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Paris

Paris is France's largest city and it's capital.Paris's world sights include the Eiffel Tower,Montmartre, and the Champs -Élysées with it's many art galleries and fashion boutiques.There are also many fine hotels,restraunts,and theatres. Paris is one of the main centres of the fashion world. It has been a fashion centre since the 14th century,but the modern fashion industry began in the 19th century.The population in France in 2011 was 65 million people.


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Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower is 324 metres high and the construction started January 28,1887 and it opened on march 31,1889.The Eiffel Tower has 3 floors.Stephan Sauvestre built the Eiffel Tower.The Eiffel Tower was originally built as the entrance arch for the worlds fair.The Eiffel Tower was named after Gustave Eiffel,whose company was in charge of the project.The Eiffel Tower is made of iron and weighs around 100,000 tones.Around 50 tonnes of paint are added to the Eiffel Tower every 7 years to protect it from rust.
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Famous French People

Coco Chanel

Fashion designer Coco Chanel, born August 19, 1883, in Saumur, France, is famous for her timeless designs, trademark suits, and little black dresses. Chanel was raised in an orphanages and taught to sew. She had a brief career as a singer before opening her first clothes shop in 1910. In the 1920s, she launched her first perfume and introduced the Chanel suit and the little black dress.

Louis Pasteur

Born on December 27, 1822, in Dole, France, Dr. Louis Pasteur discovered that microbes were responsible for souring alcohol and came up with the process of pasteurization, where bacteria is destroyed by heating beverages and then allowing them to cool. His work in germ theory also led him and his team to create vaccinations for anthrax and rabies.

Marie Antoinette

Born on November 2, 1755, in Vienna, Austria, Marie Antoinette helped provoke the popular unrest that led to the French Revolution and to the overthrow of the monarchy in August 1792, in part with her famous quote addressing the starving French populace: "Let them eat cake." As a 20-year consort to Louis XVI , she was beheaded nine months after he was, on October 16, 1793, by order of the Revolutionary tribunal.

France's flag

Accordingly to the ancient and heraldic traditions much symbolism is associated with colours.The colours on the french flag stands for


.White= Peace and honesty.

.Red= hardiness,bravery,strength and valour.

.Blue= vigilance,truth and loyalty.