Interesting Facts about France

  • France is the biggest country in the European Union with 643`801 km2. It would be interesting to know France resembles the shape of a hexagon. Hence it is also known as Hexagon.
  • It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. With over 80 million tourists visits every year, France is the most visited country on the Earth.
  • Liberty, Equality, Fraternity. A legacy of the Age of Enlightenment, the motto first appeared in French Revolution. It inspired other countries to fight for their rights and independence.
  • The French have introduced many innovations that have positively impacted the world. Stethoscope, Photograph, pasteurization, the hot air balloon.
  • With its 12 standard time zones, France currently holds the world record for the country with the most time zones.
  • Tour de France, the world’s most prestigious and most difficult bicycle race has been around more than 100 years.
  • France has produced legions of brilliant writers, philosophers, and poets over the course of 20th century. France has the Most Nobel Prizes in Literature Category by any other country.
  • Every trip to France deserves a visit to The Louvre, to discover the wealth of treasures it contains. It is undoubtedly one of the finest art galleries in the world. It is a testament to French art and culture which makes it the most visited museum in the world.
  • The Eiffel Tower, is one the most architectural landmarks in Paris, France. It is a symbol of Paris and has a moment in France history. It is a technological feat. It is named after its engineer Gustave Eiffel.
  • Paris is home to many of the world’s most famous art pieces including The Mona Lisa and Venus De Milo. These works can be seen in the Louvre Museum.
  • There is only one stop sign in the entire city of Paris.
  • The licence plates that we use in our automobiles were first introduced in France.
  • The French have given some of the finest inventions in the world. Some of the great inventors are Marie Curie, Pierre Curie , Louis Pasteur,Pacal
  • Braille, The powerful tool which has changed the world of writing and reading of the blind. It is named after its inventor Louis Braille is a French man.
  • All roads in France have a point where they all start which is called Point Zero.
  • France country of Beauty, glamour and absolute integrity. French food is considered to be one of the best presented and best-tasting foods ever.
  • French culture is world famous and even the country is known for it.
  • French has been one of the most established, flourished, developed countries in the world.

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