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FRANCE
*slightly larger than Texas
*Medeterraian Sea on SE coast*Atlantic Ocean & English channel on its northwest.
WHAT BOARDERS SPAIN ON THE SOUTHWEST?
Pyrenees
WHAT BOARDERS ITALY ON THE SOUTHEAST ?
Alps
WHAT ARE THE THREE IMPORTANT RIVERS OF FRANCE?
* Rhine
* Rhone
* Seine
NORTH EUROPEAN PLAINS GIVE FRANCE A LARGE AREA OF RICH SOIL FOR WHAT?
farming
WHAT ARE THE THREE TYPES OF CLIMATE IN FRANCE?
* Marine West Coast
* Highland
* Mediterranean
WHAT DEPENDS ON THE AGRICULTURE OF FRANCE?
The Economy
WHO IS THE LARGEST FOOD PRODUCERS IN WESTERN EUROPE?
France
WHAT ARE THE THREE NATURAL RESOURCES IN FRANCE?
*Iron ore
*Bauxite
*Coal
INDUSTRIAL GOODS SUCH AS AIRPLANES, CARS, COMPUTERS, CHEMICALS, CLOTHING AND EVEN FURNITURE ARE ALL PART OF FRANCES WHAT?
Economy
PEOPLE IN FRANCE TRACE THEIR ANCESTORS BACK TO WHOM?
Celts & Romans
75% OF PEOPLE IN FRANCE ARE?
Roman Catholics
WHAT HAPPENED TO THE PEOPLE IN FRANCE IN THE YEAR OF 1792?
They overthrew their last king and set up a republic
WHAT IS THE POPULATION OF FRANCE?
*58.5 millon people live in France
74% OF ALL THE PEOPLE IN FRANCE LIVE WHERE?
They live in the cities and the large towns
THE LAND OF GERMANY
*Germany lies in the heart of Europe
*Germany has mountains, plateau and plains
*In the South, the Alps form border between Switzerland and Austria
THE CLIMATE OF GERMANY
*Westerly winds from the Atlantic Ocean keep Germnay warm in the winter and cool in the summer
*Southern area has colder winter and warmer summers
THE ECONOMY OF GERMANY
*Deposits of coal and iron ore make western region of Germany the industrial heart of Europe.
GERMANY PRODUCES WHAT ITEMS?
Germany produces machinery, cars, clothing and chemical products.
WHAT TYPE OF FARMING IS FOUND IN GERMANY?
Livestock and crops such as grains and vegetables are found on German farms.
THE PEOPLE OF GERMANY
*Most Germans trace their ancestry to groups of people who settled Europe from A.D 100s to A.D. 400s.
*85% of Germans live in cities and towns.
BELGIUM
*Belgium is bordered by rance, Germany and the Netherlands
* is centrally located
* has rolling hills in its Southeast
* has flat plains in it Northwest
THE ECONOMY OF BELGIUM
*import metals and fuels
*produce manufactured goods for export
*Brussels is the capital and center of commerce
THE PEOPLE OF BRLGIUM
*Walloons and Flemings dominate the culture of Belgium
*French speaking Walloons are the largest group
*Flemings speak Dutch and are referred to as Flemish
NETHERLANDS
*is about 1/2 the size of Maine
*40% of the land is below sea level
*90% of the people live in towns and cities
*high standard of living
LUXEMBOURG
*only about 55 miles in length and 35 miles in width
*ranked as one of Europe's leading steel producers
*People have close ties to France and Germany