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Template:Country data France

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Template:Country data France is an internal data container not intended to be transcluded directly. It is used indirectly by templates such as flag, flagicon, and others.

See also: Flag of France

Standard parameters

Parameter nameValueMeaning
alias France Main article name (France)
flag alias Flag of France.svg Image name (File:Flag of France.svg, shown on right)

Flag variants

LabelFlag image (40px)Image name
1790Flag of France (1790–1794).svgFlag of France (1790–1794).svg
1794Flag of France (1794–1815, 1830–1958).svgFlag of France (1794–1815, 1830–1958).svg
1814Flag of the Kingdom of France (1814-1830).svgFlag of the Kingdom of France (1814-1830).svg
1830Flag of France (1794–1815, 1830–1958).svgFlag of France (1794–1815, 1830–1958).svg
1848Drapeau france 1848.svgDrapeau france 1848.svg
naval-1790Flag of French-Navy-Revolution.svgFlag of French-Navy-Revolution.svg
navalCivil and Naval Ensign of France.svgCivil and Naval Ensign of France.svg
coast guardFrench Maritime Gendarmerie racing stripe.svgFrench Maritime Gendarmerie racing stripe.svg

Military ensigns

This template includes a naval ensign flag variant that can be used with Template:Navy:

  • {{navy|France}} French Navy
  • {{flagicon|France|naval}}France

This template includes a coast guard ensign flag variant that can be used with Template:Coast guard:

This nation's army ensign is the same as its national flag, so Template:Army produces the following:

Redirect aliases

This template can also be used via an alias name (implemented as a redirect to this template):
Alias name{{flag|alias}} output{{flagcountry|alias}} output
FRA (view) FRA France

See What links here for a full list of redirects.

Example usage

  • {{flag|France}} France
  • {{flagicon|France}}France

Using a flag variant

  • {{flag|France|1790}} France
  • {{flagicon|France|1790}}France

Using a redirect alias

  • {{flagicon|FRA}}France
  • {{flagcountry|FRA}} France
  • {{flag|FRA}} FRA

Related templates

Please see the following related country_data templates:

Other information

Country_data templates are also available for many of the administrative divisions of France:

Regions of France

Metropolitan France (13)

 Centre-Val de Loire
 Grand Est
 Pays de la Loire
 Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

Pre-2016 regions (22)

 Lower Normandy
 Nord-Pas de Calais
 Pays de la Loire
 Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
 Upper Normandy

Overseas regions (5)

 French GuianaFrench Guiana (local variant)
 GuadeloupeGuadeloupe (local variant)
 MartiniqueMartinique (local variant)
 MayotteMayotte (local variant)
 RéunionRéunion (local variant)

Other Overseas departments and territories of France

 French Polynesia
 Saint BarthélemySaint Barthélemy (local variant)
 Saint Martin
 Saint Pierre and MiquelonSaint Pierre and Miquelon (local variant)
 Wallis and FutunaWallis and Futuna (local variant)
 New Caledonia
 French Southern and Antarctic Lands


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TemplateData for Country data France

This template should not be used directly. It is used indirectly by flag templates such as Template:Flag and Template:Flagicon. See Category:Flag template system for a full list of flag templates and Wikipedia:WikiProject Flag Template for further documentation.

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