France is a democratic republic situated in western Europe along the Atlantic Ocean. Its name in French is the Republique Française. The name is derived from the Latin word Francia, referring to the Franks, a Germanic tr... More »

Some interesting facts about Texas are that this state's nickname "The Lone Star" is in reference to its being republic from 1836 to 1845, and long fight for independence from Mexico. In Texas' history, different nations... More »

Bauxite is a rock formed in wet, tropical climates when soluble materials leach into silica rocks. Bauxite is the principle ore from which most of the world's pure aluminum is extracted for commercial use. As of 2010, th... More »

France is on the continent of Europe, the world's sixth-largest continent. Europe covers close to 4 million square miles, and as of 2014, it includes 47 independent countries. More »

France is a country located in western Europe. France has a president who is elected by a popular vote every five years although many of the day-to-day operations in the country are handled by a prime minister. Paris is ... More »

France's formal name is La Republique Francaise, which means "the French Republic." It is also called "The Hexagon" because of its six-sided shape. It is the largest country by size in Europe covering almost a fifth of t... More »

France is located in Western Europe, and it borders the Atlantic Ocean to the west and the Mediterranean to the south. Spain is the land to the south of France, and multiple countries including Germany are to the east. More »