Ethnic Groups: French,
other European, African, and Southeast
a varied climate. Parts of the country in the North
and West, have humid summers and mild winters. In
the South, it is hot and dry in the summer and mild
in the winter, whereas the East has cold winters
and nice summers.
A lot of
delicious food comes from France such as crepes,
quiche, cheeses, baguettes, (bread), and escargots,
(snails in garlic butter). The French are also the
biggest producers of wine in the world.
and the Arts
enjoy a variety of sports and games. One of the
most popular is an annual bicycle race called the
Tour de France where cyclists have to
ride 20 different races through different parts of
the country. They also like to watch soccer, car
racing and tennis.
know that the cartoon Babar the Elephant
was invented by Frenchman Jean de
celebrates many Christian holidays on the calendar,
including Easter and Christmas. They also celebrate
Bastille Day where they set off
fireworks to celebrate their history.
Places and Interesting Facts
famous place to visit in France is the Eiffel Tower
located in Paris. It is a 320 metre high tower
built in 1889. Until 1931, it was the tallest
building in the world.
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