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French Republic
République française (French)
Motto: "Liberté, égalité, fraternité"
"Liberty, Equality, Fraternity"
Anthem: "La Marseillaise"
Location of  metropolitan France  (dark green)– in Europe  (green & dark grey)– in the European Union  (green)
Location of  metropolitan France  (dark green)

– in Europe  (green & dark grey)
– in the European Union  (green)

Location of the territory of the French Republic (red)Adélie Land (Antarctic claim; hatched)
  • Location of the territory of the French Republic (red)
  • Adélie Land (Antarctic claim; hatched)
Capital
and largest city
Paris
48°51′N2°21′E / 48.850°N 2.350°E / 48.850; 2.350
Official language
and national language
French[I]
Nationality (2010)
  • 89.4% French
  • 4.4% French (by acquisition)
  • 6.2% Foreigners
  • 8.9% Immigrants[1]
Religion (2015)
DemonymFrench
GovernmentUnitarysemi‑presidentialrepublic
Emmanuel Macron
Édouard Philippe
Gérard Larcher
François de Rugy
LegislatureParliament
Senate
National Assembly
Establishment
• Francia unified
486
August 843
22 September 1792
• Founded the EEC[III]
1 January 1958
4 October 1958
Area
• Total
643,801 km2 (248,573 sq mi)[3] (41st)
• Metropolitan France (IGN)
551,695 km2 (213,011 sq mi)[V] (50th)
• Metropolitan France (Cadastre)
543,940.9 km2 (210,016.8 sq mi)[VI][4] (50th)
Population
• Total 2017 estimate
66,991,000[5] (20th)
• Density
103/km2 (268/sq mi) (106th)
• Metropolitan France 2017 estimate
64,860,000[5] (22nd)
• Density
116/km2 (300.4/sq mi) (89th)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$2,833 trillion[6] (10th)
• Per capita
$43,652[6] (24th)
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Total
$2,420 trillion[6] (6th)
• Per capita
$37,294[6] (20th)
Gini (2013)30.1[7]
medium
HDI (2015)Increase 0.897[8]
very high · 21st
Currency
Time zoneCentral European Time(UTC+1)
• Summer (DST)
Central European Summer Time[X] (UTC+2)
Note: various other time zones are observed in overseas France.[IX]
Date formatdd/mm/yyyy (AD)
Drives on theright
Calling code+33[XI]
ISO 3166 codeFR
Internet TLD.fr[XII]
Note: "total" figures include the 18 regions of France, 5 of which are situated overseas, but do not include other French overseas territories.

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


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