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News /Geographic / Demographic Information

by Yvonne Marteeny
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Variety of news, demographic and geographic information related to Francophone countries. Good reference material for teacher and students.

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Atlas francophone: Les Etats en chiffres

Added 04/15/2010
This is a complete and frequently updated world atlas in French. the Atlas francophone offers a wealth of data on each country or territory.

Newsmap - France

Added 04/18/2010
Visual representation of up-to-date news stories in France (you can set it to pull the news from any country). Helpful for teachers and students to view and read, real-time, a variety of news stories in France. The site is updated every 10 minutes.

World Factbook

Added 04/18/2010
This resource from the CIA provides up to date information on many countries, including information on Geography, People, Government, Economy, Communciations, Transportation, Military, and Transnational Issues. Maps are also available.

Languages in America

Added 04/19/2010
Excellent language data provided by U.S. English Foundation Research. The site offers a variety of reports which show the number of languages spoken in US. Site users can sort data by language spoken (see Languages of the USA report under Nationwide Facts heading). Site users can also get specific language data for a state, county, etc.

MLA Language Map

Added 04/19/2010
The MLA Language Map is intended for use by students, teachers, and anyone interested in learning about the linguistic and cultural composition of the United States. The MLA Language Map uses data from the 2000 United States census to display the locations and numbers of speakers of thirty languages and seven groups of less commonly spoken languages in the United States.

Cartes de France

Added 05/18/2010
Cartes de France
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