France is situated close to the centre of Europe, neighbouring nine countries: Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Monaco, Spain and Andorra. The capital, Paris, is one of the largest, most progressive, prosperous, and high-tech cities in Europe.
There are a number of French-administered territories outside of Europe, remaining from the old French colonial empire. These include islands in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian oceans and the French Guiana on the South American continent. These territories have varying levels of autonomy and are all represented in the Parliament of France.
France is the 20th most populated country in the world and the second-most populated country in the EU. France is a semi-presidential republic. Home to one of the world's earliest documents on human rights, written during the French Revolution of the late 18th century. France is a developed country and has the world's fifth-largest economy.
The country has access to the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. Mountains include The Alps in the south-east and the Pyrenees in the south-west. Orchards and vineyards occupy around 35% of all of the land in France.
France is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, bringing tens-of-millions of visitors each year. Popular attractions include The Eiffel Tower, The Louvre and The Notre Dame Cathedral. Disneyland Paris is the most-popular theme park in Europe.For more information check the country website.
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