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___ Satellite View and Map of France (French: Republique Francaise)
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About FranceSatellite view is showing Metropolitan France. The country in Western Europe is bordered by the Bay of Biscay (North Atlantic Ocean) in west, by the English Channel in north west, by the North Sea in north, it borders the Mediterranean Sea between Italy and Spain. Border countries are Andorra, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Monaco, Spain, and Switzerland, it also shares maritime borders with the United Kingdom.
Metropolitan France (including Corsica island, but not its overseas possessions) covers an area of 551,500 km², making it the largest country in Western Europe, it is more than twice the size of the United Kingdom or more than twice the size of the U.S. state Colorado.
Image: Duncan McGoldrick
France landscape is mostly flat, there are plains with some rolling hills in north and west, it gets mountainous in south with the rugged Pyrenees and in south east with the Massif Central and the Alps, within rises the highest mountain of France and Italy, the Mont Blanc at 4,807 m.
Major rivers in France are the Loire, Seine, Garonne, and Rhone, the Rhine river in east forms the border with Germany.
France has a population of million people (est. 2016); 64.5 million people in Metropolitan France and 2.1 million in its overseas regions.
Largest city and capital is Paris. Official language is French.
French overseas possessions
French Overseas Departments and Territories are French Guiana (since 1946), French Polynesia (since 1946), Guadeloupe (since 1946), Martinique (since 1946), New Caledonia (since 1946), Réunion (since 1946), and Mayotte island (since 1841).
Map is showing Metropolitan France with international borders and regional boundaries, region capitals, major cities, expressways and main roads.
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Friday-July-28 15:01Standard Time Zone (CET): UTC/GMT +1 hours
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