General

Summary

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

Language(s)

The official language is French.

International Direct Dialling Code

00 33

International Country Code

FR

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.

Weights and Measures

Metric system

Electricity Supply

230V, 50Hz

Currency

The euro.

Journey Planning

Time

One hour ahead of GMT (one hour ahead of BST).

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