France Facts

Long Name: French Republic

Location: Western Europe

Area (in sq km): 643801

Capital: Paris

Agricultural Products: wheat, cereals, sugar beets, potatoes, wine grapes; beef, dairy products, fish

Demonym: Frenchman (-men), Frenchwoman (-women), French (collective plural)

Agricultural Labor Force %: 3.8

Religions: Roman Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, Muslim

Industrial Labor Force %: 24.3

Service Labor Force %: 71.8

Languages: French

Location: Western Europe

Resources: coal, iron ore, bauxite, zinc, uranium, antimony, arsenic, potash, feldspar, fluorspar, gypsum, timber, fish

Population Growth Rate %: 0.47

Exports: machinery and transportation equipment, aircraft, plastics, chemicals, pharmaceutical products, iron and steel, beverages

Government: republic

Literacy Rate %: 99

GDP Per Capita: 36100

Population: 65951611

Urban Population %: 85

Industry: machinery, chemicals, automobiles, metallurgy, aircraft, electronics; textiles, food processing; tourism

Life Expectancy (in years): 81.6

Currency Code: EUR

Currency: Euro