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To create this map was used the file "Relief World Map by maps-for-free.jpg", the author of which is Medvedev in commons.wikimedia.org ( source maps-for-free.com ).
Some information from the world map on mamps-for-free.com was used. Other source wikipedia.org and dada.un.org.
France was visited by 85.7 million foreign tourists in 2013.
France has 37 sites inscribed in the UNESCO's World Heritage List.
Tourist attractions : French Riviera, Provence, Loire Valley, French Alps, Corsica. Cities : Paris, Bordeaux, Marseille, Toulouse, Lyon, Lille, Montpellier, Dijon, Nice. Museums and beautiful castles in France.
152 villages in France were included in the "Plus Beaux Villages de France" (The most beautiful villages of France).
France is a pilgrimage destination to St. James or to Lourdes, a town in Hautes-Pyrénées. The Taizé community has become one of the most important Christian pilgrimage sites in the world.
Capital city Paris
The vast majority of France's territory and population is situated in Western Europe and is called Metropolitan France. Most of the low-lying areas of metropolitan France are located in the oceanic climate zone. The mountain (or alpine) climates are confined to the Alps, the Pyrenees and the summits of the Massif Central, the Jura and the Vosges. The Mediterranean and the lower Rhône valley experience a Mediterranean climate.
France is the world's third largest exporter of agricultural products.
France exports wheat, poultry, dairy products, beef and pork, as well as processed foods. French champagne and Bordeaux wines are famous.
Food, chemical and automotive industries have the greatest importance for the French economy.
Among the largest economies in the world, France is distinguished by one of the lowest levels of poverty, the smallest income inequality and a high-level system of social services (health care, education system, pension system) and public services (transport, security).
France - statistic data - 2018 ( data.un.org ).
Population : 65 233 000
Surface area : 551 500 km2
Pop. density per km2 : 119.1
GDP: Gross domestic product : 2 465 454 000 000 US$
GDP growth rate annual 1.2 %
GDP per capita : 36 826 US$
Employment in agriculture - % of employed : 2.8
Employment in industryg - % of employed : 20.3
Employment in servicesg - % employed : 76.9
International trade: exports : 526 267 000 000 US$
International trade: imports : 617 386 000 000 US$
Urban populationa : 80.4 % of total population.
Forested area 31 % of land area.
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Mountains : Alps, Armorican Massif, Black Forest, Jura Mountains, Massif Central, Pyrenees, Vosges
Basins : Aquitaine Basin, Paris Basin
Plains : Plain of Alsace, Plain of Flanders
Rivers : Allier, Charente, Creuse, Dordogne, Ebro, Garonne, Loire, Lot, Marne, Mayenne , Moselle, Meuse, Midouze, Oise, Po, Rance, Rhin, Rhône, Saône, Sarthe, Seine, Somme, Tarn, Vienne, Vilaine, Yonne
Cities : Ajaccio, Amiens, Angers, Bordeaux, Bourges, Dijon, Grenoble, La Rochelle, Le Havre, Lille, Lyon, Marseille, Montpellier, Nantes, Nice, Nîmes, Orléans, Paris, , Rennes, Rouen, Saintes, Saint-Étienne, Strasbourg, Toulouse, Toulon, Troyes
Historical region : Brittany, Burgundy, Champagne, Gascony, Lorraine, Normandy, Provence
source: data.un.org, wikipedia.org