France is a country, part of which is located in Western Europe, with several overseas territories on other continents. France is bordered with Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Monaco, Andorra and Spain. France is a founding member of the United Nations. The currency is the euro;

France is a democratic state. Highest point: Mont Blanc 4,808 m above sea-level Lowest point: Rhone delta 2 m p.p.m. Official language: French. Spring is the best time to visit Paris, you must be prepared for rain. In the autumn wounds tend to be rather cold and uncomfortable.

In 2006, France was the world's first tourist destination. France has a significant aerospace industry, led by the European consortium Airbus. France has the second longest navigable system in Europe. The main routes are navigable river Seine, Rhône, Garonne, Loire and Rhine. Air transport is relatively well-developed branch of economy in France. The major French airline is Air France. In the Toulouse Airbus factory find myself. In many cities such as Paris, Nice, Lille and Grenoble, highly developed network of trams. In many cities it has recently, by the fact that the lines were dismantled and restored, because they are cheaper to maintain than metro.We France enjoys great popularity of football. Often grown as sport is rugby and cycling. Well-developed traditions of equestrian. Famous French philosophers include Descartes, Voltaire, Denis Diderot, Charles de Montesquieu, Henri Bergson. Paris is the capital of France. It is one of the most popular cities in the world, annually visited by crowds of tourists. Paris is a city of numerous museums, galleries and historic architecture. No other city in Europe is not so much connected with the river, such as Paris. The Seine is the primary point of reference. While in Paris, visit places such as Notre-Dame Cathedral - erected on the site of a Roman temple in the XXII century. Its construction lasted almost 200 years. Today is a landmark not only in Paris but throughout France. Arc de Triomphe - with a height of 50 meters, decorated with numerous carvings and dates for France, winning the battles and the names of the great military commanders of the Napoleonic era. Eiffel Tower - built in the late nineteenth century to commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the French Revolution reached a height of 319 meters. Terrace at an altitude of 274 m can accommodate 400 people.