For my personal education project I am going to research and plan a trip to France, as I have always wanted to see the Eiffel tower. I have decided I am going to visit France on the 9th July until the 17th, which gives me 7-8 days to explore France. Question 2:
a) A map of France:
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b) France is located in the continent of Europe, which is in the Northern hemisphere. The latitude of France is 46° 0' 0" N and the longitude is 2° 0' 0" E. URL: http://www.travelmath.com/country/France
c) France shares a border with 8 different countries. These include (clockwise from North): Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, [then Mediterranean Sea], Monaco, [the Mediterranean Sea again], Spain, Andorra, and Spain again. URL: http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_countries_border_France
d) The capital city of France is Paris.
e) The land size of France is 674,843 km².
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f) France’s current population for 2013 is 64 285 510, which makes it the 21st most populated country in the world (not including overseas territories). URL: http://worldpopulationreview.com/france-population-2013/ DATE: 28/10/13
Male: 30 548 615
Female: 32 238 812
URL: http://www.expatica.com/fr/news/local_news/french-life-expectancy-tops-80-years-18386.html DATE: 28/10/13
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a) The very first people who discovered/lived in France were the Neanderthals, also known as early Homo sapiens. During the Middle Palaeolithic period (about 90 000-40 000 BC), the Neanderthals hunted animals, made crude flake-stone tools and lived in caves. URL: http://www.lonelyplanet.com/france/history
b) The very first form of Government in France was the French Republic. This Republic was first founded on 22nd September 1792, by the newly recognized National Convention. URL: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_First_Republic
c) The Eiffel Tower – The construction of the Eiffel Tower begun in 1887, and concluded in 1889. It was named after Gustave Eiffel, whom won the competition, against the other 107 proposals for design, to create an iron structure for the entrance to Paris’ Universal Exhibition World Fair. On March 31st 1889, Gustave Eiffel climbed the 1 710 steps to the peak, and planted the French flag at the pinnacle of the Tower. The Eiffel Tower is located at 5th Avenue Anatole France, Champ de Mars, 75007 Paris. I personally have always found the Eiffel Tower interesting, because of its structure, and also because I think it would look absolutely beautiful at night when it is all lit up. URL: http://www.historvius.com/the-eiffel-tower-83/
Notre Dame de Paris: The name Notre Dame means “Our Lady” in French, and is often used in names of Catholic church buildings in French-speaking countries. The Notre Dame de...
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