<ul><li> The French flag was designed by Jacques- Louis David in 1790.
The flag design came from the Paris militia that played a role in the storm of Bastille. The colors of their uniforms were red and blue and the white was later added to create a tricolored flag.</li></ul>Current flag of France<br />
<ul><li>France is bordered by Spain, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Luxemburg, Switzerland, the English Channel, and the Atlantic Ocean.
France is a member of the European Union along with many of it’s neighbors.</li></ul>Outline of France<br />
<ul><li> The Eiffel Tower was designed by Gustave Eiffel for the 1889 World’s Fair and was supposed to be taken down shortly afterwards.
The Eiffel Tower is a lattice work of iron that stands 1063 feet high.
The top of the tower contains a weather station and radio broadcast stations.</li></ul>The Eiffel Tower at night<br />
<ul><li> Construction of the cathedral concluded in 1345.
The cathedral was vandalized in the French Revolution and most religious imagery was lost.
The exterior arch supports were included because of interior stress fractures.</li></ul>The Notre Dame Cathedral<br />
The Champs Elysees<br /><ul><li> The arch was created by Napoleon Bonaparte I.
The arch was to signify many of Napoleon’s victories during his rule as emperor of France.
The avenue of Champs Elysees runs for 2 kilometers and shops rent for 1.5 million dollars for 1100 sq. feet of space.</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>The cemetery contains almost 10,000 American solders who died on D-Day and the ensuing campaigns.
The cemetery is maintained by the US and is located on a bluff overlooking Omaha Beach.</li></ul>The Normandy American Cemetery<br /><ul><li> A plaque containing the names of over 1500 Americans who died but were never recovered is located here.</li></li></ul><li>Le Louvre Museum<br /><ul><li>The museum opened in 1793 with 537 paintings. It is now one of the largest museums in the world.
Le Louvre is home to Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa painting.
The building is part of an ancient fortified palace. The museum has been remodeled and expanded many times.</li></li></ul><li>Versailles Chateau<br /><ul><li> The palace has over 67,000 square meters of floor space.
The castle is located off the coast of Normandy and is currently connected to the mainland through a narrow land bridge that is soon to be demolished and replaced with a bridge.</li></ul>Mont St. Michael Castle<br />
<ul><li> The team played it’s first match in 1904.
France is one of 8 countries to have earned a World Cup which they did in 1998.
The French team is rivals with Italy, who beat them in the 2006 finals, and occasionally England and Germany.
The team is the only other team besides Argentina to have won all three major FIFA titles.</li></ul>The French National Soccer Team<br />
<ul><li> Le Tour de France was first staged in 1903.
The course changes every year and ends in Paris, France.
His final defeat was at the Battle of Waterloo.</li></ul>Napoleon Bonaparte<br /><ul><li>Napoleon was born on August 15, 1769 and died on May 5, 1821 at the age of 51.</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>The painting was created sometime in the 14th to 15th century by Leonardo da Vinci.
Over 8 billion bottles of wine are produced in France alone.</li></ul>French Wine<br />
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