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Welcome to France


Continent: Europe
Capital: Paris
Population: 66,689,000 
Dialing Code: +33
Currency: CFP Franc, Euro
Time zone: CET ( UTC +1)
Official language:  French



France, officially known as the French republic, is located in Western Europe. Its famous capital, Paris is known all over the world for its fashion houses, classical art museums including the Louvre and monuments like the Eiffel tower. The country is also renowned for its sophisticated cuisine and its wines.
It is bordered by the North Sea in the north, the English Channel in the north-west, the Atlantic Ocean in the west and the Mediterranean Sea in the south-east. It borders Belgium and Luxembourg in the north east. It also borders Germany and Switzerland in the east, Italy and Monaco in the south-east, Spain and Andorra in the south west. France also has overseas territories all over the world. Some of such of these locations include: the French Guiana, French Polynesia Reunion Islands and more.
France is visited by more than 84.7million foreign tourists every year and holds the title for being the most visited country in the world. It is home to 37 UNESCO heritage Sites and tourism accounts for a sizeable portion of the country’s GDP.