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To express in or to with a geographical name, the preposition varies in French. With cities, the preposition à is used.

Nous sommes à Dakar.
We are in Dakar.

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To express in or to with a geographical name, the preposition varies in French. With cities, the preposition à is used.

Je vais à Paris en mars.
I am going to Paris in March.

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Cities are usually not preceded by an article. Some exceptions are La Nouvelle-Orléans, Le Havre, La Rochelle, Le Mans, and Le Caire.

Ils vivent au Caire depuis dix ans.
They have been living in Cairo for 10 years.

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Cities are usually not preceded by an article. Some exceptions are La Nouvelle-Orléans, Le Havre, La Rochelle, Le Mans, and Le Caire.

Il va chaque année à La Rochelle.
He goes every year to La Rochelle.

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With countries, states, and provinces, the preposition changes according to gender, number, and the initial sound of the word that follows.
en - feminine or masc starting with a vowel
au - masc starting with a consonant
aux - plural

Elle voyagera en Allemagne puis en Italie.
She’ll travel to Germany, then to Italy.

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With countries, states, and provinces, the preposition changes according to gender, number, and the initial sound of the word that follows.
en - feminine or masc starting with a vowel
au - masc starting with a consonant
aux - plural

Ils ont vécu en Iran et en Afghanistan.
They lived in Iran and in Afghanistan.

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With countries, states, and provinces, the preposition changes according to gender, number, and the initial sound of the word that follows.
en - feminine or masc starting with a vowel
au - masc starting with a consonant
aux - plural

J’ai travaillé au Japon et au Brésil.
I worked in Japan and Brazil.

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With countries, states, and provinces, the preposition changes according to gender, number, and the initial sound of the word that follows.
en - feminine or masc starting with a vowel
au - masc starting with a consonant
aux - plural

Irez-vous aux États-Unis cet été?
Will you go to the United States this summer?

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Continents are feminine in French. Provinces and states ending in -e are also feminine, with a few exceptions, like le Mexique and le Cambodge.

Elle travaille pour MSF (Médecins Sans Frontières) en Afrique.
She is working for Doctors Without Borders in Africa.

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Continents are feminine in French. Provinces and states ending in -e are also feminine, with a few exceptions, like le Mexique and le Cambodge.

Le président se rendra au Mexique la semaine prochaine.
The president will go to Mexico next week.

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