While the COVID19 coronavirus outbreak seems to be slowing in China, it has quickly expanded now to 73 countries around the world. There are some 19,000 cases and 3,000 deaths across every continent but Antarctica.
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France is a republic and the largest Western European nation. Through expansion and colonisation in the 17th and 18th centuries France became a great power and still retains territories around the world. It has a seat on the UN security council and is the world’s fourth most wealthy country with a high standard of living and strong cultural identity.