eastern Spain, Andorra, parts of France and Sardinia). [e]
  • Catalog of political philosophers [r]: Add brief definition or description
  • Causses du Quercy Natural Regional Park [r]: Natural park of Quercy (Guyenne, France) in the Massif Central mountains. [e]
  • Champagne [r]: A sparkling wine produced in the French region of the same name. [e]
  • Charles Messier [r]: (1730 - 1817) French astronomer, best known for his catalogue of unusual objects. [e]
  • Claude Lévi-Strauss [r]: French anthropologist who developed structural anthropology as a method of understanding human society and culture. [e]
  • Cognac (brandy) [r]: Alcoholic beverage originating from the French region Charente (around the town Cognac) and distilled from grape wine. [e]
  • County of Nice [r]: A historical region of France, located in the south-eastern part, around the city of Nice. [e]
  • Cévennes National Park [r]: Natural park of Languedoc (France), in the southern Massif Central mountains. [e]
  • Côte d'Azur [r]: Tourist region along the Mediterranean Sea, in eastern Provence (France) and Monaco. [e]
  • DEUG [r]: or Diplôme d'études universitaires générales, is a French diploma. [e]
  • Edmond François Valentin About [r]: (February 14, 1828 – January 16, 1885) was a French novelist, publicist, and journalist. [e]
  • European Union [r]: Political and economic association of 28 European states. [e]
  • France, history [r]: Add brief definition or description
  • Franc [r]: The currency of Switzerland and Liechtenstein; it was was also the name given to the currencies of France, Belgium and Luxembourg before they adopted the euro. [e]
  • French support for Iraq during the Iran-Iraq war [r]: French technical assistance and sales of military and dual-use equipment, beginning in approximately 1975, to Iraq, and continuing through the Iran-Iraq War; France and the Soviet Union were the leading military suppliers to Iraq [e]
  • Henri Fayol [r]: (1841—1925) a French management theorist. [e]
  • Jacques Derrida [r]: (July 15 1930–October 8 2004) An Algerian-born French philosopher. [e]
  • Jean-Luc Godard [r]: A French filmmaker who rose to prominence in the 1960s and has been active ever since. [e]
  • Jules Verne [r]: (1828-1905) French author and science-fiction pioneer, some of whose novels involved travel through outer space and under water before technology had made these possible, and whose work has been widely translated and made into a number of films. [e]
  • Louis XV [r]: (1710-1774), King of France (1715-1774), was the dominant political figure during the Ancien Régime. [e]
  • Lyonnaise potatoes [r]: A well-known dish of sliced potatoes and onions that apparently originated in France. [e]
  • Marseille [r]: Capital city of Provence, in southern France, on the Mediterranean Sea. [e]
  • Mercantour National Park [r]: Natural park in the far southern Alps (Provence, France). [e]
  • Molière [r]: (January 15, 1622 – February 17, 1673) French 17th-century playwright and actor, author of many comedies. [e]
  • Mâcon [r]: A town in the Burgundy region of France, population 35,393. [e]
  • Nice [r]: City of Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur, in France, on the Mediterranean Sea. [e]
  • Normandy [r]: Province of France [e]
  • Occitania [r]: Area of southwestern Europe were the Occitan language is spoken. [e]
  • Odo, Count of Paris [r]: (c. 856 - January 1, 898) King of the Franks (888 - 898) and considered the first French king. [e]
  • Ordesa and Monte Perdido National Park [r]: Natural park in the Pyrenees (Aragon, Spain). [e]
  • Paris [r]: Capital of France, population about 2,200,000. [e]
  • Pierre Molinier [r]: (13 April 1900 - 3 March 1976) French surrealist painter, photographer, and maker of 'fetishistic objects'. [e]
  • Piquet [r]: A two-handed card game played with 32 cards that originated in France around 1500. [e]
  • Port-Cros [r]: Island of the Mediterranean belonging to the Hyères Islands, in Provence (France). [e]
  • Provence [r]: Region of southwestern Europe, politically in France and culturally in Occitania, stretching from the Rhone to the Alps along the Mediterranean Sea. [e]
  • Pyrenees National Park [r]: Natural park in the Pyrenees (Gascony and Bearn, France). [e]
  • Queyras Natural Regional Park [r]: Natural park in the southern Alps (Provence, France). [e]
  • René Descartes [r]: French 17th-century philosopher, mathematician and scientist, author of the Discourse on Method. [e]
  • Research vessel Astrolabe [r]: French icebreaker engaged in research, in Antarctic waters. [e]
  • Rhine [r]: A large river (ca 1,320 km) that drains portions of northern Europe, flowing from south-eastern Switzerland through Germany and the Netherlands, into the North Sea. [e]
  • River Seine [r]: The Seine is a large river in Northern Europe. [e]
  • Romance languages [r]: Branch of the Indo-European language family, originally spoken in southern, eastern and western Europe and descended from Vulgar Latin, the language of the Ancient Romans; includes modern Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian and Romanian. [e]
  • Service de Documentation Exterieure et de Contre-Espionage [r]: The civilian external intelligence and covert action organization of France [e]
  • Strasbourg [r]: Capital of Alsace in France. [e]
  • Tartiflette [r]: A hearty cheese and potato dish from the Savoie region of France created in the 1980s. [e]
  • Tonkin [r]: The northernmost part of Vietnam, located on the fertile delta of the Red River. [e]
  • Tour de France [r]: An annual multi-stage, multi-day bicycle race of about 3,500km taking place mostly in France. [e]
  • Voltaire [r]: The pen-name of François-Marie Arouet (1694-1778), a French writer and philosopher, who was one of the leading figures of The Enlightenment. [e]
  • Écrins National Park [r]: Natural park in the southern Alps (Provence, France). [e]
  • Édouard Daladier [r]: The Prime Minister of France on the outbreak of World War II. [e]