France By: Tayler Epperson

This is the flag of France. The capital city of France is Paris. The population is 66.03 million people as of 2013. The currency of France is the Euro.

Scenery

France is covered by plains, occasional hills, and large mountains around the border.
These are a few hills and mountains in France.
One of the monuments in France is the Arc De Triomphe in Paris. It is the entry way to the Champs Elysees.
Some of the landmarks in France include the Alps Mountains, the Mediterranean Sea, the Pyrenees Mountains, the Atlantic Coast, the English Channel and the Rhine River.
Mont Blanc is part of the Alps Mountains, located in several countries including: France, Austria, Slovenia, Italy, Germany and Switzerland. Mont Blanc is the tallest mountain in Europe.
The Mediterranean Coast is a popular tourist destination in France because of it's hot, dry summers and it's mild winters.
One of mountains in the Pyrenees Mountain range is the Aneto Mountain. The Aneto Mountain is the tallest mountain in the Pyrenees Mountain range.
The English Channel connects to the Atlantic Ocean and separates southern England from northern France.
France is bordered by Belgium and Luxembourg on the northeast, Germany, Switzerland, and Italy on the east and Monaco, Spain, and Andorra on the south. France also shares borders with the United Kingdom.
The language that is spoken in France is French. The language originated from Gaul, which is now Modern day France.
The religion that is most common in France is Roman Catholic with 83-88%. Other religions in France: Protestant 2%, Jewish 1%, Muslim 5%–10%, unaffiliated 4%. 88–92% of the French population are Catholic.
One of the most common foods in France is the baguette. Other common foods in France include: baguette sandwich, onion soup, ham and cheese sandwich, salmon and shrimp quiche and chocolate mousse.
The Baguette Sandwich is a common meal in France.
Onion Soup is another favorite food in France.
Shrimp and Salmon Quiche is a
The sport that is most played in France is soccer. The French have a team called the "France National Football Team". They call it football, but we call it soccer. Other sports that are often played are Rugby and Basketball.
Music and Dance

Alouette

Other common children's songs include: A La Claire Fontaine, A La Volette, Au Claire De La Lune, Bonjour Ma Cousine and Frere Jacques.

Frere Jacques

The French often do the following dances: Waltz, Polka, Mazurka (also known as Belgian of Flemish Mazurka,) and Polska.

French Waltz

Clothing
The French do not have certain clothing that they wear. They wear the same type of clothing that we do.
History
This is what the French housing looks like.
This is Francois Hollande, the president of France.
Important events and wars that occurred in France include the French Revolution in 1789, World War 1 from 1914-1918, and World War 2 from 1936-1945. France currently does not have any official enemies.
Some famous people from France are Joan of Arc (because of her help in the Hundred Years War,) Napoleon Bonaparte (a military leader and emperor who conquered much of Europe in the 19th century,) and Napoleon III (the only president of the French Second Republic and the nephew of Napoleon Bonaparte).
These are a few famous actresses from France, which includes Avril Lavigne, Eva Green, Emma Watson and Lily-Rose Depp.

Victor Hugo, the author of The Hunchback of Notre-Dame, was born in France on February 26, 1802 and died on May 22, 1885 in Paris, France. Victor Hugo is one of the few authors from France.

Victor Hugo, the author of The Hunchback of Notre-Dame, was born in France on February 26, 1802 and died on May 22, 1885 in Paris, France. Victor Hugo is one of the few authors from France.

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