France

Major cities : Paris (Capital), Marseilles, Lyon, Toulouse and Nice.
Available Information : Head of state, Religion, Number of inhabitants, Area, Gross domestic product, Unemployment, Inflation, Map, Hotel, Weather and Climate.

France Information

ISO 3166-1FR - FRA - 250
NATO country codeFR - FRA
FIPS 10-4 codeFR
IOC CodeFRA
Continent /
France CapitalParis
Name of the inhabitantsFrench
MottoLiberté, égalité, fraternité
France National anthemLa Marseillaise
France National Day14 July
France Currency Euro (EUR)
France 19.6 % (7 %)
France Calling code+33
France Country domain code .fr
France Vehicle registration plateF
Traveling direction Right
Time zone UTC -10:00, -9:00, -4:00, -3:00, +1:00, +2:00, +3:00, +4:00, +5:00, +11:00, +12:00
International organizationEuropean Union
United Nations
Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe
Organisation internationale de la Francophonie
Indian Ocean Commission
G8
G20
Union for the Mediterranean
Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Observer

France Head of state

President of the RepublicFrançois Hollande (2012)
Prime ministerManuel Valls (2014)

France Religion

  1. Christianity 90 %
  2. Islam 7 %
  3. Protestantism 2 %
  4. Judaism 1 %

France Data

City36,011
Area547,030 km² (211,209 sq mi)
Number of inhabitants63,694,000 inhabitants (2008) Chart
Population Density 116.4 /km² (301.6 /sq mi)
Length of coastline3,427 km
Perimeter7,566 km
Life expectancy81.6 Year (2010)
Average years of schooling 10.4 Year (2010)
Human Development Index 0.872 (2010)
Gross domestic product2,513 Billions US$ (2008) Chart
Annual change: 2.4 %
39,449 US$ per capita
Gross domestic product (PPP)2,110 Billions US$ (2008) Chart
33,124 US$ per capita
Unemployment7.8 % of labor force (2008) Chart
Inflation1.8 % (2008) Chart
Credit rating
  • Standard & Poor's: AA (Stable, 20 february 2012)
  • Fitch: AA (Stable, 12 december 2014)
  • Moody's: Aa1 (Negative, 19 november 2012)
  • Dagong: A+ (Negative, 8 december 2011)

France Natural resource

List of major natural resources classified by importance.
  1. Petroleum
  2. Coal
  3. Zinc
  4. Bauxite
  5. Timber
  6. Uranium
  7. Feldspar
  8. Antimony
  9. Clay
  10. Gypsum
  11. Iron
  12. Potash
  13. Niobium
  14. Tantalum
  15. Kaolin
  16. Fluorspar
  17. Arsenic

France Agriculture

Listing of major crops and products starting with the most important.
  1. Wheat
  2. Potatoes
  3. Sugar beets
  4. Dairy products
  5. Fish
  6. Beef
  7. Cereals
  8. Wine grapes

France Border

  1. Brazil Brazil 730 km
  2. Spain Spain 623 km
  3. Belgium Belgium 620 km
  4. Switzerland Switzerland 573 km
  5. Suriname Suriname 510 km
  6. Italy Italy 488 km
  7. Germany Germany 451 km
  8. Luxembourg Luxembourg 73 km
  9. Andorra Andorra 57 km
  10. Netherlands Netherlands 10 km
  11. Monaco Monaco 4 km

France Map

France Climate

  1. Oceanic climate 94 %
  2. Mediterranean climate 4.9 %
  3. Tropical rainforest climate 0.71 %
  4. Humid subtropical climate 0.38 %
  5. Subarctic climate 0.30 %
  6. Tropical savanna climate 0.10 %
  7. Polar climate 0.04 %
  8. Monsoon 0.02 %
  9. Humid continental climate 0.01 %

France Weather (Paris)

France Electricity

Voltage230 V
Frequency50 Hz
Power plugPower plug : C Power plug : E
Power socketPower socket : E

Airport France

Charles de Gaulle AirportOrly AirportNice Côte d'Azur Airport
Lyon–Saint Exupéry AirportMarseille Provence AirportToulouse–Blagnac Airport
Bordeaux–Mérignac AirportNantes Atlantique AirportBeauvais–Tillé Airport

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France Hotel

Hotel Le Super Venosc Les Deux AlpesLe Super Venosc Les Deux Alpes
Les Deux Alpes
This studio accommodation is situated on the fourth floor in the complex "Le Super Venosc" which is located in Les Deux Alpes. In the complex the guests can use a lift and a ski storage... view more
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€ 109
Hotel B&B - Le Domaine des BartavellesB&B - Le Domaine des Bartavelles
Taillades
Featuring an outdoor swimming pool and a garden, B&B - Le Domaine des Bartavelles is located in the heart of the Luberon region, in Taillades. This Provençal B&B offers free Wi-Fi access and a shared living room with a flat-screen TV... view more
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€ 90
Hotel La MasureLa Masure
Gémenos
Set on a 2-hectare park with trees, La Masure is housed in an 18th-century renovated farm, 800 metres from the centre of Gémenos. With a Feng Shui style, it offers an outdoor swimming pool and a terrace... view more
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€ 85
Hotel Les ClapasLes Clapas
Chauzon
This bed and breakfast is situated 800 metres from the Ardèche River and features an outdoor swimming pool and a terrace with lounge chairs. Hiking and mountain biking trails are accessible from the property... view more
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€ 42
Hotel Holiday Home Maison Prat CamlezHoliday Home Maison Prat Camlez

Camlez
Old country house with central heating in Calmez, 10 km from Tréguier. Outside the resort, 5 km from the sea, 5 km from the beach. Private: grounds with lawn 800 m2. Garden furniture, barbecue. Grocers 5 km, restaurant 5 km, sandy beach 5 km... view more
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€ 45
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Nuclear power station France

Penly Nuclear Power PlantFlamanville Nuclear Power PlantCivaux Nuclear Power Plant
Chooz Nuclear Power PlantGolfech Nuclear Power PlantCattenom Nuclear Power Plant
Nogent Nuclear Power PlantChinon Nuclear Power PlantBelleville Nuclear Power Plant

France Olympic Games

SummerParticipation : 26Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 191212233636
WinterParticipation : 21Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 27274094
TotalParticipation : 47Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 218239273730
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