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France

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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