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Geographic location

France is surrounded by maritime sides which are the North Channel, North Sea, West Atlantic Ocean and South Mediterranean Sea.
The land sides around France are as follows: Belgium and Luxembourg in the north, Switzerland and Italy in the east, Monaco, Andorra and Spain in the south.

The Regions and Departments of France

The French Republic has 96 metropolitan departments including 35 overseas departments and regions: Guadeloupe, Martinique, French Guiana, La Réunion, Mayotte. It has 6 overseas communities: Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon, Saint-Barthélemy, Saint-Martin, Wallis-et-Futuna, French Polynesia and New Caledonia. France also includes the Austral and Antarctic lands which are: Terre Adélie, Kerguelen Islands, Crozet, Saint Paul and Clipperton Island.

France is a country with an area close to 547030 km² and a population of just over 64768389 people. France belongs to the continent of Europe. Its ALPHA2 code is FR and ALPHA3 code is FRA.

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Some information on France

iso3166 Alpha2 FR
iso3166 Alpha3 FRA
iso3166 Numeric 250
Fips country code FR
Country France
Capital Paris
Area 547030 km²
Population 64768389
Continent Europe

The regions of France

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes (5910)
Bourgogne-Franche-Comté (4490)
Bretagne (1896)
Centre-Val de Loire (2472)
Corse (451)
Grand Est (6449)
Hauts-de-France (4868)
Île-de-France (5168)
Normandie (3981)
Nouvelle-Aquitaine (5715)
Occitanie (5744)
Pays de la Loire (2332)
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur (2190)

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