French Fifth Republic facts for kids
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Motto: "Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité" (French)
"Liberty, Equality, Fraternity"
Anthem: "La Marseillaise"
and largest city
and national language
|Government||Unitary semi-presidential constitutional republic|
• Current constitution
|4 October 1958 (62 years)|
|Date format||dd/mm/yyyy (AD)|
|ISO 3166 code||FR|
The Fifth Republic was created after the collapse of the Fourth Republic, replacing the former parliamentary republic with a semi-presidential (or dual-executive) system that split powers between a prime minister as head of government and a president as head of state.
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