Asked in France, Bodies of Water, England
What do you call the stretch of water between England and France?
The English channel, called in French 'la Manche', separates England from France. ...
The channel of water between united kingdom and France?
The English call this the 'English Channel', the French call it 'la Manche' (the sleeve). The rest of the British people call it the 'English Channel' as well. ...
Asked in France
Why do the French call the English Channel - La Manche?
La Manche means "the sleeve" in French. It is called that because it looks similar to a sleeve, Wide in one side (between the cities of Brest, France and Plymouth, UK) and narrow at the opposite side ( between Calais, France and Dover, UK). ...