France, officially the French Republic is a country located primarily in Western Europe. It also includes overseas regions and territories in the Americas and the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans, giving it one of the largest discontiguous exclusive economic zones in the world. Its eighteen integral regions span a combined area of 643,801 square kilometers situated in Western Europe. It is bordered by the North Sea in the north, the English Channel in the northwest, the Atlantic Ocean in the west and the Mediterranean sea in the southeast. Its land borders consist of Belgium and Luxembourg in the northeast, Germany and Switzerland in the east, Italy and Monaco in the southeast, and Andorra and Spain in the south and southwest. With about 68 million inhabitants, France is one of the biggest state of the European Union. France is a unitary semi-presidential republic, and its capital is Paris. The official language is French, which is one of the most widely spoken languages in the world.
France is undoubtedly one of the world’s most favorite tourist destinations. French culture, music, art, architecture, gastronomy and natural spectacles attract millions of visitors every year.
Metropolitan France has a wide variety of topographical sets and natural landscapes. From the highest mountain peak in Western Europe to the famous French Riviera there are numerous gems waiting to be discovered. The country has an extensive river system with four major rivers: the Seine, the Loire, the Garonne and the Rhone. France has historically been one of the world's major agricultural centers and remains the same nowadays. It is the world’s second-largest wine producer, with many varieties enjoying global renown such as Champagne and Bordeaux.
The country is honored to have 49 sites recognised by UNESCO as being worthy of protection and conservation as part of the World Heritage. 42 of them are cultural properties, 6 are natural properties and one is mixed.
You can find more information about France here: https://www.france.fr/en
Paris is the capital and most populous city of France. Since the 17th century it has been one of the world’s major centers of finance, diplomacy, science, commerce, fashion and gastronomy. For its leading role in arts and sciences, it’s often called “The City of Light”. The area is inhabited from around the middle of the 3rd century BC, so Paris is one of the oldest cities in Europe. Paris is the most popular tourist destination in the world because of its outstanding architecture, many museums and famous gastronomy.