France in Figures

Over 61million foreign tourists in 1996, making France the number one worlwide destination!

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Renaissance Era

The Renaissance style refers to the style of the historic period primarily marked by King Francois I…

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Inexpensive Cell Phone Service for France

And get a $10.00 discount through France.com!

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Internet ‡ la French

A guide to French Media

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Prehistory

The Celts, emerging from Central Europe, settled in Germany and Gaul as early as 2500 B.C. They started to work with iron to make tools and weapons, and lived in well organized societies until 125 B.C., when the Roman Empire began its in the South of Fran

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Baroque Era

The exuberance of the Absolute Monarchy preponderant in the 17th century led to enormous baroque edifices…

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Minitel

Started in the early eighties by the government’s own France Telecom, the Minitel has become the standard for France’s online services…

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Antiquity

During the 2nd century AC, Romans brought Christianity into Gaul and by the third century, the power of the Roman Empire had begun its decline….

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Neoclassicism Era

After the Revolution of 1789, architecture in France found inspiration in classic Greek and Roman models. Both the Arc de Triomphe and the Arc du Carrousel are examples of the Napoleonic inclination for Classicism…

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National Dailies

There are a total of 76 national daily titles in France, representing a circulation of 779 million copies per year.

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