Facts about France



Facts About France

  • Location: France is a country located in Western Europe.

  • Language: French

  • Currency: Euro (EUR)

  • Population: 64,768,389

  • Land Size: 551,500 square kilometers (metropolitan France); total: 643,427 square kilometers

  • Capital: Paris

  • Borders: Andorra, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg Monaco, Spain, Switzerland - French Guiana has borders with Brazil and Suriname

  • Bordering Body of Water: Metropolitan France: the Bay of Biscay, the English Channel, and the Mediterranean Sea

  • Industries: machinery, chemicals, automobiles, metallurgy, aircraft, electronics; textiles, food processing; tourism

  • Agriculture: wheat, cereals, sugar beets, potatoes, wine grapes; beef, dairy products; fish

  • Land divisions: 26 regions: Alsace, Aquitaine, Auvergne, Basse-Normandie (Lower Normandy), Bourgogne (Burgundy), Bretagne (Brittany), Centre, Champagne-Ardenne, Corse (Corsica), Franche-Comte, Guadeloupe, Guyane (French Guiana), Haute-Normandie (Upper Normandy), Ile-de-France, Languedoc-Roussillon, Limousin, Lorraine, Martinique, Midi-Pyrenees, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, Pays de la Loire, Picardie, Poitou-Charentes, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, Reunion, Rhone-Alpes

  • Major Cities: Paris, Marseille, Lyon, Toulouse, Nice, Nantes, Strasbourg, Montpellier, Bordeaux, Rennes






    Sources
    https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/fr.html
    http://www.mongabay.com/igapo/France.htm



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