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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 @ExsSaying on Fri Feb 22 11:24:31 EST 2019 May you die homeless and alone, but somewhere nice, like France.
From @Gwladlv on Fri Feb 22 11:24:31 EST 2019 RT @dji_djins: Y?a une semaine j?ai essayé de rentrer en contact avec CStar (anciennement Virgin17) LISEZ ET RT À FOND, ON VA ESSAYER DE R?
From @rchabault on Fri Feb 22 11:24:31 EST 2019 RT @Inafr_officiel: En France, une femme est tuée tous les 2 jours par son conjoint ou son ex conjoint malgré les multiples mesures prises?
From @s_belovd on Fri Feb 22 11:24:31 EST 2019 RT @SlicksTweetz01: France To Consider Anti-Zionism A Hate Crime New York Rabbi states the ?Zionist running Israel are an embarrassment t?
From @jacksanders1965 on Fri Feb 22 11:24:29 EST 2019 RT @airwars: By our count, France is likely to end war as the second most active member of the international @Coalition overall, after the?
From @sputnikland75 on Fri Feb 22 11:24:29 EST 2019 @GaetanEscorbiac @stop_homophobie Une société ré-islamisée grace à madame la France qui aura imposé un changement de régime en Tunisie ?
From @JEANNE41818134 on Fri Feb 22 11:24:29 EST 2019 RT @JeanMessiha: Dans la France de #Macron, on gave les migrants d'aides en tout genre, mais on pousse à la faillite un agriculteur françai?
From @natalia_gp18 on Fri Feb 22 11:24:29 EST 2019 RT @ACPHOTOGRAPH: Photography by Taras Bychko. #Photography/#France https://t.co/pz4oJz2lto
From @lachienlit62 on Fri Feb 22 11:24:28 EST 2019 RT @Damocles_Fr: Le gouvernement Macron dit vouloir faire rentrer 130 djihadistes en France. Il s'agît en vérité de « 300 hommes, 300 femme?
From @thanosgt on Fri Feb 22 11:24:27 EST 2019 RT @OKnox: Ten years old, living in France. An American tourist refused to put his cigar out in my church until someone asked him in Englis?
From @EstherNarim on Fri Feb 22 11:24:27 EST 2019 RT @ElXfile: Se le conoce como: "Galaxia del fin del mundo"! Un tipo diferente de telescopio la encontró y se dice que es la más distante q?
From @Stayhome_cat on Fri Feb 22 11:24:27 EST 2019 RT @AnswerLY18: Found this one in France #ARMYPEDIA https://t.co/p46DHa2mgz
From @Garyjetter on Fri Feb 22 11:24:27 EST 2019 RT @AMike4761: Norway: Oslo Police Declare ?We Have Lost the City??Islam Has Taken Over ? Norway, France, Germany, Sweden. All Lost. For?