List of diplomatic missions of France

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Diplomatic missions of France
  French territory
  Countries where France has an embassy
  Other territories

This is a list of diplomatic missions of France, excluding honorary consulates.[1] France's permanent representation abroad began in the reign of Francis I, when in 1522 he sent a delegation to the Swiss. Despite its reduced presence following decolonization, France still has substantial influence throughout the world. France has one of the world's largest diplomatic networks and is a member of more multilateral organisations than any other country.[2]

Africa[edit]

Americas[edit]

Asia[edit]

Europe[edit]

Oceania[edit]

Non-resident embassies[edit]

Embassies to open[edit]

Multilateral organisations[edit]

Closed missions[edit]

Africa[edit]

Host country Host city Mission Year closed Ref.
 Algeria Constantine Consulate-General 1991 [9]
 Cameroon Garoua Consulate 2009 [9]
 Gambia Banjul Diplomatic office 2013 [10]
 Ivory Coast Bouaké Consulate 1992 [11][12]
 Libya Benghazi Consulate-General 1984 [13]
 Madagascar Fianarantsoa Consulate-General 1991 [12]
 Malawi Lilongwe Embassy 1996 [12]
Diplomatic office 2013 [10]
 Senegal Saint Louis Consulate-General 2010 [10]
 Sierra Leone Freetown Embassy 1996 [12]
Diplomatic office 2014 [10]
 Zaire Lubumbashi Consulate 1991 [12]

Americas[edit]

Host country Host city Mission Year closed Ref.
 Canada Calgary Consulate 2009 [14]
Edmonton Consulate 1996 [12]
 United States Denver Consulate 1969 [15]
Honolulu Consulate-General 1996 [12]
San Juan, Puerto Rico Consulate 1996 [12]

Asia[edit]

Host country Host city Mission Year closed Ref.
 Japan Osaka Consulate-General 2009 [9]
 South Vietnam Saigon Embassy 1975 [16][17]
 Syria Damascus Embassy 2012 [18]
 Yemen Sana'a Embassy 2015 [18]
Aden Consulate 1992 [11][12]

Europe[edit]

Host country Host city Mission Year closed Ref.
 Austria Innsbruck Consulate General 1991 [12]
 Belgium Antwerp Consulate-General 2011 [9]
Ghent Consulate 1993 [12]
Liége Consulate-General 2011 [9]
Mons Consulate-General 1996 [12]
 Bosnia and Herzegovina Banja Luka Liaison office 2010 [19]
 Germany Baden-Baden Consulate 1992 [11][12][20]
Freiburg im Breisgau Consulate 1992 [11][12]
Leipzig Consulate-General 1999 [21][20]
Mainz Consulate-General 1999 [21][20]
 Italy Florence Consulate-General 1996 [12]
Trieste Consulate-General 1998 [20]
Venice Consulate-General 1998 [20]
 Netherlands Rotterdam Consulate-General 1991 [12]
 Portugal Porto Consulate General 2015 [22]
 Spain Palma de Mallorca Consulate 1993 [12]
Seville Consulate-General 2019 [23]
Valencia Consulate-General 1993 [12]
  Switzerland Basel Consulate-General 1996 [12]
 United Kingdom Liverpool Consulate-General 1991 [12][24]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The French Embassy to the Holy See is located outside Vatican territory in Rome.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ministère de l'Europe et des Affaires étrangères : la France dans les relations internationales". France Diplomatie : : Ministère de l'Europe et des Affaires étrangères.
  2. ^ "Frabce". Soft Power.
  3. ^ "France reopens Libya embassy after 7-year closure". www.aljazeera.com. Retrieved 2021-07-29.
  4. ^ "La France ouvre un nouveau Consulat Général à Monterrey". 2 November 2021.
  5. ^ "Visites bilatérales". Consulat Général de France à Jérusalem. 22 May 2020.
  6. ^ "Africanews | France to reopen embassy in the Gambia, pledges $58m development financing".
  7. ^ "France Embassy to Re-Open". April 2019.
  8. ^ There is an office of the Cyprus Turkish French Cultural Association (CTFCA) in North Nicosia. According to its homepage, it does not serve any political interests. Cyprus Turkish French Cultural Association (CTFCA), fransizkultur.org (without date).
  9. ^ a b c d e "L'évolution des missions et de l'organisation des consulats français à l'étranger" (PDF) (in French). Senate of France.
  10. ^ a b c d "Projet de loi de finances pour 2015 : Action extérieure de l'État : Action de la France en Europe et dans le monde".
  11. ^ a b c d "Fermeture des consulats français à l'étranger - 9e législature". Senate of France. Retrieved 17 July 2021.
  12. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t "Projet de loi de finances pour 1997: affaires étrangères" (in French). Senate of France. Retrieved 17 July 2021.
  13. ^ "BENGHAZI (consulat)". FranceArchives. Retrieved 2021-07-29.
  14. ^ "Consulat général à Vancouver → French Radar - Annuaire Pro". Frenchradar.com. 28 April 2021. Retrieved 2022-03-17.
  15. ^ "736 Pearl, by JUDY STALNAKER, PHD. The Foster-McCaulley-Symes-French Consulate House". 18 October 2019.
  16. ^ "SAÏGON (Haut-commissariat puis ambassade de France au Vietnam)".
  17. ^ "30 Avril 1975 : Récit des dernières 24 heures à Saïgon". 29 April 2015.
  18. ^ a b Reuters Staff (2017-05-23). "France says not planning to reopen embassy in Syria". Reuters. Retrieved 2021-07-29.
  19. ^ https://www.senat.fr/rap/a10-112-1/a10-112-11.pdf[bare URL PDF]
  20. ^ a b c d e "N°3620- Rapport d'information de M. Yves TAVERNIER en application de l'article 146 du Règlement au nom de la commission des finances, sur le réseau diplomatique et le rôle des ambassadeurs".
  21. ^ a b "Projets de fermeture des consulats généraux de Mayence et de Leipzig - Sénat".
  22. ^ "Fermeture du consulat général de France à Porto - Sénat".
  23. ^ "El cuerpo consular de Sevilla es eminentemente honorario". 27 February 2019.
  24. ^ "Fermeture du Consulat général à Liverpool (Grande-Bretagne) - Sénat".

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