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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 @Sriniva91386987 on Mon Apr 22 00:11:29 EDT 2019 RT @spectatorindex: Companies in Forbes Global 2000. US: 559 China: 233 Japan: 228 UK: 88 South Korea: 67 Hong Kong: 58 India: 58 France:?
From @ketio on Mon Apr 22 00:11:29 EDT 2019 RT @anugov1: notre dame: *burns down* y'all: omg rip:(( this is the saddest thing to happen this century omg pray for france sri lanka: *ov?
From @quickdonald8724 on Mon Apr 22 00:11:28 EDT 2019 Watch "Mystery figure on Notre Dame Rooftop before fire" on YouTube https://t.co/5P3RlS7KN7 isn't it strange they r? https://t.co/qMKGPh4Ufy
From @philfillingood on Mon Apr 22 00:11:27 EDT 2019 RT @DanielTurnerPTF: Remember all of those countries who criticized President Trump for leaving the Paris Climate Accords? China?s CO2 em?
From @mitzzritzz on Mon Apr 22 00:11:25 EDT 2019 RT @albert8katabarw: Did y'all know that Mozambique, Africa has been flooding for over 2wks now and at least 1,000. are pronounced dead?? V?
From @renou135 on Mon Apr 22 00:11:22 EDT 2019 CHU Angers.. Région pays de la Loire.. 49ème ??? https://t.co/jhUnhar6gk
From @nalgas_libros on Mon Apr 22 00:11:20 EDT 2019 La dama de Verona. Por Anatole France https://t.co/cai8a9fKqb https://t.co/f9isF1gY7l
From @YamatoNobody_ on Mon Apr 22 00:11:19 EDT 2019 RT @41Strange: The Vampire Museum is a small private museum in the suburbs of Paris, France, dedicated to vampires and the study of their p?
From @notNavindu on Mon Apr 22 00:11:12 EDT 2019 RT @Sureen85313456: The Eiffel Tower in Paris went dark at the midnight, as a tribute to those who lost their lives in the serial bombings?
From @irysgabyXD on Mon Apr 22 00:11:12 EDT 2019 RT @jypheadquarter: ?? @GOT7Official for #BBMAs Timezones Voting 12AM Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia 1AM Korea 1:30AM Australia 11AM Mex?
From @Ryno2Fifty on Mon Apr 22 00:11:11 EDT 2019 RT @DanielTurnerPTF: Remember all of those countries who criticized President Trump for leaving the Paris Climate Accords? China?s CO2 em?
From @Constante40 on Mon Apr 22 00:11:10 EDT 2019 RT @DanielTurnerPTF: Remember all of those countries who criticized President Trump for leaving the Paris Climate Accords? China?s CO2 em?