is located in Western Europe.
France also has a number of territories in North America, the Caribbean,
South America, the southern Indian Ocean, the Pacific Ocean, and
has the largest area among European Union members
(552,000 km2 – 63.2 million inhabitants)
and extends from the Mediterranean Sea
to the English Channel
and the North Sea,
and from the Rhine River
to the Atlantic Ocean. It is bordered (clockwise starting from the
northeast) by Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Switzerland, Italy and
with Spain and Andorra
to the south-west. The capital City is Paris.