France Economy

France Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax system Basic data The French economy is the second largest in the European Union after Germany and the seventh largest in the world. After a historic drop of 8.2% in 2020 due to the pandemic, the French economy saw a significant recovery in […]

France Visa

France Visa, Embassy, Holidays and Shopping

Embassy in France France, Embassy in Moscow Address: Bolshaya Yakimanka, 45, Moscow 117049 Tel. 937-1500. Fax 937-1446 Reception of documents for obtaining short-term visas to France is carried out by the VFS Center. The center is located at: Moscow 109147 Marksistskaya street, 3, building 2. Tel: +7 (495) 784-71-47 St. Petersburg 191123 Shpalernaya street, 38 […]

History in France

History in France

The territory of modern France began to be settled at the end of the 2nd millennium BC by the tribes of the Celts. With the development of the Roman Empire, the Romans began to penetrate here, who called the local population Gauls. Their dominion over Gaul lasted more than 5 centuries. From the 5th to […]

France Resorts

France Resorts and Attractions

France is a state in Western Europe. The climate on the European territory is temperate maritime, changing to temperate continental in the east, and subtropical on the southern coast. The capital is Paris. According to smb, France is the most visited country in the world (the first country in world tourism). Paris is the most […]

Transportation of France

How to Get Around France

Transportation Traveling by plane According to top-medical-schools, the national airline Air France (AF) (www.airfrance.de) offers connections to all parts of the country. On domestic flights there are special fares for young people, couples and families as well as various special offers on a regular basis. Domestic flight connections that have a flight time of less […]

Paris, France History

Paris, France History and Culture

In 2015, the city of Paris – within the administrative limits – had an estimated population of 2.19 million residents.However, during the 20th century, the Paris metropolitan area expanded beyond the limits of the commune, and It became the second largest in Europe: in 2013 it had an estimated population of 10.6 million. The Paris region (Ile […]

France and the EU 2

France and the EU Part II

4: France and NATO In 1966, French President Charles de Gaulle decided to withdraw France from NATO’s military command . It was a protest against what the country perceived as American dominance. In 2009, President Nicolas Sarkozy reversed this decision – he took France back into the military part of NATO cooperation. The decision was […]

France and the EU 1

France and the EU Part I

From the French side, the European integration process has largely been driven by the elite, as in many other EU countries. Due to the strong position of the state in France, the dominant elites in the country have been the political and administrative leadership in the ministries and in the bureaucracy in general. Ever since […]

France Travel Advice

France Travel Advice

General travel information for France Continent: Europe Geographical location: Central Europe, located in the northern hemisphere between the Atlantic / North Sea and the Mediterranean Highest elevation: Mont Blanc (4810 m above sea level) Longest river: Loire (1012 km) Form of government: Republic System of Government: semi-presidential democracy Languages: French Neighboring countries: Luxembourg, Belgium, Spain, […]

France Tourism

France Wildlife and Economy

Animals and Plants What is growing in France? Almost all the plant species that you can discover elsewhere in Europe are native to France. In alpine regions you can find undemanding plants like lichens and mosses. Where it is warmer, species that prefer a subtropical climate grow, such as olive trees and oranges. In the […]

France and Germany as friends

France History

The colonization of France and the ancient Romans France was settled as early as the Stone Age. In the famous Lascaux caves we can find drawings by Stone Age people that have been preserved to this day. Like many other European countries, France became part of the Roman Empire. By the way, during this time […]