Over the years, France has been through many political crises. Its current government is a combination of presidential and parliamentary systems. The president is elected by the people and is head of state. A prime minister, chosen by the president, works with the elected parliament to pass laws. France is among the world’s largest economies. The country produces many items that other countries buy, including its most famous products – wine and cheese. Other exports include automobiles, electronics and clothing. Tourism is also a huge industry in France. More than 80 million people visit the country every year, more than any other country on Earth!
Few more information about France:
- 66 million inhabitants
- The capital city is Paris
- The Currency is Euros
- Even though it is a secular country, France counts more than 85% Catholics.
- The old French generation doesn't speak much English, if need be, ask the young ones instead.
- France is a revolutionary country, French likes to fight for their rights, don’t be surprise to see demonstrations in the streets.
And the last but not the least, France is world known for the high quality of its school education. With 358 000 foreign students in France last year, France is the place to be to earn a great education. It is home of some of the best universities in the world and a diploma in France opens doors for you all over the world.