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Eglise de Sèvres
France
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Lionel TISSOT-BEZ
Parc nautique de l'Ile Monsieur
Роман Осташ
St-Cloud, église St-Clodoald
Guillaume Taupin
jardin Albert Khan
Guillaume Taupin
jardin Albert Khan
Guillaume Taupin
jardin Albert Khan
Guillaume Taupin
jardin Albert Khan
Guillaume Taupin
jardin Albert Khan
Guillaume Taupin
jardin Albert Khan
Guillaume Taupin
jardin Albert Khan
Guillaume Taupin
jardin Albert Khan
Robert L. Tilden
Albert Mountain Fire Tower
Uwe Buecher
The more leaning tower
Владимир Чумаченко
Balaklava - view from the Genoese fortress 2
Andrea Biffi
Roma-Colosseo e Arco di Costantino
Andrea Biffi
Bremen-Roland
Julian
Дом Павлова
Martin Berta
Synagogue Kosice
Arnaud Chapin
Cancale Sous la digue
Julian
Мамев Курган
Galliez Stephane
Bonaparte bridge in Lyon
EdouardAS
Hauteville Church
EdouardAS
Meudon Observatory
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peaks of Mount Charvet
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Mi-pente Volcano
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Mont Bochor
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Peyrelade lake
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Tennishd
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laundrette of Noyers sur Serein
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l'Epinette
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Tin Akachaker
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France is affectionately referred to as "the Hexagon" for its overall shape.French history goes back to the Gauls, a Celtic tribe which inhabited the area circa 300BC until being conquered by Julius Caesar.The Franks were the first tribe to adopt Catholic Christianity after the Roman Empire collapsed. France became an independent location in the Treaty of Verdun in (843 AD), which divided up Charlemagne's Carolingian Empire into several portions.The French monarchy reached its zenith during the reign of Louis XIV, the Sun King, who stood for seventy-two years as the Monarch of all Monarchs. His palace of Versailles and its Hall of Mirrors are a splendid treasure-trove of Baroque art.The French Revolution ended the rule of the monarchy with the motto "Liberty, Equality, Fraternity!" On July 14th, 1789 angry mobs stormed La Bastille prison and began the Revolution in which Louis XVI, his wife Marie-Antoinette and thousands of others met the guillotine.One decade after the revolution, Napolean Bonaparte seized control of the Republic and named himself Emperor. His armies conquered most of Europe and his Napoleonic Code became a lasting legal foundation for concepts of personal status and property.During the period of colonization France controlled the largest empire in the world, second only to Britain.France is one of the founding members of the European Union and the United Nations, as well as one of the nuclear armed nations of the world.Text by Steve Smith.