Definite Articles with Geographical Names
- Articles with Geographical Names
- Exception: Cities
Articles with Geographical Names
In French, countries, continents, regions, and states all have genders. Therefore, they are used with the definite article (le, la, les) in general statements.
Il adore l'Europe.
He loves Europe.
J’aime la France.
I love France.
Be careful: in most cases, articles are not used with the names of the cities.
J'aime Paris (Berlin, Londres...)
I love Paris (Berlin, Londres...)
Il habite _