France. By:Courtney Davister. Basic Information. FLAG. LOCATION: Europe. GOVERNMENT. Type of Government :Republic Description : President-elected by people. Prime minister-selected by presidents. Prime minister-runs the daily government. Legislator-has two houses. 26 regions.
Type of Government:Republic
France is the second largest country in Europe. Hills are a part of the country. The Rhine River borders with Germany . In France there are forested areas. In France there are farmland and plains. Mountains in France border with Spain, Italy and Switzerland. One of the names of the mountains is Pyrenees Mountains.
In France the climate is not too cold and not too hot. In the south of France in winter it is hot. The average temperature is 52˚ to 53˚. In the west the mountains have more snow and more rain. The climate is varied widely among the various regions.
Name of Landmark: Eiffel Tower
Located in: Paris
Special Facts: 984 feet tall and built in 1889
Name of Landmark: Arc de Triomphe
Located in: Paris
Special Facts: Famous Arc
Food in France is important for people that live in France. People eat 5 or 6 courses of food during a meal. Courses can include French onion soup, green salad, beef, and potatoes. Pates are chopped , spiced meat that people love. Crepes are a thin pancake
filled with meat , vegetables or fruit. Quiche Lorraine is eggs, cream, and bacon baked in a pastry shell. People drink wine at lunch , and dinner. Croissants are a crescent shaped bread. For dessert they live a chocolate mousse, fresh fruit and cheese.
People in France enjoy many games and sports. Petanque or boules is an out door game. People enjoy playing petanque. You roll small metal balls You need to hit another ball.
Tour de France is a bicycle marathon that crosses the country. They do it in the summer for professional bicyclists.
Soccer is a team sport and it is the most popular sport. Skiing, boating, tennis ,and hiking are4 popular activities in France.
There are interesting people in history in France. Jon of Arc was leading the French hero and she was the farmer’s daughter.
Napoleon Bonaparte was the popular leader. He was a emperor and tried to take over Europe.
Coco Chanel is a fashion designer and she opened a hat shop. She made demure woolen suits.