Major cities : Paris (Capital), Marseilles, Lyon, Toulouse and Nice.
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France Information

ISO 3166-1FR - FRA - 250
NATO country codeFR - FRA
FIPS 10-4 codeFR
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
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

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 4.8 %
  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 Gîte BalaGîte Bala
Situated in a stone house in the countryside, Gîte Bala has a farm spirit complete with donkeys, chickens and cows. A small river runs through the property and there is a furnished garden area... view more
Hotel Campanile Perpignan SudCampanile Perpignan Sud

Situated to the south of Perpignan, the hotel is just a short drive from Rivesaltes Airport and is easily accessible from the E15/A9 motorway, making it ideal for a stopover... view more
€ 39
Hotel Les Gîtes du Domaine Grand GuilhemLes Gîtes du Domaine Grand Guilhem
Located in Castadel-des-Corbières, Les Gîtes du Domaine Grand Guilhem is 12 km from the Château d’Aquilar. One of the self-catering cottages has a private pool while the other includes a hot tub. Free Wi-Fi is provided... view more
Hotel Hôtel Restaurant l'HirondelleHôtel Restaurant l'Hirondelle

Close to the beach and the town centre, l'Hirondelle provides comfortable accommodation and a warm welcome in the heart of the seaside resort of Dunkerque... view more
€ 67
Hotel Bastide St VictorBastide St Victor
Located just 2 km from Lourmarin, Bastide St Victor is set amongst vineyards and offers an outdoor swimming pool, terrace and garden. Luberon Regional Park is just a 30-minute drive away... view more
€ 70
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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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