Introduction

Summary

Republic in Western Europe that includes Corsica. One of the OECD countries. Member of the EU and the European Economic Area.

Cities

Capital: Paris

Principal Ports

Bordeaux, Boulogne, Caen, Calais, Cherbourg, Dieppe, Dijon, Dunkerque, La Pallice, Le Havre, Lyon, Marseille, Mulhouse, Nantes, Paris, Roscoff, Rouen, Saint Nazaire, Saint Malo, Strasbourg, Toulon.

Population

67.1 million

International Country Codes

France: FR

Monaco: MC

Language(s)

French

Religion

Mainly Christian with a Roman Catholic majority. Nearly all religions represented to some extent

Literacy Rate

99%

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