Tag Archives: France

According to shoppingpicks, July in France marks the start of the summer season. Temperatures range from an average high of 24 degrees Celsius (75 degrees Fahrenheit) to an average low of 16 degrees Celsius (61 degrees Fahrenheit). Rainfall significantly increases to an average of 70 mm (2.8 in) per month, and thunderstorms become more frequent. August continues to be hot and wet, with temperatures ranging between 26-19°C (79-66°F). Rainfall remains high at an average of 70 mm (2.8 in), while thunderstorms become more common. September is still warm and wet, with temperatures ranging from an average high of 21 degrees Celsius (70 degrees Fahrenheit) to an average low of 13 degrees Celsius (55 degrees Fahrenheit). Rainfall further increases to an average of 80 mm (3.1 in), and thunderstorms are frequent. Due to the influence of the Atlantic Ocean, most of France has a maritime climate. The least sun and lowest temperatures are found in the north and in Brittany. The average temperature there is around 22°C in summer. Towards the south and inland it is a few degrees warmer in the summer months. It is especially dry in the center of France. On the South Atlantic coast, near Bordeaux, the sun shines the most: 2000 hours a year. Southeastern France has a Mediterranean climate. In Toulouse and Nice, the average temperature is 29°C in summer. Also in Alsace and the Rhône Valley it often exceeds 25°C. The Pyrenees, Alps and Massif Central have a semi-continental climate: warm in summer, cold in winter. In winter this provides plenty of winter sports opportunities. Check areacodesexplorer for France History.

France Geography and Population

France – geography France is administratively divided into 13 regions, 96 departments and almost 35,756 municipalities, which are far smaller than the Danish ones. France also has five departments outside Europe, Guadeloupe, Martinique, French Guiana, Réunion and Mayotte, in addition to the looser territories, Saint-Pierre and Miquelon, some islands off Antarctica, New Caledonia, French Polynesia… Read More »

Places to Visit in France

France has been the most popular holiday destination for the Dutch for years. Every year millions of Dutch people travel to France to visit the various sights of the country. Most tourists go here on vacation and visit the nearby sights. In our opinion, the top ten below are places that you should not miss… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

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,… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »