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{{Infobox country
 
{{Infobox country
 
|native_name = ''République française <sup>(French)</sup>''
 
|native_name = ''République française <sup>(French)</sup>''
|conventional_long_name = <span style="line-height:1.33em;">French Republic</span>
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|conventional_long_name = French Republic
 
|common_name = France
 
|common_name = France
 
|image_flag = Flag of France.svg
 
|image_flag = Flag of France.svg
|official_languages = [[wp:French language|French]]|capital = [[wp:Paris|Paris]]
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|official_languages = [[wp:French language|French]]
|established =
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|capital = [[wp:Paris|Paris]]
|currency = Euro}}
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|established =4 October 1958 <small>(as the Fifth Republic of France)</small>
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|currency = Euro|image_map = Carte_france.png|leader_name1 = [[wp:François Hollande|François Hollande]]|leader_name2 = [[wp:Manuel Valls|Manuel Valls]]|leader_title1 = President|leader_title2 = Prime Minister|accessionEUdate = 1 January 1958|population_estimate = 66 600 000 <small>(as of 2014)</small>|national_anthem = [[wp:La Marseillaise|La Marseillaise]]|national_motto = Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité (Liberty, Equality, Fraternity)}}
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'''France''' is a country in Western Europe with several overseas territories and islands located on other continents and in the Indian, [[Pacific Ocean|Pacific]], and Atlantic oceans. Its capital and largest town is [[wp:Paris|Paris]]. It is among the six first members of the [[wp:European Union|European Union]]. It is bordered by [[Spain]] and [[wp:Andorre|Andorre]] to the southwest, [[Italy]] to the southeast, [[wp:Switzerland|Switzerland]] and [[Germany]] to the east, and [[wp:Belgium|Belgium]] and [[wp:Luxembourg|Luxembourg]] to the northeast.
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There are a few but subtle references to France in the [[Grand Theft Auto series]].{{Wikipedia}}
   
'''France''' is a country in Western Europe with several overseas territories and islands located on other continents and in the Indian, Pacific, and Atlantic oceans. Its capital and largest town is [[wp:Paris|Paris]]. There are a few but subtle references to France in the [[Grand Theft Auto series]].
 
 
==References==
 
==References==
 
===GTA 2===
 
===GTA 2===
*[[Ulrika Afrique]], the girlfriend of the Zaibatsu boss in the [[Anywhere City]] chapter [[Uno Carb]], has the French word ''Afrique'' in her name. ''Afrique'' is French for ''Africa''.
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*[[Ulrika Afrique]], the girlfriend of the [[Zaibatsu]] boss in the [[Anywhere City]] chapter [[Uno Carb]], has the French word ''Afrique'' in her name. ''Afrique'' is French for ''Africa''.
   
 
===GTA III===
 
===GTA III===
*There is a French flag in the Orbit Building in east of [[Belleville Park]], [[Staunton Island]].
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*There is a French flag in the [[Orbit|Orbit Building]] in east of [[Belleville Park]], [[Staunton Island]].
*"Belle ville" is French for "beautiful city".
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*"Belle ville", as in [[Belleville Park]], is French for "beautiful city".
*[[Claude]], may be french as Claude is a French name.
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*[[Claude]] is a French name.
   
 
===Vice City===
 
===Vice City===
 
*[[Pierre La Ponce]] is from France.
 
*[[Pierre La Ponce]] is from France.
 
 
*In the mission [[Mall Shootout]], [[Colonel Juan Garcia Cortez]] sends [[Tommy Vercetti]] to retrieve some guidance chips used in French missile technology. The deal goes awry and is ambushed by French law enforcement.
 
*In the mission [[Mall Shootout]], [[Colonel Juan Garcia Cortez]] sends [[Tommy Vercetti]] to retrieve some guidance chips used in French missile technology. The deal goes awry and is ambushed by French law enforcement.
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*The [[GIGN]] ([[wp:Groupe d'Intervention de la Gendarmerie Nationale|Groupe d'Intervention de la Gendarmerie Nationale]]) and DGSE ([[wp:Direction Generale de la Securite Exterieure|Direction Générale de la Sécurité Extérieure]]) make two appearances, once in the mission Mall Shootout when intercepting the deal between Tommy Vercetti and Pierre La Ponce, and a second time in the mission [[All Hands On Deck]] when they attempt to capture/kill Colonel Juan Garcia Cortez.
*The [[GIGN]] ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Groupe_d%27Intervention_de_la_Gendarmerie_Nationale Groupe d'Intervention de la Gendarmerie Nationale]) and DGSE ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Direction_G%C3%A9n%C3%A9rale_de_la_S%C3%A9curit%C3%A9_Ext%C3%A9rieure Direction Générale de la Sécurité Extérieure]) make two appearances, once in the mission [[Mall Shootout]] when intercepting the deal between Tommy Vercetti and Pierre La Ponce, and a second time in the mission [http://gta.wikia.com/All_Hands_On_Deck All Hands On Deck] when they attempt to capture/kill Colonel Juan Garcia Cortez.
 
