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Capital: Paris

Population

Population (millions): 65,436,552
Natural Increase: 0.6 %
Density: 119 Inhabitants/km²
Urban Population: 85.7 %
Population of main cities including suburbs: Paris (11,598,866) ; Lyon (6,065,959) ; Marseille (4,864,015) ; Lille (4,021,676) ; Nantes (3,482,594) ; Bordeaux (3,150,890) ; Rennes (3,120,288) ; Toulouse (2,810,559) .
Ethnic Origins: A mix of Celtic and Latin peoples with North African, African and Asian minorities.
Official Language: French
Other Languages Spoken: The regional languages (Breton, Corsican, Catalan, etc.) are only spoken locally and by a minority of French people.
Business Language(s): According to the type of company contacted, its geographical location and sector of activity, it may be difficult to find someone who speaks English.
Religion: Catholics 62%, Protestants 1%, Jews 1%, Muslims 6%, No religion 26%.

Local Time:

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Exchange Rate on :

National Currency: Euro (EUR)


Country Overview

Area: 549,190 km²
Type of State: Republic, parliamentary democracy combined with presidential power.
Type of Economy: High-income economy, OECD member, G8 member.
The world's leading tourist destination; one of the top ten export powers of the world; a relatively high unemployment rate
HDI*: 0.872/1
HDI (World Rank): 14/169

Note: (*) The HDI , Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.


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Low: 7°  |  High: 9°

Humidity: 87%  |  Wind: 5 km/h
Sunrise: 7:39 am  |  Sunset: 5:26 pm

Paris, Source: Yahoo Weather

Telecommunication

Telephone Code:
To Make a Call From France, Dial 00
To Make a Call to France, Dial +33
Internet Suffix: .fr
Computers: 65.2 per 100 Inhabitants
Telephone Lines: 56.4 per 100 Inhabitants
Internet Users: 51.2 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity: 100 % of the Population

Foreign Trade in Figures

 
Foreign Trade Indicators 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Imports of Goods (million USD) 630,862 715,509 560,081 605,849 714,734
Exports of Goods (million USD) 559,612 615,870 484,574 520,524 597,058
Imports of Services (million USD) 128,256 140,324 126,000 131,421 140,700
Exports of Services (million USD) 148,194 165,351 141,974 144,415 160,948

Source: WTO - World Trade Organization - Last Available Data.

 
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