FRANCE IN THE WORLDFrance is a country in western Europe
FRANCE IN EUROPECountryborders:- Belgium- Luxembourg- Germany- Switzerland- Italy- Monaco- Andorra- SpainMaritime borders: Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean
POLITICAL FACTSFull name:The Republic of FranceKing or Queen: NoPresident: Nicolas SarkozyInhabitants: FrenchOfficial language: FrenchFrench flagOther languages: Basque, Alsatian, Breton, Catalan, Provençal,Occitan...Currency: Euro €They drive on the right.
POLITICAL FACTSFrance is divided into regions. These are:AlsaceAquitaineAuvergneLowerNormandyBurgundyBrittanyCentreChampagne-ArdenneCorsicaFree CountryUpper-NormandyÎle-de-France /ParisLanguedoc-RoussillonLimousinLorraineMidi-PyrénéesNord-Pas-de-CalaisPays de la LoirePicardyPoitou-CharentesProvence-Alpes-Côte dAzurRhône-AlpesAdministrative map
GEOGRAPHICAL FACTS- There are no desertsin France.- The most importantmountain ranges arethe Alps (east) and thePyrenees (south).- The most importantrivers are the Seineand the Loire.Realif map
GEOGRAPHICAL FACTSThe weatherin France is similarto the weather inSpain.It is very coldin the winter,especially in thenorth,and very hotin the summer,especially in theMediaterranean.CarcassonneNiceAvoriazParis
Paris – The City of LightThe Eiffel TowerIts the most famous city in France.Its in the north of France.There live 12 million people.Its a very multi-cultural city.Its a very romantic city.There is a very good subway (Métro)system.
Paris – The City of LightThe Arc de TriompheThe Louvre Museum is one of the biggest museums in the world. There is art fromall over the world, especially from Egypt.The Louvre Museum
Paris – The City of LightThe Sacré CoeurThe Sacré Coeur is in Montmartre.Disneyland Park is near Paris and cannot be missed.Disneyland - Paris