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 France is known for the French Revolution and Napoleon Bonaparte.
 Its rich cultural history attracts many tourists and is known for its
 fine wine and great food.
 Official Name  French Republic
 Form of Government  Republic with two legislative bodies
 Capital  Paris
 Area  547,030 sq km
 Time zone  GMT + 1 hour
 Time (Paris)  
 Population  59,950,000 approx
 Official Language  French
 Other Languages  Provençal, Breton, Alsatian & other dialects
 Currency  Euro
 Economy  Services 73%, Industry 20%, agriculture 7%
 Climate  Cool winters and mild summers and warmer
 on the Mediterranean coast on the south
 Highest Point  Mont Blanc 4,807 m
 Main Sports  Snow sports and athletics
 Notable Landmarks  Eiffel Tower, Arch de Triumph
 Official website Government Tourism
 If you have cousins, relatives or friends in France, they can become part of your core group receiving benefits just like you and me and my family. Standard STD call charges apply to call this country from Australia.

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