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69 Fun Facts About France

69 Fun Facts About France
69 facts is back! This time featuring the lovely country of France, because well, who can resist a country that creates superior wine, beautiful art and genetically blessed people? I think 69 facts is quite fitting. After all, who doesn’t love the French? 1. Language: 6. 18. Love and Romance 22. 32. The French Revolution 41. Paris, the city of love 47. 20% of the French live in the Parisian region. 48. Misc 55. 63. Disclaimer: my blog is mainly for entertainment purposes, and not an encyclopedia. Tagged as: france, french, fun facts, interesting facts Related:  French Stuff

Advanced - Poetry - Le Cancre Jacques Prévert (1900 – 1946) is a French poet and screenwriter. He wrote a lot of poems. Some of them are very famous : Les feuilles mortes, Barbara. His book Paroles (1946) has been a great success. Prévert’s poetry is most of the time about life in Paris and life after World War II. As Prévert often used a familiar language and a vocabulary easy to understand, as he liked to play with words, he’s taught a lot in French schools nowadays. Some of his poems have been set in music and sung by very famous singers such as Yves Montand and Edith Piaf or later Serge Gainsbourg. Prévert is also a famous screenwriter : he worked on very great films such as Quai des Brumes (Port of shadows, 1938), Les Visiteurs du soir (The night Visitors, 1942), or Les Enfants du Paradis (The Children of Paradise, 1945).

A House in France Charming 200 year old 3 bedroomed country house with 153m² habitable space and 2300m of land. In need of some renovation work but totally habitable. The house sits in the famously beautiful landscape of the massif central. From the garden it is possible to see several extinct volcanoes including Puy de Dome, one of the highest. The property is in a small hamlet containing 5 houses in the community of St Etienne des Champs with it’s Marie and Church. The property was built around 1827 and was originally a small house with barns attached as is so common here in France. The roof was completely renewed in the ‘70s and is in excellent condition. The house itself offers much space. On the ground floor: Kitchen: 13m² with a very large window with an aspect over the garden and magnificent views beyond. Living Room: 42m² with an inglenook fireplace housing a 13kw wood stove which is sufficient to heat the entire house. On the first floor: Bedroom 1: Bedroom 2: Bedroom 3: Landing: Bathroom: Atelier/Studio:

Political Map of France with cities Map of France - Political More France Maps Download printable map of France with regions Disclaimer: All efforts have been made to make this map accurate. However, worldatlasbook.com do not own any responsibility for the correctness or authenticity of the same. Copyright © 2011 worldatlasbook.com All rights reserved. Learning French with Films — La Belle in France

France Facts for Kids: Facts about France and the French Interesting Facts for Kids Here are some interesting France Facts which were chosen and researched by kids especially for kids. • Population: more than 65.7 million people live in the country (2012) • Capital: Paris, with 2,2 million inhabitants • Name: Republique Francaise (French Republic) • Motto: "Liberte, Egalite, Fraternite" (Liberty, Equality, Fraternity) • Government: Democracy • Language: French • Religion: mainly Christians (Roman Catholics 64%) • Currency: 1 Euro=100cents, until 2002 French Franc • History: In 700-500BC the Celtic Gauls arrive in France. France Map and Geography • France is situated in Western Europe, 1 hr flight from London/England, 5.5 hrs from New York/USA. • The western-european country shares borders with Belgium to the North East, Germany and Luxemburg in the East as well as with Switzerland, Italy to the South East. Mainland France is divided into 27 regions and these into 101 departments. France Facts:Tourist Attractions in France • Mont St. • Escargots: snails

How to Become a French Expat If you're someone who believes that living in France is like vacationing in France, you might want to leave this page now. Life abroad isn't all market-hopping, croissant-eating, wine-slurping, terrace-lounging and baguette-chomping, surprisingly enough. That's part of it, but there's another side which requires much more patience, flexibility and attention to detail; the side that involves paperwork, rejection, more paperwork, waiting, more waiting and perhaps, if you’re lucky, success. I say all of this because over the last year I've received many emails from readers asking for tips on how they can pick up their lives and move abroad to get their own piece of the French pie. "How can I become an expat?", they ask, hoping it’s easier than they imagine. I figured it was time to take the conversation off email and post suggestions for those who are genuinely serious and passionate about making the move abroad, two very important pre-requisites. For students: For In-Betweeners Other: Ready?

Top 32 des activités insolites à faire à Paris, pour changer des musées Topito t’a concocté une belle compilation de pleins d’activités insolites à faire à Paris. Quand l’ennui est là, que t’as déjà vu tous les films à l’affiche, qu’il ne te reste plus rien d’excitant à faire, comment occuper ses weekends?Entre des escapes games, de la voltige en intérieur, jouer au Quidditch ou encore faire des sports nautiques sur la Seine, il y a de quoi s’occuper à Paris, crois nous. Tu as donc l’embarras du choix, et le choix dans la date (contrepèterie LOL). Regarde bien, et amuse toi en famille ou entre amis !! 2. Alors là on part sur du gros lourd. Prix : à partir de 15€ 3. T’aimes bien visiter Paris, mais t’as la flemme d’utiliser tes petites jambes pendant des heures !? Prix : à partir de 30€ 4. 2CV, marinière et béret, autant vous dire qu’il va falloir vous lever tôt pour trouver plus français cliché que les balades proposées par 4 roues sous 1 parapluie. Prix : à partir de 60€ 8. Prix : à partir de 39€ 19. Il fait beau, vous vous sentez d’humeur bucolique ? 21. 23.

en-voyageant-je-me-suis-rendu-compte-que-la-france-etait-un-pays-fantastique Mes chers compatriotes, vous pouvez être fier(e)s. Votre pays vient d'être élu le Plus beau pays du monde lors d'une soirée de gala à Paris, ce vendredi 23 janvier 2015. La France à l'honneur, puisque notre peuple s'est également vu gratifier du titre tant convoité de Peuple le plus aimable de la planète. "Surpris? pas tant que ça" commentait-on juste après la remise du prix du Peuple le plus humble de la planête. À noter qu'à la suite d'un souci logistique, seuls les votes des jurés français ont pu être comptabilisés; les organisateurs français assurant que le problème n'a eu aucun impact sur le résultat final. Trève de galéjades, vous n'y avez pas cru une seconde, mais comment vous en vouloir ? En numéro un, le pain Chez nous il y a pléthore de boulangeries, de multiples sortes de pain à essayer et elles sont toutes excellentes. Nous avons pas mal de congés, et donc beaucoup de temps libre La ville fortifiée de Saint-Malo, par exemple Ou les belles plages du Sud de la France Les marchés

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