Ten fun facts about France

Fact 1:
Wine has been made in France since roman empire.

Fact 2:
French cuisine is considered one of the best cuisines in the world and there is an average of 2 cooking books being published every day.

Fact 3:
France is famous for having many castles, palaces and manors. It's said to have around 40,000 castles.

Fact 4:
There are more than 300 kinds of cheese made in France.

Fact 5:
One of the most popular symbols in France is the Eiffel tower which is a famous tourist attraction that stands at 300 meters tall.

Fact 6:
The French state was established in 843, breaking up from the Carolingian empire.

Fact 7:
France is the largest nation in Western Europe and has seven mountains and five major rivers.

Fact 8:
The French national anthem is called la Marseillaise because it was first sang by soldiers from the Marseille marching to Paris.

Fact 9:
The Statue of Liberty was made in France and then gifted to the U.S in 1886, in the celebration of its centennial.

Fact 10:
France has had only three presidents in the last 32 years: Valéry Giscard d'Estaing, François Mitterrand and Jacques Chirac.


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Short about France

Is a unitary semi-presidential republic in located Western Europe.


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Population
65,959,000

Sources
CIA The World Factbook

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