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The wonderful country of france rebecca

  1. 1. Introductory Facts The official name of our country is Republic of France. The capital of France is Paris. The population of France is 60,900,000. The official language of France is French.
  2. 2. A map of France
  3. 3. Climate In the southeast of France there is warm weather, wet winters, hot dry summers. In the east of France the average weather is cold winters and warm summers. In the northeast of France they have cold winters, and mild summers, and have frequent rain. In the southwest they have warmer and drier weather.
  4. 4. People In Provence and the Mediterranean coast have houses with red clay tile roofs. About %4 of the population don’t believe in religious beliefs, %2 are Protestants and %1 are Jewish. French people wear traditional American clothing like we do. People made many famous buildings here such as the Eiffel Tower.
  5. 5. Modern France
  6. 6. A popular tourist attraction!
  7. 7. Food And Drink A native dish is Flammekuche, made of onions, cabbage, and whipping cream Haute cuisine is very rare, expensive and mostly consumed on special occasions! Borgeoise style food is simple and mostly roast lamb, crudités and fresh fruit. Truffles are rare fungi and highly treasured. Nouvelle cuisine is a light, delicate, visually appealing, and full of flavor.
  8. 8. Fish and Farming are important resources in France.
  9. 9. Amazing Factoids The 1600s was a time of ambitious and powerful kings. France suffered from economic hardships and war during World War Two and the 1920s and 1930s. Napoleon Bonaparte crowned himself emperor of France in 1804. From 1562 to 1593, French society was in the Civil War. The wars were fought between Catholics and Protestants.
  10. 10. The Bibliography France." Peoples of Europe. Marshall Cavendish Digital, 2012. Web. 10 October 2012.http://www.marshallcavendishdigital.com/article display/22/4948/50925.

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