World Countries Flashcards for Kids - France

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France is one of Europe’s largest countries. It is bordered by six countries namely: Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland, and Italy. France is the most popular tourist destination in the world.


Official name: French Republic

Capital: Paris

Official Language: French

Currency: Euro

Continent: Europe

Population: 67.81 million

Major Rivers: Loire, Seine, Rhone

Major Cities: Marseille, Lyon, Toulouse, Nantes

Major Mountains: The Alps, The Pyrenees, The Jura

National Bird:  Gallic Rooster

National Tree: Oak

National Flower:  Fleur de Lis

National Fruit: Pear



The French landscape, for the most part, is composed of relatively low-lying plains, plateaus, and older mountain blocks, or massifs. Wide fertile plains dominate most of the north and west, making France the agricultural epicenter of Europe.

The west and north of France experience mild summers and cool winters, while southern France and Corsica have a Mediterranean climate with hot summers and mild winters. Precipitation is frequent all year.


French culture is most commonly associated with Paris, which is a center of fashion, cuisine, art, and architecture. The modern French are the descendants of mixtures including Romans, Celts, Iberians, Ligurians, and Greeks in southern France. The Indigenous Peoples account for between 3-4% of the population.

Equality and unity are important to the French. The French also value style and sophistication, and they take pride in the beauty and artistry of their country. Family is also highly valued in French culture.


The national flag of France is a tricolor flag featuring three vertical bands colored blue, white, and red. White color represents peace, while blue and red represent the colors of the city of Paris.


France's flora and fauna are as varied as its range of topography and climate. It has forests of oak and beech in the north and center, as well as pine, birch, poplar, and willow. The Massif Central has chestnut and beech; the subalpine zone, juniper, and dwarf pine. In the south are pine forests and various oaks.

The south genets, Green lizards, Chamois, North wolves, Golden eagles, Bears, Wild boar, and European wild cats are native fauna of France. Among the larger mammals are red deer, roe deer, wild boar, brown bear, badger, Chamois, and fox.


Football (soccer) is the most popular sport in France. They have won FIFA World Cups twice. Skiing, tennis, boules, golf, basketball, martial arts, cycling, and swimming are the most popular activities in France.

Places of interest

Arc de Triomphe: the beautiful historical monuments of Paris, there is, climb 284 steps, or take an elevator to the mid-level and climb 64 stairs to the top. From the observation deck at the top of the arch, breathtaking views of the

Gallic Rooster: The Gallic rooster is a symbol of France and personifies the early inhabitants of France. the Gaul is a sign of hope and faith.

Louvre Museum, Paris: The Louvre, or the Louvre Museum, is the world's most-visited museum, and a historic landmark in Paris, France. The museum contains a vast collection of artworks from various periods and styles, including sculptures, paintings, and artifacts from ancient civilizations. The most famous exhibit in the Louvre Museum is Leonardo da Vinci's, Mona Lisa.

Eiffel Tower: One of the most iconic human-made structures in Europe is the Eiffel Tower, It is named after the engineer Gustave Eiffel, whose company designed and built the tower. It is 330 meters tall. Cast iron and steel were the primary construction materials used to build the Eiffel Tower.

Bastille day: Is an annual celebration, which occurs on July 14 every year. It is the country’s national day. Fireworks and military parades are organized to celebrate the day. A large number of spectators witness the celebrations.


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