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France

Facts and stats about France

65.95 million

Population. Ranked 21st in 2013.

$39,771.84

GDP per capita. Ranked 20th in 2012.

Borders

Andorra 56.6 km, Belgium 620 km, Germany 451 km, Italy 488 km, Luxembourg 73 km, Monaco 4.4 km, Spain 623 km, Switzerland 573 km
Largest city Paris - 2,144,700
Capital city Paris - 2,144,700
Major language French
Major religion Christianity
Monetary unit euro
Prime minister Jean-Marc Ayrault
Alternative names Republique Francaise, France, French Republic
Groups Catholic countries, Christian countries, Europe, European Union, Eurozone, Group of 7 countries (G7), Heavily indebted countries, High income OECD countries, NATO countries, Non-religious countries, Tourist destinations, Western Europe, World

Interesting observations about France

France ranked first for GDP amongst Catholic countries in 2012.
France ranked first for population amongst Tourist destinations in 2013.
France ranked first for tourist arrivals amongst Christian countries in 2008.
France ranked first for total fertility rate amongst European Union in 2013.
France ranked second for exports amongst Europe in 2012.
France ranked first for tourist arrivals by region of origin > europe globally in 2005.
France ranked second for internet > fixed broadband internet subscribers per 1000 amongst Heavily indebted countries in 2012.
France ranked first for agricultural land > sq. km amongst Eurozone in 2011.
France ranked third last for GDP per capita amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2012.
France ranked first for unemployment rate amongst Non-religious countries in 2012.

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In response to cc:

Statistics relating to immigration including asylum seekers, foreign population, net migration rate, refugees and new citizenships can be found in the immigration category.
Information on the languages spoken can be found on the languages page of the language category.

Posted on 08 Mar 2005

Edria Murray, Staff editor

Edria Murray, Staff editor

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I think you should include trade in your list if you include "Mortality".

Posted on 07 Oct 2009

Jessie

Jessie

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>The "Borders" section is obviously completely wrong.

Not quite. It's the borders for the French Guiana which belongs to France.
That's not the most interesting part I agree. Borders for metropolitan France was left out. But it's not completly wrong.

Posted on 29 Sep 2009

ngc891

ngc891

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The "Borders" section is obviously completely wrong.

Posted on 23 Sep 2009

Curieux

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