Francophone Countries – by theme            revised 11/10/09 

 

Country facts/ data

CIA  World Facts Book  https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html

Geographia World Travel Guide  http://www.geographia.com/index.html

Unicef:  http://www.unicef.org/infobycountry/index.html

Atlapedia  http://www.atlapedia.com/online/country_index.htm

Theodora  http://www.theodora.com/wfb/abc_world_fact_book.html

French-at-a-Touch  http://www.french-at-a-touch.com/Countries/french_speaking_countries.htm

Learn-French-Help  http://www.learn-french-help.com/french-countries.html

Countries & Cities of the World  http://www.countriesandcities.com/

Fact Monster  http://www.factmonster.com/countries.html

United Nations Country Statistics:  http://data.un.org/

   http://unstats.un.org/unsd/demographic/products/socind/inc-eco.htm       

SiakHenn Country Statistics  http://siakhenn.tripod.com/capita.html

National Geographic:  http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/places/directory.html

 

Travel Info

World Heritage Sites:  http://whc.unesco.org/en/list

Short videos in French:  click on decouverte, then your continent, then country

Portals to the World  http://www.loc.gov/rr/international/portals.html

World Travel Guide  http://www.worldtravelguide.net/country/

Lonely Planet:  http://www.lonelyplanet.com/

Travel Documents TDS:  http://www.traveldocs.com/

 

Culture

Culture Crossing:  http://www.culturecrossing.net/resources.php

Cultural Profiles Project  http://www.cp-pc.ca/english/index.html

CultureGrams  http://online.culturegrams.com/         (ID: japan  Password: japan)

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations  http://bit.ly/46ifhp

from home, password is empirelink

Country Reports (great site, but needs a subscription)  http://www.countryreports.org/

 

Money

Currency Convertor:  http://www.xe.com/ucc/

http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0769539.html

http://www.banknotes.com/images.htm

 

Time

Time Zone Convertor:  http://www.timezoneconverter.com/cgi-bin/tzc.tzc

 

Maps

Maps  http://www.embassyworld.com/Maps_Of_The_World/

World Atlas  http://www.worldatlas.com/aatlas/world.htm

 

Music

http://worldmusic.nationalgeographic.com/

African music, instruments, and artists 

 

Flags

Flag & listen to national anthem:  http://www.cyber-flag.net/

            (to hear your country’s national anthem:  go to Francophonie or DOM TOM, then country)

Flags of the World:  http://www.crwflags.com/fotw/flags/

 

Food

World Recipes:  http://www.world-recipes.info/

All Recipes:  http://allrecipes.com/Recipes/World-cuisine/Main.aspx

Recipes 4 Us:  http://www.recipes4us.co.uk/Cooking%20by%20Country.htm

Global Gastronomer:  http://cs-www.cs.yale.edu/homes/hupfer/global/gastronomer.html

Marilee’s international foods  http://marilee.us/intrntlfoods.html

Food:  http://www.whats4eats.com/#

 

Clothes

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_costume

 

News

Newseum:   http:www.newseum.org/todaysfrontpages/flash/

 

Birds

National Birds  http://www.camacdonald.com/birding/CountryIndex.htm

 

Flowers

Flower Emblems of the World  http://www.plantzafrica.com/miscell/floweremblems.htm

The Flower Expert  http://www.plantzafrica.com/miscell/floweremblems.htm

 

Video/Photos

National Geographic:  http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/video/player

Short videos in French:  click on decouverte, then your continent, then country

  

