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Le monde fran co phone. Le Canada. La Belgique. Le Québec. La France. Les Etats-Unis d ’ Amérique. Le Sénégal. La Louisiane. LA FRANCE also called “ L ’ HEXAGONE ” because of the shape (six sides). France  . LA FRANCE. The country is bordered by:.

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Le monde francophone

Le Canada

La Belgique

Le Québec

La France

Les Etats-Unis d’Amérique

Le Sénégal

La Louisiane


also called “L’HEXAGONE” because of the shape (six sides).

France  


The country is bordered by:

France is located in Western Europe.

  • The English Channel (la Manche) to the north

  • Belgium (la Belgique) and Luxembourg to the northeast

  • Germany and Switzerland to the east

  • Italy to the southeast

  • The Mediterranean sea to the south

  • Spain and Andorra to the southwest

  • The Atlantic ocean to the west

Le drapeau français (le tricolore) est bleu, blanc, rouge.

  • La fête nationale est le 14 juillet.

    (Independence Day also called Bastille Day)

  • L’hymne national est « LA MARSEILLAISE ».

  • La France est une république et a un président

Jacques Chirac

La Capitale(the capital)

C’est PARIS!

  • France is divided into 22 regions and 96 administrative departments

  • France has 4 overseas departments(Martinique, Guadeloupe, French Guyana and Reunion).

  • France also has overseas territories (St. Pierre and Miquelon, French Polynesia and parts of Antarctica).

Paris is also called “La ville lumière”, the city of Light

La cuisine française(French cuisine)

Les baguettes

Les éclairs and others pastries

Les croissants

Les pains (breads)

Les fromages(cheeses)

Les quiches

Les crêpes

Les escargots (snails)

La Tour Eiffel

Built in 1889 for the 100 years of the revolution by Mr. Gustave Eiffel.

It took 2 years to build it. The Eiffel tower is 324 meters high (over 1000 feet).

La cathédrale Notre Dame de Paris

Les gargouilles

L’Arc de Triomphe

The Arch of Triumph, commissioned by Napoleon in 1806, was finished in 1836.

Beneath the Arch is the tomb of the Unknown soldier.

La cathédrale du Sacré-cœur (Montmartre)

Autres vues de Paris…

Musée du Louvre 

Fontaines du centre Beaubourg

Versailles, château de Louis XIV


Café terrasse

Entrée de métro

Famous sport event:Le Tour de France

Vues de France…

East of France

Les Alpes (The Alps)

East of France

Et encore…


South of France

Et encore… South of France

La pétanque ou jeu de boules

West of France

Et encore…

Et encore… West of France

Et encore…

Northwest France

Quelques Français célèbres…

  • The emperor Napoléon sold Louisiana to the Americans in 1803. 

  • Paul Gauguin lived in the French Colony of Tahiti. Tahiti was a great inspiration to Gauguin and, in 1898, he painted “Quand te maries-tu ?”

  • Auguste Renoir painted “Le Bal du Moulin Galette” in 1876. 

  • “Les Danseuses Bleues” were painted by Edgar Degas in 1890. 

  • Jean-François Millet painted “Les Glaneuses” in 1857.

Le football…

Champions du monde en 1998!

Champions d’Europe en 2000!

En janvier… Rallye Paris-Dakar

En voiture,

En moto,

En camion…

Le TGV: Train à Grande Vitesse


TGV Rail map

Le concorde… Paris-New York in 3h25!

vitesse maximale: Mach 2,23 = 2405km/h = 1495mph

Les voitures…

La monnaie: L’EURO

1,00 = about $1.40

Les pièces…

Les cents…

Les euros…

Les billets…

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