Surprising facts about the French: Can you spot the real ones from the fake?

Think you know the French? Well, to test your knowledge of our Gallic cousins we’ve put together 10 facts about them that may surprise you or at least raise your eyebrows a little. Except to make it a little trickier for you expert francophiles we have included two false “facts”, that is to say we here at The Local made them up to see if we could catch you out. So take a look through this gallery of interesting and surprising statistics about the French and see whether you can spot the fakes. The last slide will reveal all. Plus, if you can think of any other interesting insights into the French, send them over to [email protected] and we can include them in a follow up.

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