The Louvre houses a wonderful Islamic Art collection
One of the oldest and the most majestic museums in the world, the Louvre is a must visit site for those visiting Paris. Located inside the expansive Louvre Palace in the 1st arrondissement of Paris, the Louvre was established as a medieval fortress…
The Department of Islamic Art in the Louvre is the oldest Islamic Collection in an International Museum
The Department of Islamic Art is the latest addition to the galleries in the Louvre Museum. Opened in 2003, the gallery was originally created in 1890 and was a part of the Department of…
The Eiffel Tower today is recognized as the icon of France
Built adjacent to the River Seine, Eiffel Tower is named after its designer Gustave Eiffel. The landmark was built in 1889 and stands proudly in the 7th arrondissement in Paris. Eiffel Tower is definitely one of the most visited sights…
Sprawling over 20 hectares, the Jardin d'Acclimatation is a wonderful amusement park that brings back the childhood memories
The park also houses a menagerie, the Exploradome museum, and several other attractions. The park is located in the Northern part of the Bois de Boulogne, in Paris. Inaugurated in 1960, the park…
France is situated on the western edge of Europe. Having an area of 547,030 square kilometres it is the largest area among European Union members.
A population of close to 65.8 Million. Muslims account for about 10% of the population.
The climate in France varies depending on the regions. A mediterranean climate is found in the south east, in the west, the climate is predominantly oceanic with a high level of rainfall and freezing temperatures in the mountainous regions.
Frechis the official language. English is widely used as well.
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French National Holiday (Bastille Day): July 14th May Day: May 1st Remembrance Day: November 11th Christmas Day: December 25th
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