Many Many years ago there were people from Germany known as Franks. They crossed river Rhine and settled on an area known as “Gual” at that time. The Franks fought a lot of battles and won a lot of area that is now a part of France. Eventually the kingdom of France extended from Rhine river to Atlantic ocean.
France is a republic today headed by a president. It is a very powerful nation. Around 50 million people live in France. French people are very famous for a leisurely life style. They love to take pleasure in the little things they do. They are really good cooks too. Different parts of the country have different cuisines and style of cooking.
Can you guess what else is France famous for? Nope it is not French Toast or French Fries :) It is various kinds of cheese that the country boasts of.
France’s climate and soil is very good for growing grapes and that is why the country produces world famous wines.
Eiffel tower in the capital city of Paris is one of the seven wonders of the world.
French is the official language of France. It is also the official language of many countries including: Switzerland, Canada, Ivory Coast, Luxembourg, Monaco, Congo and Niger. It’s the mother tongue of 75 million people worldwide. French was the official language of England for over 300 years. The word “salut” in french means both “hello” and “goodbye”.
Crayola is a French word that means “oily chalk”
The Eiffel Tower is painted every 7 years.
Very informative article ,packing some good facts about France