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France

French Republic
République française

 

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Location: Western Europe, bordered by Belgium, Luxembourg and Germany to the northeast, Switzerland, Monaco, and Italy to the east, and Andorra and Spain to the south.

 

Population: Over 67 million

 

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Known for

Art

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France has been the home of art movements such as Impressionism and Pointillism and famous artists including Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Edgar Degas, Paul Gauguin, and Marcel Duchamp.

Cinema

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French filmmakers and film movements have been very important in global cinema, including early cinema developments, the poetic realism and new wave movements, and the Canne Film Festival.

Cuisine

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Food culture and cuisine is so important in France that UNESCO has recognized French gastronomy an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

Fashion

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France is one of the most influential hubs of high fashion in the world. Important French designers include Coco Chanel, Christian Dior, and Yves Saint Laurent.

History

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Events and periods in French history have had global impacts, such as the French Revolution, the campaigns of Napoleon, and French Imperialism.

Literature

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France ranks first on the list of Nobel Prizes in literature by country.

Paris

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Paris the largest city and capital city of France.
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France Travel

Map of France

DIFFERENT FRENCH ACCENTS w/ French Native Speaker

Virtual Museum Tour of The Louvre, Paris (2020) Mona Lisa to Louvre Pyramid

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