- France has played an important role in the history of Europe.
- Its capital, Paris, is one of the most visited 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.
- The Roland-Garros tennis tournament, one of the four Grand Slams in 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.