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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 @bVSCmwFnG1WAfDJ on Tue Nov 21 22:52:34 EST 2017 RT @BebaKron: François de Troy 9 I 1645 ?21 XI 1730 Portrait de Louis Alexandre de Bourbon légitimé de France comte de Toulouse. Detail. h?
From @Scandal__France on Tue Nov 21 22:52:34 EST 2017 Un nouvel album de SCANDAL vient d'être annoncé en même temps qu'une nouvelle tournée Japonaise ! https://t.co/UCsxB5M5iV
From @peteraskush on Tue Nov 21 22:52:29 EST 2017 RT @barenakedislam: FRENCH PROFESSOR says: France should introduce sharia law and create a Muslim state to? https://t.co/YuX13x4omG https:/?
From @NicholasLogun on Tue Nov 21 22:52:28 EST 2017 RT @Mayyish: Gaddafi even offered to hand over power, when he was killed he was on his way to exile. France, US & UK were hell-bent on dest?
From @FlaviusFX on Tue Nov 21 22:52:27 EST 2017 RT @bbcasiannetwork: Human remains found in northern France last year turned out to be two Indian soldiers who died on the battlefields the?
From @Hatewinterlove1 on Tue Nov 21 22:52:27 EST 2017 RT @monica_barona: @CBCAlerts Look up France, Germany Immigration on utube, you'll get your eyes opened up on what's coming here. George So?
From @DEFILEDJAPAN on Tue Nov 21 22:52:26 EST 2017 RT @HOKAGE012: ????11/24?DEATH~EXTREAM METAL NIGHT? O¨GENIX(Canada/France/Kazakhstan) Scare The Children(Brazil/France) DEFILED HAZARD?
From @yusukerugbyJPN on Tue Nov 21 22:52:25 EST 2017 RT @RugbyramaFR: Des changements sont à prévoir face au Japon https://t.co/Sm9K4iIZhL
From @Mavis_Amundson on Tue Nov 21 22:52:21 EST 2017 RT @AP_Archive: #OTD In 1947, President Harry Truman, in an address to a special session of Congress, called for emergency aid to Austria,?
From @AngelBarbaraF on Tue Nov 21 22:52:19 EST 2017 RT @sweetfthailey: Happy birthday to you my little princess @haileybaldwin . You are an amazing person, an inspiration for me. You make me?
From @PrezidentYoung on Tue Nov 21 22:52:16 EST 2017 RT @chinasa_anukam: Lmao France that is still collecting colonial tax from 14 African countries to prop up its economy ?The same France tha?
From @Camaro2girl on Tue Nov 21 22:52:16 EST 2017 RT @larryelder: You wouldn't know it from the 24/7 Trump bashfest on cable, but Britain's May, Germany's Merkel, France's Macron and Canada?
From @valeri_torr on Tue Nov 21 22:52:14 EST 2017 RT @_ahsanR: Antibes, France https://t.co/U9BK1UB7gG
From @kkanowsky on Tue Nov 21 22:52:14 EST 2017 RT @coffee_n_mtns: Paris, France https://t.co/B6ypCJlPs1
From @city_kenton on Tue Nov 21 22:52:11 EST 2017 @benmendy23 @MCFC_9320 @sterling7 Made in France...... Star at City.