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The Gothic architecture, originally named Opus Francigenum meaning "French work",[351] was born in Île-de-France and was the first French style of architecture to be copied in all Europe. With 6 millions tourists a year, the castles of the Loire Valley (French: châteaux) and the Loire Valley itself are the third leading tourist destination in France;[221][222] this World Heritage site is noteworthy for its architectural heritage, in its historic towns but in particular its castles, such as the Châteaux d'Amboise, de Chambord, d'Ussé, de Villandry, Chenonceau and Montsoreau. [412] However, the widest circulations are reached by regional daily Ouest France with more than 750,000 copies sold, and the 50 other regional papers have also high sales. The 101 departments are subdivided into 335 arrondissements, which are, in turn, subdivided into 2,054 cantons. [167] This represents 0.43% of its GNP, the 12th highest among the OECD. in this period went from 5300 to 11,000 people. As a result of France's extensive colonial ambitions between the 17th and 20th centuries, French was introduced to the Americas, Africa, Polynesia, South-East Asia, as well as the Caribbean. Although the French film market is dominated by Hollywood, France is the only nation in the world where American films make up the smallest share of total film revenues, at 50%, compared with 77% in Germany and 69% in Japan. The preface of his play Cromwell is considered to be the manifesto of the Romantic movement. [427] As of 2011[update], 75% of French had a favourable view of the United States, making France one of the most pro-American countries in the world. The Roman de Renart, written in 1175 by Perrout de Saint Cloude, tells the story of the medieval character Reynard ('the Fox') and is another example of early French writing. The 43,180 buildings protected as historical monuments include mainly residences (many castles) and religious buildings (cathedrals, basilicas, churches), but also statues, memorials and gardens. Her personality awakens a glowing passion of several different men. The French Revolution brought great changes, as Napoleon favoured artists of neoclassic style such as Jacques-Louis David and the highly influential Académie des Beaux-Arts defined the style known as Academism. ), François Lebrun (dir. Credits; Grants and Awards; Contact; Login; Search form. France has an extensive river system consisting of the four major rivers Seine, the Loire, the Garonne, the Rhône and their tributaries, whose combined catchment includes over 62% of the metropolitan territory. Influential weeklies also include investigative and satirical papers Le Canard Enchaîné and Charlie Hebdo, as well as Paris Match. [47] French knights also made up the majority in both the Hospital and the Temple orders. Corsica lies off the Mediterranean coast. [329][324][325][330] The French obesity rate is still far below that of the United States—currently equal to American rate in the 1970s—and is still the lowest of Europe. [89], Since the 1995 Paris Métro and RER bombings, France has been sporadically targeted by Islamist organisations, notably the Charlie Hebdo attack in January 2015 which provoked the largest public rallies in French history, gathering 4.4 million people,[90][91] the November 2015 Paris attacks which resulted in 130 deaths, the deadliest attack on French soil since World War II[92][93] and the deadliest in the European Union since the Madrid train bombings in 2004,[94] as well as the 2016 Nice truck attack, which caused 87 deaths during Bastille Day celebrations. Rosé wines are primarily consumed within the country, but Champagne and Bordeaux wines are major exports, being known worldwide. [111] However, the plan was abandoned due to fears of burdening French businesses. France is also the most visited destination in the world,[190][191] as well the European Union's leading agricultural power. By turning powerful feudal lords into courtiers at the Palace of Versailles, Louis XIV's personal power became unchallenged. The most renowned composers of this period include Marc-Antoine Charpentier, François Couperin, Michel-Richard Delalande, Jean-Baptiste Lully and Marin Marais, all of them composers at the court. Il a de petites oreilles 19. [253] Western Europe is now serviced by a network of TGV lines. The discredited Bourbon dynasty was overthrown by the July Revolution of 1830, which established the constitutional July Monarchy. Modern works are presented in the Musée National d'Art Moderne, which moved in 1976 to the Centre Georges Pompidou. Whole of the French Republic except the overseas territories in the Pacific Ocean. France has signed and ratified the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT)[172] and acceded to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. En troisième position des mots les plus négatifs, on retrouve aussi le terme "harcèlement sexuel", alors que l'année a été marquée par l'affaire Weinstein et le mouvement #MeToo. Political disagreements and