France Map (Carte de France), Map of France

Explore France Map - France is located on the western parts of Europe, is the land of culture, fashion, food and fun. Sharing its borders with Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Monaco, Belgium, Luxembourg, Andorra and Spain, France covers a land area of 211,209 sq. miles.

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The France Map on enables you to get a comprehensive regions of France and National Capital. France, the haute couture of the world and the land of wine and delectable cuisine, is every traveler's dream destination.

France, formerly the French Republic, is a transcontinental nation with the majority of its territory in Western Europe. The capital of France is Paris. The official language of France is French. The total area of the country is 210,026 square miles that accounts for 543,965 square kilometers. Since ancient times, France, the largest nation in Western Europe, has served as a bridge between the northern and southern parts of the continent. Its extensive borders extend into Belgium and Germany in the north, the Atlantic Ocean in the west, the Pyrenees Mountains in the south, and Spain in the north.

The majority of the north and west are covered in vast, fertile plains, making France Europe's agricultural center. The southern center of France is occupied by the vast, forested Massif Central, a collection of old mountains and dormant volcanoes. The most ethnically diverse nation in Europe is France, which is also one of the oldest countries on the planet. France has historically been a global leader in almost all facets of culture, including food, winemaking, politics, philosophy, music, art, film, fashion, literature, and sports. France has a lot of land area, which can serve as a home for many different kinds of animals and plants. Its territory is covered with forests to a greater than 25% extent, and 50% of it is rural or agricultural terrain. Deer and wild boar inhabit lowland forests, while numerous other species, including chamois antelope, ibex, brown bears, and alpine hares, find shelter in the Alps and Pyrenees' woodlands.

France is a unitary, semi-presidential republic and a representative democracy. The executive branch of the government has two leaders they are the President of the Republic and the Prime Minister. The French Parliament is a bicameral body made up of an upper house, the Senate, and a lower house, the National Assembly. France has an evolved, high-income with mixed economy. France is regarded as an economic power, having joined the Group of Seven leading industrialized countries, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), and the Group of Twenty largest economies. France is the third-biggest manufacturing country in Europe, and ranks eighth in the world by share of global manufacturing. France's agricultural sector is among the largest in value and leads the EU in terms of overall production.

Some of the important cities of France are Marseilles, Paris- France, Lyon, Nice, Bordeaux, Nantes, Strasbourg and cities in Normandy- France. The France train map and France travel guides available at help you find out more details.

The France Map given here gives the outline of the political boundaries between the various regions of the country. It also marks the neighboring countries of France. The water bodies surrounding France, such as the North Sea, the English Channel, Atlantic Ocean, Bay of Biscay and Gulf of Lion, are also shown on this map. You can click on the France Map to get an enlarged version and detailed map of France.

The French Republic also includes the colonies of French Guiana, Martinique, Guadeloupe and Reunion.

France Facts & Geography

Capital and largest cityParis
France neighbouring countriesAndorra, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Monaco, Spain, Switzerland.
France LocationFrance is located in western Europe.
France Coordinates46.2276° N, 2.2137° E
Official and national languageFrench
Area640,679 km2 (247,368 sq mi) (42nd)
Water (%)0.86 (as of 2015)
Coastline3,427 km (2,129 mi)
Population ( 2021)67,413,000 (20th)
Population Density104.7109/km2 (106th)
Member state of the European UnionJanuary 1, 1958
Nationality93.0% French citizens, 7.0% foreign nationals
Religion (2020)58.1% Christianity, 31.9% N/A, 8.3% Islam, 0.7% Other
GovernmentUnitary semi-presidential constitutional republic
France PresidentEmmanuel Macron
France Prime MinisterJean Castex
France Upper houseSenate
France Lower houseNational Assembly
GDP (PPP) 2021 estimate$3.232 trillion (9th)
CurrencyEuro (€) (EUR)[VII] and CFP franc (XPF)[VIII]
Time zoneUTC+1 (Central European Time)
In Summer UTC+2 (Central European Summer Time[X]
Calling code+33
France Highest pointMont Blanc
France Lowest pointEtang de Lavalduc −10 m (−33 ft)
France Major EconomyTourism, manufacturing, and pharmaceuticals
Longest RiverLoire 1,012 km (629 mi)
Largest LakeLac du Bourget 44.5 km (27.7 mi)
Climateoceanic climate (west), semi-continental climate (north and north-east)
lower Rhône valley Mediterranean climate, mountain climate
Natural resourcesAntimony, Arsenic, Bauxite, Coal, iron ore, , zinc, uranium, potash, feldspar, fluorspar, gypsum, timber, fish, gold
ISO 3166 codeFR
France Major AirportsCharles de Gaulle International Airport (Paris), Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport (Nice)
Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport (Lyon), Marseille Provence Airport (Marseille)
Toulouse-Blagnac Airport (Toulouse/Blagnac), Paris-Orly Airport (Paris)

List of France 18 Regions and Capitals

RegionCapitalArea Km2
Auvergne-Rhône-AlpesLyon69 711
Bourgogne-Franche-ComtéDijon47 784
BrittanyRennes27 208
Centre-Val de Loire[2]Orléans39 151
CorsicaAjaccio8 722
Grand EstStrasbourg57 433
Hauts-de-FranceLille31 813
Île-de-FranceParis12 012
Nouvelle-AquitaineBordeaux84 061
OccitanieToulouse72 724
Pays de la LoireNantes32 082
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur (PACA)Marseille31 400
French GuianaCayenne83 534
GuadeloupeBasse-Terre1 628
MartiniqueFort-de-France1 128
RéunionSaint-Denis2 512

Top 30 Popular Cities in France by Region

RankCityPopulation metropolitan area Region RankCityPopulation metropolitan area Region
1Paris*12,341,418Ile de France16Avignon515,536Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
2Lyon*2,214,068Rhône- Alpes17Saint Etienne512,830Rhône-Alpes
3"Marseille* -Aix-en-Provence"1,727,070Provence-Alpes Côte d'Azur18Tours483,743Centre
5Lille-Roubaix Tourcoing1,166,452Nord-Pas-de-Calais20Nancy434,479Lorraine
7Nice1,004,914Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur22Caen406,633Normandy
8Nantes897,713Pays de la Loire23Angers403,675Pays de la Loire
11Grenoble679,863Rhône -Alpes26Béthune368,633Nord-Pas-de-Calais
13Toulon611,237Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur28Le Mans344,893Pays de la Loire