France is the third largest country in Europe, and its inhabitants account for about 9.03 percent of Europe's population. France's population density is about 306 persons per square mile. This hexagonal-shaped nation stretches between the Mediterranean Sea in the south and the English Channel on the north. Much of France consists of flat, fertile plains and hills. The high Pyrenees form a natural border with Spain to the southwest, while the Alps rise along France's eastern borders with Italy and Switzerland.
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- France World Bank Data
World Bank statistical data and graphs about economic and social development patterns in France. Data includes topics such as GNI per capita, school enrollment, and life expectancy.
- France Relief Map
Learn about the topography of France including plains, rivers, mountain ranges, and beaches with this France relief map and guide.
- France Locator Map
Locate points of interest on this France locator map, and find French travel information and links to additional maps and a travel guide.
- France Flag (Digital Video)
On a black background, the flag of France flutters gently in the breeze.
- French Flag
This site features information and photos of the national flag of France. Visitors can also learn the history of the French tricolor flag.
- French Cuisine and Chef Careers
This introduction to French cuisine comprises information about French cooking education and careers around the world plus a photograph of a typical French meal.
- French Boy Names
Many popular baby names of today are of French origin. Find French names and name meanings for baby boys with this helpful chart organized by rank.
- French Girl Names
Many popular baby girl names are of French origin. Find French baby girl names and their meanings listed by rank with this helpful chart.
Borrowing from its mother country, the French Caribbean island of Martinique offers French cheeses, Parisian fashions, and colonial architecture in the capital, Fort-de-France.
White Cross Grave Marker (Photograph)
A simple white marble cross at the American Cemetery in the French town of Romagne-sous-Montfaucon honors the life of a soldier lost during World War I. The grave is surrounded by a beautiful flower bouquet as well as small American and French flags.
- Europe Travel Guide
Learn about popular travel destinations within Europe including Paris, France, London, England, Vienna, Austria, Copenhagen, Denmark, and more.
- Map Of Germany
Located in central Europe, Germany is bordered by Poland and the Czech Republic to the east, by Austria and Switzerland to the south, by France, Luxembourg, Belgium and the Netherlands to the west, and by Denmark to the north.
- Map Of Italy
The country of Italy is located on a boot-shaped peninsula in southern Europe. It is surrounded by France, Austria, Switzerland, Slovenia, the Adriatic Sea, and the Mediterranean Sea.
- Map Of South America
The continent of South America consists of 12 countries, along with French Guiana which belongs to France. It is bounded on the east by the Atlantic Ocean and on the west by the Pacific Ocean.
- Elderly European Man (Digital Image)
This photograph of an elderly man in a black beret is isolated on a gray background. Run your fingers over the map of Europe, and decide where you want to go.
- World War I Trenches (Digital Image)
These preserved trenches from World War I in France were dug in the deep woods, giving soldiers the cover they needed during battle. Today they are empty but for a couple of inches of snow, and the scene is peaceful and serene.
France Directory Page(s)
- France Page on GoGuides.org
Visit this france category page on goguides.org to find editorially-reviewed resources about this topic.
- France Page on Jumblex.org
Visit this france category page on jumblex.org to find editorially-reviewed resources about this topic.
- France Page on Travel247365.com
Visit this france category page on travel247365.com to find editorially-reviewed resources about this topic.
- Domine, Andre, ed. Culinaria France. Potsdam, Germany. H.F.Ullmann. 2008.
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