The President of France is Nicholas Sarkozy. He succeeded Jaques Chirac to become President.
The French football and rugby nickname the light blues. One of Frances greatest ever players has played for two main clubs, Bordeaux and Real Madrid. The Olympic Games were held in France in 1924.
The second major city in France is Marseille. The centre of France has got a big mountain range called Mont Blanc. Two of the French ski resorts include aravis avron.
The French revolution took place in the years 1789-1790.The settlement signed at the conclusion of the First World War is known as the treaty of versaily. The British Expeditionary Force retreated from France in May 1940 from the beaches of Normandy.