France, officially known as the French Republic, is a country located in Western Europe. It is the largest country in the European Union, covering an area of approximately 643,801 square kilometers (248,573 square miles). France shares borders with Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, and Andorra.
France has a rich cultural heritage and is known for its cuisine, wine, fashion, art, and architecture. It is also home to some of the world’s most iconic landmarks, including the Eiffel Tower, Notre-Dame Cathedral, and the Palace of Versailles. Paris, the capital city, is known as the City of Light and is a major center for fashion, art, and culture.
France has a population of approximately 67 million people, with French being the official language. It has a diverse economy, with major industries including tourism, aerospace, pharmaceuticals, and luxury goods.
France is also known for its rich history, having played a significant role in world events such as the French Revolution, World War I and II, and the establishment of the European Union. It is a member of the United Nations, the European Union, NATO, and the G7.