France Map - Political
France Map - Political

The Political Map of France shows the international and provincial boundaries, the national capital, and regional capitals.

France’s official name is “The Republic of France”.

Geography of France

The Mapping Company shows the geography of France consisting of a landmass that is primarily commonly flat grasslands or moderately progressing hills in the West and North and hilly in the South and the East. The World Map shows the neighboring countries like Luxembourg and Belgium (in the Northeast); Switzerland, Germany, and Italy (in the East), Monaco, the Mediterranean Sea, Andorra, and Spain (in the south). The country also shares its oceanic boundaries with the UK.

Demography of France

The Maps Company shows the total population of France as 65,294, 144; equal to 0.84% of the overall population of the world Life expectancy at birth is 83.1 years for both males and females. Infant mortality is 2.7 deaths/1000 childbirths and deaths under 5 are 3.2/1,000 births. The overall land area of France is 547,557 Sq Km. Approximately, 81.5 % of France’s population is urban and population density is 119 per SqKm.

Culture in France

France is a multicultural and multiethnic country. According to the Free World Map, French people are not huge believers in religion. It is unlawful to record statistics as per ethnicities, the definite percentage of the population group-wise cannot be known; however, nearly 83% – 88% of the total population is estimated to be Catholic; 2% (Protestant); 5% -10% (Muslim); 1% (Jewish); 1% (Buddhist) and nearly 1% Sikh.

Ethnic groups of France include Basques, Bretons, Africans, North Africans, Southeast Asians, Eastern Europeans, and more. The culture and tradition of France show an extraordinary charm for foreigners. World Map Globe shows that French people have a deep affection for excellent wine and food. Families in French are usually close-knit. French is the most common and widely spoken language in France; however, a majority of people also speak English, especially in big cities such as Paris.

Places to visit in France – Tourist Attractions

Paris

The capital city of France is one of the most popular countries across the world and is the international center for fashion, art, culture, and gastronomy. Inspiring over 45 million tourists every year, Paris is highly popular amongst tourists and is often nicknamed as the ‘Capital of Fashion’; ‘The City of Love’; ‘The City of Love’, and more. The French culture is ideally associated with the culture of Paris which is the central city of fashion, art, cuisine, and architecture; however, life outside Paris is totally different and differs by region.

French Riviera

Situated on the French coastline of the Mediterranean Sea, the French Riviera, also known as Cote d’ Azur is the center of attraction for the popular and rich hordes of tourists because of some of its glamorous and rich beach resorts including Cannes, Saint-Tropez, and Monaco, the independent microstate. Even though there are no formal boundaries here, French Riviera is generally considered to spread from the Italian border (in East) to Hyères, Saint-Tropez, Cassis, or Toulon (in West). Other places to explore in the area include the Saint-Paul de Vence; Eze’s perched villages; Cannes Film Festival; the perfumeries of Grasse and many more.

Dordogne

This place is full of scenic beauties and landscapes, so you must visit the place only if you have weeks and/or months to spend here. Situated in southwestern regions of France, Dordogne offers the picture-postcard chateaus and villages; well-maintained Chateau de Beynac, a castle on the hilltop, and many more.

France can be best visited between April and May (spring); June to August (summer) and September-October (fall). Temperatures in France are mild; with slight regional variations; for instance, Mediterranean climate (in South); and wetter (in North), near the English Channel.