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Cities and Resorts in Reunion, France

Cities and Resorts in Reunion, France

Saint-Denis Saint-Denis is the capital of the island and the largest city in the overseas departments of France. It is located on the northern tip of Reunion Island and is surrounded by mountains on three sides. In the eastern part of Saint-Denis is the Baracho district. This is a great place for walking and relaxing – there are restaurants, bars and cafes, shops and markets. Not far from here is the Botanical Garden, where more than 50 species of trees…

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About France

About France

France can rightly be considered one of the most touristic countries in the world. There are many cultural and historical monuments that have been perfectly preserved to this day. Sometimes entire villages turn out to be real open-air museums. However, France, in addition to having a huge historical wealth on its territory, also has a comfortable nature for vacationers. First-class resorts on the slopes of the Alps attract thousands of tourists every year. On the coast of the Atlantic Ocean…

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France with a New Course? Part II

France with a New Course? Part II

5: From Africa to the Middle East? In the election campaign, Sarkozy emphasized the need for a new French strategy for Africa. He has followed up, among other things, with a rather sensational speech in Senegal in July 2007. There he argued that Africa’s tragedy is not a result of previous colonial rule and claimed that African farmers lack the will to develop. Thus, Sarkozy denies that France has any responsibility as a former colonial power. It is speculated that…

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France with a New Course? Part I

France with a New Course? Part I

On May 6, 2007, Nicolas Sarkozy was elected President of France for five years. Many claim that he represents something fundamentally new in French politics. The question, however, is whether Sarkozy is really contributing to a radical change in French politics or whether it is more about a change of style. There is little doubt that he differs from his predecessors on both the left and the right. What distinguishes Sarkozy’s government? In what direction is France going under Sarkozy?…

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France Territory

France Territory

TERRITORY: HYDROGRAPHY This mosaic of physical regions, well defined structurally and morphologically, acquires a more precise identification considering the hydrography. The French hydrographic network is in fact remarkably articulated. There are four main river basins: three of them, those of the Seine, the Loire and the Garonne, largely comprise the France of the ancient reliefs, facing the Atlantic (also including the English Channel); one, that of the Rhone, develops between the Alps and the Massif Central tributing to the Mediterranean…

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France Guide

France Guide

France – country information Country name France Official name The French Republic Capital Paris Continent Europe Area 551,500 km2 Population 65,844,000 (2014) Foundation of a state 1/1/0486 The highest mountains Mont Blanc 4807 m (Alps), Vignemale 3298 m (Pyrenees), Monte Cinto 2710 m (Corsica) Longest rivers Loire 1020 km, Rhone 812 (548) km, Seine 776 km, Garonne 647 km State system a presidential-type pluralistic republic with a bicameral parliament The biggest cities Paris (capital) 9,180,000, Lyon 1,290,000, Marseille 1,255,000 Official…

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