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Närliggande bilder i France

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A: En haut de la plage du Lourtuais

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En haut de la plage du Lourtuais

B: Sur la lande

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Sur la lande

C: Aube sur le Cap d'Erquy

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Aube sur le Cap d'Erquy

D: Les Trois Pierres d'Erquy (anse des Célèzes-Port-Blanc)

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Dans l'anse des Célezes-Port Blanc, aussi nommée site des Trois Pierres, se trouve l'abri du canot de...

Les Trois Pierres d'Erquy (anse des Célèzes-Port-Blanc)

E: Une nuit étoilée à Erquy

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Sur la plage du Centre d'Erquy...au cœur de l’agglomération, à l’abri du Cap, encadrée par le pittore...

Une nuit étoilée à Erquy

F: Hiver 2010 à Caroual Plage

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Hiver 2010 à Caroual Plage

G: Ilot Saint Michel

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Depuis le Moyen Age, le rocher Saint-Michel a vu se succéder plusieurs édifices, lieux de festivité e...

Ilot Saint Michel

H: La Margate de Sables d'Or Les Pins

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Cette sculpture de La Margate a été réalisée en 2007 par Jean-Luc Brisson à Sables-d´Or-les-Pins, qui...

La Margate de Sables d'Or Les Pins

I: Sur la lande du Cap Fréhel

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Sur la lande du Cap Fréhel

J: Le cap Frehel (F-22)

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Le cap Frehel (F-22)

Det här panoramat togs i France

Detta är en översikt av France

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.

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