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French fowk
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Notable individuals, frae left tae richt:

Row 1:Joan o AircJacques CartierRené DescartesMolièreBlaise PascalLouis XIV o FraunceVoltaireDenis DiderotNapoleon

Row 2:Victor HugoAlexandre Dumas, pèreÉvariste GaloisLouis PasteurJules VerneGustave EiffelPierre de CoubertinHenri de Toulouse-LautrecMarie Curie

Row 3:Marcel ProustCharles de GaulleJosephine BakerJacques-Yves CousteauAlbert CamusÉdith PiafFrançois MitterrandBrigitte BardotZinedine Zidane

Total population
c. 110 million e
Regions wi signeeficant populations
Banner o Fraunce Fraunce 64,300,000[1]
Banner o Unitit States Unitit States (French ancestry) 11,500,000a [2]
Banner o Canadae Canadae 10,421,365b
Banner o Argentinae Argentinae 6,800,000 [3]
Banner o Belgium Belgium 6,200,000 [4]
Banner o Brazil Brazil 1,000,000 [5]
Banner o Chile Chile 700,000 .[6]
Banner o Italy Italy 250,000 [7]
Banner o Peru Peru 230,000 .[8]
Banner o Madagascar Madagascar 123,954c .[9]
Banner o Australie Australie 117,521c [10][11]
Banner o Germany Germany 104,085 [12]
Banner o Spain Spain 100,408 [13]
Banner o Swisserland Swisserland 95,000 [14]
Banner o Israel Israel 85,000 [15]
Banner o Mexico Mexico 60,000 [16]
Banner o Portugal Portugal 35,000 [17]
Banner o Luxembourg Luxembourg 25,200 [18]
Banner o Mauritius Mauritius 24,000c
Banner o Cambodie Cambodie 16,200b [19]
Banner o Lebanon Lebanon 15,000 [19]
Banner o Sirie Sirie 13,000 [19]
Banner o Ecuador Ecuador 11,000. [19]
Banner o Hong Kong Hong Kong 10,456 [20][21]
Banner o Monaco Monaco 9,800. [22]
Banner o Republic o Ireland Ireland 9,749 [23]
Banner o Japan Japan 8,423
Leids

French

Releegion

Majority : Nan-releegious (Atheism, Agnosticism an Deism), Roman Catholicism. Minority : Islam, Judaism, Protestantism, Buddhism, Neo-paganism, Hinduism, ithers.

Sib ethnic groups

Ither Latin peoples: Spaniards, Portuguese, Italians
Various Germanic fowks (due to Frankish ancestry) : Germans, Dutch, English
Various Celtic fowks (due tae Gallo-Roman ancestry) : Irish, Bretons, Welsh, Cornish

Footnotes
a includin 2,080,000 o French Canadian ancestry

b Including bodies o pairtial French ancestry
c Including ancestry an birth
d French born fowk wur residin in the durin the 2001 Census
e Includin those wi French ancestry

The French (French: Français) are a naition that share a common French cultur an speak the French leid as a mither tongue. Historically, the French population are stryndit frae fowks o Celtic, Laitin an Germanic oreegin, an are the day a mixtur o several ethnic groups. Athin Fraunce, the French are defined bi citizenship, regardless o ancestry or kintra o residence.[24]

Housomeivver, the wird can refer tae fowk o French strynd who are foond in ither countries an aw, wi significant French-speakin population groups or no, such as Argentinae (French Argentines), Brazil (French Brazilians), French Wast Indies (the French Caribbean fowk), Canadae (French Canadians) an the Unitit States (French Americans), an some o thaim hae a French cultural identity.

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. (French) Bilan démographique 2008 - INSEE (Institut National de la Statistique et des Études Économiques - French National Institute for Statistics and Economic Studies)
  2. "B04003. Total Ancestry Reported". 2008 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 10 July 2010. 
  3. "Les merveilleux francophiles argentins-1". Canalacademie.com. Retrieved 2009-01-18. 
  4. SPF Intérieur - Office des Étrangers[deid airtin]
  5. "Vivre à l'étranger". "Ils ont été 100 000 à émigrer dans ce pays entre 1850 et 1965 et auraient entre 500 000 et 1 million de descendants." 
  6. "La influencia francesa en la vida social de Chile de la segunda mitad del siglo XIX". "Los datos que poseía el Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores de Francia en Chile al año 2008, tal como lo consignaba el Ministerio Plenipotenciario Francés en Chile, a un número cercano a los 700.000 descendientes de franceses en Chile.." 
  7. "French Ethnic People in all Countries". Joshua Project. Retrieved 2011-11-12. 
  8. Erwin Dopf. "Inmigración francesa al Perú". Espejodelperu.com.pe. Retrieved 2012-06-06. 
  9. Kevin Shillington, Encyclopedia of African History, CRC Press, 2005, pp. 878-883
  10. "20680-Ancestry (full classification list) by Sex - Australia" (Microsoft Excel download). 2006 Census. Australian Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 2008-05-19. 
  11. "20680-Country of Birth of Person (full classification list) by Sex - Australia" (Microsoft Excel download). 2006 Census. Australian Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 2008-05-27. 
  12. "Federal Statistical Office Germany". Genesis.destatis.de. Retrieved 2011-11-12. 
  13. "Población por nacionalidad y país de nacimiento. 2007. INE". Ine.es. Retrieved 2011-11-12. 
  14. "Etat et structure de la population – Données détaillées, Population résidante selon le sexe et la nationalité par pays, (su-f-01.01.01.03), Office fédéral de la statistique OFS". Bfs.admin.ch. 2010-01-29. Retrieved 2011-11-12. 
  15. "Jew, French Speaking Ethnic People in all Countries". Joshua Project. Retrieved 2011-11-12. 
  16. "Les Barcelonnettes au Mexique". "On estime à 60 000 les descendants des Barcelonnettes, dispersés sur tout le territoire mexicain." 
  17. (Portuguese) Imigração e Racismo: dez anos nos media
  18. "État de la population (x1000) 1981, 1991, 2001–2007". Statistiques.public.lu. Retrieved 2011-11-12. 
  19. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named joshuaproject.net
  20. Bettina Wassener (February 27, 2012). French Expatriates Flocking to Hong Kong. New York Times, Global Business. Retrieved on: 2013-01-03.
  21. http://www.hkej.com/template/dailynews/jsp/detail.jsp?dnews_id=3586&cat_id=9&title_id=565063&rtd=48046
  22. "General Population Census 2008: Population Recensee et Population Estimee" (in French). Government of the Principality of Monaco. 2008. Archived from the original on 2011-06-14. Retrieved 7 October 2011. 
  23. "CSO Emigration". Census Office Ireland. Retrieved January 29, 2013. 
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