FRANCIA

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FRANCIA

  1. 1. FRANCE CLARA METZ 2º BTO AD
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION <ul><li>Located in western Europe. </li></ul><ul><li>Also known as “the Hexagon”. </li></ul><ul><li>The largest country in the EU. </li></ul><ul><li>82 millions foreign tourists anually. </li></ul>
  3. 3. HISTORY: THE FRENCH REVOLUTION <ul><li>From 1789 to 1799. </li></ul><ul><li>From absolute monarchy to Republic. </li></ul><ul><li>The Old Regimen was replaced by governments. </li></ul><ul><li>Important changes were made. </li></ul>
  4. 4. GEOGRAPHY <ul><li>Territories in other continents. </li></ul><ul><li>Wide variety of different landscapes. </li></ul><ul><li>Extensive rivers. </li></ul><ul><li>Different climates. </li></ul>
  5. 5. GEOGRAPHICAL MAP
  6. 6. GOVERNMENT <ul><li>Unitary semi-presidential republic. </li></ul><ul><li>Two leaders. </li></ul><ul><li>A bicameral parliament. </li></ul><ul><li>Two politically opposed groups. </li></ul>
  7. 7. FRENCH GASTRONOMY <ul><li>National kitchen: the pride of the french. </li></ul><ul><li>Varied cuisine. Different plates in each region. </li></ul><ul><li>Quality food. Important butter industry. Good desserts. </li></ul><ul><li>Wine lovers. </li></ul>
  8. 8. MONUMENTS <ul><li>Based on a cultural diversity and religious tolerance. </li></ul><ul><li>Wonderful basilicas, castles and cathedrals. </li></ul><ul><li>Rural and urban facets: important role. </li></ul><ul><li>The Louvre pyramid, the Cathedral of Nôtre Dame… </li></ul>
  9. 9. The Eiffel Tower <ul><li>Iron structure. Situated in Paris. </li></ul><ul><li>Designed by Gustav Eiffel. Finished in 1889. </li></ul><ul><li>10.000 tonnes. </li></ul><ul><li>The most visited place in the world. </li></ul>
  10. 10. FRENCH FASHION <ul><li>16th century. </li></ul><ul><li>From the courts to contemporary designers. </li></ul><ul><li>Elegant and smart. </li></ul><ul><li>Paris: the world fashion capital. </li></ul>
  11. 11. CONCLUSION <ul><li>One of the most important countries in the world and in Europe. </li></ul><ul><li>Charming cities and villages. </li></ul><ul><li>Beautiful sights. </li></ul><ul><li>Nice, polite and welcoming people. </li></ul><ul><li>Have to visit more than once. </li></ul>

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