🇫🇷 Flag of France

Flag of France

The traditional French red-blue-white tricolor became a symbol of freedom during the French Revolution in the late 18th century. These colors were decorating roundels of revolutionists and the tricolor was carried in 1789 during the conquest of the Bastille, when political prisoners held by the old regime were freed. This day is considered to be the beginning of the French Revolution, and the tricolor remained in the minds of Frenchmen associated with the creation of modern French Republic. All three stripes on the flag are displayed vertically and have the same width. The blue stripe is located on the left side of the flag, white in the middle, and the red one on the right side.

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Country France
Capital city Paris
Continent Europe
Member of European Union, G8, NATO
Population 65,844,000 (2014)
Total area 551,500 km2
Formation 1. 1. 0486
Highest point Mont Blanc (4,807 m)
GDP $ 35,295 (IMF, 2012)
Currency euro (EUR)
Code FR (FRA)
Calling code +33
Internet TLD .fr

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Czech Francie (Paříž)
English France (Paris)
German Frankreich (Paris)
French France (Paris)
Italian Francia (Parigi)
Spanish Francia (París)
Russian Франция (Париж)
Slovak Francúzsko (Paríž)
Polish Francja (Paryż)
Portuguese França (Paris)
Chinese 法国 (巴黎)
Japanese フランス (パリ)
Turkish Fransa (Paris)
Norwegian Frankrike (Paris)
Swedish Frankrike (Paris)
Hungarian Franciaország (Párizs)
Dutch Frankrijk (Parijs)
Danish Frankrig (Paris)
Finnish Ranska (Pariisi)
Hebrew צרפת (פריז)