France

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France
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Cities in France

  • Bordeaux

  • Bordeaux

    Situated on the Garrone river, the old city of Bordeaux has long been dominated by trade, mainly the wine trade. Bordeaux is the world`s largest fine ...View City
  • Cannes

  • Cannes

    Cannes has always been associated with its famous annual film festival in May. Year round its an exuberant and lively seaside town with fine rest...View City
  • Grenoble

  • Grenoble

    Grenoble is situated in southeastern France surrounded by the majestic French Alps and has a stunning natural setting. The city is a significant scien...View City
  • Lyon

  • Lyon

    The spectacular city of Lyon, the second largest conurbation in France and a commercial, industrial, and banking powerhouse for the last 500 years wit...View City

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  • French

France

France is one of the largest countries in Europe with a population of around 61 million. It covers an area of 543,965 sq km. Paris is the largest city, followed by Lyon and Marseille. Officially France comprises of 22 regions, each has developed its own special flavour, its own architecture, cuisine, customs, music, dress, dialect and even language. The food and wines are justly celebrated. The range, quality and reputation of the fine wines of Bordeaux, Burgundy, the Rhone and Champagne are role models the world over. France is bordered by six countries; Spain in the south across the Pyrenees; Italy and Switzerland beyond the Alps; Luxembourg and Belgium to the north, and Germany on the other side of the Rhine river. The landscape ranges from mountain plateaux to lush farmland, hardy mountains and the Mediterranean sunbelt. France belongs to both northern and southern Europe. Paris has an intense tempo, Lyon has superb cuisine and Marseille is the biggest port on the Mediterranean


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