To Know About France, and Its History, Culture, French People and Democracy in France

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To know about France and its history, culture, French people and democracy in France ?

Introduction

France is a powerful democratic country in the world. Every French citizen in France over 18 years old has the right to vote. Freedom of expression is enshrined in law, people are free to gather for any reasons. the French people do strikes very often for their rights and freedom, the strikes in France are common and popular among the world, and French people are free to join any political party or association. The freedom of press is very open. Furthermore, freedom of political expression, freedom of speech, and freedom of the press are considered by some to be essential rights to the citizens and able to vote in their personal interests. French people are the citizens of French nationality from France. The French are courteous and open minded people. French people are very courageous always fights for their rights and freedom.

French people they used to fight very often by manifestations, demonstrations to protect their rights in all sector like in the working place against owner, against government laws, against President’s attitude. In this assignment we are going to discuss about The country France, French people, Democracy in France, French revolution, Change of France from French revolution to 21st century, Strikes in France by French and what is French about democracy in France. How is their life in France economically, politically and socially. What is their position in the French society. What role do they play in the democracy. Through analyzing these facts elaborately we can understand the what is French about democracy in France.

France
France is the only European country facing both the North Sea and the Mediterranean, France has been subject to a particularly rich variety of cultural influences. France is divided into 22 administrative regions, which are then divided into departments. Each region has its own character, traditions, cuisine and even French dialects. France is Western Europe's largest country by area and the 48th largest in the world, excluding its overseas territories. It has a population of about 61 million people. By economic measurements, France is among the world's most successful countries. it had the world's sixth-largest and Europe's third-largest economy after Germany and Britain. It is the largest west-European country and it possesses the second-largest Exclusive Economic Zone in the world
Over the past 500 years, France has been a major power with strong cultural, economic, military and political influence in Europe and in the world. France is one of the world's most developed countries and possesses the world's fifth largest and Europe's second largest economy by nominal GDP. France is the wealthiest European (and the world's 4th) nation in aggregate household wealth. France enjoys a high standard of living as well as a high public education level, and has also one of the world's highest life expectancies. France has been listed as the world's "best overall health care" provider by the World Health Organization. It is the most visited country in the world, receiving 82 million foreign tourists annually.

French people

French people refers to people born in France and the legal residents and citizens of France, regardless of ancestry. To be French, according to the first article of the Constitution, is to be a citizen of France, regardless of one's origin, race, or religion (sans distinction d'origine, de race ou de religion). France is made up of three main ethnic groups: Celtic, Latin and Teutonic or Frankish. France had the largest population in Europe from 1945 until the end of 1960s. Now its population is estimated at 64,102,140 inhabitants. France's birth rate was among the highest in Europe from 1945 until the late 1960s. Since then, its birth rate has fallen but remains higher than that of...
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