Does France have a President and prime minister?

France has a semi-presidential system of government, with both a President and a Prime Minister. The Prime Minister is responsible to the French Parliament. As a consequence, the President of France is the pre-eminent figure in French politics. He appoints the Prime Minister.

Who is the President and prime minister of France?

Jean CastexSince 2020
France/Prime minister

What is France’s type of government?

Unitary state
Semi-presidential systemConstitutional republic

What is France’s legislative body?

The French Parliament (French: Parlement français) is the bicameral legislature of the French Republic, consisting of the Senate (Sénat) and the National Assembly (Assemblée nationale).

Is there a king of France?

The current King in 1789 was King Louis XVI who was married to the famous Queen Marie-Antoinette. King Louis XVI ascended the throne in 1774 and was a member of the House of Bourbons who had ruled over France since 1589.

What is the religion of France?

Roman Catholic Church
About three-fifths of the French people belong to the Roman Catholic Church. Only a minority, however, regularly participate in religious worship; practice is greatest among the middle classes.

Is France centralized or decentralized?

France is a unitary State organised on a decentralised basis under the 1958 Constitution. France used to be a highly centralised country, with two tiers of local government (collectivités territoriales): the Departments (départements) and the Municipalities (communes).

What is the French Constitution called?

Constitution of France
Constitution of France (1958)
Original title (in French) Constitution française du 4 octobre 1958
Jurisdiction France
Ratified 28 September 1958