Le Figaro

Daily newspaper


Le Figaro was originally founded as a satire newspaper in 1826 and is France's oldest newspaper still in print. It has been printed every day since 1866 and is considered France's most important conservative paper. Owned by the Dassault Group, Le Figaro is frequently embroiled in controversies over editorial independence. The newspaper had close ties to the Sarkozy government.

Political orientation Liberal-conservative
Circulation 318,000 (2020)
Frequency of publication Monday to Saturday
Visits 100.000.000 – 150.000.000
Online payment model Content partially fee-based
Location Paris, France
Publisher Socpresse / Dassault
Area of distribution Nationwide
Established 1826
Address 14, bd Haussmann, 75009 Paris
Phone 0033 1 57 08 80 00
Email www.lefigaro.fr/contact/contact.php
Twitter @Le_Figaro