North  America

http://www.everyculture.com/

http://www.learn-french-help.com/french-countries.html

http://www.countriesandcities.com/continents/north-america/

http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/places/directory.html

http://www.alovelyworld.com/index2.html

http://webinstituteforteachers.org/~rcap/2001/listoflinks.htm

http://www.factmonster.com/world.html

http://www.factmonster.com/atlas/

http://www.cp-pc.ca/english/index.html

http://siakhenn.tripod.com/capita.html

http://www.plantzafrica.com/miscell/floweremblems.htm

http://www.theflowerexpert.com/content/aboutflowers/national-flowers

http://www.camacdonald.com/birding/CountryIndex.htm

http://www.bonjourquebec.com/qc-en/accueil0.html

South  America

http://www.learn-french-help.com/french-countries.html

http://www.countriesandcities.com/continents/south-america/

http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/places/directory.html

http://www.alovelyworld.com/index2.html

http://webinstituteforteachers.org/~rcap/2001/listoflinks.htm

http://www.factmonster.com/world.html

http://www.factmonster.com/atlas/

http://www.cp-pc.ca/english/index.html

http://siakhenn.tripod.com/capita.html

http://www.plantzafrica.com/miscell/floweremblems.htm

http://www.theflowerexpert.com/content/aboutflowers/national-flowers

http://www.camacdonald.com/birding/CountryIndex.htm

Asia

http://www.countriesandcities.com/continents/asia/

http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/places/directory.html

http://www.alovelyworld.com/index2.html

http://webinstituteforteachers.org/~rcap/2001/listoflinks.htm

http://www.factmonster.com/world.html

http://www.factmonster.com/atlas/

http://www.cp-pc.ca/english/index.html

http://siakhenn.tripod.com/capita.html

http://www.camacdonald.com/birding/CountryIndex.htm

 Australia/Oceana

http://www.southpacific.org/guide/vanuatu.html

http://www.learn-french-help.com/french-countries.html

http://www.countriesandcities.com/continents/oceania/

http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/places/directory.html

http://www.alovelyworld.com/index2.html

http://webinstituteforteachers.org/~rcap/2001/listoflinks.htm

http://www.factmonster.com/world.html

http://www.cp-pc.ca/english/index.html

http://siakhenn.tripod.com/capita.html

http://www.plantzafrica.com/miscell/floweremblems.htm

http://www.theflowerexpert.com/content/aboutflowers/national-flowers

http://www.camacdonald.com/birding/CountryIndex.htm

Europe

http://www.everyculture.com/

http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blreurope.htm

http://www.worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/eu.htm

http://www.learn-french-help.com/french-countries.html

http://www.countriesandcities.com/continents/europe/

http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/places/directory.html

http://www.alovelyworld.com/index2.html

http://webinstituteforteachers.org/~rcap/2001/listoflinks.htm

http://www.factmonster.com/world.html

http://www.factmonster.com/atlas/

http://www.cp-pc.ca/english/index.html

http://siakhenn.tripod.com/capita.html

http://www.plantzafrica.com/miscell/floweremblems.htm

http://www.theflowerexpert.com/content/aboutflowers/national-flowers

http://www.camacdonald.com/birding/CountryIndex.htm

Africa

http://www.africaguide.com/country.htm

http://www.everyculture.com/

http://www.learn-french-help.com/french-countries.html

http://www.countriesandcities.com/continents/africa/

http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/places/directory.html

http://www.alovelyworld.com/index2.html

http://webinstituteforteachers.org/~rcap/2001/listoflinks.htm

http://www.factmonster.com/atlas/

http://www.factmonster.com/world.html

http://www.cp-pc.ca/english/index.html

http://siakhenn.tripod.com/capita.html

http://www.plantzafrica.com/miscell/floweremblems.htm

http://www.theflowerexpert.com/content/aboutflowers/national-flowers

http://www.camacdonald.com/birding/CountryIndex.htm

African music, instruments, and artists 

 

Francophone Lesson Plans/Webquests

http://sd71.bc.ca/SD71/Edulinks/ICT6_9/lessons/French/webless.htm#resource

http://cuip.uchicago.edu/~ddelaney/paysfrancophone.html

http://www.angelfire.com/ak/teacherpage/cul2.html

http://www.ulaval.ca/afi/francophonie/jeu/index.htm

http://www.terrace.qld.edu.au/academic/lote/french/yr8lessons/francophone.doc

http://sd71.bc.ca/SD71/Edulinks/ICT6_9/lessons/French/webless.htm

http://www.ga.k12.pa.us/Academics/US/ModLang/french/frques5h/frenques.htm

http://teacherweb.com/WQ/HighSchool/FrancophoneCountries/

http://www.uwgb.edu/wisfrench/franco.htm

http://globegate.utm.edu/french/vftourist/vftourist.france.html

http://www.quia.com/servlets/quia.activities.common.ActivityPlayer?AP_rand=247060470&AP_activityType=3&AP_urlId=312288&AP_continuePlay=true312288

http://www.ezwebsite.org/Page.asp?PID=910

http://www.countryreports.org/country.aspx?countryid=83&countryName=France

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