France - Published 1989

National Geographic celebrated the bicentennial of the French Revolution in July 1989 by devoting the entire issue to France. This detailed map political map of the country appeared as a companion to the "Historical France" map.

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France Published 1989 Map
France Published 1989 Map

    France Map

    France country map is a comprehensive map that combines detailing and style. Countries are demarcated in clear outlines, and hundreds of place names including capitals, cities and towns are marked. The map is suitable for historical research and reference and can be used in schools and businesses. National Geographic celebrated the bicentennial of the French Revolution in July 1989 by devoting the entire issue to France. This detailed map political map of the country appeared as a companion to the " Historical France" map. You can order the map in paper, matte plastic and lamination finishes.

    France has always been actively involved in coming out as a global centre of art, science and philosophy. Besides, the country also hosts the world's fourth-largest number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. On a global platform, France stands out as a great power in global affairs.

  • Flag - australia-flag

    The tricolor flag featuring three vertical bands coloured blue (hoist side), white, and red is known as the French Tricolour or simply the Tricolour.

  • Country full name - French Republic

  • Important National Days - French National Day: 14th July

  • Also known as Bastille Day, this day is a National Holiday in France. The day is observed as a turning point of the French Revolution that celebrated the unity of the French people on 14th July 1790.

  • Provinces - Alsace, Aquitaine, Auvergne, Bourgogne, Bretagne, Centre-Val de Loire, Champagne, Côte d'Azur-Corse.

  • Capital City - Paris

  • Major Cities - Paris, Marseille, Lyon, Toulouse, Nice, Nantes, Strasbourg

  • Continent - Europe

  • Currency - Canadian Dollar

  • Primary Languages - French, Basque

  • Time-Zone - (GMT+1)

  • ISO CODE - FRA

  • Country Code - 33

  • Area Covered - 643,801 sq km

  • Neighbouring Countries - Italy, Germany, Spain, United Kingdom, Switzerland.

  • National Mapping Agency - National Institute of Geographic and Forest Information

  • Did you know? - French is the official language in France and it is also the second major language in Europe. Mont Blanc in the Alps is the highest mountain in Europe. The country is one of the world's most beautiful cities, and a popular tourist area. It is also the largest country in Western Europe.

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SKU ngmaps-HM19890701-1
Flat Size 20.5 x 31.5 in
Publication Date 1989
Publisher Name National Geographic
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