Francia was a kingdom founded in 481 AD. It may also be called the Kingdom of the Franks, Frankish Kingdom, or Frankish Empire. It was first a province of the Western Roman Empire founded by Clovis I. Before that it was a Germanic state. After the Treaty of Verdun in 843, West Francia became the predecessor of France, and East Francia became that of Germany.
Kingdom of Franks
Regnum Francorum (Latin)
• first king
• last king
• Clovis I became king of Franks
|Today part of||France, Germany, Italy|