France

France officially the French Republic (French: République fran?aise) is a member of the European Union since 1 January 1958. It is in Western Europe bordered by Belgium and Luxembourg in the north east, Germany and Switzerland in the east, Italy and Monaco in the south-east, Spain and Andorra in the south west.

Capital

Paris

Population

64 million

Area

675,417 km2 (551,500 km2 France Metro)