France Country Profile

Capital: Paris

Currency: Euro (EUR)

Travel Advice: France Travel Advice

Visas: France Visa Information

Vaccinations: France Vaccination Information

The French Republic is a country whose region comprises of metropolitan France in Western Europe and with several overseas territories. The metropolitan France region stretches from the Mediterranean Sea connecting to the English Channel and the North Sea, the from the Rhine connecting to the North Sea.

France recorded a population of 66.99 million in 2019 and covers an area of 643,801 km2.

The country’s capital, a cultural hub and largest city is Paris. Paris is the second most visited city in the world after Bangkok. It is known as the city of love because many lovers all over the world visit there to spend their romantic time.

Other major cities are Lyon, Marseille, Toulouse, Bordeaux, Lille and Nice. Marseille is the largest port city in France on the Mediterranean Sea.

Paris skyline at dusk.

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