Paris is one of the most populated cities in France, and at the same time, this city is the capital of this country as well. Located in Europe, you may find the city easily with the following GPS coordinates: 48.50N latitude / 02.20E longitude. For routing in Paris, please check the free driving directions Paris service below.
When you visit France, be prepared that the official spoken language(s) is French, and the officially used currency is Euro (EUR), since 1999.
Paris, the capital city, has numerous population; 9 854 000 counted together with the city’s metropolitan areas. While Paris counts around the inhabitants mentioned earlier, the mother country, France, bears 65 233 271 sum citizens spreading on its 247 335,78 sq mi / 640 597 km2 territory.
The form of the ruling government in France is Unitary semi-presidential republic, and interestingly note that the people here share the motto: Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité (Liberty, Equality, Fraternity), while salute for the national anthem called: La Marseillaise.
Google maps Paris, and the satellite map of the city is a free and useful dynamic tool to discover the capital of France and the neighboring countries like Andorra, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Monaco, Spain, Switzerland.
Please have a look at the information page of this country for a wide range of information such as economic data, population, geographical knowledge, additional France Google maps, satellite imagery, etc.
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Short geographic information for France
France is about 80% the size of Texas. In the Alps near the Italian and Swiss borders is western Europe’s highest point, Mont Blanc (15,781 ft 4,810 m). The forest-covered Vosges Mountains are in the northeast, and the Pyrénées are along the Spanish border. Except for extreme northern France, the country may be described as four river basins and a plateau. Three of the streams flow westthe Seine into the English Channel, the Loire into the Atlantic, and the Garonne into the Bay of Biscay. The Rhône flows south into the Mediterranean. For about 100 mi (161 km), the Rhine is France’s eastern border. In the Mediterranean, about 115 mi (185 km) east-southeast of Nice, is the island of Corsica (3,367 sq mi 8,721 sq km).