France. Richard Gomez.


Published on

  • I am pleased to inform you that your presentation is referenced with the group 'THE FRANCE' of the community Slideshare : dedicated to ALL aspects of France, with the countries of outer-sea. Its history, geography, culture, tourism, literature, its varieties, actors, movie stars, fashion, top models, Entertainment, French music, actors and actresses, art, cinema, theater, etc. In short all Sound slideshows or not (documents, simple slideshow, slidecast, youtube, video). I welcome you! Join us! ( if not already )Thank you in advance for your support. Good day. Bernard (France)
    Are you sure you want to  Yes  No
    Your message goes here
  • Be the first to like this

France. Richard Gomez.

  1. 1. Around the world in eighty days France
  2. 2. Location /map/capital. <ul><li>France is a country in western Europe,bordering the Atlantic Ocean and the English Channel between Belgium and Spain and bordering the Mediterranean sea between Italy and Spain. </li></ul><ul><li>Capital of France : Paris. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Map of France
  4. 4. Flag
  5. 5. Flag /National anthem/Official language / Currency <ul><li>National anthem: la Marseillaise </li></ul><ul><li>Official language: French </li></ul><ul><li>Currency: Euro. </li></ul>
  6. 6. France Currency
  7. 7. Geography <ul><li>Mountain ranges: </li></ul><ul><li>The Pyrenees </li></ul><ul><li>Massif central </li></ul><ul><li>The Alps </li></ul><ul><li>Some important rivers: </li></ul><ul><li>Rhine/Rhin </li></ul><ul><li>The Seine </li></ul><ul><li>Rhone </li></ul>
  8. 8. Climate <ul><li>North and northwest : temperate climate . </li></ul><ul><li>South-east : oceanic with a high level of rainfall ,mild winters and cool to warm summers. </li></ul><ul><li>Inland : continental with hot,stormy summers colder winters and less rain . </li></ul><ul><li>The alps: alpine </li></ul>
  9. 9. Politics <ul><li>Government : Democratic republic </li></ul><ul><li>President of the Republic : Nicolas Sarkozy (head of state). </li></ul><ul><li>Prime minister: François Fillon (head of government). </li></ul>
  10. 10. Key historical event <ul><li>The French Revolution (1789-1799) was a period of political and social radical change in the history. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Economy (industry,science, technology,resources… <ul><li>Member of the EC. The European Union. A member of the G8 group of leading industrialised countries, it is the fifth largest economy. </li></ul>
  12. 12. RELIGION
  13. 13. Culture <ul><li>Architecture </li></ul><ul><li>Important gothic cathedrals and churches: </li></ul><ul><li>Saint Denis basilica </li></ul><ul><li>Noltre-dame de Paris </li></ul><ul><li>Other important buildings and monuments: </li></ul><ul><li>The Palace of Versailles </li></ul><ul><li>The arc de triomphe </li></ul><ul><li>The Eiffel tower </li></ul>
  14. 14. Painting <ul><li>Art museum </li></ul><ul><li>The Louvre in Paris is one of the most famous and the largest art museums in the world and it holds a vast amount of art of French and other artists,e.g.The Mona Lisa by leonardo da vinci . </li></ul>
  15. 15. Literature <ul><li>Moliere </li></ul><ul><li>Voltaire </li></ul><ul><li>Denis diderot </li></ul><ul><li>Jean jacques rousseau </li></ul><ul><li>Charles perrault … </li></ul>
  16. 16. Music <ul><li>Classical music legendary composers., like Frederico Chopin . </li></ul><ul><li>Legendary French singers like Edith Piaf : La vie en rose. </li></ul><ul><li>Modern pop music : French hip hop, French rock,techno,funk… </li></ul>
  17. 17. Cinema <ul><li>In the late 19 th century , Auguste and Louis Lumiere invented the cinematigraphe. </li></ul><ul><li>French movie stars of the 1960s and 70s are Alain Delon, Romy Schneider, Jeanne Moreau…… </li></ul>
  18. 18. Education <ul><li>The French educational system is highly centralized, organized,and ramified. It is divided into three different stages: </li></ul><ul><li>Primary education </li></ul><ul><li>Secondary education </li></ul><ul><li>Higher education. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Folklore, National symbols, Traditions <ul><li>The traditional emblem of France was the fleur de lis . </li></ul><ul><li>Marianne is a symbol of the French republic and the republic and it first appeared at the times of the French Revolution. </li></ul>
  20. 20. FASHION <ul><li>Fashion is an important industry and cultural export of france. </li></ul><ul><li>Today , Paris along with Tokyo ,London, Milan and New York city , is considered one of the world fashion capitals . Historically,many of the world´s top designers and fashion houses have been French , including Coco Chanel, Christian Dior, Louis Vuitton, Lanvi,Chloe,Hermes, Guy Laroche, Yves Saint Laurent… </li></ul>
  21. 21. Sport <ul><li>Football, rugby, basketball, hanDball, cycling , sport car, tennis , sailing. </li></ul>
  22. 22. Cuisine <ul><li>Cheese , wine, breakfast pastries (croissant) , crêpe, foie gras , omelette . </li></ul>