France, a “Grande Nation”. The country is located on the western edge of Europe, bordered by the Bay of Biscay (North Atlantic Ocean) in west, by the English Channel in north west, by the North Sea in north, by Belgium and Luxembourg in north east, by Germany, Switzerland and It
Metropolitan France covers an area of 551,500 km², the country is more than twice the size of the United Kingdom or more than twice the size of the U.S. state of Colorado.
France has a total population of 66,3 million people (in 2015); 64.2 million inhabitants in Metropolitan France (the European part of France plus Corsica) and 2.1 million in its overseas regions (French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique
Largest city and capital is Paris. Spoken language is French (official).