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    History of France

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    1. This is the French capital. Its first name was Lutèce

    2. This town was once known as 'the Manchester of France'

    3. In this city 32 kings were crowned

    4. The European Court of Human Rights has been in this city since 1994 .

    5. This city was surrendered to Henry V of England in 1419 after a protracted siege, but was reclaimed by France in 1449.

    6. Joan of Arc (Jeanne d’Arc) liberated this city from siege in 1429.

    7. This city is the capital of Brittany.

    8. A famous Edict was signed there. It was a kind of charter assuring religious and civil liberties to the Protestants.

    9. This city is famous for its mustard

    10. This city was in fact 2 towns. The union was proclaimed in 1630 with the Edict of Troyes .

    11. This city reminds us of 'the revolt of the Canuts'

    12. Stendhal (or Henri Beyle) was born there on 23/01/1783

    13. If I tell you 'porcelain', what is this city ?

    14. The name of this town reminds you of a marvellous wine

    15. Famous for its 18th-century city hall:

    16. The home of the Cathars

    17. This is the second largest city of France, capital of Bouches du Rhône

    18. Little town in the center of the Pyrenees where the Blessed Virgin appeared in 1858

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