Some interesting facts on France

  •  It is officially known as the French Republic. The name France is derived from the Latin word – Francia , meaning ‘Land of the Franks’.
  •  French, the official language in this country stands second as the widely studied language in the world after English.
  • France has 7 mountain ranges and 5 major rivers.
  • The famous Mona Lisa is housed in the Louvre museum.
  • The Eiffel tower is one of the most visited monuments in the world.
  • The glass pyramid that stands outside the Louvre museum was built as a tribute to the Egyptians.
  • Louis Pasteur the French scientist made discoveries in  the field of microbiology and chemistry.
  • The French love their cheese and there are over 1000 varieties of it in the market!
  • There are 17 wine producing regions in France and all of those wines pair beautifully with those cheeses.
  • The Jean clothing originated in France and it was originally used to make tough clothing  for the gold diggers

French Cuisine:

It is one of the famous and well known cuisines of the world.It is characterized by extreme diversities.Each region has its own specialties. This article takes you through the French Cuisine

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