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Vive La France!

 

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France (officially the French Republic) is a country located in Western Europe, bordering Spain, Italy, Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Monaco, and Andorra. Here are some fun facts about France!

  • Well-known sporting events held annually in France are the Tour de France and the French Open.
  • France has the most extensive railway system in Western Europe. High-speed trains traveling at up to 320 km/h (200mph) are used by commercial rail companies.
  • France has one of the world’s finest cuisines, including spices and herbs from various Francophone countries.
  • French novelist Charles Perrault wrote books such as Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty and Puss in Boots.

Notable attractions in France include:

  • Eiffel Tower (Le tour Eiffel)
  • Avenue des Champs-Elysees
  • The LouvreWatch this video, Vive La France (c) lifeworthliving2010, for a look into French culture!
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