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Interesting Facts About France

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1. The official name of France is la République française (The French Republic) and its motto is Liberté. Égalité. Fraternité. It means 'Liberty. Equality. Brotherhood.'

 La devise de la République française.

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 The motto of the French Republic.


The capital city of France is Paris.  The motto of Paris is:- Il est battu par les flots mais ne sombre pas.  It means:- It is beaten by the waves but does not flounder. 

The motto of Paris (la devise de Paris) is written in Latin on the city's coat of arms:- Fluctuat nec mergitur

The French word for 'the coat of arms' is
le blason.