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Paris is more than 2,000 years old. Gauls of the Parisii tribe settled there between 250 and 200 BC and founded a fishing village on an island in the river that is the present-day Ile de la Cité -- the center around which Paris developed.
euro (EUR) ; note: on 1 January 1999, the European Monetary Union introduced the euro as a common currency to be used by financial institutions of member countries; on 1 January 2002, the euro became the sole currency for everyday transactions within the member countries
Fricassee of chicken (traditionally older roosters, more connective tissue) cooked with wine, lardons, mushrooms, and garlic.
A baked dish containing eggs, heavy cream and bacon.
Normandy; soft, medium herb-flavored
Challenge & Progress; Nominee for the new 7 wonders
Originally constructed in thge 17th century overlooking the Cherbourg harbor; taken from the Germans by the US 79th Division in WWII
Based on the Victor Hugo novel
Roissy-en-France. Skyteam. National carrier.
1,320 km. Germany / France / Switzerland / Netherlands / Austria / Belgium / Luxembourg/ Liechtenstein / Italy
C1528-1600, composer of numerous secular chansoms, a Magnificant, a mass and 3 instrumental fantasias
Inducted 1997. Had amazing agility which gained France some amazing results in the 1970s and 1980s. Won 59 caps for France as a flanker.
Begun in 1163 and mostly completed by 1250, Notre Dame is an important example of French Gothic architecture, sculpture and stained glass.
Burial ground for Canadian soldiers
9387 military dead, most on D-Day
Established 1804 - dissolution in 1870. Founded by Napoleon Bonaparte.
Also: cheese crepes, pot au feu & foie gras
Also: Baguette, cheese crepes & pot au feu
Pseudonym of de Hauteclocque
French Army of Liberation