FRANCE

  • France is one of the most important countries in the history of Europe!
  • Its capital, Paris, is one of the most important cities in the world.
  • Its three-coloured flag has its origin in the French Revolution of 1789.
  • France’s national anthem is famous worldwide and is called La Marseillaise.
  • Mont Blanc in the Alps, at 4,810.06 metres, is the highest peak in Western Europe and the European Union.
  • The Eiffel Tower in Paris is an icon of French architecture and an international symbol of the country.
  • The Roland Garros tennis tournament, one of the four Grand Slams on the world tennis calendar, began in Paris in 1891.
  • With a total of 10, France is one of the countries with the most Davis Cup titles.

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