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France LA FRANCE also called LHEXAGONE because of the shape (six sides).
LA FRANCE The English Channel (la Manche) to the north Belgium (la Belgique) and Luxembourg to the northeast Germany and Switzerland to the east Italy to the southeast The Mediterranean sea to the south Spain and Andorra to the southwest The Atlantic ocean to the west France is located in Western Europe. The country is bordered by:
Le drapeau français (le tricolore) est bleu, blanc, rouge.
Lhymne national est « LA MARSEILLAISE ». La France est une république et a un président Jacques Chirac La fête nationale est le 14 juillet. (Independence Day also called Bastille Day)
La Capitale (the capital) Cest PARIS ! France is divided into 22 regions and 96 administrative departments France has 4 overseas departments (Martinique, Guadeloupe, French Guyana and Reunion). France also has overseas territories ( St. Pierre and Miquelon, French Polynesia and parts of Antarctica).
Paris is also called La ville lumière, the city of Light
Quelques Français célèbres… The emperor Napoléon sold Louisiana to the Americans in 1803. Paul Gauguin lived in the French Colony of Tahiti. Tahiti was a great inspiration to Gauguin and, in 1898, he painted Quand te maries-tu ?
Auguste Renoir painted Le Bal du Moulin Galette in 1876. Les Danseuses Bleues were painted by Edgar Degas in 1890. Jean-François Millet painted Les Glaneuses in 1857.
Champions du monde en 1998! Champions d Europe en 2000! Le football…