 
 
*The [[Haitians]] speak some French words with, sometimes, the Haitian Creole accent.
 
*The [[Haitians]] speak some French words with, sometimes, the Haitian Creole accent.
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*There's a store in [[Little Haiti]] called [[Belle Maitresse Beauty Salon]], "Belle Maitresse" means "Beautiful Mistress" (or alternatively "Beautiful Teacher").
*There's a store in [[Little Haiti]] called [[Belle Maitresse Beauty Salon]], "Belle Maitresse" means "Beautiful Teacher".
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*There's a church in Little Haiti called "[[Église Baptiste De La Régénération]]" (or "Baptist Church of Regeneration" in English).
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* There's a holiday shop named [[Avec Moi Holidays]]. Avec Moi is french for "with me"
   
 
===San Andreas===
 
===San Andreas===
*The [[Carl Johnson|CJ's]] girlfriend, [[Michelle Cannes]], has the surname "Cannes", a big city in South France.
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*As with Vice City, there's a [[Belle Maitresse Beauty Salon]], located in [[Angel Pine]].
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*[[Richard Goblin|Richard Goblin's]] [[World of Coq]] restaurant chain is French.
   
 
===Liberty City Stories===
 
===Liberty City Stories===
*On the [[LCFR]] radio station, there is an interview with a French cook who explains how to make ''Cock-o-Vin.''
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*On the [[LCFR]] radio station, there's a radio show named ''Coq-o-Vin'', hosted by Richard Goblin.
   
 
===Vice City Stories===
 
===Vice City Stories===
*The [[Le Singe d'Arbre]] is a French-named store in [[Little Haiti]], it means : The Tree's Monkey, however the phrase is on the incorrect French language, the correct form is: "Le Singe de l'Arbre".
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*[[Le Singe d'Arbre]] is a French-named café in [[Little Haiti]], it means ''The Tree's Monkey'', however the phrase is on the incorrect French language, the correct form is: "Le Singe de l'Arbre".
   
 
=== GTA IV===
 
=== GTA IV===
 
*Some pedestrians speak French.
 
*Some pedestrians speak French.
 
 
*Paris can be seen on the television channel [[CNT]].
 
*Paris can be seen on the television channel [[CNT]].
*According to [[Weazel News]], the French Government is considering requesting the return of the [[Statue of Happiness|Statue Of Happiness]].
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*According to [[Weazel News]], the French Government is considering requesting the return of the [[Statue of Happiness]].
 
*[[Babiesovernight.com]] offers "Feminine chain-smoking French babies".
 
*[[Babiesovernight.com]] offers "Feminine chain-smoking French babies".
 
*[[Derriere]] - A business, it means "behind", it's to a synonym to the human buttocks, like seen in the store logo.
 
*[[Derriere]] - A business, it means "behind", it's to a synonym to the human buttocks, like seen in the store logo.
*[[Fourchette]] - A clothing company , seen in [[Peepthatshit.com]], it means "fork".
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*[[Fourchette]] - A clothing company, seen in [[Peepthatshit.com]], it means "fork".
*[[Le Chien]] - A high-fashion clothing company featured in [[Peepthatshit.com]] , it means "the dog".
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*[[Le Chien]] - A high-fashion clothing company featured in [[Peepthatshit.com]], it means "the dog".
   
