Question by  Yasir (10)

What are some weird facts about France?

I would like to know some off the wall facts about France.


Answer by  skwiglez (641)

It is only the size of texas but has 7 mountain ranges and 5 river systems. April Fool's Day started in france. Wine is free with most meals in France. There are between 200,000 and 1 million illegal immigrants in France. The term denim was originated in France. The Gallic Rooster is the national animal of france.


Answer by  Kate2599 (110)

France was once divided into two regions based on what the word for "Yes" was in the language of each of those regions. Also, it is impolite to ask any questions about family and personal items unless you know someone very well.


Answer by  NHanselman (144)

There are perfumeries in the Provence region of France where specialized "noses" work. These "noses" are highly trained, incredibly skilled people who are capable of discerning hundreds of different scents, both individually and in combination with each other. The rich, as well as many celebrities, pay top-dollar for consultations with these "noses."


Answer by  tamarawilhite (17883)

Eleanor of Aquitaine left the King of France to marry the King of England, which was part of the case of England laying claim to that area. Bretton in France is named for British refugees from the Viking incursions. Joan of Arc of France is considered a patron saint of the nation, but was also likely schizophrenic.

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