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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]]
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|capital = [[wp:Paris|Paris]]
 
|established =
 
|established =
 
|currency = Euro}}
 
|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 [[wp:Paris|Paris]]. There are a few but subtle references to France in the [[Grand Theft Auto series]].
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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]]. There are a few but subtle references to France in the [[Grand Theft Auto series]].
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==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===
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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]] ([[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 [[Haitians]] speak some French words with, sometimes, the Haitian Creole accent.
 
*The [[Haitians]] speak some French words with, sometimes, the Haitian Creole accent.
*There's a store in [[Little Haiti]] called [[Belle Maitresse Beauty Salon]], "Belle Maitresse" means "Beautiful Teacher".
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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").
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*There's a church in Little Haiti called "[[Église Baptiste De La Régénération]]" (or "Baptist Church of Regeneration" in English).
   
 
===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]].
   
 
===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 is an interview with a French [[Richard Goblin|cook]] who explains how to make ''Cock-o-Vin.''
   
 
===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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*The [[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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*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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*[[Truffade]] made the [[Adder]] and the [[Z-Type]] which originate from France
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*It can be implied that [[Lézard]] is a French brand, judging that it parodies the [[wp:Lacoste|Lacoste]] company.
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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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==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]]
 
[[Category:European countries]]
 
[[Category:European countries]]

Latest revision as of 07:30, July 30, 2014

French Republic
République française (French)
CapitalParis
Official language(s) French
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. There are a few but subtle references to France in the Grand Theft Auto series.

ReferencesEdit

GTA 2Edit

GTA IIIEdit

Vice CityEdit

San AndreasEdit

Liberty City StoriesEdit

  • On the LCFR radio station, there is an interview with a French cook who explains how to make Cock-o-Vin.

Vice City StoriesEdit

  • The 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

  • Fabien LaRouche who is Amanda De Santa's Yoga instructor, is French.
  • A clothes shop is called Caca, which means "poo" in French.
  • The car manufacturer Cheval is French for horse.
  • When 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.
  • A stripper at the Vanilla Unicorn, Fufu, is from France.
  • 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." 
  • Truffade made the Adder and the Z-Type which originate from France
  • It can be implied that Lézard is a French brand, judging that it parodies the Lacoste company.
  • Le Chien stores can be found in Los Santos, with one located in Rockford Plaza on Las Lagunas Boulevard.

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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