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5 Themes of Geography-France

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Transcript of 5 Themes of Geography-France

5 Themes Of Geography: France
France
5 Themes of Geography
1) Location

2) Place

3) Human Environment Interaction

4) Movement

5) Region
Human Environment Interaction
People in France adapt to their rainy, cold winters by wearing clothes that are appropriate for the weather.


Location
Absolute Location of the capital-Paris:
48º N, 2º E


Relative Location of France
-North of the Mediterranean Sea
-South of the United Kingdrom
-East of Spain
-West of Germany
Place
Physical Feature-
Seine River
- an important commercial waterway within the Paris Basin in the north of France


Human Feature-
Eiffel Tower
-The Eiffel Tower was built for the World Exhibition in 1889, held in celebration of the French Revolution in 1789.
Movement
People-
The train is the most common form of transportation for most people. They have an excellent rail network that connects most cities.

Goods-
France has an extensive merchant marine. Every year 305 million tons of goods are transported by sea.

Services-
Air France is the number one airline carrier connecting people and goods across the world from France.

Ideas-
Ideas are spread in many ways using cell phones, computers, word of mouth, books, commercials, and many other ways.
Region
Physical- The climate region of France is mostly Marine West Coast in the North and Mediterranean in the south. Most winters are cool and rainy and the summers are hot and dry.


Movement
People
Services
Ideas
Goods
Eiffel Tower
People in France rely on the grapes that are
grown in their country to create, wine--
one of their leading exports
.
RELY
Modify
Dams have been built along rivers in order to stop flooding and use the water for hydroelectric power.

Adapt
France is a nation of food lovers and the food culture contains some interesting facts. Food is to be enjoyed and savored, for example, lunch time in France is usually two hours long just for this reason. Except for large cities, almost everything closes from noon until two pm when French restaurants are open for lunch.
Culture
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