France

Manisha Vijay Pd. 2

Introduction

France, one of the most moderns countries in Europe and the world, is well known as members of many global organizations, beautiful tourist attractions, and for it's gothic style of architecture.

European Union

France joined the European Union in 1952, and was a founder of this Union. France is also currently the largest country in the European Union.

Major Cities in France

The capital of France is Paris, one of the most major cities in France. Others include Avignon, Bordeaux, Cannes, and Dijon

Government

France has a Semi-Presidental Republic with both a prime minister and a president. The current President of France is François Holland and the Prime Minister of France is Jean-Marc Ayrault.

Tourism

Interesting Facts

Did you know the world's first artificial heart and face transplant took place in France? Here's another fact you probably didn't know. Over 1000 different cheeses are made there as well. Also, April Fool's Day in France goes back all the way back to the 16th century.

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