France By: Marah Frary

The Capital city of France is Paris. Paris is one of the places that most people go to that is in France.

The Loire is France's longest river, it is approximately 628.8 mi. long.

Mont Blanc is the tallest mountain in France. The peak straddles the French-Italian border in the Alps mountain range and it has an elevation of 15,771 feet tall.

Mountain Chain of France:

  • Alps
  • Pyrenees
  • Massif Central
  • Jura Mountains
  • Vosges
  • French Alps
  • Cévennes
  • Morvan
  • French Prealps
  • Chaîne des Puys
  • Graian Alps
  • Mounts of Cantal
  • Dauphiné Alps
  • Cottian Alps
  • Massif des Écrins
  • Mount Blanc Massif
  • Western Alps
  • Aravis Range
  • Maritime Alps
  • Vanoise Massif
  • Chartreuse Mountains
  • Dentelles de Montmirail
  • Vercors Massif
  • Luberon
  • Bornes Massif
  • Belledonne
  • Chablias Alps
  • Provence Alps
  • Dauphiné Prealps

France's nearest ocean is the North Atlantic Ocean.

The total population of France is 66.03 million.

The biggest lake in France is Lake Bourget

France's only mainland volcano is located in Massif Central. There are active volcanoes in French Territory in the Pacific and Indian Oceans.

The geographic coordinates of France are 46.2276 N, 2.2137 E.

French is the second most studied language in the world after English.


  • Burgundy-Franche-Comté
  • Brittany
  • Centre-Val de Loire
  • Lie-de-France

Cold winters and hot summers. Warm and dry summers, rainfall from October to April, ample sunshine all year round.

Air France Flight 447 was a scheduled passenger flight from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Paris, France, which crashed on 1 June 2009.

The Corriéres mine disaster, Europe's worst mining accident, caused the death of 1,099 miners in Northern France on 10 March 1906.

Air France flight 296

AZF Explosion

1909 Provence earthquake

1910 Great Flood Of Paris

Air France Flight 007

1949 Air France Lockheed Constellation crash

Air France Flight 8969

$10.1 billion

81.8 years for males and 78.7 years for females


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