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Étoile Civique
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Civic Star
Awarded by Académie française
Type Award with 4 degrees:
Bronze
Silver
Gold
Silver-gilt
Awarded for Distinguished contributions to the community, improvement of social life, progress of Humanity, through hard work, selflessness, and sacrifice.
Status Currently awarded
Statistics
Established 1930

The Civic Star (French: Étoile Civique) is a French award.

It was established by the Académie française in 1930.

The star distinguishes those who contribute to the enrichment of the community, improvement of social life,and the progress of Humanity. It is particularly for those whose lives are of hard work, sacrifice and would remain unknown without this award. It is divided into four degrees: Bronze, Silver, Gold and Silver-gilt.

The star's motto is Honorer les vertus civiques - Servir le prestige national ('To honor the civic virtues - Serving national prestige').

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