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Fun Facts about France: Part 2

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Champagne Mumm
The French consume 11.2 billion glasses of wine each year
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Rocamadour France
French was the official language of England for about 300 years, from 1066 to 1362.
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Gourmet French Toast with Warm Fresh Berries & Maple Syrup
Some claim that French toast isn’t French, but was actually invented by a man called Joseph French.
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Scottish kilt
Kilts originated in France, not Scotland
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Louvre
The Louvre in Paris is the most visited art museum in the world
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Avignon - Place de l'Horloge - Hotel de Ville - Liberte Egalite Fraternite
Leberté, Égalité, Fraternité (Liberty, Equality and Fraternity) is the national motto of France
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Alfred Nobel Plaque Stockholm City Hall
France has won the most Nobel Prizes for literature of any country
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snails
The average French citizen eats 500 snails each year

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