Turning a baguette upside down is unlucky in France.
The camera phone was invented in France in 1997 by Philippe Khan.
There are over 400 kinds of cheese made in France
There are about 40.000 Château (castles) in France.
There are about two new cooking books published in France each new day.
The croissant was actually invented in Austria
France is also known as L’Hexagone (the hexagon) because of its geometrical shape.
France is the largest country in EU with a land area of 547,000 square kilometres.
With about 82 million visitors annually, France is by far the most attractive tourist destination in the world.
The French coastline adds up to 3427km – which is roughly the distance from Paris to Petra.