"The Golden Eagle Protects"
|Anthem: "Song of the Departure"|
|Territory of the French Republic|
and largest city
|-||Consul||Louis de Murat|
|-||Secretary of State||Michel Ney|
|-||Upper house||National Convention|
|-||Lower house||French Directory|
|-||Kingdom of France (Treaty of Verdun)||August 843|
|-||French Republic (National Convention)||22 September 1792|
|-||Current constitution (Fifth Republic)||4 October 1958|
|-||Total[note 3]||640,679 km2 (43rd)
246,201 sq mi
|- IGN[note 4]||551,695 km2 (50th)
213,010 sq mi
|- Cadastre[note 5]||543,965 km2 (50th)
210,026 sq mi
|-||Total[note 3]||66,616,416 (19th)|
|-||Metropolitan France||63,929,000 (22nd)|
|-||Density[note 6]||116/km2 (89th)
|GDP (PPP)||1950 estimate|
|-||Total||$950 billion (9th)|
|-||Per capita||$18,537 (23rd)|
|GDP (nominal)||1950 estimate|
|-||Total||$950 trillion (5th)|
|-||Per capita||$18,123 (19th)|
|HDI (1949)|| 0.893
very high ·20th
|-||Summer (DST)||CEST[note 10] (UTC+2)|
|Drives on the||right|
|ISO 3166 code||FR|
France, full name, the French Republic is a soverign state located in western Europe. France is a first world nation, able to compete with every nation on the globe. France is also a pro-western pro-republic nation with very republic government influences. Currently, France is a major overseas nation, having almost half of Africa, and a major peice of Indochina. Overseas territroy also includes the Lesser Antilles, Polynesia and Indochina. The French Republic is known for its massive amount of territory overseas territory, even in antarctica. France is bordered by several nations, Spain to the south, Italy to the southeast, Belgium to the North and West Germany to the west. The national language of France is French, however German is accepted as an important minority. In overseas territories, languages have largely been converted to French, especially Africa. The capital of France is Paris, a city in north central France.
Politics of France
The constitution of France is named the Code de Driots, or code of rights and law.
The political structure of France is very republic based with a Consul at the head of the government, who is usually in power for ten years and with his vice leader being the Secretary of State. The Consul is typically considered by the people of Europe to be a "democratically elected king." The Consul, unlike in other Republics typically has more power, such as calling for war on a nation and the request to change the constitution. The French Assembly the representation formation of the the people. The French assembly is a two house system, the lower house being the National Directory consisting of members voted in from provincial governments, typically from mainland France. The upper house, the National Convention debates on more conflicting matters, comprising of members voted in that were originally a part of the National Directory. France has several ministers and micellaneous government officials such as the Minister of Industry and the Chief of Defense Staff.
The French Economy is heavily based off exports from overseas territory. Particularly Algeria which holds a vast amount of oil. Tungsten is also a major export, coming from Polynesia and the mainland. Another aspect of the French economy is focused on air companies, building aircraft, such as Dassault Aviation. The aircraft industry is one of the largest in France with over five major companies stationed in it. France also a rather strong economy due to some areas being industrial while others agricultural. This provides a very beneificary economic partnership. This also allows France to export a very large variety of goods. Having a large amount of remote colonies also contributes to this.
The French Culture is very centralized into a single one. The only culture that branches off from the main French cultural unit is Bretons which have been heavily included into the culture of France. Cultures in overseas territories of France are maintained with their own aspects and not interfered with. Holidays play a very large role in French culture, especially celebrating life and achievements. On July 14, Bastille Day is celebrated, the main holiday of France.
With the coexistance and the large amount of gold throughout overseas and a very large variety of resources at its disposal, France maintains a very large economy. France is within the top ten richest nations of the globe.
Military of FranceEdit
France has one of the largest on the planet, usually in periods of strife reaching numbers just above a million. The French military is heavily ground based, having disputedly the best ground forces in the world, only competed with by the United States, the USSR, and the United Kingdom.
The ground forces of France is made of and governed by the Grande Armee or Grand Army of France. The Grande Armee is usually stationed in France however has several overseas deployments to assist the French Foreign Legion. The Grande Armee at times becomes the largest fighting force in Western Europe. The ground forces are typically trained five days a week, making them average soldiers, most of them combat hardened.
The air force. or Glorieux Aueronotique, is rather large, based on manueveribility and firepower. Much of the French airforce is fighterbombers. France however does maintain a large interceptor fleet with stealth fighters. Bombers are somewhat common in the French airforce. Helicopters in the French airforce are typically ground attack based, not transport, although transport helicopters do exist within its airforce.
The French Navy, or Marine Nationale, is comprised of mostly frigates and aircraft carriers. The navy is typically used to assist amphibious landings and infantry once ashore. Destroyers are typically used as anti aircraft platforms or missile platforms.