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France Human Geography

France Human Geography

Thanks to the favorable environmental conditions, the French territory has attracted man since the most remote times. In the upper Paleolithic it hosted brilliant civilizations of hunters, whose presence is testified among other things by the wall paintings of the Dordogne; in the Neolithic dense agricultural settlements flourished in the clearings of the ancient Atlantic forest, in many areas including the Paris Basin. Due to its position of convergence within Europe, the cultural contributions that France received in those epochs…

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Study in France

Study in France

It may be that Paris is the symbol of urbanity, but there is also a lot of agriculture in France. Rural France is fairly flat and well watered by both rivers and canals, making agriculture one of France’s largest industries. The French (wine) farmers take as much pride in the quality of their products as a Parisian designer does in his clothes. In both towns and villages, the French are convinced that their culture is unparalleled – it has given…

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Nice Attractions and Tourist

Nice Attractions and Tourist

Attractions in Nice Nice is an attraction in itself with its beautiful blue-green sea, shopping, exquisite food and drink and with its beautiful art deco facades. A main attraction in Nice is therefore to stroll around the city and let it be part of the relaxing holiday days. Old Town (Vieille Ville) The Old Town is arguably Nice’s most picturesque part, where narrow cobblestone streets circle between old, low-rise buildings with red roof tiles. At times you feel set back…

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France Education

France Education

Training General compulsory schooling was introduced in France in the 1880s, during a politically troubled period of contradictions between radical Republicans and conservative forces. The Catholic Church at that time had a monopoly on education. Education Minister Jules Ferry, through his schooling laws (1881–82), created a state-run, confessional school to anchor the new Republican ideal. The confessional principle (laïcité) is still very strong, as expressed in eg. The 2004 law against provocative religious statements (including the Muslim shawl) in state…

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