List of diplomatic missions of France

Summary

Diplomatic missions of France
  France
  Countries where France has an embassy
  Other Territories

This is a list of diplomatic missions of France, excluding honorary consulates.[1] France's permanent representation abroad began in the reign of Francis I, when in 1522 he sent a delegation to the Swiss. Despite its reduced presence following decolonization, France still has substantial influence throughout the world. France has one of the world's largest diplomatic networks and is a member of more multilateral organisations than any other country.[2]

Africa

Americas

Asia

Europe

Oceania

Multilateral organisations

Closed missions

Africa

Host country Host city Mission level Year closed Ref.
 Cameroon Garoua Consulate 2009 [6]
 Ivory Coast Bouaké Consulate 1992 [7][8]
 Libya Benghazi Consulate General 1984 [9]
 Madagascar Fianarantsoa Consulate General 1991 [8]
 Malawi Lilongwe Embassy 1996 [8]
 Senegal Saint Louis Consulate General 2010 [10]
 Sierra Leone Freetown Embassy 1996 [8]
 Zaire Lubumbashi Consulate 1991 [8]

Americas

Host country Host city Mission level Year closed Ref.
 Canada Calgary Consulate 2009 [11]
Edmonton Consulate 1996 [8]
 United States Denver Consulate 1969 [12]
Honolulu Consulate General 1996 [8]
San Juan, Puerto Rico Consulate 1996 [8]

Asia

Host country Host city Mission level Year closed Ref.
 Japan Osaka Consulate General 2009 [6]
 South Vietnam Saigon Embassy 1975 [13][14]
 Syria Damascus Embassy 2012 [15]
 Yemen Sana'a Embassy 2015 [15]
Aden Consulate 1992 [7][8]

Europe

Host country Host city Mission level Year closed Ref.
 Austria Innsbruck Consulate General 1991 [8]
 Belgium Antwerp Consulate General 2011 [6]
Ghent Consulate 1993 [8]
Liége Consulate General 2011 [6]
Mons Consulate General 1996 [8]
 Bosnia and Herzegovina Banja Luka Liaison office 2010 [16]
 Germany Baden-Baden Consulate 1992 [7][8][17]
Freiburg im Breisgau Consulate 1992 [7][8]
Leipzig Consulate General 1999 [18][17]
Mainz Consulate General 1999 [18][17]
 Italy Florence Consulate General 1996 [8]
Trieste Consulate General 1998 [17]
Venice Consulate General 1998 [17]
 Netherlands Rotterdam Consulate General 1991 [8]
 Portugal Porto Consulate General 2015 [19]
 Spain Palma de Mallorca Consulate 1993 [8]
Seville Consulate General 2019 [20]
Valencia Consulate General 1993 [8]
 United Kingdom Liverpool Consulate General 1991 [21]

See also

Notes

  1. ^ The French Embassy to the Holy See is located outside Vatican territory in Rome.

References

  1. ^ "Ministère de l'Europe et des Affaires étrangères : la France dans les relations internationales". France Diplomatie : : Ministère de l'Europe et des Affaires étrangères.
  2. ^ "Frabce". Soft Power.
  3. ^ "France reopens Libya embassy after 7-year closure". www.aljazeera.com. Retrieved 2021-07-29.
  4. ^ "Visites bilatérales". Consulat Général de France à Jérusalem. 22 May 2020.
  5. ^ There is an office of the Cyprus Turkish French Cultural Association (CTFCA) in North Nicosia. According to its homepage, it does not serve any political interests. Cyprus Turkish French Cultural Association (CTFCA), fransizkultur.org (without date).
  6. ^ a b c d (PDF) (in French). Senate of France https://www.senat.fr/fileadmin/Fichiers/Images/relations_internationales/Expatries/PDF/rapport_evolution_missions_organisation_consulats_francais_etranger.pdf. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  7. ^ a b c d "Fermeture des consulats français à l'étranger - 9e législature". Senate of France. Retrieved 17 July 2021.
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r "Projet de loi de finances pour 1997: affaires étrangères" (in French). Senate of France. Retrieved 17 July 2021.
  9. ^ "BENGHAZI (consulat)". FranceArchives. Retrieved 2021-07-29.
  10. ^ https://www.senat.fr/rap/a14-110-1/a14-110-16.html
  11. ^ https://www.frenchradar.com/places/consulat-general-de-france-a-vancouver/
  12. ^ https://denverhistory.blog/2019/10/18/736-pearl-by-judy-stalnaker-phd-the-foster-mccaulley-symes-french-consulate-house/
  13. ^ https://francearchives.fr/findingaid/56c14674881cdd10c5892d918110b04a26a023f8
  14. ^ https://www.lefigaro.fr/histoire/archives/2015/04/29/26010-20150429ARTFIG00302-30-avril-1975-recit-des-dernieres-24-heures-a-saigon.php
  15. ^ a b Reuters Staff (2017-05-23). "France says not planning to reopen embassy in Syria". Reuters. Retrieved 2021-07-29.
  16. ^ https://www.senat.fr/rap/a10-112-1/a10-112-11.pdf
  17. ^ a b c d e https://www.assemblee-nationale.fr/rap-info/i3620.asp
  18. ^ a b http://www.senat.fr/questions/base/1999/qSEQ990918894.html
  19. ^ https://www.senat.fr/questions/base/2014/qSEQ141013478.html
  20. ^ https://sevilla.abc.es/sevilla/sevi-cuerpo-consular-sevilla-eminentemente-honorario-201902271353_noticia.html?ref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com%2F
  21. ^ https://www.senat.fr/questions/base/1991/qSEQ910917096.html

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