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Geography General Knowledge - France

Can you answer the series of geography-based general knowledge questions relating to the country of France?
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Last updated: August 31, 2019
First submittedAugust 30, 2019
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Famous Parisian museum housing the Mona Lisa
Louvre
Port that is the closest French city to England
Calais
The longest river located entirely in France
Loire
Grand palace that was the main residence of King Louis XIV, containing lavish rooms such as the 'Hall of Mirrors'
Versailles Palace
France's second busiest airport by passenger traffic
Paris Orly
Iconic monument that stands on the western end of the Champs-Élysées
Arc de Triomphe
Northern city with a cathedral famous for its well preserved gothic architechture and stained glass windows
Chartres
City characterised by architecture made from pink terracotta bricks, giving it the nickname 'La Ville Rose'
Toulouse
Famous prehistoric cave painting complex in the Dordogne, closed off to the public since 1963
Lascaux
Southern French city famous for its medieval citadel
Carcassonne
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French region containing the cities of Quimper, Lorient and St.Malo
Brittany
French town famous for its mustard
Dijon
Parisian railway station that is France's (and Europe's) busiest
Gare du Nord
Corsica's capital and largest city
Ajaccio
Paris' other natural island aside from 'Île de la Cité'
Île Saint-Louis
Ski resort that at 2300m altitude is the highest of its kind in Europe
Val Thorens
Stadium home to the football club Paris Saint-Germain
Parc des Princes
Low mountain range in eastern France, in proximity with the German border
Vosges
Bridge spanning the gorge valley of the River Tarne, currently the world's tallest bridge
Millau Viaduct
Mountain with a 3777m viewing platform, offering views of the Mont Blanc
Aiguille du Midi
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Level 51
Aug 31, 2019
Chartres is not on the North East.
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Level 35
Aug 31, 2019
You're right, more like north central. Fixed.