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Bonjour! Welcome to France, home to the magnificent Eiffel Tower, the mysterious Mona Lisa, and ancient Roman ruins. Come explore the wonders of this beautiful country with TFK.

Official name: French Republic


Size:  212, 935 square miles (551, 500 sq km); slightly smaller than the size of Texas


Population: 65, 630, 692 as of 2012


Capital: Paris


Official Language: French


Currency: Euro


Climate: Temperate; cool winters and mild summers


Literacy Rate: 99%


Agriculture Products: Dairy products, grains (wheat, barley, corn), potatoes, sugar beets, beef, fish, wine grapes


Industries: machinery, chemicals, automobiles, aircraft, electronics; textiles, food processing, tourism

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