Interesting Facts about France


Interesting Facts about France:

Capital : Paris
People:  French
Population : 65,057,945
Population Ranking  :22
Area  :  640,679
Density :  Euro
Currency :  119
Median age :  41 years
Language : French
H.S.P : 1

Country Surrounded by

Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany , Switzerland, Italy, Andorra, Monaco , Spain

Interesting Facts about France

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  • The name France comes from the  Latin word Francia wich means country of the Franks.

  • Women were not allowed to vote in France until 1944

  • "France" person consume the most cheese

  • France is the most visited country in the world , with over 80 million visitors every year

  • The capital city is pairs . Other major cities include Marseilles, Lyon , Lille and Nice-Cannes

  • France was the second country to host the modern Olympic games in 1900 in pairs . Paris  also hosted the games again in 1924

  • The French eat around 30,000 tonnes of snails a year.

  • The most famous road bicycle race in the world the Tour De France zig zags through the French Landscapes .

  • Louis Pasteur was a French scientist who made many discoveries in the field of chemistry and microbiology

  • Louis XIX was the king of France for just 20 minutes , the shortest ever reign.

  • France was the first country in the world to ban supermarkets from throwing away or destroying unsold food.

  • About one million French people living near the border with Italy speak Italian.

  • At least 40  % of the music on private radio stations must be of french Origin.

  • The Louvre Museum in Paris was the most visited museum in the world in 2014

  • Totaling around 29000 km the French rail network is the 2nd largest in Europe and 9th biggest in the world .
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