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Complete details about France in Europe with capital city Paris

Country NameFrance (France)
Country CodeFRA
Capital CityParis
ContinentEurope
RegionWestern Europe
Independence Year843
Population59225700
Surface Area551500.0
Life Expectancy78.8 years
GNP1424285.0 (old 1392448.0)
Government FormRepublic

Spoken Languages

Arabic     (2.5%)
French [official]     (93.6%)
Italian     (0.4%)
Portuguese     (1.2%)
Spanish     (0.4%)
Turkish     (0.4%)

Major Cities

Paris, Île-de-France     (population 2125246)
Marseille, Provence-Alpes-Côte     (population 798430)
Lyon, Rhône-Alpes     (population 445452)
Toulouse, Midi-Pyrénées     (population 390350)
Nice, Provence-Alpes-Côte     (population 342738)
Nantes, Pays de la Loire     (population 270251)
Strasbourg, Alsace     (population 264115)
Montpellier, Languedoc-Roussillon     (population 225392)
Bordeaux, Aquitaine     (population 215363)
Rennes, Haute-Normandie     (population 206229)
Le Havre, Champagne-Ardenne     (population 190905)
Reims, Nord-Pas-de-Calais     (population 187206)
Lille, Rhône-Alpes     (population 184657)
St-Étienne, Bretagne     (population 180210)
Toulon, Provence-Alpes-Côte     (population 160639)
Grenoble, Rhône-Alpes     (population 153317)
Angers, Pays de la Loire     (population 151279)
Dijon, Bourgogne     (population 149867)
Brest, Bretagne     (population 149634)
Le Mans, Pays de la Loire     (population 146105)
Clermont-Ferrand, Auvergne     (population 137140)
Amiens, Picardie     (population 135501)
Aix-en-Provence, Provence-Alpes-Côte     (population 134222)
Limoges, Limousin     (population 133968)
Nîmes, Languedoc-Roussillon     (population 133424)
Tours, Centre     (population 132820)
Villeurbanne, Rhône-Alpes     (population 124215)
Metz, Lorraine     (population 123776)
Besançon, Franche-Comté     (population 117733)
Caen, Basse-Normandie     (population 113987)
Orléans, Centre     (population 113126)
Mulhouse, Alsace     (population 110359)
Rouen, Haute-Normandie     (population 106592)
Boulogne-Billancourt, Île-de-France     (population 106367)
Perpignan, Languedoc-Roussillon     (population 105115)
Nancy, Lorraine     (population 103605)
Roubaix, Nord-Pas-de-Calais     (population 96984)
Argenteuil, Île-de-France     (population 93961)
Tourcoing, Nord-Pas-de-Calais     (population 93540)
Montreuil, Île-de-France     (population 90674)

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From @wilzonez on Wed May 24 22:59:51 EDT 2017 RT @TheManUtdWay: TONY MARTIAL, CAME FROM FRANCE?? https://t.co/rE0WJRzgSZ
From @767236471Huang on Wed May 24 22:59:51 EDT 2017 RT @nytchinese: #???? ?????????????????????? https://t.co/xFNqExwIcR
From @FellaMmd on Wed May 24 22:59:49 EDT 2017 RT @mompontet: Une infirmière ou une instit gagne en France aujourd'hui 1530 fois moins qu'un présentateur homophobe. Signe des temps #oupa?
From @stylediors on Wed May 24 22:59:47 EDT 2017 RT @HailsUpdates: [HQs] Hailey Baldwin out and about in Cannes, France (May 24): https://t.co/soNdbbRQZl
From @BekkersMelissa on Wed May 24 22:59:47 EDT 2017 @whitneyw1004 @bibi_soso42 @Jani64567Nixon @SaraBaird19 @wesley_ita @adjack3467 @GailZMartin @liataghva? https://t.co/Fj2D8oVnBV
From @surlaroute_ on Wed May 24 22:59:46 EDT 2017 RT @Tamsirooney: 22h13 , ma pate dentrifice est tombe dans le lavabo , aucune reaction d'Emmanuel Macron . La France merite beaucoup mieux
From @Gvanna12 on Wed May 24 22:59:46 EDT 2017 RT @Kardashianpedia: Kourtney and Younes in Antibes, France today https://t.co/LzvC2Lw1W1
From @Olila9 on Wed May 24 22:59:46 EDT 2017 RT @ecotvpanama: Gigante de acero Neopanamax OOCL France se convirtió hoy en el buque de mayor tamaño en cruzar el @canaldepanama #ECONews?
From @illliftmyeyesjb on Wed May 24 22:59:41 EDT 2017 RT @ItsBaldwinNews: Hailey today with a fan in Cannes, France. https://t.co/nZ408N0OCM
From @DDaddyMinaj on Wed May 24 22:59:38 EDT 2017 RT @NMLite: [VIDEO]: @NICKIMINAJ arriving to Cannes Airport in France. https://t.co/fZcOmW4KG3
From @KatNarv on Wed May 24 22:59:38 EDT 2017 RT @RomainCaillet: Si vous m'avez raté aujourd'hui sur @RFI, l'audio est ici, on parle de #Manchester, de la France et de Telegram https://?
From @_totti97 on Wed May 24 22:59:36 EDT 2017 i want to move to France and start over
From @clarabeatrizzes on Wed May 24 22:59:31 EDT 2017 RT @wandertravelliv: Najac, Aveyron, France ???Photo by markvzquez ??RT always appreciated! #naturelovers #NaturePho?
From @__Els_ on Wed May 24 22:59:27 EDT 2017 RT @atn_jn: @__Els_ On va finir dans le sud de la France tu vas voir ??