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France & Benelux CountriesSlide2
10+ million people
Center for commerce & fashion
Paris “City of Lights”
Seine River Slide3
Vinci’s “Mona Lisa”Slide4
Eiffel Tower under construction in 1888 Slide5
Other attractions in Paris
: Memorial to those who served in the French Revolution & Napoleonic wars
Notre Dame Cathedral (example of Gothic architecture)Slide6
The Hague: Seat of Dutch government (lies on the coast )
-location of many famous international trials
Windmills used to drain polders, but today the Dutch use pumping stations. This is still a tourist attraction in the Netherlands.Slide7
Area that would be flooded without dikes by the North Sea.
Blue indicates area below sea level.Slide8
Trains are very efficient and used by many Europeans.
Brussels is the seat of the European Union. It is sometimes called the “capital of Europe.” 28% of its population are foreigners. Slide10
Belgium is known for its waffles. Waffle vendors can be found on many street corners in Brussels.
Belgian chocolate is also recognized around the world. Slide11
Only grand duchy in the world
Home to multi-national countries
Most people are multilingual
3 Official Languages: French, German & Luxembourgish
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10 million people Center for commerce amp fashion Paris City of Lights Seine River The Louvre Da Vincis Mona Lisa Eiffel Tower Eiffel Tower under construction in 1888 Other attractions in Paris ID: 224487 Download Presentation