The cliffs of Etretat
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The cliffs of Etretat

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B: The cliffs of Etretat

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wiki article : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%89tretat

The cliffs of Etretat

C: View over Etretat, Normandy, France

av Vil Muhametshin, 450 meter bort

View over Etretat, Normandy, France

D: Cliffs of Etretat

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wiki article http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%89tretat  

Cliffs of Etretat

E: The Manor of the Salamander, Etretat , Normandie

av Vil Muhametshin, 680 meter bort

This dwelling is without doubt no other than ‘The Manor of the Salamander’! Built in Lisieux, this me...

The Manor of the Salamander, Etretat , Normandie

F: Etretat

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wiki link : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%89tretat    

Etretat

I: Fishing boats of Yport in Normandy, France

av Vil Muhametshin, 9.0 km bort

Busy fishing village in the 19th century, today, like everywhere in the Côte d'Albâtre, Yport became ...

Fishing boats of Yport in Normandy, France

J: Near Fecamp in Normandy, France

av Vil Muhametshin, 12.7 km bort

Near Fecamp in Normandy, France

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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