All Modern-Day Countries Ever Controlled by French People

Below is a map of modern-day countries that were fully or partially under the control of France. Can you name them all?
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For this quiz, the definition of French people will be ethnic French and Gallicized minorities. Former countries that did not adopt French culture during their occupation (e.g. Nazi Germany) are not considered. French people that occupied other regions and lost their identities as time went on (e.g. Anglo-Normans) are also excluded
Tributaries and regions under heavy influence are included
Quiz by Iluvbread123
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Last updated: March 31, 2021
First submittedJanuary 26, 2021
Times taken26,388
Average score90.8%
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Country
Albania
Algeria
Andorra
Antigua and Barbuda
Argentina
Australia
Austria
Bangladesh
Belarus
Belgium
Benin
Bolivia
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Brazil
Bulgaria
Burkina Faso
Cambodia
Cameroon
Canada
Central African Republic
Chad
Chile
China
Colombia
Comoros
Costa Rica
Croatia
Cuba
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Djibouti
Country
Dominica
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
Egypt
El Salvador
Equatorial Guinea
Estonia
France
Gabon
Gambia
Germany
Greece
Grenada
Guatemala
Guinea
Guyana
Haiti
Honduras
Hungary
India
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Ivory Coast
Jordan
Kenya
Kosovo
Laos
Latvia
Lebanon
Country
Libya
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Madagascar
Mali
Malta
Mauritania
Mauritius
Mexico
Moldova
Monaco
Morocco
Netherlands
Nicaragua
Niger
Nigeria
North Macedonia
Norway
Palestine
Panama
Paraguay
Peru
Philippines
Poland
Portugal
Republic of the Congo
Romania
Russia
San Marino
Country
São Tomé and Principe
Senegal
Serbia
Seychelles
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Sri Lanka
St Kitts and Nevis
St. Lucia
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Suriname
Sweden
Switzerland
Syria
Taiwan
Thailand
Togo
Trinidad and Tobago
Tunisia
Turkey
Ukraine
United Kingdom
United States
Uruguay
Vanuatu
Vatican City
Venezuela
Vietnam
Yemen
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Level 73
Mar 31, 2021
As this quiz is now featured, there will be at most 1 update per year to avoid resetting the stats too frequently. If there is any issue with the map, feel free to comment below and I will be noting that down for the following update
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Level 51
Jan 26, 2021
Nommed!
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Level 73
Jan 26, 2021
Thanks!
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Level 75
Jan 26, 2021
Tobago was virtually impossible to see! Nominated, such a fun quiz!!
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Level 73
Jan 26, 2021
Just added Tobago to the zoom :D Should be much better now
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Level 50
Aug 16, 2021
When did the French settle Australia
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Level 73
Aug 17, 2021
It was an unjustified claim of Dirk Hartog island. I will be removing Australia from the map when I update this quiz next year.
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Level 50
Aug 24, 2021
They also controlled Korea but then the Joseon kicked them out
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Level 73
Aug 26, 2021
It was a failed invasion, Joseon resisted them well
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Level 50
Aug 29, 2021
There was also a attempt for the French to explore Java
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Level 73
Aug 30, 2021
Can't find anything about that. If you're referring to the Napoleonic Wars, Java was actually still defended by Dutch people and eventually became under British control
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Level 50
Aug 30, 2021
Have you heard about the Kingdom of Sedang? The man who ruled that country actually sponsored France to explore that Indonesian Island. But he never got to even explore Java and instead went to Vietnam to form the Kingdom of Sedang.
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Level 73
Aug 31, 2021
So they didn't actually control Java, but instead just Vietnam which is already part of the quiz because of French Indochina

I'm confused, what is your point then?

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Level 50
Sep 9, 2021
Wait when did France invade Sweden
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Level 73
Sep 11, 2021
The Swedish Royal House (House of Bernardotte) is French
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Level 50
Jul 6, 2022
You said you'll remove the French claim on Dirk Hartog Island near Western Australia.
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Level 48
Jan 26, 2021
Damn a view of these were hard to see had to spent 4 minutes looking for them

Few of these are trinidad and tobago equatorial guinea and a few others could also be anoying to find other than that its a really good one nominated

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Level 73
Jan 26, 2021
Yeah I agree, some are really hidden, but there isn't a much better way to do it as adding too many zoom cams would ruin the purpose of the quiz
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Level 50
Sep 15, 2021
How about all modern countries controlled by Dutch People
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Level 73
Sep 30, 2021
That doesn't exist, but there's this quiz by Dekkie

Also I don't think this thread was about suggesting new ideas

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Level 58
Jan 26, 2021
Good SVG! Good quiz! Nominated!
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Level 58
Jan 26, 2021
Missed EQ and Jordan. Had fun!
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Level 73
Jan 26, 2021
Thanks :D glad that you liked it
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Level 50
Jan 26, 2021
Excellent! Nominated! It's a very good work!

