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France

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 France Courtney and Zak

 

     

 

Websites

  1. http://www.railpass.com/eurail/articles/chunnel.htm
  2. http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107517.html
  3. http://www.justfrance.org/
  4. http://www.worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/europe/fr.htm
  5. http://bonjourlafrance.net/france-facts.htm

 

 

Interesting Facts

  1. Tour de France -Every summer more than 100 professional cyclists race in the Tour de France. The race is approximately 2,000 miles long. The race lasts up to three weeks. It is held in July. The route changes from year to year

Website: http://www.indianchild.com/interesting_facts_about_france.htm

  1. France is the 6th largest economy in the world.

    Website: http://www.buzzle.com/articles/france-facts-interesting.html

  1. 365 different sorts of cheese - one for every day of the year.

    Website: http://bonjourlafrance.net/france-facts.htm

  1. The name France means 'Land of the Franks.'

   Website: http://www.euroclubschools.co.uk/page36.htm

  1. From 1889 to 2006 there has been 229,623,812 visitors to the Eiffel tower alone.

    Website: http://www.tour-eiffel.fr/teiffel/uk/documentation/chiffres/page/frequentation.html

 

Sites

1. Eiffel Tower, the Eiffel tower is one of the most visited sites in France. Has near 6 million people a year.    http://www.tour-eiffel.fr/teiffel/uk/

2. Musee du Louvre, is a museum in France. Originally built to defend Paris against the Vikings. http://travel.yahoo.com/p-travelguide-2775906-musee_du_louvre_paris-i;_ylt=A9j8e6nYtyBHCqwAK5msFWoL

3. Basilique du Sacre-Coeur, This Romano-Byzantine basilica overlooks Montmartre, one of Paris's most picturesque districts. http://travel.yahoo.com/p-travelguide-2776000-action-pictures-basilique_du_sacre_coeur_paris-i-tgphotoid-4003298;_ylt=Am0KQufszRT6jt56O8wBmAOsFWoL

4. Arc de Triomphe, The Arch is a site both of memories and current events and celebrations. http://travel.yahoo.com/p-travelguide-2776016-arc_de_triomphe_paris-i;_ylt=A9j8e6nYtyBHCqwAQJmsFWoL

5. Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Paris, This is a Catholic church in France.  http://travel.yahoo.com/p-travelguide-2775900-cathedrale_notre_dame_de_paris_paris-i;_ylt=A9j8e6nYtyBHCqwASZmsFWoL

 

 

             

 

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