 
===GTA IV: TBoGT===
 
===GTA IV: TBoGT===
*[[Arnaud]] is from France. [[Luis Fernando Lopez]] has two [[Random Encounter |random encounters]] with him. Once in [[Algonquin]] where they converse and Luis eventually drives him to a massage parlour in [[Chinatown]] and a second time in [[Bohan]].
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*[[Arnaud]] is from France. [[Luis Fernando Lopez]] has two [[Random Encounter|random encounters]] with him. Once in [[Algonquin]] where they converse and Luis eventually drives him to a massage parlour in [[Chinatown]] and a second time in [[Bohan]].
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===GTA V===
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*[[Fabien LaRouche]] who is [[Amanda De Santa]]'s [[Yoga]] instructor, is French.
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*Marie Antoinette is mentioned on the website [[Yourdeadfamily.com]].
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* The French flag is among the numerous flags in front of the [[Jetsam Terminal]].
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*A clothes shop is called [[Caca]], which means "poo" in [[wp:French language|French]].
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*The car manufacturer [[Cheval]] is French for ''horse''.
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*When [[Trevor Philips|Trevor]] is caught up in traffic by cyclists, one thing he yells at them is "go to France with your bicycles", possibly referring to Tour de France.
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*A stripper at the [[Vanilla Unicorn]], [[Fufu]], is from France.
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*On the [[Jock Cranley]] website on the [[EyeFind]] browser you can take part in a patriotism test. If the player scores badly on the patriotism test text pops up at the bottom of the screen: "If you hate America so much get the fuck out and go live in France. Part of it is in [[Canada]]." (He is refering to [[Quebec]].) "Or vote Jock Cranley and turn your life around." 
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*The [[Canis]] [[Kalahari]] ([[wikipedia:Citroën_Méhari|Citroen Méhari]]) was a vehicle formerly used by the French military.
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*[[Truffade]] which made the [[Adder]] and the [[Z-Type]] is based on the French manufacturer [[wikipedia:Bugatti|Bugatti.]]
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*It can be implied that [[Lézard]] is a French brand, judging that it parodies the [[wp:Lacoste|Lacoste]] company (''lézard ''is French for ''lizard'').
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*[[Le Chien]] stores can be found in [[Los Santos (HD Universe)|Los Santos]], with one located in [[Rockford Plaza]] on [[Las Lagunas Boulevard]].
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*[[The San Andreas Flight School Update]] added a France [[Parachute|Chute Bag]] in the game.
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*Bob Mulét, the owner of [[Bob Mulét]] barber shops, is a French stylist.
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*There are two streets in [[Los Santos (HD Universe)|Los Santos]] named [[Calais Ave]]nue and [[Normandy Drive]], a reference to the city of [[wp:Calais|Calais]] and the region of [[wp:Normandy|Normandy]].
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==Trivia==
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*GTA V sold [http://www.jeuxactu.com/jeux-video-france-l-ecrasante-superiorite-de-gta-5-en-2013-91593.htm 1,951,000] copies in France during 2013, thus making it by far the best-selling game of the year.
 
[[Category:Countries]]
 
[[Category:Countries]]
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[[Category:European countries]]

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French Republic
République française (French)
Flag of France.svg
MottoLiberté, Égalité, Fraternité (Liberty, Equality, Fraternity)
AnthemLa Marseillaise
Carte france.png
CapitalParis
Official language(s) French
Government
 -  President François Hollande
 -  Prime Minister Manuel Valls
Establishment 4 October 1958 (as the Fifth Republic of France)
EU accession 1 January 1958
Population
 -   estimate 66 600 000 (as of 2014) 
Currency Euro

France is a country in Western Europe with several overseas territories and islands located on other continents and in the Indian, Pacific, and Atlantic oceans. Its capital and largest town is Paris. It is among the six first members of the European Union. It is bordered by Spain and Andorre to the southwest, Italy to the southeast, Switzerland and Germany to the east, and Belgium and Luxembourg to the northeast.

There are a few but subtle references to France in the Grand Theft Auto series.
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ReferencesEdit

GTA 2Edit

GTA IIIEdit

Vice CityEdit

San AndreasEdit

Liberty City StoriesEdit

  • On the LCFR radio station, there's a radio show named Coq-o-Vin, hosted by Richard Goblin.

Vice City StoriesEdit

  • Le Singe d'Arbre is a French-named café in Little Haiti, it means The Tree's Monkey, however the phrase is on the incorrect French language, the correct form is: "Le Singe de l'Arbre".

GTA IVEdit

GTA IV: TBoGTEdit

GTA VEdit

TriviaEdit

  • GTA V sold 1,951,000 copies in France during 2013, thus making it by far the best-selling game of the year.

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