I find all of them quickly, excepting Equatorial Guinea, which I looked for around 4 minuts before finding it.

Oh, and don't forget: Vive la France!

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Level 73
Jan 26, 2021
Glad that you enjoyed it! Equatorial Guinea was indeed really sneaky, without the zoom feature, I don't see how anyone could've possibly noticed it. Thanks Poirot! Vive la France :D :flag_fr:
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Level 50
Mar 26, 2021
France will become featured once again with this uncredible quiz! Yahoo! Thanks a lot, and congratulations!
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Level 57
May 27, 2021
I just used the presence of the noticeable square between Cameroon and Gabon!
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Level 28
Jun 3, 2021
Yes, vive la france that colonised most of the world.... yikes
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Level 64
Jan 26, 2021
Amazing quiz! 5 stars and nominated
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Level 73
Jan 26, 2021
Thanks Dylan! Feels great to see people appreciating my work :D
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Level 61
Jan 26, 2021
I have nominated this quiz. It is very bon.
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Level 73
Jan 26, 2021
Thanks! That act was very baguette of you :D
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Level 55
Jan 28, 2021
Great Quiz! There are some very hidden countries, but I managed to get them all.
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Level 66
Mar 15, 2021
You spelled Guinea small in EG
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Level 73
Mar 15, 2021
I'll fix that in the upcoming update, thanks!
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Level 67
Mar 20, 2021
Great quiz already nommed, before being spotlighted ;)
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Level 73
Mar 20, 2021
Thanks Elboy, greatly appreciated ;D
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Level 55
Mar 20, 2021
This Quiz is Amazing! Nommed. I also like the strategic use of your spotlights. If I were you, I'd do exactly this.
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Level 73
Mar 20, 2021
Glad that you liked it!

But I literally did not get to pick either of the 2 spotlights I got, t'was just pure luck

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Level 66
Mar 20, 2021
I thought I missed some tiny Caribbean islands. Instead I managed to miss Eq.Guinea , Jordan and Bulgaria. Great quiz nonetheless. Nominated.
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Level 73
Mar 21, 2021
Thanks! Those were rather sneaky c;
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Level 57
Mar 20, 2021
When was San Marino ever under French rule or occupation? I think never.

While Sweden and Norway were not occupied by France, they were "ruled" by French people (and Sweden still is).

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Level 73
Mar 21, 2021
San Marino was a protectorate of the First French Empire

As for Sweden and Norway, I'll be leasing an update on that soon

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Level 55
Mar 20, 2021
I like how you include such detailed descriptions about each empire in your empire quizzes
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Level 73
Mar 21, 2021
It's a tactic
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Level 66
Mar 21, 2021
Nominated!
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Level 73
Mar 21, 2021
Thanks a lot Nate :D
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Level 51
Mar 22, 2021
First feature comin' up!
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Level 73
Mar 22, 2021
Yup ;D Looks like QM featured a total of 5 quizzes this week just to put mine on top
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Level 51
Mar 25, 2021
I wonder why he didn't feature the top 6 quizzes
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Level 75
Mar 22, 2021
Waiting for this to be featured, huge amounts of good luck!
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Level 73
Mar 22, 2021
Thanks a lot Fuse, couldn't have gotten here without everyone's support :D
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Level 55
Mar 22, 2021
Congrats on your first feature(in advance) looks like this series is your breakthrough! You have 5 or 6 quizzes with 15+ noms from it.
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Level 73
Mar 22, 2021
Thanks! I genuinely hope it does carry the rest of this series! The two spotlights I've gotten have really helped me out a lot. Initially I was expecting the feature to be around May, but at this rate it should happen on March 29th :D
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Level 37
Mar 23, 2021
Second try lets go! Surprising that the least guessed country had 78%!
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Level 73
Mar 23, 2021
I wouldn't say it's that surprising, most people that reach here are fairly active on the site and probably do know all the countries recognized by the website as well as some background knowledge of history
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Level 65
Mar 23, 2021
Very good quiz, great job. Obviously nommed.
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Level 65
Mar 23, 2021
well at least when my countdown finally refreshes :D
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Level 73
Mar 24, 2021
Thanks!
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Level 65
Mar 23, 2021
One question, when did France control Brazil?
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Level 73
Mar 24, 2021
Portugal was once a French tributary
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Level 71
Mar 30, 2021
When?
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Level 73
Mar 30, 2021
Unfortunately I can no longer find the source I used on that, but at least a part of Brazil was once under Spanish control, which was ruled by the House of Bourbon. I have corrected my map according to that, and hopefully the update should be leased soon
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Level 55
Mar 24, 2021
89 nominations - congrats, well-deserved! Hopefully it won't beat the record :)
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Level 73
Mar 24, 2021
Thanks!

