France is the largest country of Western Europe in terms of area. Metropolitan France area is 552 000 Sq.Km. (55.2 Mha) and with overseas parts, approx 640,680 Sq.Km. Metropolitan France is situated mostly between latitudes 41° and 51° N, and longitudes 6° and 10° W. The country borders Spain in South-west, Italy, Switzerland in South-east, Germany, Belgium and Luxemburg in north, it is situated across the English Channel from United Kingdom and has coastlines on the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea. The country is not only famous for its beautiful and attractive architecture, but also has rich and powerful heritage, and a high diversity of landscapes making often France the first visited country in the world.
Population and land use
The population was estimated at approx 65 Million in 2019 as per population reference Bureau. Metropolitan France relief is composed of ol ...Read more