E.U. Member Country: France

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E.U. Member Country: France

Fast Facts - It was one of the founders of the European Community after World War II - It is the oldest democracy in Europe


This is PARIS, the capital city!

This is what the local food looks like.

These are some french heroes...JEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU (1712-1778) Rousseau was a political philosopher who was influential in French revolution. He is widely known for his The Social Contract (1762), which sought to promote a more egalitarian form of government by consent and formed the basis of modern Republicanism.NAPOLEON BONAPARTE (1769 – 1821) A French military and political leader. He safeguarded aspects of the French revolution by assuming control of France. He launched military campaigns across Europe making France the dominant power in Europe and helping to spread certain ideas of the French revolution, such as his Napoleonic code.JACQUES ANQUETIL (1934 – 1987) Professional cyclist. First to win the Tour de France five times – was known for his strength in time trials.

Here's a map of the country

Something interesting about Paris!Notre Dame Cathedral was home to the legendary Hunchback and bell-ringer, Quasimodo.The Eiffel Tower is 276m high and was created by Alexandre Gustav Eiffel in 1889.

This is the country in Europe

Write something about the origin of the country!In 700-500BC the Celtic Gauls arrive in France. In 58-50BC Roman Emperor Julius Caesar defeats the Gauls and France becomes part of the Roman Empire until 476AD. French was ruled by kings for many centuries until the storming of the Bastille during the French Revolution in 1789. Then Napoleon becomes Emperor of the French Republic until he is sent to exile.

French specialities include croissants, crepes, macaroons and quiches.

This is the french flag


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