Considering this quiz grows like 10 noms a day now, it should beat the record on Monday, I'll hope that curve wont bend downwards XD

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Level 57
Mar 25, 2021
Amazing job!!! Congratulations on 99 nominations! Is that a record?
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Level 51
Mar 25, 2021
No 32 nominations below 1st place!
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Level 55
Mar 25, 2021
He will certainly reach 100, but I dunno about the record
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Level 73
Mar 26, 2021
Judging by the current figures, I probably won't
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Level 58
Mar 27, 2021
Yes. You were receiving so many daily nominations due to the spotlight, and it has moved down in the list now. Currently, you are only getting a few at a time from the most nominated page.
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Level 52
Mar 25, 2021
Great quiz! Your welcome for your hundredth nomination!
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Level 73
Mar 26, 2021
Thanks :D
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Level 63
Mar 26, 2021
Congrats on soon-to-be feature!
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Level 73
Mar 26, 2021
Thanks Chen :D
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Level 49
Mar 29, 2021
Congrats on your first feature!!!!!!
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Level 73
Mar 29, 2021
Thanks :D
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Level 82
Mar 29, 2021
I got to 100 and then I couldn't see the last two. I had to zoom in on Africa to see the tiny bits of Nigeria and Equatorial Guinea.
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Level 73
Mar 29, 2021
They were quite sneaky not gonna lie, but that's the whole point of this quiz ;D
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Level 65
Jan 4, 2022
I got to 119 and then had plenty of time to scan around and eventually find the Nigerian dots.
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Level 57
Mar 29, 2021
Congrats on your first feature!
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Level 73
Mar 29, 2021
Thanks!
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Level 65
Mar 29, 2021
Well done on the feature man, really well-deserved!
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Level 73
Mar 29, 2021
Thanks! And corntags for being the 69th (nice) comment on the quiz ;D
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Level 51
Mar 29, 2021
🌟💫✨ FIRST FEATURE!
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Level 73
Mar 29, 2021
yup :sunglase:
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Level 75
Mar 29, 2021
Great job with the feature, Bread!
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Level 73
Mar 29, 2021
Thanks a lot Fuse, I actually wouldn't have made this many SVG quizzes without your help :D
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Level 36
Mar 29, 2021
first English feature, Good job, I can't wait for more!
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Level 73
Mar 29, 2021
Thanks! I'm hoping for more hehe
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Level 76
Mar 29, 2021
I really thought that Mozambique would be one. I had no idea that it was never controlled by France. Next to Cote D'ivoir, it has the most French sounding name in Africa.
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Level 73
Mar 29, 2021
Mozambique? Near Côte d'Ivoire?
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Level 52
Mar 29, 2021
I think he/she means that Mozambique’s name sounds French, just like Côte d’Ivoire.
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Level 73
Mar 29, 2021
Ah, that makes sense now. Mozambique does kinda sound French but it was actually a Portuguese colony that was never really under French control
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Level 55
Mar 29, 2021
congrats on the feature! hope to see more in the future :)
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Level 73
Mar 29, 2021
Thanks! I'm hoping for some other of my quizzes to be featured too hehe
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Level 52
Mar 29, 2021
Congratulations on your first featured quiz!
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Level 73
Mar 29, 2021
Thanks!
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Level 80
Mar 29, 2021
Cyprus was ruled by French kings for a few centuries.
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Level 73
Mar 30, 2021
Thanks! I've just updated the quiz, it's currently pending for approval
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Level 55
Mar 30, 2021
I'm not sure if QM will approve the change - because adding Cyprus would reset the stats only after a day of the quiz being featured
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Level 69
Mar 30, 2021
When was Barbados ruled by the French?
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Level 73
Mar 30, 2021
I've misread the article about Barbados whilst researching, the change is now pending for review. Thanks!
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Level 71
Mar 30, 2021
What is your source? I understand there are all former French colonies, but what about Hungary, or Albania, or Sweden?
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Level 73
Mar 30, 2021
Sweden had and still have French monarchs, and as for the massive chunk of Europe, it was all because of Napoleon Bonaparte
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Level 43
May 27, 2021
The Swedish monarchs are not still French, but they are descended from a French family. They have long since become naturalized Swedish (the most recent Swedish monarch not to have been born in Sweden was born in 1799! How long does a family have to live in a country before it's considered part of that country, för helvete?).
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Level 73
May 27, 2021
I guess that's a better explanation, the Swedish monarchs are from the House of Bernadotte, which was founded by French people
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Level 65
Mar 30, 2021
Norway has never been under control of France.
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Level 73
Mar 30, 2021
It wasn't, but it was once led by French monarchs. You can search up the House of Bernardotte for more details
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Level 68
Mar 30, 2021
Where's Poland-Lithuania? Henry III of France doesn't count?
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Level 73
Mar 30, 2021
Thanks, just updated the map yet again. Let's just hope this change gets approved lol
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Level 68
Mar 31, 2021
Looks impressive, but now I wonder if the same map for German People is close to 100% green: Take this map and add the British Empire, the Russian Empire, the Austrian Empire, the Dutch Empire, and the German Empire (and remove some African countries because Vichy lost control).
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Level 56
Apr 1, 2021
easy
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Level 76
Apr 1, 2021
I think Montenegro should be included, parts of it were controlled by Napoleon in the beginning of 19th century.
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Level 70
Apr 1, 2021
Congrats on the feature! This is a great quiz :) There's a lot on here I'm curious about. If you have answers or sources I'd love it!

