France on world map shows the location of France in atlas. France world map will allow you to easily know where is France in the world map. The France in the world map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
France possesses the world fifth largest economy measured by GDP, the ninth-largest economy measured by purchasing power parity and is Europe second largest economy by nominal GDP as its mentioned in France on world map. France is the wealthiest nation in Europe – and the fourth wealthiest in the world – in aggregate household wealth.
France enjoys a high standard of living as well as a high public education level, and has also one of the world longest life expectancies. France has been listed as the world "best overall health care" provider by the World Health Organization. It is the most visited country in the world, receiving 82 million foreign tourists annually as you can see in France on world map.
France has the world fifth largest nominal military budget, as well as (in terms of personnel) the largest military in the EU, the third largest in NATO and one of the largest in the world as its shown in France on world map. France also possesses the third largest stockpile of nuclear weapons in the world – with around 300 active warheads as of 25 May 2010 – and the world second largest diplomatic corps (second only to that of the United States).
Map of France and surrounding countries shows all countries around France. This France map and bordering countries will allow you to know neighboring countries and the geographical location of France in Europe. The France map and surrounding countries is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
Roughly hexagonal in outline, its continental territory is bordered as its mentioned in the map of France and surrounding countries : on the northeast France surrounding countries are Belgium and Luxembourg, on the east by Germany, Switzerland, and Italy, on the south by the Mediterranean Sea, Spain, and Andorra, on the west by the Bay of Biscay, and on the northwest by the English Channel (La Manche).
The border which is located between the Brazilian state of Amapá and the French region of French Guiana, is 730 kilometres (450 mi) in length. It is the longest border France shares with another country, the one with Belgium being next at 657 kilometres (408 mi) as its mentioned in the map of France and surrounding countries. France also shares maritime borders with the United Kingdom.
Eight countries share borders with mainland France. The total French border with its surrounding countries extends 1,709 miles. As you can see in the map of France and surrounding countries the border with Spain – 401 miles, Belgium – 345 miles, Switzerland – 326 miles, Italy – 296 miles, Germany – 260 miles, Luxembourg – 43 miles, Andorra – 34 miles and Monaco – 4 miles.
Map of France in Europe shows the location of France in the Europe continent. France map Europe will allow you to easily know where is France in Europe and to know countries near. The France in the Europe map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
France is Europe second largest economy by nominal GDP, the French GDP per capita is similar to the GDP per capita of other comparable European countries such as Germany and the United Kingdom as its shown in France map Europe. France is the wealthiest nation in Europe. Also it ranks Europe 1st in the Fortune Global 500 ahead of Germany and the UK. Euronext Paris, the French branch of the NYSE Euronext group is Europe second largest stock exchange market, behind the London Stock Exchange.
Forests account for 28% of the land area of France, a smaller proportion than the European average as its mentioned in France map Europe. France is the second most wooded country of the EU. French forests are also some of the most diversified of Europe, with more than 140 differents varieties of trees.
France has historically been an important producer of agricultural products. Large tracts of fertile land, the application of modern technology, and EU subsidies have combined to make France the leading agricultural producer and exporter in Europe (representing alone 20% of the EU agricultural production as you can see in France map Europe).