La Francophonie

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Group.png La Francophonie  
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Formation20 March 1970
HeadquartersParis, France
Membership• Albania
• Andorra
• Armenia
• Belgium
• Benin
• Bulgaria
• Burkina Faso
• Burundi
• Cambodia
• Cameroon
• Canada
• Cape Verde
• Central African Republic
• Chad
• Democratic Republic of the Congo
• Comoros
• Republic of the Congo
• Côte d'Ivoire
• Djibouti
• Dominica
• Egypt
• Equatorial Guinea
• France
• Gabon
• Greece
• Guinea
• Guinea-Bissau
• Haiti
• Laos
• Lebanon
• Luxembourg
• North Macedonia
• Madagascar
• Mali
• Mauritania
• Mauritius
• Moldova
• Moldova
• Monaco
• Morocco
• Niger
• Romania
• Rwanda
• Saint Lucia
• São Tomé and Príncipe
• Senegal
• Seychelles
• Switzerland
• Togo
• Tunisia
• Vanuatu
• Vietnam
The French Commonwealth of Nations

La Francophonie is an international organisation made up of countries and regions where the people speak French. Members are also countries with an affinity with French culture.


Some countries could also join the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie on the basis of being part of the French colonial empire, including Algeria and Syria.


Known members

All 51 of the members already have pages here:

AlbaniaA small country in Southeastern Europe.
AndorraA micro state in Europe. An enclave between France and Spain.
ArmeniaSmall Eurasian nation; formerly part of the USSR
BelgiumFormer European colonial power
BeninFrench speaking country in West Africa.
BulgariaThe poorest country in the European Union.
Burkina FasoAfrican country; formely part of the French Empire.
BurundiVery small African nation, formerly part of the Belgian Empire. Their president died under mysterious circumstances during COVID.
CambodiaA Buddhist nation in Indochina.
CameroonWest African state
CanadaIf tar sands are counted, Canada possesses the 3rd largest oil reserves of any nation state.
Cape VerdeAfrican island nation. Independence from Portugal in 1975.
Central African RepublicUnstable, poor African country. They speak Sango and French in the CAR.
ChadArabic and French speaking desert nation in North Africa. Formerly part of the French Empire, Chad has seen instability in recent years.
ComorosObscure island nation off the east coast of Africa. A nation formed at a crossroads of different civilisations, The Comoros is noted for its diverse culture.
Côte d'IvoireThe Ivory Coast.
Democratic Republic of the CongoA large country in central Africa, the majority of the former 'Belgian Congo'.
Djiboutismall country in East Africa.
Dominican RepublicCaribbean country; shares the island of Hispaniola with Haiti.
EgyptStrategically important due particularly to the Suez canal.
Equatorial GuineaVery small country in Central Africa, between Gabon and Cameroon. Rich in oil.
FranceA European nation, former colonial power, permanent seat on the UNSC
GabonFrench speaking country on the west coast of Africa.
Greece"In 2006... the third biggest arms importer after China and India."
GuineaFrench speaking country in West Africa.
Guinea-BissauPortuguese ex-colony "narco-state" in West Africa.
HaitiCaribbean country; shares the island of Hispaniola with the Dominican Republic. The poorest country in North America, Haiti has faced natural disasters, economic crises and political instablity for many years.
LaosA socialist state and the only landlocked country in Southeast Asia.
LebanonReligiously diverse Middle Eastern country.
LuxembourgOne of the richest and smallest sovereign states in the world.
MadagascarA large island off southern Africa
MaliFormer French colony in West Africa
MauritaniaAfrican country that banned slavery in 2007.
MauritiusIsland nation in the Indian Ocean. Now a tax haven.
MoldovaThe poorest country in Europe
Monaco"A sunny place for shady people."
North MacedoniaSmall landlocked country in the Balkans. Newest member of NATO, candidate for EU membership.
Republic of the CongoFrench-speaking country in Africa.
Saint LuciaA Commonwealth island nation in the Caribbean Sea
SwitzerlandA mountainous, hence easily defended country in central Europe which has established itself as a world banking center.
São Tomé and PríncipeA Portuguese-speaking island nation in the Gulf of Guinea.
TogoSmall country in West Africa.
VanuatuAn island nation in Oceania
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