enmity in the National Convention between October 1793 and July 1794 reached unprecedented levels, leading to dozens of Convention members being sentenced to death and guillotined. [33] But the Romans and the Gauls would remain adversaries for the next centuries, and the Gauls would continue to be a threat in Italy. Elle a les yeux grands et bleus 22. [239] In the 17th century, mathematician René Descartes defined a method for the acquisition of scientific knowledge, while Blaise Pascal became famous for his work on probability and fluid mechanics. Some historians consider the civil war to have lasted until 1796 with a toll of possibly 450,000 lives. This interim government, established by de Gaulle, aimed to continue to wage war against Germany and to purge collaborators from office. 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The Parliament has listed many religious movements as dangerous cults since 1995, and has banned wearing conspicuous religious symbols in schools since 2004. The French Parliament is a bicameral legislature comprising a National Assembly (Assemblée nationale) and a Senate. The second half of the 16th century was dominated by religious civil wars with Catholics expelling Protestant (Huguenots), which severely weakened the country. At this time there was a strong Gothic resurgence across Europe and in France; the associated architect was Eugène Viollet-le-Duc. Facing financial troubles, King Louis XVI summoned the Estates-General (gathering the three Estates of the realm) in May 1789 to propose solutions to his government. City affected by this climate: Barcelonnette. [355] In the secular domain, the Palace of Versailles has many baroque features. The vast majority of France's territory and population is situated in Western Europe and is called Metropolitan France, to distinguish it from the country's various overseas polities. [377][full citation needed]. expelled back to Bulgaria and Romania frequently. [209] Extensive tracts of fertile land, the application of modern technology, and EU subsidies have combined to make France the leading agricultural producer and exporter in Europe[210] (representing 20% of the EU's agricultural production)[211] and the world's third biggest exporter of agricultural products. He restored cordial Franco-German relations to create a European counterweight between the American and Soviet spheres of influence. Cities affected by this climate: Amiens, Biarritz, Bordeaux, Brest, Cherbourg-en-Cotentin, Dunkirk, Lille, Nantes, Orléans, Paris, Reims, Tours. [342] The second generation of impressionist-style painters, Paul Cézanne, Paul Gauguin, Toulouse-Lautrec and Georges Seurat, were also at the avant-garde of artistic evolutions,[343] as well as the fauvist artists Henri Matisse, André Derain and Maurice de Vlaminck.[344][345]. The first leader to make himself king of all the Franks was Clovis I, who began his reign in 481, routing the last forces of the Roman governors of the province in 486. [202] The Paris stock exchange (French: La Bourse de Paris) is an old institution, created by Louis XV in 1724. It is estimated that between 300 million[303] and 500 million[304] people worldwide can speak French, either as a mother tongue or a second language. The Senate's legislative powers are limited; in the event of disagreement between the two chambers, the National Assembly has the final say. Rameau became the dominant composer of French opera and the leading French composer for the harpsichord. Evans, D. Rueschemeyer, & T. Skocpol. Gaul was then a prosperous country, of which the southernmost part was heavily subject to Greek and Roman cultural and economic influences. [464], Both the national football team and the national rugby union team are nicknamed "Les Bleus" in reference to the team's shirt colour as well as the national French tricolour flag. A l'inverse, l'attribution de mots négativement connotés a fortement baissé: -2,4 points pour "terrorisme", -2,2 points pour "la violence" et -1,7 pour "le chômage". Gaul was divided by Augustus into Roman provinces. "[A workman is known by his chips].[364]. Agriculture is an important sector of France's economy: 3.8% of the active population is employed in agriculture, whereas the total agri-food industry made up 4.2% of French GDP in 2005. De quelle couleur il est, ton chien? [197][198], In 2018, France was the 5th largest trading nation in the world, as well as the second-largest trading nation in Europe (after Germany). The Ministry of Culture has been very active since its creation, granting subsidies to artists, promoting French culture in the world, supporting festivals and cultural events, protecting historical monuments. In the second part of the 19th century, France's influence over painting became even more important, with the development of new styles of painting such as Impressionism and Symbolism. [49] Accordingly, the crown passed to Philip of Valois, a cousin of Charles, rather than through the female line to Charles' nephew, Edward of Plantagenet, who would soon become Edward III of England.