Europe       Africa        South America North America       Australia         Asia


France - flag

France facts - great collection of trivia.

Last update : 20 december 2016


France information

Description added soon…

Capital : Paris
Language :  French
Currency :  Euro
Population : 66 821 000
Area : 640 679 km2

France map

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars6 Stars7 Stars8 Stars9 Stars10 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...
France facts

1. The name “France” comes from the Germanic tribe of the Franks.
2. The population density is 98 people/km2.
3. This country is 2,6 times higher than United Kingdom.
4. The main religion is Catholicism – 68 %.
5. The longest river is the Loara, 1020 km.
6. Full name of the country – French Republic.
7. Political system – democracy.
8. Time zone: CET (UTC+1), Summer(DST) CEST (UTC+2).
9. The highest peak is Mont Blanc – 4 808 m above sea level.
10. The motto of the country – “Liberty, Equality, Fraternity”.




TOP 10
Nick Points
1.
Turyst
36
2.
Judith
36
3.
AutoMania
22
4.
MR
16
5.
PN
16
6.
Marlène
14
7.
Daria
12
8.
Wojak
12
9.
Irena
10
10.
Pati
10

11. France produces 400 types of cheese.

12. Street Victor Hugo is located in each city.

13. 34% of French people speak English.

14. France is the highest mountain in Europe – Mont Blanc.

15. In 1386 pigs hanged for killing a child.

16. French men have the lowest level of obesity in the European Union.

17. France has the largest number of ski resorts.

18. France is the most visited country in the world – 75 million tourists a year.

19. The country is the world’s most winners of the Nobel Prize in literature.

20. The first department store was founded by Aristide Boucicaut in 1838.

21. In 1789 in France we created the first universal Declaration of Human Rights.

22. France invented: a balloon, parachute, submarine.

23. White wedding dress, is a French tradition of 1499 years.

24. Eiffel Tower soon after construction, was to be dismantled and sold for scrap.

Author: Turyst

25. The Eiffel Tower is painted every 7 years.

26. Cutter, used for the last time in 1977, ended the life of more than 15 000 people.

27. French is considered the most romantic language in the world.

28. French is the official language of the United Nations, the International Red Cross, the European Economic Community, NATO and the International Olympic Committee.

Author: Turyst

29. Wine is served in most dishes.

30. French donated by the United States, the Statue of Liberty on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of their independence.

Author: MR


Europe       Africa        South America    North America       Australia         Asia

Pin It on Pinterest

Shares
Share This