Thursday, December 11

France

France

Capital: Paris
Languages: French
Population: 64,473,140
Currency: Euro - EUR
Internet code: .fr
Status: Unitary semi-presidential republic

more here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/France

La Poste



PostEurop member: yes
UPU member: yes
Sepac member: no
Norden member: no

Europa stamps: since 1956 ->

Official site: http://actutimbree.laposte.fr/
info: spp@laposte.fr

"France is one of the 6 first countries who issued the first Europa stamps in 1956. They issued each year Europa stamps since that year!

Four French artits designed the common Europa stamps. Daniel Gonzague, for the first ever Europa stamp issue in 1956; Georges Bétemps in 1964, for the 5 years of the CEPT; Jacky Larrivière, 1984, for the 25 years of the CEPT and Jean-Paul Cousin in 2000 in order to celebrate de new millenium."


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