1. When did the French control so much land in India? I'm only familiar with their rule in Pondicherry and maybe a few other coastal towns, but I never realized they went so deep into India!

2. Why did they control a small territory in the middle of Nigeria?

3. How did they get so much territory in Turkey? Did they capture it somehow from the Ottomans, or did they capture it some other time?

4. Where did the territory in southern China come from? When I look up "French Indochina," Wikipedia seems to imply that their rule didn't go beyond the borders of Laos/Vietnam/Cambodia.

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Level 73
Apr 2, 2021
Thanks!

1. It was part of the First French colonial empire

2. Enclaves of Forcados and Badjibo

3. Kingdom of Cilicia

4. French sphere of influence in China

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Level 37
Aug 27, 2022
They never conquered that much of india, those are just "spheres of influence", in which they had some sort of control over the rulers of those territories, but that's it.
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Level 76
Apr 4, 2021
Saint Alouarn explored Shark Bay in Western Australia in 1772 and made a claim of this land on behalf of France, but there was no European settlement made at the time and this is really no different to when Cook visited Eastern Australia 2 years earlier and claimed it for the British. If the quiz is about places that were "controlled" by French people, then the Shark Bay claim doesn't make sense because no follow up expedition ever intended to settle Western Australia.
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Level 73
Apr 4, 2021
Dirk Hartog island
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Level 76
Apr 4, 2021
I edited my post as you were replying I think. I think you've construed a land claim for control, because the two things are not the same in my view. The French didn't settle and nobody came to ever follow up the claim.
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Level 73
Apr 4, 2021
Seems like that one was an unrecognized claim. Thanks, will remove in the upcoming update
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Level 66
Apr 5, 2021
Is there any way to change the colour settings? To the colour blind these shades of yellow and green are awefully close.
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Level 73
Apr 5, 2021
I'm not sure but maybe the colorblind settings in "Your Account" can help
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Level 56
Apr 15, 2021
Are your sure France was controlled by the French Empire? I haven't heard about this before and can't find it anywhere by looking it up.
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Level 73
Apr 16, 2021
Can't be sure tbh, perhaps they were controlled by aliens

I can't fact check that either

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Level 57
Apr 20, 2021
French Empire

Frankish Empire

Napoleon's Empire

Now what if none of them collapsed...

