Many French traditions are centered around bank holidays, religious celebrations and civil customs, according to the official website of France. Easter (Paques) was a Christian holy day that has become a bank holiday. On... More »

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Some French Canadian Christmas traditions include réveillon and buche de Noel. There are also several traditional French Canadian Christmas hymns, such as "Noël Tout Blanc" and "Noël Des Bergers." More »

Christmas traditions in Turkey include giving gifts, enjoying traditional food and attending celebrations. However, Christmas traditions in Turkey most commonly occur either on St. Nicholas Day on Dec. 6 or on the Great ... More »

The main rivers of France are the Loire, Rhone, Seine, Dordogne and the Gironde. The river Seine is the most well-known as it flows through Paris. The Loire is the longest river at 625 miles, and the Rhone is the largest... More »

The main natural resources of France are iron ore, salt, sulfur, bauxite, zinc, uranium, antimony, arsenic, potash, feldspar, fluorspar and gypsum. The country also has substantial amounts of renewable energy and is know... More »

As of 2015, it is estimated that the population of France is 64.9 million, making it the 21st most populated country in the world. In addition, there are about three million people living in overseas French territories. More »

France is a country located in western Europe. France has a president who is elected by a popular vote every five years although many of the day-to-day operations in the country are handled by a prime minister. Paris is ... More »