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France at a glance

Fact sheet
 

Capital

Paris
 

Major cities

Bordeaux, Lille, Lyon, Marseille, Nice, Nantes, Strasbourg, Toulon, Toulouse
 

Language

Français
 

Political system

Republic
 

President

Emmanuel Macron
 

Flag

Three vertical stripes: blue, white, red
 

National anthem

The Marseillaise
 

National motto

Liberty, Equality, Fraternity
 

Currency

Euro
 

Area

633 208 km2, 543 965 km2 of which are covered by Metropolitan France
Mapping data can be found on Géoportail website


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