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Level 73
Apr 20, 2021
If the Frankish Empire never collapsed in first place, then Napoleonic France and the 2nd French Empire probably wouldn't exist
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Level 55
Apr 26, 2021
Whilst having excellent maps, this series also has wonderful Quiz Descriptions as well, though QM removed the one from this one.
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Level 73
Apr 29, 2021
If the description is too chunky it probably won't look that good on mobile, so I guess I can see why
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Level 53
May 7, 2021
I have to say it: Why did 1% of people not read the title and neglect France? Hopefully jokesters... XD
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Level 73
May 8, 2021
Perhaps they thought like some other quizzes I'd exclude the home country ¯\__(ツ)__/¯
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Level 70
May 18, 2021
Trinidad not highlighted, Mauritius island not colored in after guess but water around was.
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Level 73
May 21, 2021
The French only held Tobago, as for Mauritius, ill deal with that, thanks
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Level 56
May 27, 2021
Great quiz! And really nice SVG!

Do you mind if I translate some of your quizzes into Italian?

I am working with marquez100 at the moment, and I wanted to get your permission first:)

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Level 73
May 27, 2021
I'm surely fine with that, go ahead
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Level 56
May 27, 2021
Thank you!
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Level 72
May 27, 2021
I was a bit surprised to see Sweden and Norway there until remembered that the current king of Sweden is of the Bernadotte family. So technically both countries have been ruled by a French although not by France.
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Level 77
May 27, 2021
Augh, sneaky Tobago!
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Level 73
May 27, 2021
That caught some off guard :wink:
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Level 65
May 27, 2021
This is very misleading; just because a country is allied with France does not mean it is controlled by France.
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Level 78
May 27, 2021
Literally took a whole five minutes of time for me to spot it was Tobago that was yellow. Damn.
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Level 73
May 27, 2021
It's a really sneaky one, takes a while to spot it
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Level 69
May 27, 2021
No matter how many, they're too many
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Level 73
May 27, 2021
That's right, scary how French people managed to get this much land under their control
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Level 56
May 27, 2021
Looks like many countries would get massive if they followed the logic of Israel
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Level 66
May 27, 2021
can u do Portugal next?
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Level 73
May 27, 2021
Dekkie has made that already iirc
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Level 66
May 27, 2021
why is there a city in the middle of nigeria?
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Level 63
May 27, 2021
It's a very small piece of land; the circle is only there to help you see it
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Level 73
May 27, 2021
Enclaves of Forcados and Badjibo
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Level 66
May 27, 2021
portugal never belonged to france
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Level 58
Dec 23, 2021
Portugal was occupied by France under Napoleon. The royal family had fled to Brazil
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Level 71
May 27, 2021
I would recommend adding the show missing countries thing that some other quizzes like "Countries of the World" have if possible. Would have saved me a few seconds hunting for the last missing country I couldn't see without zooming in (Nigeria).
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Level 73
May 27, 2021
I've previously thought of that when making this but think of this:

If I added that the quiz would just be CotW but easier

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Level 69
May 27, 2021
i'd love a source, or at least a description of your methodology - i'm fascinated how you can know so specifically where the french empire extended to, especially those tiny enclaves in nigeria, jordan or bangladesh
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Level 73
May 27, 2021
I did my research using videos by mapping YouTubers, Wikipedia articles like this, some maps I could find online as well as additional information I missed provided by fellow JetPunkers
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Level 67
May 28, 2021
Could you perhaps list the sources used for this?

I followed you with Colonial France, Napoleonic France and occupied ground, but I lost you on Scandinavia and Colonial Spain. Saw in the comments that they were included because of French kings or something...

Would be nice to have a full list of territories

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Level 73
May 28, 2021
Scandinavia was from the House of Bernadotte

The Spanish were from the House of Bourbon

I probably won't be able to list all the sources I've used since this was made a while back, but I am pretty sure that those information were mostly from Wikipedia, with a small portion from YouTubers such as Khey Pard

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Level 59
May 29, 2021
I kept tryna spell Guyana
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Level 52
May 31, 2021
So essentially France ruled all of the world at some point
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Level 73
May 31, 2021
Well no, but I guess you can kinda say that
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Level 53
Jun 1, 2021
please add missing countries button
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Level 73
Jun 2, 2021
That kinda ruins the point of this quiz
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Level 32
Jun 2, 2021
I really enjoyed this quiz, congrats!
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Level 73
Jun 12, 2021
Nothing against you, because this is clearly a well-researched and well-made SVG, but I find these kinds of quizzes intolerable. You don't need to know a single thing about France, you just have to have the 196 badge and have the patience to zoom into corners of the map in search of slivers of yellow. Tremendously uninteresting.
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Level 73
Jun 15, 2021
Well, you never need to know stuff to take quizzes. This can help people learn more about the French people and is not entirely pointless.

