France, officially known as the French Republic, is a sovereign state in Western Europe.
In 1989, then French Prime Minister Michel Rocard appointed the Conseil supérieur de la langue française (Superior Council of the French Language) to introduce the most recent round of reforms to the written French language.
An example of these reforms include joining written numbers with hyphens (huit-cent-mille-cinq-cent-et-un = 800,501), These reforms are commonly known as “rectifications orthographiques” and were published on 6 December 1990.
The European area of France borders Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Monaco, Spain and Andorra.
France is often referred to as Currency: Euro Symbol: € ISO 4217 Code: EUR Central Bank: European Central Bank Currency Sub-Units: Cent = 1/100 of 1 Euro.
is an expression applied to regional produce, originally wine and coffee.