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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

Country data Location: Europe Time zone: CET Total area: 551,500 km² Land area: 549,970 km² Water area: 1,530 km² Length of the state border: 2,751 km Bordering countries: Andorra: 55 km Belgium: 556 km Germany: 418 km Italy: 476 km Luxembourg: 69 km Monaco: 6 km Switzerland: 525 km Spain: 646 km Coastline: 3,427 km Capital: Paris Provinces: 22 Alsace, Aquitaine, Auvergne, Basse-Normandie, Bourgogne, Bretagne, Center, Champagne-Ardenne, Corse, Franche-Comte, Haute-Normandie, Ile-de-France, Languedoc-Roussillon, Limousin, Lorraine, Midi-Pyrenees, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, Pays de la Loire,…

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