But well, I definitely do understand your point. I find this gradually becoming a revamped version of the "Modern-Day Countries of the ___ Empire" series and that's exactly why I stopped making them

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Level 72
Jul 11, 2021
To be honest, I don't really think about these in terms of the theme, but I do really enjoy typing out random countries on a map. The theme perhaps only adds a bit of extra colour to the quiz, but that colour is very much appreciated.

One of my all-time favourites on this site is Stewart's "Countries in Random Squares of the World Map", and that's even more meaningless!

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Level 51
Jul 15, 2021
When did France control that much of India??
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Level 73
Jul 15, 2021
They once held the south Indian coast. They probably controlled less land than this but the sources online couldn't agree on how much overseas territories the First French Empire controlled
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Level 58
Dec 23, 2021
Louis XV lost almost all of it to the British during the Seven Years War. Then France had some minor settlements like Pondichéry until the mid XXth century
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Level 51
Jul 15, 2021
Was the byzantine emperor french at some point??
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Level 73
Jul 15, 2021
I don't remember the part around Istanbul, but I think it was either an occupation or a Latin emperor from France
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Level 58
Dec 23, 2021
Latin Empire, after the 4th crusade.
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Level 51
Jul 15, 2021
Shouldnt you shade out mosquito coast??
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Level 73
Jul 15, 2021
No, the Bourbons (Spanish Empire) controlled it in the 19th century
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Level 80
Aug 22, 2021
Illyrian Provinces included also the Bay of Kotor, i.e. Montenegro.
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Level 73
Aug 26, 2021
I'll add that in the next update, thanks
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Level 74
Oct 6, 2021
Very interesting quiz, thanks Iluvbread.
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Level 58
Dec 23, 2021
Looks very similar to the full world map (happy Napoleon countryball)
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Level 56
Jan 13, 2022
Good job on top 200!
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Level 65
May 2, 2022
why are there so many spanish empire countries, were the spanish royals french or something?
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Level 65
May 2, 2022
Yes, they are from the House of Bourbon which is branch of the French house of Capet. After the Charles II of Spain died childless, the Spanish agnatic branch of the Habsburg dynasty died out and the war of succession afterward resulted in Phillip V, Louis XV's brother, becoming King of Spain in exchange for relinquishing the right to become the French King when his grandfather King Louis XIV died.
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Level 38
May 12, 2022
If u beat all countries of the world quiz, this has nothing to do with history haha
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Level 69
May 12, 2022
Great quiz, some possible additions for the next update could include:

The French period in Indonesia

>https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_and_British_interregnum_in_the_Dutch_East_Indies#French_rule_1806-1811

The Republic of Independent Guiana/Free State of Counani

>https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Republic_of_Independent_Guiana

And some could argue South Africa (as the Cape Colony was ruled by the French-dominated Batavian Republic) may as well be here too.

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Level 51
May 15, 2022
Nice!
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Level 50
May 22, 2022
Missed France!
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Level 47
Jun 18, 2022
The fact that two percent of people didn't realize that French people lived (and live) in France worries me.
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Level 37
Jun 26, 2022
The French conquered all of guyana, suriname and also amapa, they conquered a port in New Zealand
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Level 37
Jun 26, 2022
North West russia and and area of russia opposite sakhalin
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Level 37
Jun 26, 2022
I also think you should add the lands conquered in the crusades as France was a part of that.
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Level 37
Jun 26, 2022
They also conquered some of south sudan and sudan.

And some cities and islands in South Korea

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Level 37
Jun 26, 2022
All of Bulgaria but the North-West was a Anglo-French controlled area for a short time after WWI
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Level 37
Aug 27, 2022
I don't quite understand why the south american territories are considered? Doesn't it violate the description? They were never gallicized? They just were colonies of spain which was occupied for a few years? But they never had any sort of control, even nominally over the spanish colonies? Or am I missing something?
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Level 42
Sep 15, 2022
Napoleonic wars, Spain’s monarchy (including the colonies) were taken over by France