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France, officially the French Republic (French: République française, pronounced, is a country whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe and several overseas regions and territories. The metropolitan area of France extends from the Mediterranean Sea to the English Channel and the North Sea, and from the Rhine to the Atlantic Ocean. It is bordered by Belgium, Luxembourg and Germany to the northeast, Switzerland and Italy to the east, and Andorra and Spain to the south. The overseas territories include French Guiana in South America and several islands in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian oceans. The country's 18 integral regions (five of which are situated overseas) span a combined area of 643,801 square kilometres (248,573 sq mi) and a total population of 67.3 million (as of October 2018). France, a sovereign state, is a unitary semi-presidential republic with its capital in Paris, the country's largest city and main cultural and commercial centre. Other major urban areas include Lyon, Marseille, Toulouse, Bordeaux, Lille and Nice.

France has long been a global centre of art, science, and philosophy. It hosts the world's fourth-largest number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites and is the leading tourist destination, receiving around 83 million foreign visitors annually. France is a developed country with the world's sixth-largest economy by nominal GDP, and tenth-largest by purchasing power parity. In terms of aggregate household wealth, it ranks fourth in the world. France performs well in international rankings of education, health care, life expectancy, and human development. France is considered a great power in global affairs, being one of the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council with the power to veto and an official nuclear-weapon state. It is a leading member state of the European Union and the Eurozone, and a member of the Group of 7, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the World Trade Organization (WTO), and La Francophonie.



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Albanian Franca
Amharic ፈረንሣይ
Arabic فرنسا
Azerbaijani Fransa
Bengali ফ্রান্স
Bulgarian Франция
Burmese ပြင်သစ်နိုင်ငံ
Chinese 法 国
Czech Francie
Danish Frankrig
Dutch Frankrijk
English France
Finnish Ranska
French La France
German Frankreich
Greek Γαλλία
Hebrew צרפת
Hindi फ़्रान्स
Hungarian Franciaorszلg
Indonesian Prancis
Irish An Fhrainc
Italian Francia
Japanese フランス
Kazakh Франция
Khmer បារាំង
Korean 프랑스
Malay Perancis
Mongolian Франц
Nepali फ्रान्स
Pashto فرانس
Persian فرانسه
Polish Francja
Portuguese França
Romanian Franța
Russian Франция
Slovak Francْzsko
Somali Faransiiska
Spanish Francia
Swedish Frankrike
Tagalog Pransiya
Thai ประเทศฝรั่งเศส
Turkish Fransa
Ukrainian Франція
Urdu فرانس
Uzbek Fransiya
Vietnamese Phلp
Yoruba Frلnsى


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