France officially the French Republic (French: République française), is a country whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe and several overseas regions and territories.The metropolitan area of France extends from the Mediterranean Sea to the English Channel and the North Sea, and from the Rhine to the Atlantic Ocean. It is bordered by Belgium, Luxembourg and Germany to the northeast, Switzerland, Monaco, and Italy to the east, and Andorra and Spain to the south.

The overseas territories include French Guiana in South America and several islands in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian oceans. The country's 18 integral regions (five of which are situated overseas) span a combined area of 643,801 square kilometres (248,573 sq mi) and a total population of 67.06 million (as of 2020).

France is a unitary semi-presidential republic with its capital in Paris, the country's largest city and main cultural and commercial centre. Other major urban areas include Lyon, Marseille, Toulouse, Bordeaux, Lille and Nice. France, including its overseas territories, has the most number of time zones of any country, with a total of 12.


There are 126 zones in the country all belonging to same and only region, France. Forty of these are counted as world heritage sites, eight as bridge zones, eleven as monument zones, six as holy zones, two as castle zones, three as trainstation zones, one as a ruin zone, and one as a summit zone.

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Updated 2020-06-06

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